A proper Christology militates against statism or salvation by politics, because God's reign is not mediated by human powers and institutions, but by Christ alone.
Good Friday is a solemn day because it is the day when we look on Jesus as the crucified king, a day of punishment and suffering for our sins.
Language is given by God, to be used in conveying truth. Preferred personal pronouns seek to undermine God's created reality and affirms sin and rebellion.
Several Greeks witnessed Jesus' triumphal entry and desired to see Him. This event leading up to the Lord's crucifixion parallels the Eastern magi coming to the manger at His birth, fulfilling Jesus' words that many will come to Him from the East and the West.