The story of Mary and Martha is not meant to exalt contemplation above action, but to indicate the proper way to serve Jesus. This is by prioritizing Him and His Word. It is about the duty to listen to Jesus and the Word of God.
Listen in to Pastor Chuck Swindoll’s sermon on this short but instructive passage in Matthew 16:21–26. Never let your own preferences or assumptions get in the way of your relationship with King Jesus.
We live in a death-denying culture. We don’t like to think about it, talk about it, or even plan on it. But Jesus did not have that option. The shadow of the cross stretched across each day of His life on earth.
Counterfeits are skilled at deception. Spotting a counterfeit requires discernment. Discernment comes from knowing God’s Word.
In Matthew 16:13–20, Jesus asked a question of His disciples that happens to be, in fact, life’s ultimate question for all people Who do you say that I am? Learn the deep truths of Jesus’ identity in this important sermon from Pastor Chuck Swindoll.
We’ve all experienced times when our prayers for healing go unanswered. But no matter what, God is in control. He heals according to His perfect timing and plan.