MATTHEW: BUILDING WISELY TO WEATHER THE STORM

June 19, 2021   /   Big Valley Grace Community Church

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BUILDING WISELY TO WEATHER THE STORM

MATTHEW 7:24-27 (ESV)  
“Everyone then who hears these words of mine and does them will be like a wise man who built his house on the rock.  25  And the rain fell, and the floods came, and the winds blew and beat on that house, but it did not fall, because it had been founded on the rock.  26  And everyone who hears these words of mine and does not do them will be like a foolish man who built his house on the sand.  27  And the rain fell, and the floods came, and the winds blew and beat against that house, and it fell, and great was the fall of it.” 

1. A wise builder the future forecast. 

MATTHEW 7:25a (ESV)
“And the rain fell, and the floods came, and the winds blew and beat on that house…” 

LUKE 6:48b (ESV)
“…when a flood arose, the stream broke against that house and could not shake it…”

JAMES 1:2b (ESV)
“… meet trials  of various kinds”  

2. A wise builder a firm foundation.  

MATTHEW 7:25b (ESV)
“…it had been founded on the rock.”  

DEUTERONOMY 30:15 (ESV)
…I have set before you today life and good, death and evil. 

JOSHUA 24:15 (ESV)
…choose this day whom you will serve… 

1 KINGS 18:21a (ESV)
How long will you go limping between two different opinions? 

JEREMIAH 21:8 (ESV)
….Behold, I set before you the way of life and the way of death 

  

3. A wise builder on the bedrock. 

MATTHEW 7:24 (ESV)
“…everyone who hears these words of mine and does them…” 

LUKE 6:48 (ESV)
“he is like a man building a house, who dug deep and laid the foundation on the rock.” 

JAMES 1:22 (ESV)
But be doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving yourselves.  

MATTHEW 7:21 (ESV)
“Not everyone who says to me, ‘Lord, Lord,’  will enter the kingdom of heaven, but the one who does the will of my Father who is in heaven.” 

MATTHEW 28:19a-20b (ESV)
“Go therefore and make disciples of all nations…teaching them to observe all that I have commanded you.”  

4. A wise builder structural issues.   

JOHN 8:10-11 (ESV)
Jesus stood up and said to her, “Woman, where are they? Has no one condemned you?”  She said, “No one, Lord.”  And Jesus said, “Neither do I condemn you; go, and from now on sin no more.” 

PROVERBS 28:13 (ESV)
Whoever conceals his transgressions will not prosper, but he who confesses and  forsakes them will obtain mercy. 

JAMES 4:17 (ESV)
So whoever knows the right thing to do and fails to do it, for him it is sin. 

MATTHEW 5:30a (ESV)
And if your right hand  causes you to sin, cut it off and throw it away.  

PROVERBS 4:23 (ESV)
Keep your heart with all vigilance, for from it flow the springs of life.  

5. A wise builder the Rock.    

2 CORINTHIANS 3:5 (ESV)
Not that we are sufficient in ourselves to claim anything as coming from us, but  our sufficiency is from God, 

HEBREWS 6:18b-19a (ESV)
…we who have fled for refuge might have strong encouragement to hold fast to the hope set before us. We have this as a sure and steadfast anchor of the soul…

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