Ancient Wisdom, Week 6: FOUNDATION, Proverbs 10:25

Week 6 – FOUNDATION, Proverbs 10:25ANCIENT WISDOM.001

Introduction 

When the storms of life come, the wicked are whirled away, but the godly have a lasting foundation. Proverbs 10:25

Why ‘the Wicked are Whirled Away’: Wrong Foundations                            

  • Rewards/Promises – What will I get if I act right?
  • Media/Athletes – They must be right, their famous…
  • Ethics/Purity – If I am just good enough?
  • Possessions/Money – If I just get the next thing…

FOUNDATIONAL BELIEFS

I. CREATION

For he laid the earth’s foundation on the seas and built it on the ocean depths. Psalm 24:2

The Lord merely spoke, and the heavens were created. He breathed the word, and all the stars were born. Psalm 33:6

By wisdom the Lord founded the earth; by understanding he created the heavens. Proverbs 3:19

1. God’s Creation gives us Value

I’m not a swamp thing, or an accident or a mistake, I am created by God.

2. God’s Creation gives us Purpose

Every moment was laid out before a single day had passed. Psalm 139:16

3. God’s Creation gives us Fwith

Let every created thing give praise to the Lord, for he issued his command, and they came into being. Psalm 148:5

Who but God goes up to heaven and comes back down?  Who holds the wind in his fists?  Who wraps up the oceans in his cloak?  Who has created the whole wide world?  What is his name—and his son’s name?Tell me if you know! Proverbs 30:4

II. CORNERSTONE

The stone that the builders rejected has now become the cornerstone.    Psalm 118:22

1. The Cornerstone leads the Way

Jesus told him, “I am the way, the truth, and the life. No one can come to the Father except through me. John 14:6

Together, we are his house, built on the foundation of the apostles and the prophets. And the cornerstone is Christ Jesus himself. Ephesians 2:20

2. The Cornerstone teaches the Truth

Anyone who listens to my teaching and follows it is wise, like a person who builds a house on solid rock. Matthew 7:24

3. The Cornerstone gives Lice

When you give them your breath, life is created, and you renew the face of the earth. Psalm 104:30

For no one can lay any foundation other than the one we already have—Jesus Christ.1 Corinthians 3:11

III. COMMANDS

You made me; you created me. Now give me the sense to follow your commands. Psalm 119:73

1. Turn

But God’s truth stands firm like a foundation stone with this inscription…’All who belong to the Lord must turn away from evil.’ 2 Timothy 2:19

2. Love

36 …Jesus replied: “‘Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind.’  This is the first and greatest commandment. And the second is like it: ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.’  All the Law and the Prophets hang on these two commandments.” Mt 22:36-40

3. Obey

When you obey my commandments, you remain in my love, just as I obey my Father’s commandments and remain in his love. 1 John 15:9-10

 

BibleM: Pr 10  T: Ps 139  W: Ps 119  T: Ps 5  F: Ps 104  S: Ps 118