The Triumphal Entry
I. Don’t follow Jesus because of temporary earthly benefits. (Hebrews 11:29-38)
II. Follow Jesus because He is Messiah and King.
A. Fulfilled prophecies prove that Jesus is Messiah and King. (Psalm 118:22-26; Matthew 21:42; Zechariah 9:9; John 12:15)
B. Jesus’ works of power prove that He is Messiah and King. (John 12:17; 20:31)
C. Jesus’ control of His circumstances under the Father’s timetable proves that He is Messiah and King. (Acts 4:27-28)
III. You can oppose Jesus and even succeed in the here and now, but in the end He will be victorious. (John 12:19; Revelation 7:9-10)