There are those who want Jesus for what He can do for them, and there are those who want Jesus for Jesus. A sacrifice of love from an unnamed woman reminds us that following Jesus is costly, but that Jesus is worth it all.
The same extraordinary God, who built His Church on twelve ordinary men, continues to use ordinary men and women, today, to further the advance of His Kingdom in the world.
Jesus confronts the notion that we are not that bad. The reality is that we are far worse than we think we are, and we need Jesus to make the dead in sin come to life.
The mission of disciples of Jesus is to make disciples of Jesus.