Another Sermon Outline By Brian A. Yeager



Matthew 7:24-27

I. Introduction:

A. We are going to talk about building wisely (Proverbs 24:3).

1. If youÕre building your own foundation, youÕre in trouble (Psalms 127:1).

2. If you want the Lord as your foundation, you have to follow His building plans (II Timothy 1:13).

B. To be wise, sometimes we have to become fools (I Corinthians 3:17-19).

1. Sometimes we trust ourselves too much (Proverbs 28:26).

2. We need to understand our place so that we donÕt choose the sand over the rock (Proverbs 20:24 and Jeremiah 10:23).

3. We have to remember who the real builder is (Isaiah 64:8)!


II. Body: Matthew 7:24-27

A. We need to be those that hear and do (Psalms 19:9-11, John 9:4, John 14:21, Luke 11:28, Romans 2:13, James 1:21-25, I John 2:17, Revelation 1:3, and Revelation 22:14).

1. Those that hear and do are wise (Deuteronomy 4:5-6, Psalms 19:7, Proverbs 28:7, and II Timothy 3:15).

2. Those that hear and do are grounded / secure / a good foundation (Luke 8:15, John 8:31-36, I Timothy 4:16, I Timothy 6:17-19, and II Timothy 2:19).

3. Those that hear and do are prepared against the storms for we know who to trust as our foundation (Deuteronomy 11:27-28, Psalms 18:30, Isaiah 25:1-4, and Ephesians 4:13-14).

4. Those that hear and do are founded upon rock of whom is Christ (I Corinthians 3:9-11, Ephesians 2:19-21, and I Peter 2:4-6; cf. I Corinthians 10:1-4).

B. Those that hear and doeth not (Ezekiel 33:30-33, Zechariah 1:1-6, Luke 7:24-30, and John 14:24).

1. Foolish people hear and do not (Galatians 3:1-3, Proverbs 1:7, and Proverbs 23:9).

2. DonÕt build upon the grounds of uncertainty (Ezekiel 13:10-16 and James 1:8; 4:8).

3. Those fools that hear and do not will fall (Proverbs 10:8; cf. James 4:17 and Romans 6:23).

4. Those that hear and do not will fail in times of storm (Proverbs 10:25 cf. Matthew 14:25-31).


III. Conclusion: What / who have you built upon (Luke 6:46-49)?


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