Sermon:Mary anoints Jesus’ feet

John 12:1-11

Why did Mary do it? Maybe she wanted to give something back, to the one who was always doing things for others, always healing, always loving, always telling them about the kingdom of heaven. Maybe Mary felt it was time to make an offering to Jesus, a treat for him, that would tell him just how much he was loved and appreciated.

But what can we do? We can’t anoint his feet – he isn’t here.

For Mary to be able to do this wonderful thing for her Lord and ours she had to be prepared to use up something precious. Perhaps she had been Continue reading