Jesus at Simon’s house

An EasyEnglish Story Unit (AEE) from Matthew’s Good News

Joyce Ferrie



Jesus and his friends went to visit a man called Simon.

 A woman came to see Jesus.

She had some very precious perfume.

The perfume had cost a lot of money.

The woman opened the jar of perfume.

She poured it on Jesus’ head.


Jesus’ friends said, “What a waste.

That perfume could have been sold.

The money could have helped the poor people.”


Jesus said, “She has done something beautiful.

She poured the perfume on my head to get me ready for burial.

There will always be poor people.

What she has done will be told all over the world one day.

Wherever my story is told, people will hear what this woman did.”


Matthew 26:6-13.



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June 2009

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