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Martha and Mary (last in a series)

This story does not only address the tensions between two women who lived more that two thousand years ago. It speaks directly to modern Christians who tend to be busy with many things, except with what is truly necessary – spending time with Jesus. The point Jesus made to Martha is that time “at his feet” should come before everything else she felt obligated to do. What this means for us, practically speaking, is that we should rearrange our schedules and reorder our priorities so that time spent getting to know Jesus, better and better, and in the study of God’s word to us in Scripture, comes first. Continue reading

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