There’s a showdown in Bethany: Mary VS Judas. Mary has anointed Jesus in an extravagantly generous act of worship, and Judas is having none of it. That’s when Jesus steps in declares that what Mary has done is a beautiful thing. What we see is that Mary and Judas had very different beliefs; which led to different choices; which led to entirely different outcomes — which is always the same pattern in our own lives. How can we live our lives in such a way that Jesus declares them beautiful? It all starts with what we believe.
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