“Without money and without cost” (Isaiah 55:1) - “The best things in life are free. Money can’t buy me love” (The Beatles).
We read, in Matthew 26:7, about a woman who anointed Jesus with “very expensive fragrant oil.”
are we to say about all of this? - It’s not about repaying the Lord for
His love for us. It’s about expressing our love for Him. It’s about
Where does worship begin? - “Seek the Lord... He will freely forgive” (Isaiah 55:7).
does the love of Christ reach us and change us? You feel like you’re
lost. The love of Christ says, “You can be found,” This is the message
of Jesus’ parables of the lost sheep, the lost coin and the lost son
(Luke 15) - three parables, one message.
It’s not so much about us - our seeking the Lord and finding Him. It’s about the Lord. He seeks us and finds us.
In Matthew 26, we read about a woman who worshipped the Lord, and a man who betrayed Him.
Worship or betrayal? Which will it be?
* How do we worship the Lord? - We worship Him, when we make Him the top priority in our lives.
* How do we betray the Lord? - We betray him when we fill our lives with other things, and leave no place for Him.
woman is to be remembered for the right reason. She worshipped the
Lord. Judas Iscariot is remembered for the wrong reason. He betrayed the
We remember them. We remember Jesus, the Passover Lamb, “the Lamb of God who takes away the sin of the world” (John 1:29).
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