1. Jesus’ coronation was his passion. What does that say about what kind of King he is? In what ways is he different than even the best human kings and queens?
2. Recall the significance of the two criminals hanging on Jesus’ left and right. What does this tell us about who Jesus welcomes into his Kingdom? Reflect on why this truth is encouraging to you.
3. F. Dale Bruner says Jesus’ greatest miracle is the miracle he didn’t do. What is he getting at?
4. Discuss how on the cross Jesus used his power not for himself but for the redemption of the world. What did he accomplish? What does his use of power then tell us about how he uses power now?