Many will say to Me in that day, ‘ Lord, Lord, have we not prophesied in Your name, cast out demons in Your name, and done many wonders in Your name? ’ And then I will declare to them, ‘ I never knew you; depart from Me, you who practice lawlessness! ’ (Mt 7:22-23, NKJV) Standing in the Aisle
“ Therefore whoever hears these sayings of Mine, and does them, I will liken him to a wise man who built his house on the rock: and the rain descended, the floods came, and the winds blew and beat on that house; and it did not fall, for it was founded on the rock.
(Mt 7:24-25, NKJV)
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“ But everyone who hears these sayings of Mine, and does not do them, will be like a foolish man who built his house on the sand: and the rain descended, the floods came, and the winds blew and beat on that house; and it fell. And great was its fall. ” (Mt 7:26-27, NKJV) Standing in the Aisle
Jesus explains the difference between obedience and disobedience is the same difference as building a house on rocks versus building a house on sand. Standing in the Aisle
Standing in the Aisle When we are obedient to the teachings of Jesus Christ, we are anchoring ourselves to a firm foundation.
Standing in the Aisle When we are disobedient to the teachings of Jesus Christ, we are setting ourselves up for a fall.
All Scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness, that the man of God may be complete, thoroughly equipped for every good work. (2 Ti 3:16-17, NKJV) Standing in the Aisle
In order to be obedient we must first start by reading the word of God—the Bible. Standing in the Aisle
Knowing what to do is not obedience. Doing what he says is obedience. Standing in the Aisle
You can begin to build your life on this foundation by accepting Him as your Lord (You become the servant), and Savior (He becomes the salvation for you). Standing in the Aisle