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Old 09-30-2016, 10:23 AM   #154
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Default Re: What is God's Economy?

Originally Posted by Evangelical View Post
The simplicity of Christ, that we should be like innocent children, that we should be like Mary not Martha, these are all examples of simplicity.
Do you think that the comment about Mary v Martha was a universal statement about what Mary did in this one instance v anything that anyone ever does concerning things like what Martha was doing? If you do think that, then you are lost in a context-less world. Ambiguity is your friend.

The comment to Martha about Mary was not a condemnation of what Martha did, but a recognition that the thing that Mary was doing in this particular instance was not to be disdained and set aside for the purpose of other things.
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