"To those who sold doves he said, 'Get these out of here! How dare you turn my father's

Those whose task it was to shepherd the people into a trustful relationship with their God had trashed that sacred calling; exchanging it for a more entrepreneurial career. The temple had become a most lucrative operation. Religious professionals in the present day might well ponder the charge directed at the Jewish priesthood by Jesus. It is fatefully easy for the church to mistake the values of the marketplace for the values of the gospel.

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