Re: look out! long-haired gun loon!

Michael Lorrey (
Mon, 15 Dec 1997 04:17:10 -0500

Kathryn Aegis wrote:
> Kyle Webb:
> >I'm somehow reminded of the passage in the christian bible where Christ's feet
> >were rubbed down with an expensive ointment, and he was criticized because
> >the money "should" have been used for the poor (insert whatever cause you want).
> Not a parallel example, and not even quoted accurately.
> Matthew 26:6: a woman applies expensive oil onto Jesus's head during the
> 'last supper' and is criticized by the disciples, who say it should
> have been sold for a great sum to buy food for the poor. Jesus' reponse
> is to the effect that a gift should be accepted graciously.
> Kathryn Aegis

And when Martha berated Mary Magdalene for sitting at Christs feet in
rapt attention to his sermon rather than helping her with the chores,
Jesus told here that Mary had chosen a far greater chore.

			Michael Lorrey
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