I. The Triumphant Entry into Jerusalem (John 12:1-19) 荣进耶路撒冷城（约翰福音12:1-19）
A. Jesus anointed at Bethany (1-11) 耶稣在伯大尼受膏（1-11）
In John 11:56 many Jews wondered if Jesus would come to Jerusalem for the Passover since their leaders were plotting to kill him. John 12 begins with Jesus in the home of Lazarus in Bethany. This village was about two miles from Jerusalem. Clearly what were Jesus’ plans concerning the Passover?
How did Lazarus, Mary and Martha honor Jesus on this occasion?
Why did Judas object to Mary’s offering to Jesus?
What insight does God’s Word give us about Judas’ objection?
Today many people will say they won’t go to church because it is full of hypocrites. The example of Judas reminds us there will be hypocrites among God’s people. What can we learn from both Mary and Jesus when it comes to dealing with hypocrites in the church?
When we first look at verse 8 it may seem like Jesus is being insensitive toward the poor. What is he really saying in this verse?
What are some ways that we can show Mary-like devotion to our Savior and Lord?
According to verses 10-11 how far were the wicked religious leaders willing to go to keep their position as Israel’s leaders?
B. Jesus enters Jerusalem (12-19) 耶稣进入耶路撒冷（12-19）
What kind of welcome did many people give Jesus when they learned that He was approaching the city of Jerusalem for the Passover festival?
What were the people saying with each of these phrases?
“in the name of the Lord” “奉主名来的”
“King of Israel” “以色列王”
“your king is coming, seated on a donkey’s colt” “你的王骑着驴驹来了。”
How did John’s comment in verse 16 counter any ideas that the disciples had orchestrated Jesus’ grand entrance into Jerusalem for the festival?
What does verse 16 teach us about the way in which Christians gain their spiritual understanding of God’s Word and will?
How would you describe the reaction the Pharisees had to this large, public display of support for Jesus?
II. Jesus’ Work in Jerusalem (John 12:20-50) 耶稣在耶路撒冷的工作（约翰福音12:20-50）
A. Jesus predicts his death(20-36) 耶稣预言祂的死（20-36）
Jesus preached primarily to the Jews during his public ministry. What do verses 20-21 tell us about the effects of Jesus’ work?
Philip didn’t quite know what to do with these Greeks, so he asked Andrew. Andrew and Philip brought the matter to Jesus. What did the Greeks learn from Jesus?
How would you explain Jesus’ parable in verse 24?
How does a person hate his or her life in the way Jesus is talking about?
What invitation, challenge and promise does Jesus make to us in verse 26?
What did Jesus reveal about His thinking about His approaching death? (Verses 27-28)
What were the reasons for the Father speaking audibly from heaven in response to Jesus’ request that He glorify His name? (Verses 28-32)
Where are the gospel messages in the following phrases?
“Now is the time for judgment on this world.” “现在这世界受审判，”
“Now the prince of this world will be driven out.” “这世界的王要被赶出去。”
“When I am lifted up from the earth …” “我若从地上被举起来，”
“I will draw all men to myself.” “就要吸引万人来归我。”
What was Jesus telling the people when He spoke to them about “the light” and “the darkness” in verses 35-36?
B. The unbelief of the Jews (37-50) 犹太人的不信（37-50节）
What explanation did John give concerning the unbelief of many of the Jews? (verses 37-40)
Why does God finally blind the eyes and deaden the hearts of those who reject him?
Why did many people keep their faith in Jesus a secret at this time?
What does Jesus teach us about the relationship between God the Father and God the Son? (Verses 44-50)
In verses 49-50 Jesus emphasized that he spoke everything his Father commanded him to say. What comforts does this truth bring to us?