Reverence in the Temple – Mark 11:16

Mark 11:16 “And He would not allow anyone to carry wares through the temple.”
Jesus didn’t permit irreverance of any kind in the place of worship. But, modern day libertinism plays the game of grace to justify its irreverance… watsapping and fb-ing while the congregation is called to worship… choir members who retire away to chat off or roam about while the preaching is on… people who grudgingly wait for the service to be over and have no desire to pray….preachers who crack irreverant jokes… The place of worship is not a place of self-time, business, and entertainment. The church is not a building, but “wherever” (place) two or three gather in Christ’s name, no irreverent and undisciplined conduct can be permitted. Honor God!

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