Comment: I don't believe this is intentional,

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I don't believe this is intentional,

and he did call out sin,(you are absolutely right here) not in the ones who already knew it, (like the tax collectors, prostitutes and publicans, who got the message when John the Baptist communicated it.) but in those who were self-righteous. (religious leaders, and such). I agree with you as well that He always commanded us to worship the one true God, that is what the clearing out of the Temple is all about.

"Hence, naturally enough, my symbol for Hell is something like the bureaucracy of a police state or the office of a thoroughly nasty business concern." ~~C.S. Lewis
Love won! Deliverance from Tyranny is on the way! Col. 2:13-15