The Offering

God blesses grand gestures and we can all benefit from the occasional offering of all that we have to give and then even more.

The Alabaster Jar

Six days before the Passover celebration began, Jesus arrived in Bethany, the home of Lazarus—the man he had raised from the dead. A dinner was prepared in Jesus’ honor. Martha served, and Lazarus was among those who ate with him. Then Mary took a twelve-ounce jar of expensive perfume made from essence of nard, and she…