In our passage today Jesus provides His most potent parable yet, aimed directly at the religious leaders in and around the Temple. He leaves no doubt as to who He was referring to: the Jewish chief priests and elders responsible for leading the people of God. But...read >>
False advertising. Don't you just love it? Ugh! No, of course not. Proverbs 13.12 says that "a hope deferred makes the heart sick." Few things frustrate more than getting our hopes up only to be lied to and let down.
But what about our lives? What is it that we're...read >>
What would you expect a "house of prayer" to be like? Quiet? Calm? Perhaps some soft choruses in the background? Some Scripture being read? Prayers being prayed of course, right?
Well, that's not even close to what Jesus found in His "house of prayer" when He came...read >>
The Apostle John, inspired by the Spirit of Jesus, paints a glorious picture for us today.
We'll call on several Old Testament passages & prophecies so we don't miss the glory of God in the face of His Son in today's display.
Just as the Feast of Tabernacles...read >>
Jesus is zealous for His Father's name, fame, and reputation in our community.
This morning we get a glimpse of that zeal in the way He protects what is sacred, and destroys what is not near the outer gates of His Father's house.
With temple tables flying, money...read >>