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Matthew 7:26-27 And everyone who hears these words of mine and does not act on them will be like a foolish man who built his house on sand. The rain fell, and the floods came, and the winds blew and beat against that house, and it fell—and great was its fall!
Later, his boss brought a change order for the extra protection. I told him about a two-story masonry house just a few blocks away. To meet the building code, the builder had excavated several feet below the existing shallow footing. The night that the elevator footings had been protected, the masonry house had split in two, and half the house slid into the adjacent hole during the rainstorm. His face turned white; he put the change order in his pocket. He had not recognized the risks. So often, we have no idea either.
MOVING FORWARD: How firm is your foundation?