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The parable of the Wise and Foolish builders

Jesus likens the way we respond to His teaching to a wise and foolish builder.
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Jesus was on a mountain teaching His disciples. – Slide 1
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‘Everyone who hears these words of mine,’ said Jesus, ‘and does them, is like a wise man… – Slide 2
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‘… who built his house on rock. – Slide 3
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‘The rain fell, the flood came, and the winds beat against that house, but it did not collapse because it had been founded on rock. – Slide 4
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‘Everyone who hears these words of mine and does not do them is like a foolish man who built his house on sand. – Slide 5
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‘The rain fell, the flood came, and the winds beat against that house, and it collapsed; it was utterly destroyed!’ – Slide 6
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When Jesus finished saying these things, the crowds were amazed by His teaching, because He taught them like one who had authority, not like their experts in the law. – Slide 7
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A free downloadable video of this story is available in several resolutions and in many languages from www.gnpi.org/media/the-global-gospel. – Slide 8