- Created: 17 July 2016 17 July 2016
The Lord visited Abraham and received his hospitality, but Abraham received a much greater gift: the gracious promise of a son. Mary and Martha were also blessed by a visit from God. Jesus received Martha’s hospitality, though she was “distracted with much serving.” But Mary “sat at the Lord’s feet and listened to His teaching.” The service of love is no sin, but “one thing is necessary” for both faith and love: the word of Christ.
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