CHICKEN COOP ON THE ROCK OF AGES
I CORINTHIANS 3:10
The fog was so thick you could cut it with a knife. Suddenly the pilot realized that he was in trouble. He broke out in a cold sweat and his stress load was overwhelming. He was in a smothering cloud and couldn't see 5 feet in front of him. His visibility was zero.
All of a sudden the plane went into a spin and it began to rocket toward the earth. The control man frantically cried out pull up, pull up. Then the pilot scream out at the top of his voice which way is up.
They were the last words he was ever to speak. The plane crashed and two days later they had his funeral and the investigation took place and they came to the conclusion that it was vertigo.
Vertigo is dizziness and swim ness of the head that comes about by being revolved around and around until one loses his sense of direction. He had lost his equilibrium his sense of balance.
Now I believe we can identify with this pilot. Everything is moving so fast. Our world is changing so fast. When we look at our world it seems it has been taken over by a group of madmen.
Confusion seems to be the order of the day. And we wonder which what is up? We look at the political scene and we wonder do they know what is right and what is wrong?
And that is the way it was in the Church at Corinth. They were confused and they had lost their way. And Paul told them you are acting like people that have never been saved.
Then Paul begins to tell them how to BUILD MORE THAN A CHICKEN COOP ON THE ROCK OF AGES.
Paul says by the grace God has given me, I laid a foundation as an expert builder, and someone else is building on it. But each one should be careful how he builds. It could be that we are building a chicken coop on the rock of ages.
1. THE FOUNDATION OF OUR TEMPLE
Ask any contractor and he will tell you that a building is only as good as the foundation. Years ago the home I was living had a large crack in its fou ...
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