Tag - Perfume

What Of Value Could You Waste On Jesus Today?

S. O. A. P. Here’s Your 90 second AM Devotional! S-cripture: Matthew 26:13 Truly I tell you, wherever this gospel is preached throughout the world, what she has done will also be told, in memory of her. O-bservation: Matthew was trying to be nice by saying that all of the disciples questioned Jesus about Mary’s extravagant WASTE of the costly NARD perfume as she poured it on Jesus' feet and dried them with her hair. But St. John says it was only Judas who really complained. John said he didn’t say this because he cared about the poor, but because as the treasurer of the group,...

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Masking Jealousy With Fake Generosity

S. O. A. P. Here's your 90 second AM devotional! S-cripture: Mark 14:5 “It could have been sold for more than a year’s wages, and the money given to the poor.” And they rebuked her harshly. O-bservation: Like Matthew and Luke, Mark does not mention the name of the woman who bathed the feet of Jesus with her expensive perfume. It was "John the Beloved" who revealed that the woman was Mary, the sister of Martha and Lazarus. Judas led the way in rebuking Mary for WASTING the expensive perfume on the feet of JESUS, when the perfume could have been sold and the money given...

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