The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from King James Bible:|
LUK 19:46 Saying unto them, It is written, My house is the house of
prayer: but ye have made it a den of thieves.
LUK 19:47 And he taught daily in the temple. But the chief priests and
the scribes and the chief of the people sought to destroy him,
LUK 19:48 And could not find what they might do: for all the people
were very attentive to hear him.
LUK 20:1 And it came to pass, that on one of those days, as he taught
the people in the temple, and preached the gospel, the chief priests and
the scribes came upon him with the elders,
LUK 20:2 And spake unto him, saying, Tell us, by what authority doest
thou these things? or who is he that gave thee this authority?
King James Bible