We all know the incident in the Bible when Jesus went into the temple, he saw host of vendors and hawkers plying their wares there. He became angry and whipped them with a Cat O’ Nine tails and he said this temple is the Lord’s and a house of prayer, you have made it a den thieves. As an idiom it means driving out the riffraff of the society.
Example: America by going to impose sanctions and declaring North Korea as a rogue state is a Temple of God.
The Temple of God needs to be taken up by governments.
Thomas Chandy the corrupt, communist Kerala Minster of transport needs to be given the Temple of God.