Why Did Mary Put Perfumed Oil on Jesus’ Feet and Wipe Them with Her Hair (John 12:1-11)?
John the Baptist said he was not worthy to untie the strap of Jesus’ sandals (Luke 3:16). Mary felt the same way when she poured the expensive perfume on Jesus’ feet and wiped them with her hair. “Mary wanted to be a blessing by getting her hair dirty,” says James, 7. Using her hair to […]
May 10 2021
Why Should We Forgive One Another (John 8:1-11)?
”To forgive is to set a prisoner free and discover that the prisoner was you,” wrote Lewis Smedes. I’ll never forget the video I saw of a session where a counselor urged a woman to forgive her mother. With great effort, the woman tried several times to utter words of forgiveness. Her entire face and […]
March 9 2017
Why Did John The Baptist Say He Was A Voice Crying In The Wilderness?
”John the Baptist said he was a crying voice because he was a Baptist,” says Kaylin, 11. I wonder if Kaylin’s assertion should be considered for a vote at the national convention of the Southern Baptists. “John did not want them to think he was Jesus,” said Morgan, 9. “Jesus was his cousin.” When the […]
October 8 2009