From the July/August, 2001 issue of Touchstone
The Roaring Jesus by Thomas S. Buchanan

The Roaring Jesus

In the temple he found those who were selling oxen and sheep and pigeons, and the money-changers at their business. And making a whip of cords, he drove them all, with the sheep and oxen, out of the temple; and he poured out the coins of the money-changers and overturned their tables.
—John 2:14–15

When my daughter was four years old, she said that when she grew up she wanted to be a “blue doctor.” My second child tells me that he wishes to be a priest. My youngest son, who is now four, has been telling me for some time now that when he grows up he wants to be a lion.

I am not sure from where the desire to be a lion arose, but it probably has someth . . .


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