A House built on the rock

“Why do you call me ‘Lord, Lord,’ and not do what I tell you? Everyone who comes to me and hears my words and does them, I will show you what he is like: he is like a man building a house, who dug deep and laid the foundation on the rock. And when a flood arose, the stream broke against that house and could not shake it because it had been well built” (Luke 6:46-48)

A life lived without Jesus’ words is like a house without a foundation (Luke 6:49). Jesus’ words, which came from the Father (John 12:49), are truth (John 17:17), and truth sets men free (John 8:32). Continue reading “A House built on the rock”

My rock is better than your rock

Comparisons — we all make them. Have you ever noticed how children seem to boast that anything of theirs is far superior to that of anyone else? Some adults still act this way. Their houses or their cars are bigger or better. They might take pride in better jobs or station in life than others. Even opinions or ideas might be touted as superior.

Gardeners are not exempt from a little friendly competition, whether real or imagined. Most of the time, this competition stays friendly. Continue reading “My rock is better than your rock”