Disruptions in human history often have led to great advancements. Jesus disrupts business as usual in the Temple as one of his first public acts recorded in John’s gospel. God is in the world in Christ and he calls us to stand with God against anything that inhibits abundant life for others.
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Jesus Cleanses the Temple
Jesus attacks the commercialization of religion by driving merchants out of the temple. When challenged, he responds mysteriously, with the first prediction of his own death and resurrection. In the midst of a seemingly stable religious center, Jesus suggests that the center itself has changed.