When Jesus came for a meal, Martha rushed around cooking and cleaning – but Mary stopped everything to listen. Which sister did the right thing? Why is listening to Jesus so important?
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Meal 4: If Jesus came to your house, how would you get ready?
In this video, Jesus has a meal with two sisters, Mary and Martha. When Jesus began to teach, Mary dropped everything she was doing and went to sit at Jesus' feet to listen.
But Martha kept rushing around cooking and cleaning. She was very frustrated that Mary wouldn't help her! But Jesus surprised Martha when he taught her that Mary was doing the right thing. Listening to Jesus is the most important thing we can do!
How can we listen to Jesus today? How do we hear his teaching? We read God's word in the Bible.
Suitable for children aged 5-11 years old.
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Bella works as a youth ministry trainee for Christ Church Leyton as part of her gap year placement. This involves making Bible story videos for the Sunday School and Toddler ministries. Bella loves cats, geography and going to the theatre.
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