John MacArthur says that the triumphal entry of Jesus into Jerusalem, which we commemorate on Palm Sunday, actually took place on a Monday, which means that His cleansing of the temple took place on a Tuesday.
As I’d like to look at another event that happened 24 hours later, let us look at the righteous anger of Jesus towards the money changers today.
I wrote about Matthew 21:12-13 in 2009, discussing the reason for and the nature of Jesus’s anger:
John MacArthur has more on this scene, which created quite a stir, since the temple was teeming with people attempting to buy a proper animal for ritual sacrifice. In reality, these money changers — and those selling sacrificial animals — were running an organised racket.
Excerpts follow from MacArthur’s ‚Purging the Perverted Temple‘, which examines Matthew 21:12-17:
12 And Jesus entered the…
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