John 2:13-25

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13 Now the Passover of the Jews was at hand, and Jesus went up to Jerusalem. 14 And He found in the temple those who sold oxen and sheep and doves, and the money changers doing business.15 When He had made a whip of cords, He drove them all out of the temple, with the sheep and the oxen, and poured out the changers’ money and overturned the tables. 16 And He said to those who sold doves, “Take these things away! Do not make My Father’s house a house of merchandise!” 17 Then His disciples remembered that it was written, “Zeal for Your house has eaten Me up.”

18 So the Jews answered and said to Him, “What sign do You show to us, since You do these things?”

19 Jesus answered and said to them, “Destroy this temple, and in three days I will raise it up.”

20 Then the Jews said, “It has taken forty-six years to build this temple, and will You raise it up in three days?”

21 But He was speaking of the temple of His body. 22 Therefore, when He had risen from the dead, His disciples remembered that He had said this to them; and they believed the Scripture and the word which Jesus had said.

23 Now when He was in Jerusalem at the Passover, during the feast, many believed in His name when they saw the signs which He did. 24 But Jesus did not commit Himself to them, because He knew all men, 25 and had no need that anyone should testify of man, for He knew what was in man.

 

 
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Posted on May 10, 2013, in NT (04): Gospel of John (NKJV) and tagged , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 2 Comments.

  1. Hi Elizabeth–well, I was given a kindness today and I wish to pass on the same kindness to you–as you, as well as your blog, are each most inspirational to me and I consider myself most blessed for having found it and you—you’ve probably received this before and if so, just disregard..I’ve nominated your blog for the Very Inspiring Blogger Award, which, they tell me, is a fun way of building community: please see Jolandi’s post concerning the award: http://dreaminginarabic.wordpress.com/2013/05/10/a-great-way-to-build-community/

    • Thanks, Julie! I am so glad we’ve become online friends. You’re blog has been very inspiring to me, too. We seem to think a lot alike. Have a wonderful weekend! Elizabeth

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