#3 – The Cleansing of the Temple


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Jesus’ First Miracle
(Read John – Chapter 2: 13-25)

1. What Jewish feast was about to be celebrated? v. 13

2. As Jesus came to the temple, what did he find? v. 14

3. What do you believe the money-changers. were doing at the temple? v. 14

4. Whom did Jesus throw out of the temple? v. 15

5. With whom did Jesus speak in verse 16?

6.  Jesus said, “Do not turn My Father’s house into __________ “. v. 16

7.  Jesus’ disciples remembered the scriptures (Psalm 69:9) that says, v. 17

8.  Seeing Jesus do this, what did the Jews ask him to do? v. 18

9.   If the temple were to be destroyed, Jesus promised to raise it up in how many days? v. 19

10. The Jews thought Jesus was speaking of their Temple in Jerusalem which took 46 years to construct. v. 20 True or False?

11. Actually, of what temple was Jesus speaking? v.21

12. At what point in history did the disciples remember this truth that Jesus had said? v. 22

13. What did his disciples believe when this truth was fulfilled? v. 22

14. Based upon your study of the scriptures, and learning the teachings of Jesus, what do you believe now?

15. Seeing the signs that Jesus did, what happened with many at the feast? v. 23

16. Why didn’t Jesus trust them or commit himself to them? v. 24

17. What is within us that Jesus knew? v. 25