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7 - 13 April 2019
A moment of extravagance
John 12.1-8

In an act of great passion, Mary anoints Jesus’ feet with perfumed oil. While Judas criticises it as a lavish waste of money that could have been spent on the poor, Jesus defends it as a prophetic sign of his imminent burial.

This week's resources explore: ways of expressing devotion to Christ; a balance between worship and social action.

Lectionary Bible readings for RCL Lent 5 Year C
Isaiah 43.16-21; Psalm 126; Philippians 3.4b-14; John 12.1-8

Passion Sunday

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