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Matthew 26:6-13
Now when Jesus was at Bethany in the house of Simon the leper, a woman came up to him with an alabaster flask of very expensive ointment, and she poured it on his head as he reclined at table. And when the disciples saw it, they were indignant, saying, “Why this waste? For this could have been sold for a large sum and given to the poor.” But Jesus, aware of this, said to them, “Why do you trouble the woman? For she has done a beautiful thing to me. For you always have the poor with you, but you will not always have me. In pouring this ointment on my body, she has done it to prepare me for burial. Truly, I say to you, wherever this gospel is proclaimed in the whole world, what she has done will also be told in memory of her.”

How do you want to be remembered? .

Everyone wants to be remembered .


Psalm 112:6 . he will be remembered forever. .God Promises the Righteous Will Leave a Lasting Legacy For the righteous will never be moved.

Question 1: How do you want people to remember you? .

What do you want on your Tombstone? .

who suffered martyrdom under Spanish rule on October 6. was strangled and burnt at Vilvorde.' This prayer was answered within a year by the issue under royal authority.William Tyndale “William Tyndale. 1536. open the eyes of the King of England. of the whole Bible in English” . Among his last words were these: 'Lord.

David Brainerd “Sacred to the memory of the Rev. A faithful and laborious missionary to the Stockbridge. Delaware and Sasquehanna tribes of Indians…” . David Brainerd.

his life was spent in an unwearied effort to evangelize the native races. traveler. to explore the undiscovered secrets. and to abolish the desolating slave trade of central Africa…” . philanthropist… For 30 years. missionary. here rests David Livingstone.David Livingstone “Brought by faithful hands over land and sea.

there were no Christians here. and when he left in 1872 there were no heathen. Missionary sent from Nova Scotia to Aneiteum for twenty-four years.” . born in Scotland. 1815. When he landed in 1848. minister in Prince Edward Island seven years.John Geddie “In memory of John Geddie.

Michael Leroy Luther Can you tell how this guy wanted to be remembered? .

How do you think people remembered Jesus after He died? .

Question 2: How do you want God to remember you? .

for we walk by faith.2 Corinthians 5:6-10 So we are always of good courage. So whether we are at home or away. not by sight. and we would rather be away from the body and at home with the Lord. so that each one may receive what is due for what he has done in the body. we are of good courage. Yes. For we must all appear before the judgment seat of Christ. we make it our aim to please him. whether good or evil. . We know that while we are at home in the body we are away from the Lord.

declares the Lord. For this is the covenant that I will make with the house of Israel after those days. not like the covenant that I made with their fathers on the day when I took them by the hand to bring them out of the land of Egypt. „Know the Lord. And I will be their God.‟ for they shall all know me. the days are coming. declares the Lord: I will put my law within them. my covenant that they broke. And no longer shall each one teach his neighbor and each his brother. and I will remember their sin no more. though I was their husband. when I will make a new covenant with the house of Israel and the house of Judah. declares the Lord. saying. from the least of them to the greatest. declares the Lord.Jeremiah 31:31-34 Behold. and they shall be my people. and I will write it on their hearts. For I will forgive their iniquity. .

You‟ll Be Remembered By 2 Things 1) How you lived .

which he commanded our fathers to teach to their children. the children yet unborn. but keep his commandments… .You‟ll Be Remembered By 2 Things 2) Your children He established a testimony in Jacob and appointed a law in Israel. so that they should set their hope in God and not forget the works of God. that the next generation might know them.Psalm 78:5-8 . and arise and tell them to their children.

God‟s plan for you is that you live a life worth remembering .

How do we do this? Therefore. despising the shame. looking to Jesus.Hebrews 12:1-2 . and is seated at the right hand of the throne of God. and let us run with endurance the race that is set before us. let us also lay aside every weight. the founder and perfecter of our faith. . who for the joy that was set before him endured the cross. since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses. and sin which clings so closely.