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Daily Devotion

Read: John 2:13–25

Making a whip of cords, Jesus drove all of them out of the temple, both the sheep and the cattle. He also poured out the coins of the money changers and overturned their tables. John 2:15

We might be inclined to call it holy anger, but it was anger to be sure. Jesus got furious. Jesus threw a fit. Jesus got a bit hostile. This act of aggression might not fit with our image of Jesus—and the God he called “Father”—as unwaveringly loving. However, to be a person of love, to love others as yourself, to have your character defined by love does not mean you can’t get upset. In fact, when you love deeply, and when that emotion is challenged or threatened, a fit of rage is often our most human response.

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