On Sunday, April 9, 2017 at Wildwood Community Church, I preached a sermon based on Psalm 118:19-29 and Mark 11:8-10. This message was the basis of our biblical study on Palm Sunday 2017. Below are a set of questions based on the message for personal reflection or group discussion.
- Read Psalm 118
- Do you have a favorite Easter tradition in your house? Any favorite Easter music?
- Psalm 118 was a song sung over Jesus as He entered Jerusalem on Palm Sunday. What stands out to you about this song? Beyond tradition, why do you think they were singing this song? What does it reveal about what they were hoping Jesus would do?
- Though the crowds sung this song on Sunday, they shouted “CRUCIFY HIM” on Friday. I mentioned this morning that often times people will reject Jesus for a couple of reasons, one of them being “what He does” and the other “what He doesn’t do.” What are some examples of people rejecting Jesus because of what He does? What are examples of rejecting Jesus for what He does not do?
- The One who was rejected has become the cornerstone. What does this tell you about the value of following Christ, even when it does not look popular and many are rejecting Him?
- What is one particular application you took away from this passage/message?
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