Jesus is the Messiah—meek and mighty, humble and holy. Deliberately and dramatically, He has presented Himself to Jerusalem, Israel’s headquarters for spiritual and political leadership. Now, He moves to the center. His actions boldly demand notice. His movements and manners are very symbolic, revealing His person and place. The scene of Jesus cleansing the temple is richly significant to the whole drama of His coming from heaven. In a stunning demonstration, Jesus fulfills and foreshadows prophecies that feature His most telling claims. Jesus is the LORD, suddenly come to His temple. And what He finds is a den of robbers—robbing Christ of the glory that belongs to Him.