Gospel Reflection for March 4, 2018, 3rd Sunday for Lent

Scripture Readings: Exodus 20.1-17; 1 Corinthians 1.22-25; John 2.13-25 “Stop making my Father’s house a marketplace.” – John 2.6 Jesus seeks to reclaim the temple as a place of prayer rather than commerce. His short explanation is a great Tweet: “Stop making my Father’s house a marketplace.” His disruptive actions of dumping out money andContinue reading “Gospel Reflection for March 4, 2018, 3rd Sunday for Lent”

Gospel Reflection for March 8, 2015, 3rd Sunday of Lent

Sunday Readings: Exodus 20.1-17; 1 Corinthians 1.22-25; John 2.13-25 “Stop making my Father’s house a marketplace.” (John 2.16) Jesus’ cleansing the temple calls us to clean our houses this Lent — to examine our hearts. Our fast-paced, productive lives can erode our relationships with God, make us feel like cogs in the wheels of commerceContinue reading “Gospel Reflection for March 8, 2015, 3rd Sunday of Lent”