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Solely One Factor is Wanted

“My son, take note of what I say; flip your ear to my phrases.” Proverbs 4:20

 We’re bombarded with so many distractions every day. It takes a aware effort on our half to stay targeted, doing the issues in life which might be really wanted.

Consider the story of Martha receiving Jesus into her house. Her sister Mary sat on the ft of Jesus, listening to Him and taking in each phrase. However Martha was busy within the kitchen, making ready every part so it was excellent for her friends. Naturally, she grew to become pissed off along with her sister, who wasn’t doing something to assist out:

 “[Martha] got here to [Jesus] and requested, ‘Lord, don’t you care that my sister has left me to do the work on my own? Inform her to assist me!’ 

Martha, Martha,’ the Lord answered, ‘you might be apprehensive and upset about many issues, however few issues are wanted — or certainly just one. Mary has chosen what is healthier, and it’ll not be taken away from her’” (Luke 10:38).

Like Martha, we are usually apprehensive and distracted, giving consideration to the challenges round us as a substitute of the Phrase of God. However the one factor that’s wanted is to be like Mary, to take a seat on the ft of Jesus, soaking in His presence and His Phrase.

Are you giving consideration to the Phrase? Are you listening to from Him? Or have you ever allowed the distractions of the world hold you from listening to Jesus? As a substitute of fixating on life’s challenges, meditate on the Phrase so as to hear from Him.

 Lord, give me the knowledge to deal the distractions in my life which might be preserving me from attending to Your Phrase. Amen.

By Folasade Oladapo
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