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Mark 14:3 “And being in Bethany in the house of Simon the leper, as he sat at meat, there came a woman having an alabaster box of ointment of spikenard very precious; and she brake the box, and poured it on his head.”

Psalm 22:22 “I will declare thy name unto my brethren: in the midst of the congregation will I praise thee.”

 Progressing further into Holy Week brings a sense of reverence, and awe for what we know laid ahead for our Lord. With that said, it’s easy for anyone (me, in particular) to be fixated on events with Judas, and totally miss everything else.

Traditionally, Wednesday in the Holy Week has been thought on as simply a day of rest for the Lord. While keeping that in mind, today we’re looking at some of the items used in the rest of this week.

For a moment today, ponder upon the situation with Mary. She did what David wrote about in Psalm 22. She stood up in the midst of her congregation that day to praise Him by anointing Him with perfumed oil.

How did she know to anoint Jesus with the costly oil?

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Mark 14:3 “And being in Bethany in the house of Simon the leper, as he sat at meat, there came a woman having an alabaster box of ointment of spikenard very precious; and she brake the box, and poured it on his head.”

Psalm 22:22 “I will declare thy name unto my brethren: in the midst of the congregation will I praise thee.”

 Progressing further into Holy Week brings a sense of reverence, and awe for what we know laid ahead for our Lord. With that said, it’s easy for anyone (me, in particular) to be fixated on events with Judas, and totally miss everything else.

Traditionally, Wednesday in the Holy Week has been thought on as simply a day of rest for the Lord. While keeping that in mind, today we’re looking at some of the items used in the rest of this week.

For a moment today, ponder upon the situation with Mary. She did what David wrote about in Psalm 22. She stood up in the midst of her congregation that day to praise Him by anointing Him with perfumed oil.

How did she know to anoint Jesus with the costly oil?

(more…)

Read Full Post »

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