The Anointing at Bethany
Time is winding down. Jesus goes to the temple and is met with questions and hostility from the temple’s religious leaders. He responds with parables, which seem to be his favorite teaching method. Which of these parables speaks to you? (Read more of Jesus’ teachings in Matthew 23, 24, and 25.) Why do you think these parables pushed the priests to formally conspire the kill Jesus?
Now in Jerusalem, Jesus has a curious variety of encounters and experiences.