Key Verse: 11:10, “Blessed is the coming kingdom of our father David!” “Hosanna in the highest heaven!”
What did Jesus instruct two disciples as they approached Jerusalem (1-3)? What might the disciples have learned through obeying Jesus’ instructions (4-6)? What does “the Lord needs it” mean in your own life?
What is the significance of Jesus’ entry into Jerusalem in this way (7-8; Zech 9:9)? What was the people’s cry and expectation (9-10; Ps 118:25-26)? How did Jesus fulfill God’s will as King and Savior beyond their expectations?
Where did Jesus go first in Jerusalem and what is the significance of this (11)? What happened involving a fig tree (12-14)?
What did Jesus do next and how is this related to cursing the fig tree (15-16)? What did Jesus teach about the true purpose of the temple (17)? How did the religious leaders respond to Jesus’ action, and where did Jesus go (18-19)?
What does this passage tell us about Jesus’ kingship?