“You are God’s building… as a wise master builder I have laid the foundation.” 1Corinthians 3:9-10 “You are God’s garden and vineyard and field under cultivation. You are God’s building.” 1Cor 3:9-10 Amplified Bible
“You also are being built together for a habitation of God in the Spirit”Ephesians 2:22 “God is building a home. He’s using us all– irrespective of how we got here — in what he is building.”The Message Version “This means that God is transforming each one of you into the Holy of Holies, his dwelling place, through the power of the Holy Spirit living in you!” The Passion Translation
A believer’s life is compared to the construction of a building. The most important part of a building is its foundation.The foundation sets a limit to the weight and height of a building that is built on it. A strong foundation supports a large building.
What is God’s foundation for the Christian life? The apostle Paul tells us in 1Corinthians 3:11 ,”For no other foundation can anyone lay than that which is laid, which is Jesus Christ.” “For no one is empowered to lay an alternative foundation other than the good foundation that exists, which is Jesus Christ!” The Passion Translation “For no other foundation can anyone lay than that which is already laid, which is Jesus Christ (The Messiah, the Anointed One).The Amplified Bible 1987
Now we know by these scriptures that Jesus Christ is the foundation of a Christian’s life.
Prayer Father God I want to know you. I want to know Jesus Christ. I want to have Jesus Christ as the foundation of my life. Teach me how to know Jesus Christ in Jesus’ name amen.
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