THE SUNDAY SCHOOL OVERVIEW WILL FEATURE HIGHLIGHTS OF THE LESSON EACH WEEK. BIBLICAL TRANSLATIONS WILL VARY, BUT THE MAIN RESOURCE WILL BE THE TOWNSEND PRESS SUNDAY SCHOOL COMMENTARY, 91ST EDITION. THIS FEATURE IS DESIGNED TO BE OF HELP TO THOSE WHO CANNOT ATTEND THEIRLOCALCHURCHAND/OR SUNDAY SCHOOL.
Lesson Title: CLEANSING THE TEMPLE
Printed Text: John 2:13-22
Key Verse: John 2:16 (NIV)
To those who sold doves he said, ”Get these out of here! How dare you turn my Father’s house into a market!”
Source: Townsend Press Sunday School Commentary 2011-2012
UNIFYING LESSON PRINCIPLE:
Many people stray from their central purpose in life and need restoration. What can help people recognize their need for restoration and re-creation? Jesus’ action in cleansing the Temple was intended to restore God’s central place in worship and in the lives of the people.