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The two builders

Luke 6:46-49
Jesus tells a parable about two builders and the foundations on which they built.
Contributed by Lambsongs
To help us understand how important it is to listen to God and obey Him, Jesus once told a story about two builders. – Slide 1
There was a good builder. He looked for a big rock to build a house on. It was hard work but he wanted the house to have a strong foundation. – Slide 2
The other builder didn’t work hard to make his house strong. It was easier to build on sand. He was in a hurry to get finished. – Slide 3
A big storm came. It rained and rained. The water got deeper and deeper and crashed against the houses. – Slide 4
The water rushed past the house built on the sand. All the sand washed away. And that house fell down. – Slide 5
But the heavy rain and the rushing water did not move the house on the rock. The builder knew his house was safe. – Slide 6
This was a story that Jesus told to teach us something important. Following Jesus is like having a safe rock to trust. – Slide 7
Jesus said, ‘If you hear my words and obey them it will make you strong. You will be like a house on a rock. You will be safe when trouble comes.’ – Slide 8
But if you hear my words and don’t obey them it is like building your life on sand. In difficult times you will be swept away. – Slide 9
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