Which is better?
Luke 10:38-42 • Graham Errington
Introduction – families
1. Martha and Mary
In the house Martha was doing the ____________
And Mary was _____________________
Martha became angry and talked a lot about ____________
What is the one ____________ that you know if you did superbly well and consistently would have significant positive results in your _____________________?
One activity which would make a big difference would be ________________________ and ________________________
Jesus could see that women were ____________ with men in knowing God
Christian men ____________ women, they ____________ them, they allow them to ____________ in spiritual understanding and in ____________ opportunities.
Mary was concentrating on the ____________________ but Martha was very stressed with what was ____________
2. Following Mary’s example
We live in an ________________ age — are you getting so ________________ that you forget to spend time with God?
And the way to listen to Jesus first is …
- read your own _____________________
- pray your own _____________________
- get to church _____________________ Sunday
- get to a ____________________________________
3. Some Bible Passages
Mark 1:15 – Jesus wants us to understand the _____________________ of the times we live in.
2 Corinthians 6:2 tells us it is the moment of _____________________
Philippians 4:10 – the whole congregation in Philippi took the ____________________ to serve the apostle.
Galatians 6:10 – take every opportunity to _________________
2 Timothy 4:2 – preachers and teachers must always be _____________________ of where we stand in history
Luke 21:36 – stay vigilant because we live between the ______________ _______________ and the _________________ _________________
Romans 13:11-14 – repeats this point with more details
Acts 17:26 – because the time is _______________________ and history moves towards _________________ __________________
American Carl Henry says:
“History has a beginning in God, it has its centre in Christ, and its end in the final consummation and the last Judgment”
That’s why Mary made the _________________ choice!
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