The Early Ministry Of Jesus
Jesus Reveals Himself
05.05.00.A SCOURGING THE MONEYCHANGERS FROM THE TEMPLE by El Greco. 1600. Without a spoken word concerning Malachi’s prophecy (Mal. 3:1), but by suddenly appearing in the temple and driving out the merchants, Jesus not only announced His Messiahship, but also demonstrated that the House of God was to be a holy sanctuary and not a market place for corrupt businessmen. His appearance in the temple has definite messianic overtones!