Jesus' Triumphal Entry (Discussion Questions)

Categories: Easter (Passion Week)

Read Matt 21: 1-11; Mark 11: 1-11; Luke 19:29-44; John 12:12-19

  • Discuss the story of Jesus' ride from Bethany to Jerusalem.
  • Why did Jesus do this? (fulfillment of prophecy)
  • Who prophesied he'd arrive on a colt? (Zech 9:9)
  • What did the people do when they saw Jesus coming down the road?
  • Why are the people rejoicing?
  • What are they singing?
  • How does it compare with what the angels sang at Jesus' birth?
  • What did the people do as Jesus passed by?
  • Why is this day called "Palm Sunday"?