Summer Staycation – Homes Jesus Visited
‘In Lazarus’ Home’
John 12: 1-8/ Matthew 26: 6-13/ Mark 14: 3-9/ Luke 7:37 -38
Jesus loved a celebration with friends and as passover approaches his friends in Bethany give him a meal in his honour – unwittinly marking the end of his ministry.
Unaware that just a week later Jesus’ body would be lying in a tomb, Mary carries out an act of unthinkable extravagance.
Not only was the perfume expensive, she risks her repuation by untying her hair to wash his feet.
What would the neighbours say? How often does our concern about our reputation or our fear of gossip stop us from offering God what he deserves from us?