Mark 11:1-11

Sermon Outline:

  1. God’s Sovereign use of all things to bring about His kingdom
  2. A white war horse or a peaceful humble donkey?
  3. The humble delight of being under the reign of Christ 
  4. The Lord’s wrath is not like ours 

Family Discussion Questions:

  1. What event brought Jesus to Jerusalem?
  2. How did Jesus choose to arrive in Jerusalem?
  3. What was Jesus announcing by his choice of “ride” into Jerusalem?
  4. How did Israel respond to Jesus’ arrival?
  5. What does “Hosanna” mean?
  6. What is the difference between the donkey and the white war horse of Revelation 19?
  7. What does the image of Christ on the donkey teach us about those who humbly come to him for help and forgiveness?
  8. What does it mean that salvation belongs to the Lord?
  9. What can we learn from the glad responses to Jesus’ entry into Jerusalem?
  10. What does it mean to delight in God?
  11. Considering that Christ publicly declared himself Lord with this action, how should the humility of Christ’s entry shape our own lives and attitudes toward others?