Thought For The Day by Al Boulden

Matthew 7:24  “Everyone then who hears these words of mine and does them will be like a wise man who built his house on the rock.”

Jesus said those who are hearers AND doers of the Word are wise.  So many have head knowledge of the Lord’s teachings, but they live life void of its practice.  God makes it clear that we are saved by grace, an unmerited gift, granted by the shed blood of Jesus on the cross.  Jesus took on the sins of all who surrender to His Lordship.  Understanding this amazing gift ought to radically change us on the inside so that actions follow that are consistent with God’s teachings.  That’s the born-again experience.  We are no longer destined to Hell based upon unpaid sin debt. Challenges and trials remain a part of mortal life, but we have different lenses from which we see. We draw to the Lord in the face of trial so that the winds of despair do not tear us down.  Our house is built on the rock…..the Solid Rock of Jesus Christ.

Lord, thank You for opening our eyes and ears to Your Word.  Fill our hearts so that life purpose changes, and we become doers of Your teachings.

Be wise today.