The Zealous King | Pastor Mike Fortune | April 21, 2018


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by Pastor Mike Fortune
April 21, 2018
  1. Confronts the greedy (Luke 19:45; Matthew 17:24; Jeremiah 7:11; Mark 11:16; Luke 19:39)
  2. Cares for the needy (Luke 19:46; Leviticus 12:8; Matthew 21:9,14; Quote; Isaiah 56:7)
  3. Continues sharing God's Word (Luke 19:47-48; Psalm 8:2; Psalm 119:105)
Luke 19:45
45 Then Jesus entered the Temple and began to drive out the people selling animals for sacrifices. 
Matthew 17:24
24 On their arrival in Capernaum, the collectors of the Temple tax came to Peter and asked him, "Doesn't your teacher pay the Temple tax?"
Jeremiah 7:11
11 Don't you yourselves admit that this Temple, which bears my name, has become a den of thieves? Surely I see all the evil going on there. I, the LORD, have spoken!
Mark 11:16
15 When they arrived back in Jerusalem, Jesus entered the Temple and began to drive out the people buying and selling animals for sacrifices. He knocked over the tables of the money changers and the chairs of those selling doves, 16 and he stopped everyone from using the Temple as a marketplace.
Luke 19:39
39 But some of the Pharisees among the crowd said, "Teacher, rebuke your followers for saying things like that!"
Luke 19:46
46 He said to them, "The Scriptures declare, 'My Temple will be a house of prayer,' but you have turned it into a den of thieves."
Leviticus 12:8
8 If a woman cannot afford to bring a lamb, she must bring two turtledoves or two young pigeons.

Matthew 21:9,14
9 Jesus was in the center of the procession, and the people all around him were shouting, "Praise God for the Son of David! Blessings on the one who comes in the name of the LORD! Praise God in highest heaven!" 14 The blind and the lame came to him in the Temple, and he healed them.
Barbara Bush
Never lose sight of the fact that the most important yardstick of your success will be how you treat other people—your family, friends, and coworkers, and even strangers you meet along the way.

Isaiah 56:7 (Scripture Reading)
7 I will bring them to my holy mountain of Jerusalem and will fill them with joy in my house of prayer. I will accept their burnt offerings and sacrifices, because my Temple will be called a house of prayer for all nations.
Luke 19:47-48
47 After that, he taught daily in the Temple, but the leading priests, the teachers of religious law, and the other leaders of the people began planning how to kill him. 48 But they could think of nothing, because all the people hung on every word he said.
Psalm 8:2
2 You have taught children and infants to tell of your strength, silencing your enemies and all who oppose you.
Psalm 119:105
105 Your word is a lamp to guide my feet and a light for my path.