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In Defence of Martha15th Dec 2015, mgh.
Many commentators criticise Martha for a lack of interest in the teachings of the Messiah and that she made an unfair request for Mary's help. They say that Martha was being severely rebuked by Y'shua and that Mary was the more earnest disciple. This is based on the following brief account given in Luke 10, but aspects of this account which reveal a different view of Martha, are possibly overlooked.... More
Mary26th Nov 2012, mgh.
Mary, the mother of our Lord is often so vernated, she is not understood as a real person and therefore her influence as a great example is lost. When we are told that Jesus 'grew and waxed strong in spirit, filled with wisdom' (Luke 2:40), we might think of, “the words of king Lemuel, the prophecy that his mother taught him.” (Proverbs 31:1 cp 29:15), and psalm 22, “thou did make me to hope when I was upon my mother's breasts”... More