Anointed

by Rev. Vince Finnegan on April 14, 2019
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Luke 7:28-35 Jesus was in Nain after dead man was raised; John was still alive. Pharisees did not respond right to John or Jesus

Luke 7:36-37
She was apparently a known sinner and had access to the Pharisee’s house. Maybe she worked for him. She came with planned intention with the alabaster box.

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Weeping -- washing -- wiping -- kissing -- anointing

Acts 4:35
To lie at someone’s feet can mean to give over to the care and charge of another.

Romans 16:20; 1 Corinthians 15:25
Subdue under, defeated

Esther 8:3; 1 Samuel 25:24, 41
To fall at one’s feet for supplication, reverence, homage, honor, respect

Genesis 18:4; 19:2
Washing the feet showed respect, kindness, loving hospitality, humility.

Luke 7:39
The Pharisee was the complete antithesis of the woman. In the world’s eyes, she was marginalized, insignificant, even disdained, while he was exalted and respected.

Luke 7:40-ff


John 12:1-8
Six days before the Passover in Bethany with Mary

Genesis 3:15
Jesus knew what was before him, and Mary ministered to him.

Matthew 26:2
Two days before the Passover, he was anointed as the King and Priest.

Exodus 29:1-9
The high priest was anointed with oil.

1 Samuel 16:3-13
The king was anointed with oil.



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