Dr. Danny Campbell
This young convert was deeply impressed and determined to make these the rules of his life. From that day onward throughout his life he made it a rule to spend the first moments of his day alone with God and God's Word. Before he read a letter, looked at a paper or even read a telegram, he went first to the Bible, that the first impression of the day might be what he got directly from God.
- Series: General Topics
- Scripture: Luke 10:38-42
Too busy for Jesus? Luke 10:38-42
It is important to serve Jesus and meet needs (He had just sent out the 70 and told the Parable of the Good Samaritan), but not to the ________________ of time spent loving Jesus and learning from Him!
Jesus connects with great friends V. 38
John 11:5 says that Jesus loved them!
Mary places herself ______________ the disciples V. 39
True Christianity is for Christian education for all believers, just as Jesus was!
Martha is serving but ________________ and angry V. 40
Mary was beside Jesus listening while Martha was ‘beside herself’ because she had so much to do for Jesus.
“I am the Vine, you are the branches. He who abides in Me, and I in him, bears much fruit; for without Me you can do nothing.” -John 15:5
Two signs of distracted service from verse 40:
1. You are __________________ if God cares
2. You are ________________ others for not serving like you do
Jesus gently re-aligns Martha’s __________________ V. 41-42
What was Mary’s right choice?
To stop what she was doing and spend _____________ with Jesus!
When you pray, go into your room, and when you have shut your door, pray to your Father who is in the secret place; and your Father who sees in secret will reward you openly. -Matthew 6:6