Tuesday, August 14, 2012

Labels and John 12:3-6

Then Mary took a pound of very costly oil of spikenard, anointed the feet of Jesus, and wiped His feet with her hair. And the house was filled with the fragrance of the oil. But one of His disciples, Judas Iscariot, Simon’s son, who would betray Him, said, “Why was this fragrant oil not sold for three hundred denarii and given to the poor?” This he said, not that he cared for the poor, but because he was a thief, and had the money box; and he used to take what was put in it.  John 12:3-6

Isn't that the truth? You know... I really want to assume the best of people, but once they have proven their character (or lack of), it is hard to see a thief and liar for anything other than that. 

I am thankful that of all the labels the Lord can attach to me, the one He uses is:



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