I pray to God that this week brings you into a much better understanding as to why you have been chosen as a vessel fit for the master’s use.
Quite lately, I have been pondering on this…Have I found the right balance between Worship and Service? Do I make a conscious distinction between the two in my daily walk with God? What does it really mean to worship and what does it mean to serve? By His special grace, I will be sharing with you revelations from God’s word as it relates to this issue. I particulary have decided to undertake this study to ensure that I don’t spend my life walking in God’s permissive will but much rather His perfect will for my life. Your comments are most welcomed and should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org . We will endeavour to post as many as we can.
Turn your bible with me to Luke 10: 38-42. This scripture was one of the revelations that God gave to me to confirm His call upon my life to birth forth the Chosen to give Life vision. Jesus was admonishing Martha to choose the better part of sitting at His feet. The bible records that Martha was overly occupied, too busy and was distracted with much serving. She even tried to get Jesus to reason with her. “Lord, is it nothing to you that my sister has left me to serve alone?”, she asked? Before Jesus could respond to her question, she’d assumed that He understood that it was unfair for Mary to let her do all the work because she quickly added, “Tell her then to help me!”
Martha represents a host of women today who are caught up in the demands of life, rightfully and wrongfully, and who have come to accept this as a normal lifestyle for a woman. The average woman is overly concerned about the daily activities around her and feels a sense of responsibility to be “involved”. She channels her strength into serving others because she believes that it is naturally expected of her, whether married or unmarried.
In comparison, her sister’s heart was elsewhere. Next week, we will look at what distinguishes Mary…….and why Jesus said…”Mary has chosen the better part!