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Building on a Solid Foundation

Anyone who listens to my teaching and follows it is wise, like a person who builds a house on solid rock." - Matthew 7:24 (NLT)

Good morning, Ekklesia family!

As we begin this new day, let's reflect on the powerful words of Jesus in Matthew 7:24. Jesus emphasizes the importance of not just hearing His teachings but putting them into practice. This is the foundation of a wise life, one built on the solid rock.

Imagine building your house on a solid rock. No matter the storms that come—wind, rain, or floods—the house stands firm because its foundation is secure. This is how our lives should be rooted in Christ’s teachings. When we apply His words to our daily lives, we create a strong foundation that can withstand any challenge or trial.

1. Daily Application of God's Word:

Begin each day with a commitment to apply one teaching of Jesus. Today, it might be showing love to a difficult coworker or practicing patience in traffic. As you make these conscious choices, you build your life on His solid foundation.

2. Consistent Prayer and Reflection:

Spend time in prayer and reflection each morning. Ask God to help you live out His teachings. Reflect on areas where you need to strengthen your foundation—whether it's in your relationships, work, or personal habits.

3. Community and Accountability:

Engage with your church community. Share your journey with others and encourage them to build their lives on Jesus' teachings. Accountability partners can help keep you grounded and committed to living out God's Word.

4. Resilience in Trials:

When challenges come, remind yourself of the foundation you've built. Trust that your faith in Jesus will hold you steady. Reflect on past difficulties where God's Word has seen you through and let this strengthen your resolve.

As we go about our day, let’s remember that building our lives on Jesus' teachings is not a one-time event but a continuous process. Each act of obedience, each moment of trust, strengthens our foundation in Him. Let's choose today to be wise builders, grounding ourselves in His truth and love.

Let's pray...

Heavenly Father, we thank You for Your Word that guides us and gives us strength. Help us today to not only hear Your teachings but to live them out in our everyday actions. May our lives be a testament to Your solid foundation. In Jesus' name, (what's HIS NAME?) we pray. Amen.

Have a blessed day, Ekklesia family! Let's go forth and build our lives on the rock-solid foundation of Christ’s teachings.

LoveUmorethanUknow Pastor Stephän


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