Have You Ever Had Your Motives Misunderstood? Jesus Is My Defender.
Then took Mary a pound of ointment of spikenard, very costly, and anointed the feet of Jesus, and then she did something extremely intimate and scandalous; she wiped his feet with her hair: and the house was filled with the odour of the ointment. (John 12:1-7).
The Gospels tell us that Judas Iscariot one of Jesus disciples was indignant and rebuked her harshly. What a waste of money! Poured out for nothing! Think of how many poor families could eat for a week on that. He saw only money. Mary saw only Jesus.
Have you ever had your motives misunderstood? Have you ever had someone criticize the way you worship or spend your time or money, the way you minister or believe or come through or don’t come through? It has happened to me countless times, and I hate…
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