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Saturday, April 25, 2015

Don't Sink

We need to learn to build our life on the Bible so that we’re building on solid rock. When the storms and trials and difficulties of life come, you’ll be able to handle it.

Jesus ended the Sermon on the Mount, in Matthew 7:24-29, by telling a story.  “Therefore everyone who hears these words of mine and puts them into practice is like a wise man who built his house on the rock.  The rain came down, the streams rose, and the winds blew and beat against that house; yet it did not fall, because it had its foundation on the rock.  But everyone who hears these words of mine and does not put them into practice is like a foolish man who built his house on sand.  The rain came down, the streams rose, and the winds blew and beat against that house, and it fell with a great crash.”  When Jesus had finished saying these things, the crowds were amazed at his teaching,  because he taught as one who had authority, and not as their teachers of the law.

 Knowing Jesus as Savior and applying the Bible to your life enables you to withstand life’s storms.

On Christ the solid rock I stand. All other ground is sinking sand!

Build on the solid foundation. Amen?