The house of sand is definitely the more openly alluring of the two choices. The house of sand feeds into our fallen human nature because it does not require change or sacrifice. But while the house of sand looks good and feels good at the moment, when the storm comes all those good feelings will evaporate as the house of sand crumbles.
God’s house, built upon the rock of His word is only choice for those who hope to weather the storm and find eternal rest in the land where death and sickness are unknown. I hope that I will chose to build my house on the rock so that when the wind howls and the rain pours I can safely sleep through the storm.
In Matthew 7: 24-27
Therefore whosoever heareth these sayings of mine, and doeth them, I will liken him unto a wise man, which built his house upon a rock:
And the rain descended, and the floods came, and the winds blew, and beat upon that house; and it fell not: for it was founded upon a rock.
And every one that heareth these sayings of mine, and doeth them not, shall be likened unto a foolish man, which built his house upon the sand:
And the rain descended, and the floods came, and the winds blew, and beat upon that house; and it fell: and great was the fall of it.
we read the parable where Christ compares those listen to his word as the wise man who built his house on the rock and those who do not listen to a foolish man who builds on sand. And after…
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