A radio message from the Andromeda galaxy, over a million light years away, is picked up by a radio telescope, and turns out to be the blueprints and assembly instructions for an alien supercomputer. When the supercomputer is turned on, it builds a beautiful woman, whose mind is partly alien.
Blessed is the one who comes in the name of the Lord!
Hosanna in the highest heaven! What do we do with this triumphal parade when we know what will happen at the end of the week. No, we could go a different direction on the Sunday before Easter. Still, the triumphal entry is important enough that all four Gospels record the event.
So maybe we need to attend to it, listening for a word for today. The setting is Jerusalem. Jesus is numbered among the many pilgrims coming to Jerusalem to celebrate Passover.
The city is alive with excitement. Celebrations will be held throughout the city. The Temple will be the focal point.
In one way, Jesus is just one figure in the crowd, except that he becomes the focus. Here comes, riding into Jerusalem on the colt of a donkey. Mark seems to suggest that this is a rather well planned event.
Jesus sends a couple of his disciples to fetch this young donkey from a house nearby. Then they put their cloaks on the donkey, which Jesus mounts.
But this is his mighty steed. Not only that, the people start shouting: Sometimes we like to think of things like this as spontaneous, but Jesus knew what he was doing.
What Jesus does here is act the part of the conquering hero. Do you remember the triumphal parades of Roman conquerors that we see portrayed in the movies like Cleopatra.
Caesar rides in on either a war horse or in a chariot, followed by his legions, as well as captives slaves.But Wisconsin and Penn State boast enough talent to make a case for the top spot in a conference loaded with bowl contenders.
How will it all play out? Here are Phil Steele's projections for the. Capital One Bowl Mania Capital One Bowl Mania; Heisman Watch Heisman Watch; Here are Phil Steele's projections for the Pac's final standings: Editor's note: This article was adapted from Phil Steele's college football preview magazine, which is available here.
ESPN +. -Phil Steele’s Preseason All-American list and the eleven All-Conference teams as well as the Conference Standings and this year Bowl Projections. -Phil’s 2/5(2).
We are a few days past a divisive election, with an uncertain future. I will have more to say in the near future about my hopes and concerns. But, today Veteran's Day. Noted college football expert Phil Steele has come out with his updated bowl projections for the season, adding to the growing list of way-too-early bowl projections already out there.
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