We have to start somewhere. We have a plot of land with nothing on it. We can stare at it all we want as we try to imagine what could be built on it. We only see an empty plot of land ~ it’s just a pile of dirt.
There is a pile of dirt and then there is faith. Faith believes that something more can be built on that ground. Faith believes in something bigger. It has hope and it has a dream. Having faith is having a plan. It is discovering the blueprint and adding to it all the particulars of whatever your unique design is.
As you start to build, you rely on a strong foundation. You make sure your building has a deeply, dug root. You find the best place to build and the best products for your structure. You don’t want anything to come between you and your impressive creation. As you build, your walls become thick with idea and invention.
You gain confidence as you see your walls being formed. In your realization you are actually in awe of just how strong your building has become. The walls are constructed, and now you have a one-of-a-kind design. Then, the final piece to your masterpiece: You have to discover the perfect complement to every room in your building…
Building on a Solid Foundation
Anyone who listens to my teaching and follows it is wise, like a person who builds a house on solid rock. Though the rain comes in torrents and the floodwaters rise and the winds beat against that house, it won’t collapse because it is built on bedrock. But anyone who hears my teaching and doesn’t obey it is foolish, like a person who builds a house on sand. When the rains and floods come and the winds beat against that house, it will collapse with a mighty crash.Matthew 7:24-27