Most of us are not spending our time in wanton sin. But we are saturated with all kinds of good works that consume much of our time. Yet there is the better part, to sit at the feet of Jesus. How well do we prioritize the better part over the good part?
Now as they went on their way, he entered into a certain village: and a certain woman named Martha received him into her house. And she had a sister called Mary, who also sat at the Lord’s feet, and heard his word.
But Martha was cumbered about much serving; and she came up to him, and said, “Lord, dost thou not care that my sister did leave me to serve alone? Bid her therefore that she help me.”
But the Lord answered and said unto her, “Martha, Martha, thou art anxious and troubled about many things: but one thing is needful: for Mary hath chosen the good part, which shall not be taken away from her” (Luke 10:38-42).