WHY THIS WASTE?

  Matthew 26:6-13 There is an amazing encounter of two followers of Jesus in this passage of scripture.  Mary is shown at the feet of Jesus pouring out her most precious possession.  She is anointing Jesus with (compare Jn. 12) one pound of spikenard valued at approximately one year’s wage. 30,000 dollars worth of perfume, …

INTO THE DEEP

  The Lord told Peter to launch out into the deep and let down his nets for a catch.  This was an unusual command to a fisherman, especially coming from a preacher.  What did this carpenter, turned preacher know about fishing anyway?  Peter found himself listening and obeying anyway.  There was something strangely irresistible in …