Contributed by Clair Sauer on Feb 14, 2014
Jesus has many interactions with the sisters, Mary and Martha, throughout his ministry. What we learn in looking at each of these encounters is that together, the sisters model complete discipleship, learning and living fully with Jesus.
The sisters Mary and Martha make multiple appearances in the gospels, particularly John’s gospel. And in each passage, as they interact with Jesus, we learn something new about them. The dinner recounted in this passage immediately followed the raising of Mary and Martha’s brother,