Jesus asks in His Sermon on the Mount, What have we founded our lives upon? Having the right foundation will allow us to weather the storms of life and prevail.
None of the heroes of faith lived a settled life. They experienced continual change to their circumstances, yet they soldiered on and emerged victorious
How we react to trials and change demonstrates what our foundation is. Agitation, anxiety, or pessimism indicate that we are not doing God's sayings in some area.
Considerable effort must be expended to find suitable bedrock for use as a foundation. We must build on the proper foundation; our bedrock is Jesus Christ.
To establish sound doctrine, we must build on the foundation Christ's teaching, taking the straight and narrow course rather than the wisdom of this world.
Alvin Toffler described a phenomenon known as Future Shock, a stressful malady caused by an inability to adjust to rapid change and over-stimulation.
The fifth commandment stands at the head of the second tablet of the Decalogue, which governs our human relationships. It is critical for family and society.
The fifth commandment teaches our responsibility to give high regard, respect, and esteem to parents and other authority figures, leading to a prosperous life.