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Martha complains about her sister Mary

Busy Martha complains while Mary sits and listens to Jesus.
Contributed by LUMO project
Story also available on our translated websites: Spanish, Portuguese, Polish
When Jesus and His disciples came to a village a woman named Martha invited them to her home to eat. She had a sister called Mary, who sat listening to Jesus. – Slide 1
Martha was very busy and under pressure to get food prepared and ready for her guests. – Slide 2
Her sister Mary was not helping but listening intently to what Jesus was teaching. – Slide 3
An exasperated Martha finally blurted out, ‘Lord, don’t you care that my sister has left me to do the work by myself? Tell her to help me!’ – Slide 4
‘Martha, dear friend, you are so upset over all these details,’ Jesus replied. – Slide 5
‘There is really only one thing worth being concerned about. – Slide 6
‘Mary has discovered it—and I won’t take it away from her!’ – Slide 7
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