Jesus, God’s Wrath and the Merchants of Truth (John 2)

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This past Sunday’s sermon centered around text found in John 2.

“In the temple he found people selling cattle, sheep, and doves, and the money changers seated at their tables. Making a whip of cords, he drove all of them out of the temple, both the sheep and the cattle. He also poured out the coins of the money changers and overturned their tables. He told those who were selling the doves, “Take these things out of here! Stop making my Father’s house a marketplace!” (John 2:14–16)


  • What stands out to you in this passage?
  • What does this passage have to say about the nature of truth?
  • How does it challenge your perceptions of Jesus?

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Also, check out Wess’s blog post for a more in-depth analysis of the text.