If we have accepted the liberty He has given us, set us free from “many things”.

And Jesus answered and said unto her, Martha, Martha, thou art careful and troubled about many things: but one thing is needful — Luk 10:41-42 Seizing upon the EssentialThese words, you will remember, are taken from the brief description of the well-known scene in the home of Martha and Mary at Bethany. And few episodes, … Continue reading If we have accepted the liberty He has given us, set us free from “many things”.

The Conflict of Duties

Lord, suffer me first to go and bury my fatherLuk 9:59 The Conflict between What Is Right and WrongThere has been very considerable discussion as to the precise import of this incident, but the moral significance of it is unmistakable. Here is a man whose difficulty lay in the pressure upon him of conflicting duties. … Continue reading The Conflict of Duties