Last weekend we concluded our Fearless series. We've been talking about 5 ladies who changed the world with their fearless faith. We read Mark 14:3-9 and noted that often criticism comes from the very people who should be encouraging you. Mary did what she could in a big way to commemorate Jesus coming death. He commended her act by saying wherever the gospel is spoken this story would be told as a memorial for her.
Last weekend was Memorial Day weekend. We honor the memories of men and women who served and gave their lives to protect our country. Memorial Day is a day to remember. We read a passage that encouraged us to remember the sacrifice Mary made over 2,000 years ago. Here's what we discovered:
When you take steps to make a difference people get uncomfortable.
Often, criticism comes from the very people who should be encouraging you.
We have to wrap our identity in the commendation of Jesus not men.
Here's a video of last week's message