Immanuel Lutheran High School, College, and Seminary
Eau Claire, WI

2012-08-29 ILC Chapel — God will help us to…

2012 Chapels -
God will help us to be like Mary to hear His Word.


Date : 2012-08-29
Speaker : Professor Steven Sippert

Luke 10:38–42 (Listen)

Martha and Mary

38 Now as they went on their way, Jesus1 entered a village. And a woman named Martha welcomed him into her house. 39 And she had a sister called Mary, who sat at the Lord’s feet and listened to his teaching. 40 But Martha was distracted with much serving. And she went up to him and said, “Lord, do you not care that my sister has left me to serve alone? Tell her then to help me.” 41 But the Lord answered her, “Martha, Martha, you are anxious and troubled about many things, 42 but one thing is necessary.2 Mary has chosen the good portion, which will not be taken away from her.”


[1] 10:38 Greek he

[2] 10:42 Some manuscripts few things are necessary, or only one


Hymn: TLH 52: Almighty Father, Bless the Word Organ Audio

1. Almighty Father, bless the Word
Which through Thy grace we now have heard,
Oh, may the precious seed take root,
Spring up, and bear abundant fruit!

2. We praise Thee for the means of grace
As homeward now our steps we trace.
Grant, Lord, that we who worshiped here
May all at last in heaven appear.