Showing posts from February, 2012

Hurry, Scurry, Fret and Worry

A. Sarnoff You are as much serving God in looking after your own children, training them up in God's fear, minding the house, and making your household a church for God as you would be if you had been called to lead an army to battle for the Lord of Hosts .  ~Charles Spurgeon   Martha and Mary Martha was busy!  Mary was, too. Jesus might visit before they were through! “Swish, swish, sweep” went Martha’s broom. As Martha went to work, her face showed gloom. “Flap, flap, Flip” went the rugs Mary shook. As Mary went to work with a cheerful look. Soon Jesus came in the big front door. Mary was quiet, while Martha worked more. Hurry-scurry-fret-and-worry Martha rushed around. Doing helpful things for Jesus, while peaceful Mary just sat down. “Get up, Mary! Help me!” the frowning Martha said. “If you don’t work and help me, we won’t get Jesus fed.” Jesus looked at Martha with eyes that seemed quite sad. “Martha, sit with Mary if you w