My Beloved's Worship Garden

A Place Of Refreshing ...

The Fragrance of Jesus

The Scent of Christ
Mary has been here! 

Fleta R. Robinson

It was near the end of Jesus’ human life here on Earth.

Jesus went to a supper prepared for Him in Bethany (where He had raised Lazarus from the dead.)* Lazarus took his place at the table with Jesus. Martha served.

Mary took a container of expensive perfume and anointed Jesus’ feet. She then dried His feet with her hair. The whole dinner party was affected by this action, for the Bible says the fragrance filled the entire house.

Only when Mary gave to Jesus her most prized possession, poured out upon Him, did the aroma also envelop herself. She gave her best to Jesus, but the scent also lingered on Mary.

What should be our strongest desire? It should be to have the living Presence of Christ saturate our very being; so much so that when we are with others they can sense the aroma, the fragrance, the unmistakable “scent” of Christ Himself.

“For we are unto God a sweet savour of Christ . . .” **

May it be evident this very day.


* John 12
** II Corinthians 2:15 (KJV)

*  *  *  *  *  *

May the fragrance of Jesus fill this place
. . . lovely fragrance of Jesus, rising from the 
sacrifice of lives laid down in adoration.

May the beauty of Jesus fill my life
. . . perfect beauty of Jesus, fill my thoughts, my words,
my deeds, my all I give in adoration.

Graham Kendrick
© 1986 Make Way Music/ThankYou Music

 

This document may be reproduced without change in its entirety for non-commercial purposes without prior permission from His Way. Copyright 2005 His Way. All Rights Reserved. 

 

Breaking the Alabaster Box

 

 

Alabaster Box

 

  

 Verse 1:

 

All I am is all I have
And all, all I have to give, and I give it all to You

 

Pre-chorus:

 

It’s my fragrant oil, it’s my costly perfume
I’ll take my alabaster box and I, I break it open

 

Chorus:

 

Let the fragrance arise, la la la la, la la la la
Let the fragrance arise, la la la la, la la la la

 

Verse 2:

 

So take every song, every spoken word
All of my dance, all of my rhyme, I give it all to You

 

Bridge:

 

So I pour out all my worship over You
And I sing my song of worship straight to You
And I pour out all my worship, and I pour out all my worship
So I pour out all my worship over You, la la la la, la la la la

 

Tag:

I break it open, and I pour it out, and I pour it out over You

  

Alabaster Jar

 

Is all I have of worth
I break it at Your feet Lord
It's less than You deserve
You're far more beautiful
More precious than the oil
The sum of my desires
And the fullness of my joy

Like You spilled Your blood
I spilled my heart
As an offering to my King

Here I am take me
As an offering
Here I am giving
Every heartbeat for Your glory
Take me, take me

This time that I have left
Is all I have of worth
I lay it at Your feet Lord
It's less than You deserve
And though I've lived astray
And though my days are few
You gave Your life for me
So I will live my life for You

Like you spilled your blood
I spilled my heart
As an offering to my King

Here I am take me
As an offering
Here I am giving
Every heartbeat for your glory
Take me

Worthy, worthy, You are worthy
Worthy is the Lord