Thursday, August 6, 2009

Bible Study: "How Firm Is Your Foundation?"

From our study on Matthew 7:24-27 to be presented to legislators and elected officials at the West Virginia capitol next week:

"We often speak of various aspects of our lives in terms of constructing a house or a building. We point to a successful businessman and say “he built his business from the ground up”. We describe a couple faithfully married for years as having “built a wonderful life together”. We portray a leader in government as someone who has “built a political career”. In the closing words of the Sermon on the Mount, Jesus describes building something of infinitely greater importance – our spiritual lives."

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