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Pit crew

“Scenes from the passion” Lent devotion for Saturday, April 3, 2021. Photo by Andrew Roberts on Unsplash.

There were also women looking on from a distance, among whom were Mary Magdalene, and Mary the mother of James the younger and of Joses, and Salome. When he was in Galilee, they followed him and ministered to him, and there were also many other women who came up with him to Jerusalem. (Mark 15:40-41)

You can’t be a successful Nascar driver without a pit crew. You can’t be a boxer without a trainer, cornerman and a cut-man. Touring bands have road crews. Dentists have hygienists, assistants, billing and insurance specialists, and front office staff. Jesus and his disciples had support staff, many women from Galilee who traveled with them.

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