Holy Week - Day 2 Monday Jesus Clears the Temple Today we continue tracing the footsteps of Jesus as Monday morning he returned with his disciples to Jerusalem Along the way Jesus cursed a fig tree because it had failed to bear fruit Some scholars believe this cursing of the fig tree represented God's judgment on the spiritually dead religious leaders of Israel Others believe the symbolism extended to all believers demonstrating that genuine living faith is more than just outward religiosity True faith must bear spiritual fruit in a person's life When Jesus arrived at the Temple he found the courts full of corrupt money changers He began overturning their tables and clearing the Temple saying The Scriptures declare 'My Temple will be a house of prayer' but you have turned it into a den of thieves Luke 1946 On Monday evening Jesus stayed in Bethany again probably in the home of his friends Mary Martha and Lazarus Meme

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