Angry


cchrisholland

Jesus got angry. As a matter-of-fact, He made a whip with His own hands and “laid leather” to the backs of those He was angry with:

“And He found in the temple those who sold oxen and sheep and doves, and the money changers doing business. When He had made a whip of cords, He drove them out of the temple, with the sheep and the oxen, and poured out the changers’ money and overturned the tables.” – John 2:14-15 NKJV

And while the dust was settling, He said:

“Take these things [doves] away! Do not make My Father’s house a house of merchandise!” – John 2:16b NKJV

Jesus showed anger without sinning; so what does that mean for us? It means we see Him being zealous for the right things. In John chapter 2, it was for God’s house. He wasn’t angry over decorum, protocol, or social cause, He…

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