Expulsion of the Temple money-changers
After his triumphal entry into Jerusalem, Jesus went to the great Temple of Jerusalem and attacked the stalls of the money-changers and merchants who did business in the Court of the Gentiles.
His action frightened the Temple authorities, who feared he was about to lead a rebellion against Roman rule.
Questions for Bible study groups
- Which painting is your favorite? Why? What do you like about it?
- How is Jesus portrayed in these paintings?
- Does this image of Jesus fit with your personal image of Jesus? Why? Why not?