When you come to Jesus to sit at His feet and receive from His presence, He is pleased. He does not have a list of demands. He wants you to enjoy His presence. When Jesus came to Mary and Martha’s house in Bethany, Martha became pre-occupied with serving so much that she forgot about enjoying Jesus.
However, Mary sat at Jesus’s feet and received from Him. Martha became overburdened with serving and became frustrated at Mary who was resting at the Lord’s feet. Martha asked Jesus to rebuke her sister. Jesus did not. He said “Mary has chosen the good part, which shall not be taken away from her.”
When we receive from Jesus first, we will then actually be able to serve Him best. As Jesus approached the time of His death, He needed someone to anoint His body for burial. It was Mary, the who had sat at…
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