Building a Strong Foundation

by | Dec 1, 2016 | Devotional | 0 comments

As a young girl growing up, I was always fascinated with makeup. I loved watching my mom apply hers, and I couldn’t wait until I was old enough to wear it. Now that I’m a grown woman, I still love makeup. I recently realized, while applying my makeup, how important it is to have a good foundation for my skin. Foundation is applied before putting on any other makeup. It’s what gives me a solid “foundation” before adding more cosmetics to my skin.

Using a good foundation on my skin is important if I want a nice result … but laying a good foundation for my life is much more important. God was, is, and always will be the foundation of my marriage, my family, and my life. When my foundation is strong, there is nothing to fear. There will be ups and downs, good times and bad times, but with God as my foundation, I will not be moved.

Just like building a house, building a fire, planting a garden, having a strong marriage, raising children … all of these things require a strong foundation in order to prosper and grow. My foundation will always be Christ. Without Him, I am nothing.

I want to share one of my favorite passages with you in Matthew 7:24-27.

“Therefore whoever hears these sayings of Mine, and does them, I will liken him to a wise man who built his house on the rock: and the rain descended, the floods came, and the winds blew and beat on that house; and it did not fall, for it was founded on the rock. But everyone who hears these sayings of Mine, and does not do them, will be like a foolish man who built his house on the sand: and the rain descended, the floods came, and the winds blew and beat on that house; and it fell. And great was its fall.”

I want to be the wise man who built his house on the rock, not the man who built his house on the sand.

This article has undergone ministry review and approval.


  • Sister Colleen Moore

    Sister Colleen Moore lives in the beautiful Ohio countryside with husband Jake and three children.


Submit a Comment

Your email address will not be published.

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Further Reading

This Is Your Brain on…the World

Back in grade school, we all saw that famous PSA with the egg and frying pan that said, “This is your brain on drugs.” We heard the teachers talk about it. There were commercials that discussed it. And we even read about it. It showed, in detail, what would happen...

Read More

An Idle Mind

Recently, I had been having some heart palpitations for a few months in a row. I had done some research (new 40’s hormones) and was also paying attention to the monthly pattern I saw. I was anointed a few times and had moments of really feeling God's peace. ...

Read More

Never Miss a New Article

Subscribe to Our Email List
Sign up and get every new blog post sent straight to your inbox so you always have the day’s devotional at your fingertips.

We never share your email address with anyone for any reason, and we use it only to send you Gospel Blog emails. Just articles, not ads!

Your Story for God’s Glory

Share Your Testimony on Miracle Monday

We devote Miracle Monday to sharing miracle stories. From finding a lost wedding ring to healing cancer on the spot, Jesus Christ has done it all, big and small.

And we want to hear about what He’s done for you.

The Gospel Blog Is Open for Submissions

We encourage devotional-style or scripture-based articles in the ballpark of 500 words. We are open to any topic that glorifies God and unites the Church.