As the start of Holy Week before Easter Sunday 2022, Palm Sunday reminds us to remember the real meaning of Easter. This occasion, which always falls a week before the special Christian holiday, marks the fourth (and final) Sunday of Lent. Palm Sunday—which will be celebrated on April 10 this year—also celebrates Jesus' warm welcome into Jerusalem the day before he was crucified.
So, with the Easter season officially upon us, why not take some time off from crafting and cooking to bask in these inspiring Palm Sunday scripture verses with your loved ones, your children, and your neighbors? Yes, it's nice to sing a few Easter songs, recite some quotes about Easter, and even have a reflective moment with the Easter prayers you've memorized over the years, but there are few things that matter more than reading straight from the Bible on a holy day like Easter.
We've compiled the best quotes from scripture right here so that you can have them at the drop of a hat. No matter where you are or who you find yourself with on Easter Sunday, these faith-affirming quotes will keep you inspired, humble, and joyful all season long. (Check out our favorite Easter Bible verses too.)
"With great power the apostles continued to testify to the resurrection of the Lord Jesus. And God's grace was so powerfully at work in them all."
"Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, the new creation has come: The old has gone, the new is here!"
"And being found in appearance as a man, he humbled himself by becoming obedient to death—even death on a cross!"
"They found the stone rolled away from the tomb, but when they entered, they did not find the body of the Lord Jesus."
"He exerted when he raised Christ from the dead and seated him at his right hand in the heavenly realms."
"Be strong, and let your heart take courage, all you who wait for the Lord!"
"As he was drawing near—already on the way down the Mount of Olives—the whole multitude of his disciples began to rejoice and praise God with a loud voice for all the mighty works that they had seen."
"And Peter said to them, 'Repent and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of your sins, and you will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit.'"
"Therefore what God has joined together, let no one separate."
"Blessed is the king who comes in the name of the Lord! Peace in heaven and glory in the highest!"
"Finally, be strong in the Lord and in the strength of his might."
"Jesus looked at them and said, 'With man this is impossible, but not with God; all things are possible with God.'"
"For God did not send his Son into the world to condemn the world, but to save the world through him."
"Bear with each other and forgive one another if any of you has a grievance against someone. Forgive as the Lord forgave you."
"We love because he first loved us."
"A man who was completely innocent, offered himself as a sacrifice for the good of others, including his enemies, and became the ransom of the world. It was the perfect act."
"We must not get tired of doing good, for we will reap at the proper time if we don’t give up."
"Alleluia, how the people cheer and palm leaves rustle as the king draws near."
"We understand and acknowledge that the Resurrection has placed a glorious crown upon all of Christ’s sufferings!"
"It is a trustworthy statement, deserving full acceptance, that Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners, among whom I am foremost of all."
"God proved His love on the Cross. When Christ hung, and bled, and died, it was God saying to the world, 'I love you.'"
"Because he poured out his soul to death and was numbered with the transgressors; yet he bore the sin of many, and makes intercession for the transgressors."
"Our lord has written the promise of resurrection, not in books alone but in every leaf of springtime."
"And my soul shall be joyful in the Lord: it shall rejoice in his salvation.
Jesus said to him, 'I am the way, the truth and the life. No one comes to the Father except through Me.'"
"Palm Sunday is like a glimpse of Easter. It's a little bit joyful after being somber during Lent."
"This is the day the Lord has made; let us rejoice and be glad in it."
"They took branches of palm trees and went forth to meet him, and cried, Hosanna! Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord!"
"Jesus said to her, 'I am the resurrection and the life. Whoever believes in me, though he die, yet shall he live.'"
"No pain, no palm; no thorns, no throne; no gall, no glory; no cross, no crown."