April 10, 2011 – “His Triumph, My Victory”

“And they were on the road, going up to Jerusalem, and Jesus was
walking ahead of them. And they were amazed, and those who
followed were afraid. And taking the twelve again,
he began to tell them what was to happen to him”   Mark 10:32

April 10, 2011 – Week 1

Reference scriptures: Mark 10: 32-34 & Mark 11: 1-11

  1. The presence of Jesus
    – Jesus’ determined look (Isaiah 50: 7)
    – His disciples were amazed
    – Fear of losing a child
    – His followers were afraid
  2. The prediction of Jesus
    Detailed description to the disciples of Jesus’ death
    – He would be betrayed
    – He would be sentenced by the Sanhedrin
    – He would be handed over to Pilate
    – He will be mocked and spit upon
    – He will be beaten and crucified
    – 3 days and He would rise
  3. The prophecy of Jesus
    – Jesus’ request for the colt
    Rejoice greatly, Daughter Zion! Shout, Daughter Jerusalem! See, your king comes to you, righteous and victorious, lowly and riding on a donkey, on a colt, the foal of a donkey.”  Zechariah 9: 9

  4. The people’s expectation of Jesus
    – For the Messiah to come

    – For the Messiah to deliver them
    – The people’s praise and excitement   

  5. The purpose of Jesus
    – To complete his Father’s mission

    – To deliver the people from their sins and to restore their relationship to the Father