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Anointing of Jesus feet

A woman with a bad reputation anoints Jesus feet.
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Now one of the Pharisees asked Jesus  to have dinner with him, so  He went into the Pharisee’s house and took His place at the table. – Slide 1
Then, when a woman of that town, who was a sinner, learned that Jesus was dining at the Pharisee’s house, she brought an alabaster jar of perfumed oil. – Slide 2
As she stood behind Him at His feet, weeping, she began to wet His feet with her tears. – Slide 3
She wiped them with her hair, kissed them, and anointed them with the perfumed oil. – Slide 4
Now when the Pharisee who had invited him saw this, he said to himself, ‘If this man were a prophet, He would know who and what kind of woman this is who is touching Him, that she is a sinner.’<br/>So Jesus answered him,  ‘Simon, I have something to say to you.’ He replied, ‘Say it, Teacher.’ – Slide 5
‘A certain creditor had two debtors; one owed him five hundred silver coins, and the other fifty. When they could not pay, he cancelled the debts of both. Now which of them will love him more?’ – Slide 6
Simon answered, ‘I suppose the one who had the bigger debt cancelled.’ Jesus said to him, ‘You have judged rightly.’ – Slide 7
Then, turning toward the woman, Jesus said to Simon, ‘Do you see this woman? I entered your house. You gave me no water for my feet, but she has wet my feet with her tears and wiped them with her hair. – Slide 8
‘You gave me no kiss of greeting, but from the time I entered she has not stopped kissing my feet. You did not anoint my head with oil, but she has anointed my feet with perfumed oil. – Slide 9
‘Therefore I tell you, her sins, which were many, are forgiven, thus she loved much; but the one who is forgiven little loves little.’ Then Jesus said to her, ‘Your sins are forgiven.’ – Slide 10
But those who were at the table with Him began to say among themselves, ‘Who is this, who even forgives sins?’ – Slide 11
Jesus said to the woman, ‘Your faith has saved you; go in peace.’ – Slide 12
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