In Memory Of Her

Mark 14:1-16

“Wherever the Good News is spoken in the world, what she has done will also be told in memory of her” (Mark 14:9). 

 * “Good News” – Christ’s love for us: This is the Gospel. Our love for Him: This is our response to the Gospel. He died for us. We are to live for Him. He is to be the chief focus of our attention.

 * “this woman” – Her name is not given: “Not I, but Christ” (Galatians 2:20).

 * “remembered” – Take time to learn from her: love for Jesus.

The spiritual and the practical – the way we think and the way we live: “Do you love Me?” – Can we say ‘Yes’ and remain the same? We cannot repeat her action, but we can embrace here spirit – love for Jesus. Touched by Jesus’ love for her, she showed here love for Him. The Gospel includes a call for our response. It’s not “for your information only.” It’s not “you don’t have to do anything about this.” It’s  not “leave things as they are.” The Gospel calls for change – first, a change of heart; then, a change of life. 

 * “the whole world” – The Gospel isn’t to be kept to ourselves. It’s for everyone. Share the Good News – Christ, crucified for us and risen for us. As we share His love for us, our love for Him will grow.

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