Monday, March 26, 2018

Easter Week- Cleansing The Temple

" Now, within four days of the cross. He cleared the courts again by casting out all "them that sold and bought in the temple, and overthrew the tables of the moneychangers, and the seats of them that sold doves."

    This act had strong emotion attached to the action. This was his father's house and it was also His house. Worldly commerce was not allowed because in this house the power of godliness was manifest. By that I mean, the sacrifices made, the prayers uttered, the promises entered into within these walls were done in similitude of the atonement, showing that only in Jesus could sins be made "white as snow' and all brought back into correct alignment with Heavenly Father.
     After the indignation came the calmness of healing those in the courts who were blind, lame and otherwise afflicted. His power was always used for binding, healing, and connecting. 
    As the common people gathered around him, the enraged officials were silenced by the press of the crowd. Little children. who perceived his power, spontaneously burst onto praise, calling him truthfully, the Son of David. 
   That evening he left Jerusalem and retired to Bethany. His hour was near, but not yet.

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