47I will show you what he is like who comes to me and hears my words and puts them into practice. 48He is like a man building a house, who dug down deep and laid the foundation on rock. When a flood came, the torrent struck that house but could not shake it, because it was well built.
Luke 6:47-48 (NIV84)
Jesus is talking about two kinds of people in this parable. The first one is a wise person because he built the foundation of his house on solid ground. When the storms and flood come, the house stands strong and does not collapse. In our lives, we need to be building on the right foundation. The foundation that the Lord is referring to is obedience to His word. Obedience to Christ is not optional because it is the foundation of our Christian life. I will discuss on my next blog the second group of people that Jesus referred to…. more