Passion for your house has consumed me, and the insults of those who insult you have fallen on me. (Psalm 69:9 NLT)
His disciples remembered that it was written, “Zeal for Your house will consume me.” (John 2:17 ESV)
The ‘house’ of the Lord is no longer a physical building – the temple – but is now the body of Christ made up of those who have believed in Christ and have been translated from the kingdom of Satan into the kingdom of Christ. The house of the Lord is the Church of God made up of individual disciples of Christ, popularly called Christians.
The question I asked myself this morning is this: Is zeal for the house of God consuming me? In other words, am I consumed by the building up of the body of Christ?