OF THE TEMPLE
is followed by love of God. Knowledge of God's commands is followed
by obedience to those commands and, eventually, love of God.
If there is no obedience to
Christ's commands, there is no love of God. If there is no obedience
to Christ's commands, then there is no right belief. There is wrong
Those who have right beliefs are
the temple of God. From them, prayers addressed and heard by God
arises. They are characterized by one mind, because of their right
beliefs, and one heart, because of their love of God. These are the
ones that pray in spirit and truth.
The sellers in the temple are those
seeking their own ends within the Church. They are symbolized by
those selling and buying. But the whip of their own sins will drive
them out of the temple . . . all because they are not praying as
they should be.