1. Why were the people so excited about Jesus as the Messiah? With a deeper understanding of what Jesus came to do as Messiah, how should our rejoicing in Jesus this Easter season be even greater? What things do you look to Jesus to save you from other than your sin that may keep you from finding your joy in his death and resurrection this Easter time?
2. How were people misusing the temple that caused Jesus to enact a curse on it? How do you sometimes try to manipulate God for your selfish purposes?
3. How should knowing that Jesus is the new temple impact your prayer life?
4. What did you find most helpful from the sermon text and/or the sermon on the text?