Posts Tagged ‘Foundational truth’

Colossians 2:6-15 Rooted In Him

A firm foundation results in a lasting building

Paul calls his readers to look back to their foundation. He reminds them of the basic building blocks and encourages them by exploring the might and power behind them.

This group was in danger of being led astray by some new “philosophy” that was going around. Paul called them to stop and remember the teachings they received in the beginning; the truth of Jesus. If what they were listening to didn’t line up with their original teachings of faith, RUN the other way! That is still true today and should be our litmus test. Read more »

Luke 6:46-49 Solid Foundation

His firm foundation stands the test of time

His firm foundation stands the test of time

Jesus closes His address to His disciples with this final truth. Being one of His disciples will take forgetting the doctrines of the past and laying a new foundation on which to build relationally.

Jesus is still speaking primarily to His disciples, but we benefit from His words just as well. He cautions this group that the work they are embarking on is not easy. It takes digging in and listening with their whole heart. Jesus is willing to spoon feed them the answers but they have to be willing to put into action what they receive. They have to listen to His words and replace all the other teachings they have received with what He is sharing with them. His words have to become their foundation. Read more »