Jesus said about the cities that reject the Gospel after they have clearly heard it with signs following in Luke 10:12: “I say to you that it will be more tolerable in that Day for Sodom than for that city.” A statement like this may be hard to swallow, but we must. I know He is love, but I must also know His leadership is just and perfect; what He does is right.
Martha got “distracted with much serving” because she was “worried and troubled about many things.” The enemy desires to distract and keep distracted every child of God. How did it happen with Martha? She got worried and concerned with temporal side issues. When we stop focusing on the main things of God’s kingdom, unimportant temporal issues will begin to look important. Its been said, “The main thing is to keep the main thing the main thing.” Mary kept the main thing the main thing; she sat at Jesus’ feet and heard His Word. If doing what Mary did isn’t at the top of our priorities, we need to ask ourselves, “What are we really accomplishing?” We can’t do anything without abiding in Him, and we abide in Him by abiding in His Word. Let’s take stock of our priorities and make sure they are in order today.
Read through the Bible with us in 2012! The reading plan can be downloaded below; we are reading in chronological order. Check back often to read the blog posts on the Bible readings and discuss things in the "comments" section.
2012 Bible Plan