John places this historical moment in the life of Jesus not during Holy Week, as in Matthew, Mark and Luke. Why? Jesus is proclaiming that He is God’s touchstone on earth, no longer the stone altar of sacrifice. Jesus is replacing the “holy of holies”. He is replacing the Jerusalem temple.
In Jesus Holy Name Lent III March 7, 2021
Text: John 2:19-20 Redeemer
“Jesus, The Replacement for the Temple”
Sometimes we need to read the words of the Bible more closely than we do. I noticed something new as I was