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  • Martha - The Hostess

    Contributed by Claude Alexander on May 15, 2022
    based on 1 rating

    Martha is well-to-do and highly respected within her community. She lives in a big house . She lived with her sister Mary and her brother Lazarus. They were a Jewish family who were friends and followers of Jesus

    Martha - the hostess Luke 10:38-42, John 11:1-44 Martha has received quite a lot of criticism over the years, for every woman is told not to be like Martha, and consequently they heave upon themselves the burden of guilt and condemnation when they are. Do you look down on yourself because God more

  • Escaping The Holiday Rush Series

    Contributed by David Dewitt on Dec 17, 2007
    based on 1 rating

    Our society creates a huge rush around Christmas that causes many to lose the true meaning of Christmas

    Escaping the Holiday Rush Luke 10:38-42 December 2006 About a day after Thanksgiving, people begin to act like turkeys. A gobble mentality is everywhere. Adrenalin’s up and courtesy is down. We see hot collars, long lines and longer faces. We deck the malls with howls of folly. It’s Christmas. more

  • When Worry Gets Tough Series

    Contributed by David Dewitt on Oct 7, 2011

    Worry is one of the problems that many Christians face. Worry is part of the tough stuff of life

    When Worry Gets Tough Luke 10:38-42 Morning Service An average person's anxiety is focused on : 40% -- things that will never happen 30% -- things about the past that can't be changed 12% -- things about criticism by others, mostly untrue 10% -- about health, which gets worse with stress 8% more

  • Duty Vs. Devotion Series

    Contributed by John Hamby on Jul 30, 2002
    based on 695 ratings

    Is it possible to serve the Lord out of habit rather than out of love? An examination of Martha and Mary illustrate the cost of a loss of focus.

    A Study of the Book of Luke Sermon # 27 Duty vs. Devotion Luke 10:38-42 What brought you here today? Was it a sense of duty, you feel a sense of obligation, a responsibility to the Lord for all that he has done for you. more

  • The Trap Of Busyness

    Contributed by Patrick O'loughlin on Sep 28, 2009
    based on 12 ratings

    How we get caught in the trap of busyness and how we get out.

    Title: The trap of busyness Text: Luke 10:38-42 Introduction Today we are going to look together at the trap of busyness. Luke 10:38-42 “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 more

  • A Tale Of Two Sisters

    Contributed by Lee Henry on Jul 14, 2006
    based on 19 ratings

    Martha and Mary were sisters. They were both close friends of Jesus but they interacted with him, served him and worship him in different ways.

    A Tale of Two Sisters Luke 10:38-42 Introduction: Tonight we want to look at two women who were prominent in the life of Jesus: Two sisters named Martha and Mary. They are mentioned in three separate incidents during Jesus’ ministry. 1. When he visited their home in Bethany (Luke 10:38-41), more

  • Martha And Mary Series

    Contributed by Alan Mccann on Oct 31, 2004
    based on 69 ratings

    How being a ’martha’ can distract you from sitting at the feet of Christ and hearing his voice.

    MARTHA – LUKE 10.38-42 I want you to note right at the beginning of this sermon the context in which Luke records this incident in the home of Martha and Mary. Luke places it immediately after Jesus has taught the parable of the Good Samaritan. I think that is significant because in that parable more

  • Two Women--Two Tasks

    Contributed by Jerry Falwell on May 14, 2002
    based on 88 ratings

    The account of Martha and Mary. All of us must show that in our life all of us must be both--"Martha" who serves, and "Mary" who sits at the feet of Jesus.

    TWO WOMEN - TWO TASKS Martha the Doer and Mary the Devoted One By Jerry Falwell I. INTRODUCTION (Luke 10:38-42) A. Many have read the account of Martha and Mary who fussed over their role and relationship to Jesus. Practical people tend to take Martha’s side; contemplative people tend to take more

  • Good And Better Series

    Contributed by Tyler Edwards on Jun 14, 2011
    based on 1 rating

    Jesus having dinner with Mary and Martha

    21. Who is Jesus? January 23rd, 2010 Good and Better Jesus primary ministry had been located in Galilee for some time. Now it has shifted south and His ministry is in full swing in Judea. His time here is limited as His mission is getting closer to completion. The shadow of the cross is growing more

  • Rotten Mess Faith

    Contributed by Wade Martin Hughes, Sr on Apr 21, 2002
    based on 14 ratings

    We illustrate how Jesus had to walk Martha through three levels of faith.

    TITLE DEED FAITH By Wade Martin Hughes, Sr. I ponder today ROTTEN MESSES and Faith. We must come to realize a problem is but a doorway of opporutnity for God to show His Plan! I ponder: Can people have faith and never use it? Are there levels of faith? How can I learn to more

  • Priorities Series

    Contributed by Jeffery Anselmi on Oct 8, 2021

    Our world is obsessed with being busy. It can be hard to slow down and take time to prioritize Jesus.

    INTRODUCTION • Busyness is not just about put in too many hours on the job. • Just as people struggle with overworking, so they can also struggle with staying busy when they are not working their “day job.” • There is a constant state of busyness between work and everything else that fills our more

  • Martha And Mary Series

    Contributed by Freddy Fritz on Jul 26, 2014
    based on 4 ratings

    The account of Martha and Mary teaches us about the priority of the word of God in the life of every believer.

    Scripture After his ministry in Galilee, which lasted about two years, Jesus “set his face to go to Jerusalem” (Luke 9:51). On his journey to Jerusalem, Jesus taught his disciples many lessons. We learn about one of those lessons in the account of Martha and Mary in Luke more

  • Are Your Priorities Out-Of-Whack?

    Contributed by Monty Newton on Jul 19, 2007
    based on 18 ratings

    When we focus on listening to Jesus, our priorities will be in proper order.

    Title: Are Your Priorities Out-of-Whack? Text: Luke 10:38-42 Thesis: When we focus on listening to Jesus, our priorities will be in proper order. Introduction I don’t know if this is a true story or not, but I suspect it is true, in that it was printed in a book by Steve Farrar titled, more

  • Lent 2019 - The Home In Bethany Series

    Contributed by Stephen Belokur on Mar 28, 2019
    based on 1 rating

    After Jesus makes His into Jerusalem to the shouts of Hosanna He tours the Temple and then goes out to Bethany for the night. Why Bethany? Who lived there and what can we learn from them?

    Lent 2019 - The Home in Bethany Please stand as we read our newest memory Scripture together … 1 John 1:5-7 “This is the message we have heard from Him and declare to you: God is light; in Him there is no darkness at all. If we claim to have fellowship with Him and yet walk in the darkness, we more

  • Are You A Martha

    Contributed by Bruce Hadley on Aug 30, 2020

    What is a Martha? A Martha is a type of person who wants to serve the Lord without getting to know the Lord personally. Let's take a closer look at the sisters Martha and Mary and their interaction with Jesus.

    In today’s culture, we hear the term Karen, used to describe white women who perceive to be entitled or demanding beyond the scope of what is appropriate or necessary. Karen is a common stereotype associated with white women who won't hesitate to use their "privilege" at the expense more