Firm Foundation

Firm Foundation

Read: Matthew 7:21-27 | Bible in a Year: 1 Samuel 7-9; Luke 9:18-36 Earthquakes are prevalent in the Pacific Rim region known as the “Ring of Fire.” Ninety percent of the world’s earthquakes and 81 percent of the world’s largest earthquakes occur there. I learned that many buildings in the city of Hong Kong have been built on granite, which could help minimize damage in the event of an earthquake. The foundation of buildings is especially important in earthquake-prone regions of the world. Jesus Christ …

Solid Rock Faith

Solid Rock Faith

Psalm 18:1-3,46 | Bible in a Year: 1 Samuel 4-6; Luke 9:1-17 My wife and I both have grandmothers who have lived past 100. Talking with them and their friends, I detect a trend that seems almost universal in the reminiscences of older people: They recall difficult times with a touch of nostalgia. The elderly swap stories about World War II and the Great Depression; they speak fondly of hardships such as blizzards, the childhood outhouse, and the time in college when they ate canned …