As Jesus and His disciples were on their
way, He came to a village where a woman
named Martha opened her home to Him.
She had a sister called Mary, who sat at the
Lord’s feet listening to what He said.
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!’
‘Martha, Martha,’ the Lord answered, ‘you
are worried and upset about many things,
but only one thing is needed. Mary has
chosen what is better, and it will not be
taken away from her.’
Sitting at Jesus’ feet is the
willingness to STOP in order
to truly LISTEN and LEARN
Too often we seek how to FIT Jesus into life
rather than living from a life CENTERED on
Many Christians offer Jesus what they are
WILLING to give, but never bother asking
what it is that He WANTS
We cannot become LIKE
Jesus apart from time
SPENT with Jesus.
Sitting at Jesus’ feet reflects a humility that
says I NEED and have a DESIRE to learn.
Whatever we feed our minds plays a role in
the person we are BECOMING
Sitting at Jesus’ feet offers
Him our UNDIVIDED
The greatest challenge for most of us in the
process of discipleship are the GOOD things
that crowd out BETTER things.
Sitting at Jesus’ feet is a
Discipleship is INTENTIONALLY choosing to
learn from Jesus in the midst of everything
else that is clamoring for our attention.
Please take a moment to fill out your
My Next Step Today is to:
( ) Do the home life help (in bulletin)
( ) Identify how to best listen and learn
( ) Evaluate if I fit Jesus into life or live life
centered around Jesus
( ) Ask Jesus what He wants of me (and listen)
( ) Identify one step to invest in my
relationship with Jesus
( ) Other________________________