Reading: “For the zeal of thine house hath eaten me up; and the reproaches of them that reproached thee are fallen upon me.” Psalm 69:9
These words of the psalmist find their ultimate fulfilment in Christ.
Following the changing of the water into wine at the wedding in Cana of Galilee, Christ and His disciples made their way to the temple. When they arrived there for the Passover they discovered men selling animals and changing money. Without a moment’s hesitation the Saviour made a scourge of small cords and drove the traders away from the temple, exclaiming that they had made His Father’s house a house of merchandise. It was an explosive intervention by the Saviour. As the disciples watched their Lord deal with the money changers they remembered the words of the psalmist, “The zeal of thine house hath eaten me up.”
It is without question that Christ has…
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