Firm Foundation


Anyone who listens to my teaching and follows it is wise, like a person who builds a house on solid rock.

–Matthew 7:24 NLT

When constructing a building, a strong foundation must be laid first to support the weight of the rest of the structure. We too need a firm foundation on which to build our lives. There’s only One who can provide that stable, solid Rock we need—Jesus Christ. He alone can hold us steady through every evil attack and storm of life.

If Jesus is your firm foundation, the winds may blow and the rains may pour, but in Him, your life will stand secure. As your Savior, Lord, and Friend, Jesus will establish you to the end (1 Corinthians 1:8). He will lift every load—bear every burden. No matter the challenge, know this, with the Lord’s help, they will stand and receive his approval (Romans 14:4 NLT).

Be like the wise man who built his house upon the Rock. Before the winds blow, draw closer to Jesus. Before the rains come, dig deeper into God’s Word. Ground yourself securely on the knowledge of God’s love, and let Jesus be your firm foundation.

Prayer Focus

  • Invite Jesus to be the foundation of your life. Acknowledge Him as the Rock on which you stand.
  • Ask the Lord to help you build your life on His Word. Ask the Holy Spirit to reveal truth and help you apply it to your life.
Janice Buckson

Janice Buckson

Janice is a retired home-educator who's married to her high school sweetheart. Together they enjoy fun family times with their children and grandkids, quiet walks on the beach and the adventures of road trips. Her deepest desires are to grow in Christ and encourage others with His Word.
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