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Cleansing the temple

Jesus cleanses the Temple by overturning the money changers' tables and drives out those buying and selling.
Contributed by LUMO project
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After riding triumphantly into Jerusalem, Jesus entered the Temple courts. – Slide 1
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He saw that money changers had set up tables in the Temple. – Slide 2
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There were also traders selling doves to be used for sacrifices. – Slide 3
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Jesus immediately reacted ... – Slide 4
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‘Is it not written, “My house will be called a house of prayer?”’ Jesus exclaimed. – Slide 5
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‘But you have turned it into a den of robbers.’ – Slide 6
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Jesus overturned the tables of the corrupt money changers. – Slide 7
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He overturned the benches of those selling doves … – Slide 8
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… and drove out all who were buying or selling. – Slide 9
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He also stopped anyone carrying goods through the Temple courts. – Slide 10
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­The blind and lame came to Jesus and He healed them. – Slide 11
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When the chief priests and teachers of the law saw the wonderful things Jesus did and the children shouting, ‘Hosanna to the Son of David,’ in the Temple courts, they were furious. ‘Do you hear what these children are saying?’ they asked Jesus. – Slide 12
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‘Yes,’ Jesus replied. ‘Have you never read, ‘“From the lips of children and infants you, Lord, have called forth your praise?”’ (Psalm 8:2). – Slide 13
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The chief priests and the teachers of the law and the leaders plotted how they could kill Jesus. – Slide 14
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They could not arrest Jesus as He had the support of the crowds who listened attentively to everything He said. – Slide 15
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Jesus then left the Temple and returned to Bethany. – Slide 16
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