November 2017, Vol. 36, No. 11

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A Solid Foundation

posted on January 23, 2018

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Earthquakes capture the interest of the world. The tragedy is indescribable. Homes, office buildings, and highways were built and people were assured they were safe. Yet the buildings and roadways have proven to be extremely unsafe. Great damage was done and lives were lost as a result.

Almost 2,000 years ago Jesus said we are wise if we build on a firm foundation, the solid rock. Matthew 7:24-27 “Therefore whoever hears these sayings of Mine, and does them, I will liken him to a wise man who built his house on the rock: and the rain descended, the floods came, and the winds blew and beat on that house; and it did not fall, for it was founded on the rock. And everyone who hears these saying of Mine, and does not do them, will be like a foolish man who built his house on the sand: and the rain descended, the floods came, and the winds blew and beat on that house; and it fell. And great was its fall.” To do this, He said we are to hear the Word of God and fully obey.

Many people may feel they have built their house (spiritual life) upon the solid rock of Jesus Christ, but actually they may have their eternity determined by what a preacher teaches, a creed book says, or what friends or family believe. Friend, lets follow and obey Jesus Christ.

Paul Sain
Pulaski, TN

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