1 April 2015
Rev Dr Tan Siang-Yang
but could be Tuesday
Was there1, 2 or 3 different anointings?
Luke's was one
Matthew and Mark refer to the same:
What would you do if you had only two days more live?
Face your mortality
You are not ready to fully live
until you are ready to fully die
Teach us to number our days
to home of dear friends
for quiet time
Simon, probably healed
yet still stigmatised
woman anoints him
no holding back
the whole thing
she gave her everything
Jesus saw crucifixion ahead
and looking beyond he saw Easter, Resurrection
so he could predict the good news, the gospel would be preached
and this woman remembered
100% of what I am and all I have
comes from God
no more tithes
If you think God stingy your Christian life will be stingy too.
If you think God generous, extravagant your Christian life will generous and extravagant.
Sometimes we have a one off opportunity a Kairos moment
She touched Jesus heartland lifted his spirits when he was hurting.
Suffering is not the last word
God is the last word
There is hope
Always pray for healing
Remeber God can heal
on earth or
God answers prayers
- YES- with pleasure
- YES- and there is more (Eph 3:20)
- NO- not now = wait (Patience is a cardinal virtue)
- NO - final answer : Because I love you too much.