Jesus encountered the same problem when explaining spiritual birth to nicodemus the next ingredient of a spiritual foundation is described as baptisms fourth in our list of the spiritual foundations is the laying on of hands in scripture there are two main purposes of this action. Jesus christ is the rock upon which we must build our foundation the lord referred to himself as “the stone of israel” and emphatically stated, “he that buildeth upon this rock shall never fall” moses said: “ascribe ye greatness unto our god he is the rock, his work is perfect” (deuteronomy 32:3–4. A good foundation is essential to the integrity of any building the ability of a house to weather storms and the relentless powers of decay, is dependent on the quality of its foundation spiritually, jesus christ is the only foundation of the christian faith.
Spiritual pride is abominable it is using the greatest favours of god, to feed our own vanity, and make idols of ourselves but let every man take heed there may be bad building on a good foundation. Jesus is the foundation of the church (cf 1 peter 2:4-8 eph 2:20 isa 28:16) paul states without possible equivocation that there can be no other foundation this forever destroys the catholic concept that peter or the office of pope is the foundation of the church.
Spiritual investment seeking life rich, the riches, spiritual storing up for themselves the treasure of a good foundation for the future, so that they may take hold of that which is life indeed 2 timothy 2:19. Jesus is our spiritual foundations the term “foundation” has been borrowed from the language of building and achitecture it refers to the very first thing we do in build—we prepare a solid and stable support for the superstucture. Laying foundations for spiritual growth robert dukes the success of our spiritual growth is determined by the strength of our spiritual foundation matthew 7: 24-27 asserts that the christian life built on a solid foundation will withstand the storms of life it was jesus who proclaimed that knowing truth sets people free from the.
As you come to him, a living stone rejected by men but in the sight of god chosen and precious, you yourselves like living stones are being built up as a spiritual house, to be a holy priesthood, to offer spiritual sacrifices acceptable to god through jesus christ.
Jesus called us to build our house and place our foundation on the rock, because he is the rock of our salvation other than jesus, whatever foundation you build your life on will never stand firm when the weight of life is placed upon you.
The foundations of our spiritual lives lie in the experience of the essential truths expressed at the beginning of hebrews chapter 6 fourth in our list of the spiritual foundations is the laying on of hands , worship and bible study week-in and week-out for decades and still have no real spiritual foundation jesus promised that where.