The Word Among Us

August 2007 Issue

Why This Waste?

The Incalculable Value of Pouring Our Lives Out on Jesus

A man went into a department store to buy some perfume for his wife. He was amazed—and more than a little intimidated—by the fact that he found more than forty different scents and brands. It took him nearly an hour to make his final decision. And even then, he wasn’t sure his wife would like it!

This story shows us how precious perfume is—and how popular! It also shows us how much importance someone could find in a simple jar...

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