The Desire of Ages -- Study Guide


Chapter 63: “Thy King Cometh”

1. Read John 18:36. If Jesus’ kingdom “was not of this world,” why did He allow the people on this occasion to honor Him the way they did? DA-SG 66.1

2. The temple in Jerusalem was an object of pride for both the Jews and the Romans. Why, then, did the sight of the temple bring overwhelming sorrow to Jesus? DA-SG 66.2

3. The disciples responded to questions about the triumphal entry by repeating prophecies that pointed to Christ. How have the Bible’s prophecies enhanced your understanding of Jesus? DA-SG 66.3

4. “Pharisaical pride, hypocrisy, jealousy, and malice had prevented [Christ] from accomplishing His purpose” of saving Jerusalem. Are any of these preventing Christ from accomplishing His purpose in you? DA-SG 66.4