Day 262 –
If you want your home to weather the storms, build your house upon the Rock!
Matthew 7:24-25 “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.”
Jesus had so much to teach the people and many desiring to hear His Words, but like people today, some would listen and put into action what He was saying and some would hear and turn the other way….
Everyone…..and I mean EVERY. ONE. will face at least one storm in their life. Then there’s also the lucky few of us that continue to face multiple storms day after day.
……Those who hear The Word of God (the rock, the firm foundation) and build their houses on what they have heard, will weather all the storms that come their way.
However, those who hear the Word and do as they please, will have everything wash away, even with the lightest of rains.
It’s so hard to watch those around us, those whom we care so much about, build a home and life into something great by the world’s standards, but not founded on God’s Word. We may pray and hope they don’t come upon hard times, but they will come and we watch as their whole world falls apart. It’s truly heart-breaking!
Years ago, my husband and I, decided to build our home and life on the Rock of Christ, constantly growing and leading our family by His Word. It was hard, a life change had to happen, but as one storm after another hit us hard, our home and family continued to stand strong and grow stronger.
There is no way we would’ve been able to handle any of these storms (loss of income, loss of pregnancy, loss of child), if it weren’t for our faith in Jesus and the firm foundation we’d built our family, “our home”, upon.
It’s not to late to build your home their too.
Even if you started on the sand, jack that home up and begin the process of the foundation. A home built on the Rock of Jesus is a home built to withstand any storm and last beyond a “lifetime warranty” into Eternity!