Mary and Martha Sermon
One thing is Necessary
Mpt- Jesus wanted Martha to choose His presence and His Word over the busyness and stressfulness of her day to day life.
mps-Our priority in life has to be Jesus, don’t be caught in the trap of the whirlwind of life.
Am I a Mary or a Martha. Be Mary.
Sat at the Lord’s feet (39)
In good company
Disciples after raising
Gentile woman w/ demon daughter
People who needed healing
Woman who loved much
You at His feet because you need something or he has done something or you know He is worthy of worship
Sw-access she had it, and we have it
sw-He is our Lord, He’s got what we need,
Acts 17:26-28 made to be in His presence
What does it look like?
Listened to His teaching (39)
Does this sound like you?
Distracted (from doing above) (40)
Is there anything that is distracting you in the presence of the Lord?
What could be more important?
mary and martha sermon illustrations
Pick your hero, I bet you will quality timing it.
Must be a way to serve that isn’t glorifying or edifying towards God
Could it be for men? Cleaning house, tidying up
Could it be for you?
Sw could this be us?
Be still (for some us)
Psalm 37:7b be still before the Lord and wait patiently for Him
Anxious & trouble about many things (41)
Extended beyond just this occasion
Philippians 4:6-7 be anxious for nothing
Many things (41)
Money, kids, sports, health, things out of our control
1 Peter 5:7
Does this sound like you? Don’t be Martha.
One thing is necessary (42)
Mary chose the good portion (42)
Chose! Choose Jesus today!
When serving choose to serve as unto the Lord with blinders to man