Pastor Jeff Meyer - March 8, 2015

To the Cross, part 3: Whose House?

Have you ever returned home to find things a bit out of order? Jesus returns to His Father’s house, the Temple in Jerusalem, and sees that sacrifices have become a financial business. Those in the Temple didn’t recognize His authority, and certainly didn’t understand how He could rebuild the Temple in three days. What is God’s Temple today? Is it in order? Main Text: John 2:13-22

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Lent is the season of preparation for Christ’s death on the cross for our sins and for the sins of the world. During Lent we follow Jesus as He makes His way back to Jerusalem, the Holy city, the center of the delivered promises of the covenant, the Land, and God’s presence with His people in His Temple. During Lent we see Jesus making things right, setting things in order, from healings to clearing out the Temple courtyard, God’s Kingdom comes dramatically in and through Jesus Christ. This is where God’s people reject His only Son, and where Jesus does His proper work of salvation, dieing for all sin. Lent ends with the wages of sin, death, but the death that pays for all sin for all time. But this is not the end, Easter is just 3 days away.

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