Monday, April 23, 2012

Sharing the Daily Word

Meanwhile, Jesus was in Bethany at the home of Simon, a man who had previously had leprosy. While he was eating, a woman came in with a beautiful alabaster jar of expensive perfume and poured it over his head.
The disciples were indignant when they saw this. “What a waste!” they said. “It could have been sold for a high price and the money given to the poor.”
10 But Jesus, aware of this, replied, “Why criticize this woman for doing such a good thing to me? 11 You will always have the poor among you, but you will not always have me. 12 She has poured this perfume on me to prepare my body for burial. 13 I tell you the truth, wherever the Good News is preached throughout the world, this woman’s deed will be remembered and discussed.”
Matthew 26:6-13

I love the story of the woman who poured the perfume on Jesus' feet and dried his feet with her hair.  Can you imagine loving Him so much that you would give that type of offering?  He wants that from us!  She knew that she was loved!  Look at the last says her deed will be remembered and discussed.  How true that is!

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Thanks so much for sharing! I pray that you are loving your walk with God!