Solid Foundation: Who’s Building Your House?


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. (II Timothy 3:16, 17 NKJV)

No other ground I know to stand on that will not sink is Christ. He is the Solid Rock, the Cornerstone, the great Foundation that were are able to affix ourselves to without falling if we so choose. Choosing our own paths may provide a temporary fix but we will ultimately be back at square one. Choosing the wrong foundation will have us stressed out, angry, confused, bitter and perhaps even destructive towards ourselves and others.

There is no peace. No true peace and contentment when we are our own guide, builder and god. We cannot always blame others or Satan for things not working out.

Is it ever taken into account that things may be going wrong for a reason? Maybe God closed a door for your own good or it could even be that its just not the right time.

Are we attempting to solve things in our own thinking? Are we speeding up the process because we cannot wait on God and His timing? Do we feel that God has not given us the answer(s) that we want?

Let’s pause and think about that shall we….

“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. “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.” (Matthew 7:24-27 NKJV)

We should not continue to keep doing things in our own thinking and understanding when we do nothing but fail time and time again in the end. We cannot work in our own strength when we will eventually grow weary in doing so.

The Bible is our manual for life. It should not be pulled out and used like cake for special occasions catering to the quick fix “God I need You real quick, so can I get some help?” type of meal. God isn’t fast food.

Instead, it is our Daily Bread. Jesus is our daily bread. The Word will feed us, nourish us, provide peace, give us joy, hope, comfort, healing, understanding and correction along the way. To have righteous living and to be holy we need to align our ways with His. God is love. He is our eternal Word that sustains us through all circumstances.

Who is your Builder? Self or Christ?

Life will bring ups and downs. We cannot avoid them. What can take place is an unsurpassable peace residing within us that Christ himself provides. We will not become consumed with doubt and fear or filled with anxiety if we are standing on the Solid Foundation that keeps us from falling or sinking.

May we look to God at all times rather than when it accommodates us.

“I will lift up my eyes to the hills— From whence comes my help? My help comes from the Lord, Who made heaven and earth. He will not allow your foot to be moved; He who keeps you will not slumber. (Psalms 121:1-3 NKJV)

Our Lord will not fail us. He can not error. His building codes have been tested and founded to be true and stamped with approval.

Who wouldn’t want a lifetime guarantee?

Be encouraged today as the the Master Architect builds your home with loving and supportive care.


13 thoughts on “Solid Foundation: Who’s Building Your House?

  1. Well said! It is so easy to fall back on our own thinking. We must be vigilent in allowing God to move in our lives and seek His help in every aspect. Hope all is well you my friend! God bless~~Michele

    • Michele!!!!! Praise the Lord! I was just thinking about you not even 30 min ago! I was planning to email you but my kids told me a caterpillar was outside for me to take a pic of!

      Ok sorry to side track but thank you for your comment because I know it to be true! God is good and faithful. All is well with me. Praying the same for you! Will still email you though. I’ve missed you my friend. ❤

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  3. Thank you, Terra. The Lord is speaking similar things to me…the much needed reminder that only He can build me and make me what I want to be and only He can help and enable me to be the wise woman builder in my family. Blessings to you in Christ, dear friend.

  4. Where do I start? I want to quote the whole things. ALL SO TRUE! Yes and amen. Yes and amen….and on and on. Love your post. You are such a woman of faith and the Word. Blessings to you, friend! I have a book giveaway on my blog today. 🙂 Stop over.

    • My face is hurting from smiling! Thank you so much Kirsten!! God has placed a passion in my heart and I can’t do anything but pour out what the Holy Spirit inspires me to write. I am just an instrument for The Lord! He gets the credit. Glory to unto His name and the powerful Word that He is! I surely plan to head on over to your blog my friend!

      Blessings and Hugs ❤

      • (Giggling) Awww!! Thank you so much!! I do walk in JOY. I appreciate you noticing that! Blessings to you my dear friend and sister!

  5. The picture pulled me in right away (gonna share it on pinterest btw;)). No matter how we spin it, only one thing ever happens when we try to supercede God and do things our way: We FAIL! I don’t even want to know where I’d be if I didn’t have Him as my foundation! Hallelujah!!!

    • Thank you for the nomination! It is a blessing to be recognized by your fellow brothers and sisters in The Lord. It’s all about obedience and following His instructions.

      God bless you!

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