Having a Mary Heart in a Martha World—The Book
While you’ll learn a great deal from watching the video sessions and completing the study guide homework, please be sure to read your assigned chapters in Having a Mary Heart in a Martha World prior to each week’s discussion. The book provides the framework of this study and is necessary to your getting the most out of our time together.
As early in the study week as possible, you’ll want to complete your assigned reading with a pen or highlighter in hand. I encourage you to mark or underline things that really speak to you—verses, quotes, stories, or analogies. Make notes in the book margins of any thoughts, questions, or revelations you’d like to discuss or share in class.
The Study Guide
After you’ve read the assigned portion in the book, begin to work through the questions and exercises in this guide. They are designed to help you reflect on God’s Word and apply it. (Please note that I quote primarily from the 1984 edition of the New International Version, and most questions are shaped around that translation.)
Each week’s lesson also includes: