Thursday, 16 November 2017

Cleansing the Temple.


"Then Jesus entered the temple and drove out all those who were selling and buying in the temple, and he overturned the tables of the money-changers and the seats of those who sold doves.  He said to them, 'It is written: "My house shall be a house of prayer"; but you are making it a den of robbers.'"  Matthew 21:12,13 (NRSV)

It is of this passage that I think when I enter a church which has stalls in its entry selling books and C.D.s and D.V.D.s etc..

Haven't they read the Bible?

Unfortunately it is those Churches who tell you that every word of the Bible is literally true who do it.

[Scripture quotations (marked NRSV) are taken from the New Revised Standard Version Bible, copyright © 1989 by the Division of Christian Education of the National Council of the Churches of Christ in the U.S.A., and are used by permission.  All rights reserved.]

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