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Re: 3 Lessons To Learn From Mary And Martha by MrNipplesLover(m): 10:15am On Jan 24
Thank you, Jesus. ❤❤❤
Re: 3 Lessons To Learn From Mary And Martha by H2ho(m): 10:18am On Jan 24
Which of the martha? Seun ex girlfriend?? Where is farano grin grin
Re: 3 Lessons To Learn From Mary And Martha by Yakuza69: 10:23am On Jan 24
jesus is sure one confused nigga
Re: 3 Lessons To Learn From Mary And Martha by Osagiewangbon: 10:33am On Jan 24
Martha was not wrong for being hospitable and entertaining. Like Martha, a women came to pour oil on the feet of Jesus and Jesus declared her as hospitable and entertaining Luke7:37-50.
Jesus was actually speaking against insecurity and anxiety in Martha's heart: she was 'careful and troubled' deep within her heart Luke10:38-42.
Rachael was another woman like Martha. Her desperation for children and outburst with Jacob was borne out of jealousy (envying Leah) Genesis30:1.
Desperate Jealousy and busybody were the vices responsible for the sufferings and death of Jesus Mark15:10. Jesus is on the look out against such unclean heart conditions Rev2:23, Jerem17:9-10.
JESUS IS SPEAKING TO YOU AND I AS WELL: 'DO NOT BE ANXIOUS AND INSECURE BECAUSE A NEIGHBOUR IS MADE WEALTHY AND THE GLORY OF HIS FAMILY IS INCREASED' Psalm49:16, Exodus20:17.
Re: 3 Lessons To Learn From Mary And Martha by ANTIlSLAM(m): 10:41am On Jan 24
AntiChristian:
Mary is obviously the best woman of her time.

She's not the mother of God as God is not born!

I believe you have been adequately equipped on the fact that Mary is NOT Elizabeth Daughter of Aaron?
Re: 3 Lessons To Learn From Mary And Martha by Kureh(m): 11:21am On Jan 24
MAY GOD BE WITH US AND LEAD US TO DO HIS WILL AMEN
Re: 3 Lessons To Learn From Mary And Martha by Myer: 1:35pm On Jan 24
JourneytoEL:
A man came visiting a family with two sisters. One of the sisters, Martha, was busy in the kitchen, preparing meals and cleaning while the other one, Mary, was "idling" away at his feet, gisting with him. Based on world standards, Martha, was right. She is an epitome of a responsible woman. 100yards wife material. Most likely a first daughter, but in the eyes of the Heaven, she was wrong. While, her sister, who the world would declare as lazy and irresponsible was right in the eyes of Heaven. The standard of judgement of the world is most times contrary to the standard of judgement of Heaven. What men judge as right might be wrong in heaven. And, those who the earth see as wrong maybe right in the eyes of God.

3 lessons to learn.

1. Never judge anyone in his walk with God.
Your standards and those of God aren't the same. Do not judge that you won't be judged (Luke 6:37a). Stop calling people sister mary, holy holy, you don't know if their dressing patterns were strictly designed for them from God. Stop calling people prostitutes because of the way they dress to church you don't know God's plan for their lives. In Jer 17:10, the Lord said, I , the LORD, search the heart, I test the mind, Even to give every man according to his ways, According to the fruit of his doings.

2. The busy bee may be the farthest from God.
Nothing beats personal intimacy with God. Many people believe been a good Christian is about taking up positions in church. They are chapter presidents, unit leaders, lead singers etc. While it is good and profitable to work for God, it shouldn't take the place of fellowship with him. Avoid any position that will keep you too busy to personally commune with him through prayers. If you are been led to work for God and it's your day, choose a time of the night to meet him in prayers. It could be midnight, 3 a.m, 5a.m etc. The same way God desired to interact with Adam (Gen 3:8 ) is still how he longs to commune with Christians today. Don't say no to him because you are too busy (naked) (Gen 3:10).

