Skip to main content

Build your house on the rock

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, Matthew 7:24 NKJV.

God isn’t looking for hearers only my friend. He is looking for doers of the word, for those who hear and do. He wants us to "hear the word, accept it, and bear fruit: some thirtyfold, some sixty, and some a hundred." Mark 4:20.

Hearers only, are those who when they hear the word, Satan comes immediately and takes away the word that was sown in their hearts, or those who immediately receive the Word with gladness; but because they don’t practice what they hear, they have no root in themselves, and so endure only for a time. Afterward, when tribulation or persecution arises for the word's sake, immediately they stumble, and some of course are those who hear the word, but the cares of this world, the deceitfulness of riches, and the desires for other things enters in to choke the word, and it becomes unfruitful in them. 

But He says "whoever hears these sayings of Mine, and does them, I will liken him to a wise man who built his house on the rock."

It works great for you to be a doer of the word my friend, much in every way. The Lord says,"For My thoughts" and "My ways," are higher than your ways and your thoughts. He says, "For as the rain comes down, and the snow from heaven, And do not return there, But water the earth, And make it bring forth and bud, That it may give seed to the sower And bread to the eater, So shall My word be that goes forth from My mouth; It shall not return to Me void, But it shall accomplish what I please, And it shall prosper in the thing for which I sent it. "For you shall go out with joy, And be led out with peace..." Isaiah 55:8-12. He sent His Word for your good; to proper you in your ways. But it works only for you my friend, when you hear it, receive it, and do it.

James 1:22 says, "But be doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving yourselves."

The Lord said, "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 he finished saying, if you will not practice the word, great will be the fall of you or whatever that you’re trying to do will be in vain. We are a result of our life choices, but you my friend build on the rock.

I hear Paul say, "Therefore, since a promise remains of entering His rest, let us fear lest any of you seem to have come short of it. For indeed the gospel was preached to us as well as to them; but the word which they heard did not profit them, not being mixed with faith in those who heard it." Hebrews 4:1-2.

You can only benefit from this word my friend, when you hear the word and mix it with faith - practice that you hear my friend.  

God bless you,

Laurence 

www.muzembi.org - Simple Gospel Summation 

Comments

Popular posts from this blog

Sit down, Martha!

The story of Martha and Mary tells us that there are two types of Christians out there; where one is a worshipper and another is a waitperson or server. You can choose what you want to be, that’s to be a worshipper or server. But listen to this before you do; " Now it happened as they went that He entered a certain village; and a certain woman named Martha welcomed Him into her house. And she had a sister called Mary, who also sat at Jesus' feet and heard His word. But Martha was distracted with much serving, and she approached Him and said, "Lord, do You not care that my sister has left me to serve alone? Therefore tell her to help me." And Jesus answered and said to her, "Martha, Martha, you are worried and troubled about many things. But one thing is needed, and Mary has chosen that good part, which will not be taken away from her. "" Luke 10:38-42. Mary chose the best part, to sit down at his feet and not be worried, frustrated, confused and troubl

Questionable circumstances are a red flag

  Stay away from a preacher who never takes time off even if ill/old, who insists on dealing with certain people - that’s a red flag!  Questionable circumstances are a red flag believers have to look out for. Here is how the gospel works; you’re told the news first and then you relay it to others. Never claim ownership of it, instead pass it on, share and never enforce it upon a generation. Treating it as if it is yours is corruption or abuse of the delegated powers. Remember Rome was not built in one day, meaning the gospel is a complex task, it takes all our efforts, and great achievement takes time and effort and should not be rushed. So you pass it own to show that you have understood the gospel. No generation claims supremacy, the fathers passed it own to their sons (kings), prophets to other prophets too, and to Jesus, and Jesus to the apostles (Holy Ghost), and the apostles to us and so forth. I like how John puts it, he said, "I baptize with water: but there standeth one a

Experience God's peace!

Reverend LC Muzembi  "Finally, brethren, whatsoever things are true, whatsoever things are honest, whatsoever things are just, whatsoever things are pure, whatsoever things are lovely, whatsoever things are of good report; if there be any virtue, and if there be any praise, think on these things" Philippians 4:8 KJV Yes my friend, stay true to the Lord, remember he is coming soon. If you do this, you will experience God's peace, and it’s peace which will keep you through this journey.  The Lord said, " Peace I leave with you, my peace I give unto you: not as the world giveth, give I unto you " John 14:27. Let not your heart be troubled, neither let it be afraid. And the Apostle said, " Those things, which ye have both learned, and received, and heard, and seen in me, do: and the God of peace shall be with you " Philippians 4:9. In short, read your bible, study it through, receive its truths with open heart or the hearing of faith, acknowledge