Jesus Discourages the Stressed Life
Stress sickens the soul. Yes, stress causes bodily disease (some estimate that 90 percent of doctor visits are stress-related), but it also causes soul disease. Stress and spirituality are mortal enemies. How do I decrease stress and increase spirituality?
The problem existed in Jesus’s day too and in Luke 10:38–42 Jesus diagnosed the problem and issued the prescription.
Mary, Martha, and Lazarus were Jesus’s best friends, aside from his twelve disciples. They lived in Bethany, a suburb of Jerusalem, and Jesus often dropped in on them to be refreshed by their friendship, fellowship, and hospitality.
This journey through the book of Luke includes 50 daily devotionals written by David Murray, author of The StoryChanger. Part of the StoryChanger Devotional series, this book features daily readings designed to help you learn, love, and live the whole Bible.
When Jesus knocked on…