“But the Lord answered her, “Martha, Martha, you are anxious and troubled about many things, but one thing is necessary.” Luke 10:41-42
“One thing have I asked of the LORD, that will I seek after: that I may dwell in the house of the LORD all the days of my life, to gaze upon the beauty of the LORD and to inquire in his temple.” Psalm 27:4
We are nearly twenty percent of the way through the 21st century, a time when technological advances are as common as churches in the south. We can now hold a device in the palm of our hand that has 100 times the computing power of the 1946 ENIAC supercomputer that weighed 27 tons. With so much technology and with so many tools to increase efficiency and productivity, Christians should be extremely productive in the earth and yet have plenty of time for the pursuit of God. Is this actually the case?
I submit that many of us have never been so busy, yet accomplish so little.
We must not continue in this. Semper reformanda. Ask God for grace that you might govern your life in a way that involves more communion with Christ and less time on your favorite social media outlet. But he gives more grace (James 4:6)…