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Mary anoints Jesus' feet

Mary anoints Jesus with expensive oil.
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Six days before the Passover, Jesus came to Bethany, where Lazarus lived, whom He had raised from the dead. – Slide 1
So they prepared a dinner for Jesus there. Martha was serving, and Lazarus was among those present at the table with him. – Slide 2
Then Mary took three quarters of a pound of expensive aromatic oil from pure nard and anointed the feet of Jesus. She then wiped his feet dry with her hair. (Now the house was filled with the fragrance of the perfumed oil.) – Slide 3
But Judas Iscariot, one of His disciples (the one who was going to betray him) said, ‘Why wasn’t this oil sold for three hundred silver coins and the money given to the poor?’ – Slide 4
(Now Judas  said this not because he was concerned about the poor, but because he was a thief. As keeper of the money box, he used to steal what was put into it.) – Slide 5
So Jesus said, ‘Leave her alone. She has kept it for the day of my burial. – Slide 6
‘For you will always have the poor with you, but you will not always have me!’ – Slide 7
When she poured this oil on My body she did it for My burial. I tell you the truth, wherever the gospel is proclaimed in the whole world, what she has done will also be told in memory of her.’ – Slide 8
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