by P. David Baik
Luke Lesson 78 (2021)
BLESSED IS THE KING WHO COMES IN THE NAME OF THE LORD
Key Verse: 19:38
How do people commonly show admiration for famous people?
Read verses 28-31. As Jesus drew near the suburbs of Jerusalem, what mission did he give two of his disciples? What made this mission difficult? What did he mean by “The Lord needs it”? What does this tell about Jesus’ Lordship?
Read verses 32-37. What happened to the disciples who went ahead into the village? What can we learn from the example of the disciples in this account? Why did Jesus choose to ride into the city on a colt? (35) How did people react to Jesus’ entrance into the city? (36-37)
Read verses 38-40. In what way were the words of the disciples’ praises significant? (38; Zech. 9:9) Why were the Pharisees in the crowd upset? (39) How did Jesus respond to the Pharisee’s rebuke? (40) When do we tend to neglect to praise the Lord as he deserves?
Read verses 41-44. How did Jesus react when he saw the city of Jerusalem? (41) In what way did the people of Jerusalem miss a golden opportunity? (44)
How can you voice your praise to the Lord today for all that he has done for you?