If only we can determine to always be a blessing to God’s people and not a shame. Our actions really do reflect on family, church and our Heavenly Father himself.
And the Jews’ passover was at hand, and Jesus went up to Jerusalem, And found in the temple those that sold oxen and sheep and doves, and the changers of money sitting: And when he had made a scourge of small cords, he drove them all out of the temple, and the sheep, and the oxen; and poured out the changers’ money, and overthrew the tables; And said unto them that sold doves, Take these things hence; make not my Father’s house an house of merchandise. And his disciples remembered that it was written, The zeal of thine house hath eaten me up.
Studying through the book of John today, someone shared with me some thoughts about these verses that were new to me, and encouraging!
Why was Jesus offended that ones were buying and selling in the temple? This was His Father’s house. Anything that belonged to the Father should…
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