I tell you, Simon, that her sins, many as they are, are forgiven; for she has shown me so much love. But the man who has little to be forgiven has only a little love to give. Luke 7:47, Phillips.
Simon’s Change of Heart
Therefore thou art inexcusable, O man, whosoever thou art that judgest: for wherein thou judgest another, thou condemnest thyself; for thou that judgest doest the same things. Romans 2:1. Simon the host had been influenced by the criticism of Judas
Nothing Too Costly
For the love of Christ constraineth us. 2 Corinthians 5:14. Christ delighted in the earnest desire of Mary to do the will of her Lord. He accepted the wealth of pure affection which His disciples did not, would not, understand.
A Gift of Love
She hath done what she could. Mark 14:8. Simon of Bethany was accounted a disciple of Jesus. He was one of the few Pharisees who had openly joined Christ’s followers. He acknowledged Jesus as a teacher, and hoped that He
Fretting and Fussing
The Lord answered, “Martha, Martha, you are fretting and fussing about so many things; but one thing is necessary. The part that Mary has chosen is best; and it shall not be taken away from her.” Luke 10:41, 42, N.E.B.
One Man’s Sin
Keep your life free from love of money, and be content with what you have. Hebrews 13:5, R.S.V. Achan had fostered covetousness and deception in his heart, until his perceptions of sin had become blunted, and he fell an easy
A Slave Mother
Train up a child in the way he should go: and when he is old he will not depart from it. Proverbs 22:6. Jochebed was a woman and a slave. Her lot in life was humble, her burden heavy. But