The 26th chapter of Matthew occurs at the end of Passion Week right up to the events of Good Friday, the crucifixion of Christ. In this narrative, there are several movements which instruct and challenge us, as well as revealing the great love of God as the ministry of Jesus culminates at the cross. What is my response and reactions to these events? Matthew 26:1-13. What is the response of the religious leaders to Jesus? How did the woman at Simon’s home respond to Jesus and why? What does Jesus say about her?