SATURDAY, MARCH 30TH
The woman broke her jar and poured out all of her
perfume. She lavishly wasted everything that was of value to her.
Breaking her jar effectively eliminated any chance of keeping any for
her own use, then or later. She gave everything she had-past, present,
and future-to Him. Jesus said that people would remember her remarkable
Then at the last supper, those same words appeared again.
He broke His body and poured out His blood for us. This time when you
read Jesus saying, "Do this in remembrance of me," don't just picture
crackers and grape juice.
See communion as a picture of what it calls us
to. He was beckoning us to do what He did: be broken and poured out. Go
all in. Hold nothing in reserve. Completely relinquish control. That's
what would truly commemorate what Jesus did. Not cherishing a ritual,
but being a memorial.
What should "broken and poured out" look like in
Read Mark 14
Read Mark 15
Read Mark 16