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The Significance of Jesus Being Anointed by Oil

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You might be comfortable with the stories of Jesus being blessed with oil when perusing the Gospels. Perusing the records in the diverse books could undoubtedly prompt believe that they allude to a similar example, yet nearer examination demonstrates that there are, indeed, three distinct circumstances recorded when this happened.

Two of the cases where Jesus is blessed with oil happen in the days preceding His torturous killing. Is there any hugeness to him being blessed under these circumstances?

The two events

Close investigation of the records of Jesus being blessed with oil before entering Jerusalem uncovers that there are two separate events.

In the book of John, we read about the occasion six days preceding Passover.

Six days before the Passover, Jesus along these lines came to Bethany, where Lazarus was, whom Jesus had raised from the dead. So … Read the rest

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