I’m at your feet, Lord!
There is nowhere else for me!
All I need is at Your feet!
My soul sings!
Here at Your feet I lay my life down!
Kneel before His feet!
Pour out your love for the Master!
Pour praise on Him like oil!
You weren’t there the night Jesus found me!
You did not feel what I felt…
When He wrapped His love all around me!
I was a prisoner to the sins that had me bound…
Until the day when Jesus came to me!
And healed my soul with the wonder of His touch!
So now I’m giving back to Him all the praise He’s worthy of!
I’ve been forgiven…
And that’s why I love Him so much!
You don’t know the cost of my praise!
You don’t know the cost of the oil in my alabaster box!!
At The Feet Of Jesus
Sermon by Rodney Burton
“As Jesus and His disciples were on their way,
He came to a village where a woman named Martha
opened her home to Him.
She had a sister called Mary,
who sat at the Lord’s feet listening to what He said.
But Martha was distracted by all the preparations that had to be made.
She came to him and asked,
don’t You care that my sister has left me to do the work by myself?
Tell her to help me!’
the Lord answered,
‘you are worried and upset about many things,
but few things are needed—
or indeed only one.
Mary has chosen what is better,
and it will not be taken away from her.'”
1. At His Feet to Listen to His Words.
a. While Martha was busy,
Mary was at the feet of Jesus listening to Him.
b. She was open to what He had to say.
c. She was hungry to know Him and hear from Him.
d. Jesus declared that Mary had chosen the good part.
e. Sometimes we get so caught up like Martha
in trying to do the work and service of Christianity
that we forfeit what is really important.
f. We can get so busy in the doing that we forget the being.
g. The most important thing a Christian will ever do is
and the best place to do that is at His feet.
2. At His Feet to Bless and Anoint Him.
a. John 12:3 “Then Mary took about a pint of pure nard,
an expensive perfume;
she poured it on Jesus’ feet
and wiped His feet with her hair.
And the house was filled with the fragrance
of the perfume.”
Mary anoints the feet of Jesus and wipes them with her hair.
b. So often people are looking to receive an anointing or blessing from God
rather than looking for opportunities to anoint and bless Him.
c. The highest degree or form of devotion is to give to someone
without the motivation of getting anything in return.
d. Mary’s act was motivated purely by love.
e. A note in the Full Life Study Bible declares,
(Mary’s) faith in and devotion to the Lord
is the highest example of what God desires in believers.
3. At His Feet When He Didn’t Do Things The Way She Wanted or Expected.
a. John 11:32 “When Mary reached the place where Jesus was and saw Him,
she fell at His feet and said,
‘Lord, if You had been here,
my brother would not have died.’”
Lazarus was in a tomb.
Surely Jesus could have prevented that.
b. Even though Jesus had not acted in the way Mary had desired,
she still laid at His feet in devotion, submission and worship.
c. The true character of a person’s heart will be revealed
when God acts differently from their desires or expectations.
d. Whenever God is doing things that are beneficial or going your way,
it is real easy to worship Him
and be at His feet.
e. True worship that is genuine and from the heart
comes regardless of the circumstances in which we find ourselves.”
Fall at His Feet!