3. Always seek the counsel of the Holy Spirit
Yes, you heard you have been called to God. The next thing for you is to enrol in a Bible school based and buy shiny suits based on the world's standard, but the Holy Spirit might be telling you to pray at midnight, fast 3 times a week and sweep the church every saturday. Whatever, you do as a Christian, always seek the counsel of the Holy Spirit and obey him. It isn't about what you think and feel is right, it is about what the Spirit of God says is right. As Apostle Paul puts it beautifully in his letter to the Romans in Rom 8:14, For as many as are led by the Spirit of God, these are sons of God. Been a son of God, is not based on your strength but rather on your willingness to be led by the Spirit of God.
Always remember to commune with the Holy Spirit in all matters as Apostle Paul will say in 2 Cor 13:14, The Grace of the Lord Jesus Christ, and the Love of God, and the Communion ( fellowship, intimacy, koinonia, sharing together) in the Holy Spirit be with you all. Amen. The Holy Spirit is here to teach us the post-ascension believers and we can always trust him to bring us to all truth. For it is written, However, when He, the Spirit of truth, has come, He will guide you into all truth; for He will not speak on His own authority, but whatever He hears He will speak; and He will tell you things to come.( John 16:13). Nothing beats having a personal relationship with God, like Mary, it is one thing no one can take away from you (Luke 10:42b). Praise God.

Did you learn anything feom this scripture, please share with us.



An interesting narrative.
About seeking the counsel of the Holyspirit. Your passage never told us Mary sought the counsel of Jesus or the Holyspirit.
Re: 3 Lessons To Learn From Mary And Martha by MuttleyLaff: 2:09pm On Jan 24
Myer:
An interesting narrative.
About seeking the counsel of the Holyspirit. Your passage never told us Mary sought the counsel of Jesus or the Holyspirit.
""But the Helper, the Holy Spirit, whom the Father will send in my name,
He will teach you all things and bring to your remembrance all that I have said to you
"
- John 14:26

Seeking the counsel of Jesus or the Holy Spirit is a follow up revelation
Re: 3 Lessons To Learn From Mary And Martha by Myer: 2:12pm On Jan 24
MuttleyLaff:


"But the Helper, the Holy Spirit, whom the Father will send in my name,
He will teach you all things and bring to your remembrance all that I have said to you
"
- John 14:26

Seeking the counsel of Jesus or the Holy Spirit is a follow up revelation

I don't get your meaning. Speak in plain words.
Re: 3 Lessons To Learn From Mary And Martha by MuttleyLaff: 2:19pm On Jan 24
JourneytoEL:
A man came visiting a family with two sisters. One of the sisters, Martha, was busy in the kitchen, preparing meals and cleaning while the other one, Mary, was "idling" away at his feet, gisting with him. Based on world standards, Martha, was right. She is an epitome of a responsible woman. 100yards wife material. Most likely a first daughter, but in the eyes of the Heaven, she was wrong. While, her sister, who the world would declare as lazy and irresponsible was right in the eyes of Heaven. The standard of judgement of the world is most times contrary to the standard of judgement of Heaven. What men judge as right might be wrong in heaven. And, those who the earth see as wrong maybe right in the eyes of God.

3 lessons to learn.

1. Never judge anyone in his walk with God.
Your standards and those of God aren't the same. Do not judge that you won't be judged (Luke 6:37a). Stop calling people sister mary, holy holy, you don't know if their dressing patterns were strictly designed for them from God. Stop calling people prostitutes because of the way they dress to church you don't know God's plan for their lives. In Jer 17:10, the Lord said, I , the LORD, search the heart, I test the mind, Even to give every man according to his ways, According to the fruit of his doings.

2. The busy bee may be the farthest from God.
Nothing beats personal intimacy with God. Many people believe been a good Christian is about taking up positions in church. They are chapter presidents, unit leaders, lead singers etc. While it is good and profitable to work for God, it shouldn't take the place of fellowship with him. Avoid any position that will keep you too busy to personally commune with him through prayers. If you are been led to work for God and it's your day, choose a time of the night to meet him in prayers. It could be midnight, 3 a.m, 5a.m etc. The same way God desired to interact with Adam (Gen 3:8 ) is still how he longs to commune with Christians today. Don't say no to him because you are too busy (naked) (Gen 3:10).


3. Always seek the counsel of the Holy Spirit
Yes, you heard you have been called to God. The next thing for you is to enrol in a Bible school based and buy shiny suits based on the world's standard, but the Holy Spirit might be telling you to pray at midnight, fast 3 times a week and sweep the church every saturday. Whatever, you do as a Christian, always seek the counsel of the Holy Spirit and obey him. It isn't about what you think and feel is right, it is about what the Spirit of God says is right. As Apostle Paul puts it beautifully in his letter to the Romans in Rom 8:14, For as many as are led by the Spirit of God, these are sons of God. Been a son of God, is not based on your strength but rather on your willingness to be led by the Spirit of God.
Always remember to commune with the Holy Spirit in all matters as Apostle Paul will say in 2 Cor 13:14, The Grace of the Lord Jesus Christ, and the Love of God, and the Communion ( fellowship, intimacy, koinonia, sharing together) in the Holy Spirit be with you all. Amen. The Holy Spirit is here to teach us the post-ascension believers and we can always trust him to bring us to all truth. For it is written, However, when He, the Spirit of truth, has come, He will guide you into all truth; for He will not speak on His own authority, but whatever He hears He will speak; and He will tell you things to come.( John 16:13). Nothing beats having a personal relationship with God, like Mary, it is one thing no one can take away from you (Luke 10:42b). Praise God.

Did you learn anything feom this scripture, please share with us.

Myer:
An interesting narrative.
About seeking the counsel of the Holyspirit. Your passage never told us Mary sought the counsel of Jesus or the Holyspirit.



Myer:
I don't get your meaning. Speak in plain words.
"38As Jesus and his disciples were on their way, he came to a village where a woman named Martha opened her home to him.
39She had a sister called Mary, who sat at the Lord’s feet listening to what he said.
40But Martha was distracted by all the preparations that had to be made. She came to him and asked, “Lord, don’t you care that my sister has left me to do the work by myself? Tell her to help me!”
41“Martha, Martha,” the Lord answered, “you are worried and upset about many things,
42but few things are needed—or indeed only one. Mary has chosen what is better, and it will not be taken away from her.

- Luke 10:38-42

"But the Helper, the Holy Spirit, whom the Father will send in my name,
He will teach you all things and bring to your remembrance all that I have said to you
"
- John 14:26

"But when He, the Spirit of Truth, comes, He will guide you into all the truth [full and complete truth].
For He will not speak on His own initiative, but He will speak whatever He hears [from the Father—the message regarding the Son],
and He will disclose to you what is to come [in the future]
."
- John 16:13

Seeking the counsel of Jesus is evident in Luke 10:39 & 42 (i.e. ... indeed ... Mary has chosen what is better, and it will not be taken away from her) while seeking the counsel of Holy Spirit is a John 14:26 and/or John 16:13 follow up revelation
Re: 3 Lessons To Learn From Mary And Martha by galantjoe(m): 2:44pm On Jan 24
Many atheists believe that Mary, Martha and Mary Magdalen were girlfriends of Jesus.

Even further, they argued that Jesus had children with Mary Magdalen that was why she was first person Jesus shown his body after resurrection. Secondly, he spared her from stoning because she is extremely beautiful.

If you know you know. This is one of conspiracy stories in Christianity
Re: 3 Lessons To Learn From Mary And Martha by cevek11: 4:29pm On Jan 24
You seem to have missed the point of the story where your drew your 2nd point from...
For Martha: it seems more about knowing what is priority and not necessarily being far from God.
Re: 3 Lessons To Learn From Mary And Martha by professore(m): 4:39pm On Jan 24
JourneytoEL:
Luke 10:38-42

38 As Jesus and his disciples were on their way, he came to a village where a woman named Martha opened her home to him. 39 She had a sister called Mary, who sat at the Lord’s feet listening to what he said. 40 But Martha was distracted by all the preparations that had to be made. She came to him and asked, “Lord, don’t you care that my sister has left me to do the work by myself? Tell her to help me!”

41 “Martha, Martha,” the Lord answered, “you are worried and upset about many things, 42 but few things are needed—or indeed only one. Mary has chosen what is better, and it will not be taken away from her.”

Re: 3 Lessons To Learn From Mary And Martha by professore(m): 4:40pm On Jan 24
JourneytoEL:
Luke 10:38-42

38 As Jesus and his disciples were on their way, he came to a village where a woman named Martha opened her home to him. 39 She had a sister called Mary, who sat at the Lord’s feet listening to what he said. 40 But Martha was distracted by all the preparations that had to be made. She came to him and asked, “Lord, don’t you care that my sister has left me to do the work by myself? Tell her to help me!”

41 “Martha, Martha,” the Lord answered, “you are worried and upset about many things, 42 but few things are needed—or indeed only one. Mary has chosen what is better, and it will not be taken away from her.”

very insightful

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