S O A P / 07.03.2021

S. O. A. P. Here’s Your 90 second AM Devotional! S-cripture: Mark 14:5 It could have been sold for more than a year’s wages and the money given to the poor.” And they rebuked her harshly. O-bservation: Jesus was relaxing at Simon the leper’s house, and while He was there, a woman arrived with a jar of nard, the most expensive perfume of that day. She poured it all over His feet and then dried them with her hair. At that point, the religious men in the room became enraged and said, “That was a year’s worth of wages she just wasted. It could have been sold and the money given to the poor.” Jesus shot back, “The poor will always be with you, but I won’t be. What she has done is to prepare my body for burial.” Judas, one of the twelve men present, was the treasurer of the disciples’ money bag and he had been dipping his hand in the bag and stealing. That makes this irate outburst by men who appear to care for poor people “The Biggest Joke Ever.” A-pplication: Those men didn’t care about poor people. They cared about one thing. MONEY! That’s it! Through my many years of service, I’ve watched,...