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Jesus: Temple Cleaner

Jesus had been welcomed into town by a cheering crowd. The temple crowd wasn't as happy. They were taking care of business, but Jesus had a different purpose in mind for God's house. Before He left the temple, Jesus sent a clear message about what was and was not acceptable in God's house. Read Matthew 21:12-17 to see what happens when Jesus cleaned out the temple.

[HINT: scripture references from Matthew 21]
answers are based on the King James Version of the Bible.

3. --Jesus cast out all who ___ and sold in the temple. [Matthew 21:12]
6. --The chief priests and scribes were ____ with Jesus' actions in the temple. [15]
9. --The temple was to be the house of ____. [13]
10. --The merchants had turned the temple into a ___ of thieves. [13]

1. --Jesus went into the temple of ___. [Matthew 21:12]
2. --The ____ in the temple cried out "Hosanna to the Son of David!" [15]
4. --Jesus overturned the moneychangers' ____. [12]
5. --Jesus went to ___ after leaving the temple. [17]
7. --Jesus overturned the ___ of the dove sellers. [12]
8. --The blind and ____ came to Jesus in the temple and were healed. [14]

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