Build Your House on a Rock!

The most important thing you’ll ever do.

Mitch Teemley

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Connecting With God, Part 6

(To read Part 1, click here)

These Connecting with God posts aren’t very sexy. But they may be the most important I’ll ever write. Because prayer, as un-sexy as it is, is the most important thing anyone can do. Period. Real prayer—not empty ritual—is nothing less than communicating with the One who created us, who alone knows the purpose of our existence.

And that’s less important than…?

Jesus said over and over again that knowing God was literally a matter of life and death. You are dying. You might die while reading this post, or fifty years from now, but you are dying. And to wait until death is imminent to truly connect with God is like waiting until your fuel gauge pings empty before deciding where to land your plane. At that point the destination has already been decided for you.

“But everyone who…

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About mitchteemley

Writer, Filmmaker, Humorist, Thinker-about-stuffer
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3 Responses to Build Your House on a Rock!

  1. dawnlizjones says:

    wow, GREAT analogy, great explanation of what Jesus was talking about. You really have a way of using your talent to benefit God’s kingdom, and how cool is that.

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