2020-02-26 — Eyes on Jesus: Misjudging Eyes

Midweek Lent:
Date: February 26, 2020

Theme: Eyes on Jesus: Misjudging Eyes

– Mark 14:1-9

– ( Pastor John Hein )

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The Order of Worship: Bulletin

Liturgy: Bulletin

Hymns:

TLH 141 : Enslaved by Sin and Bound in Chains Hymnary.org link
TLH 153 : Stricken, Smitten and Afflicted Hymnary.org link
TLH 309 : O Jesus, Blessed Lord, to Thee Hymnary.org link

Scripture Readings:

Passion account

Theme: Eyes on Jesus: Misjudging Eyes

Mark 14:1–9 (Listen)

The Plot to Kill Jesus

14:1 It was now two days before the Passover and the Feast of Unleavened Bread. And the chief priests and the scribes were seeking how to arrest him by stealth and kill him, for they said, “Not during the feast, lest there be an uproar from the people.”

Jesus Anointed at Bethany

And while he was at Bethany in the house of Simon the leper,1 as he was reclining at table, a woman came with an alabaster flask of ointment of pure nard, very costly, and she broke the flask and poured it over his head. There were some who said to themselves indignantly, “Why was the ointment wasted like that? For this ointment could have been sold for more than three hundred denarii2 and given to the poor.” And they scolded her. But Jesus said, “Leave her alone. Why do you trouble her? She has done a beautiful thing to me. For you always have the poor with you, and whenever you want, you can do good for them. But you will not always have me. She has done what she could; she has anointed my body beforehand for burial. And truly, I say to you, wherever the gospel is proclaimed in the whole world, what she has done will be told in memory of her.”

Footnotes

[1] 14:3 Leprosy was a term for several skin diseases; see Leviticus 13

[2] 14:5 A denarius was a day’s wage for a laborer

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