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Name: Christy Mathis Date:10/20/19 Studying the Gospels Passage: Luke 10:38-42 Instructions: For this assignment, you will be studying a story from the Gospels. More specifically, you will be studying Jesus encounter with Mary and Martha in Luke 10:38-42. You will use the template below in order to complete a study of this passage. In your study, you will use the skills of Observation, Interpretation, Correlation, and Application that you have become familiar with through your reading in Everyday Bible Study . I. Observation A. I have read Luke 10:38-42 in both a formal translation (KJV, NKJV, NASB, ESV, or CSB) and a functional translation (NIV, NLT, or NCV). Highlight the correct answer. You will find a copy of the NASB, ESV, CSB, and NLT in your myWSB Library. o Yes o No B. Identify the basic elements of the story you are studying 1. Main characters: (List them) Mary Martha Jesus 2. Plot: (50-100 words) Jesus has come into the village of Mary and Martha and Martha invites him to Dinner. Martha is worried and stressed trying to get the meal perfectly together, and Mary is focusing all her attention on Jesus. Martha frustrated asked Jesus his opinion on Mary not helping and he tells Martha that Mary knows the importance of his word and he would not take that from her. This is suggesting that Martha should stress less over the things that do not matter as much. 3. Story structure: (50-100 words) Jesus has come to the village where Martha and Mary reside, and Jesus was teaching the word of the Lord to those gathered around. Martha was busy in the kitchen preparing dinner for everyone and is frustrated that Mary is not helping. Martha tells Jesus it is unfair Mary is just sitting listening and not helping, and Jesus tells her Mary is doing the right thing by listening and putting the Lords word first and he would not change what is right. 1
C. List basic observations about this passage using the “Key Question” for observation. Remember to consult the list of items from the observation section in studying the Gospels in Chapter 36. This will help you be more detailed in your answers to “who,” “what,” “where,” “when,” “why,” and “how.”
2. What:

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