Gospel.com Topics Feed - Alabaster 2009-09-10T16:18:48-05:00 GCI info@gospel.com /feeds/topics/alabaster/ Alabaster box in the Bible - a Christian perspective http://biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Luke%207:37-38&version=NIV 2009-09-10T16:18:48-05:00 Once, Jesus was approached by a sinful woman who carried an alabaster box or jar of perfume. She washed his feet with her tears and hair and then poured the perfume from the alabaster jar on his feet. Alabaster - a Christian perspective http://biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Matthew%2026:7&version=NIV 2009-08-18T16:23:26-05:00 A woman approaches Jesus with an extremely expensive bottle of perfume. Later, Jesus' disciples will criticize her for "wasting" such a valuable item, but Jesus chides them for not respecting the woman's faith and charity.