Why do the priests ask Jesus if he is the Christ?  (22:67)  What do they mean by the word “Christ”?

Why do you think that Jesus answers in this particular way?  (22:67-69)

What does Jesus mean when he refers to himself as the “Son of Man”?  (See also Daniel 7:9-14)

Is Jesus claiming to be God in this passage?  If so, how?

Why are the religious leaders so offended and scandalized by Jesus’s responses?  (See also John 5:18)

How does Jesus’s claim to be God serve as a fork in the road?  What are the potential responses to this claim?  What would it look like to respond to Jesus’s claim in a way that is Biblical, godly, and faithful?