Cracks in the wall?
Examine the Foundation

I saw a commercial on television for foundation repair, and the tag line was if your cracks are bad, you may have a foundation problem. I RAN into the office, to write that down on a piece of paper because to an Apostle, THAT’S A WORD!!! In fact, it’s the word that God is speaking to the church. My mind went to Nehemiah. He had a work to do for the Lord, and COULD NOT come down because He KNEW that God was calling him to rebuild the wall. However, many times the issue is deeper than the wall. We have FOUNDATION problems.
The emerging of five-fold ministries are indicative of the fact the church has many foundational issues. Over time a leaning foundation will render cracked walls. It’s not enough that we just fix the walls; we must MAKE SURE our foundation is established on the ROCK—JESUS CHRIST!
Ray C. Steadman said:
Now what does a wall symbolize? One of the most famous landmarks in the world
today is the Berlin wall, dividing the city in two. Ordinarily, though, a wall symbolizes
strength and protection. In ancient cities the only real means of defense were the
walls. Sometimes these walls were tremendously thick and high. The walls of the
city of Babylon, as recounted in the story of Daniel, were some 380 feet thick and
over 100 feet high -- massive, tremendous walls. Therefore, the city of Babylon
considered itself very safe.
We consider our churches to be “safe-havens” but they are built on foundations of bitterness, hatred, division, and vain ambitions. That’s why the walls of trust are cracked. We want our churches to be a fortress against the weapons of the enemy, but the foundation of integrity and character are faulty.
A mighty fortress is our God, a bulwark never failing;
Our helper He, amid the flood of mortal ills prevailing:
For still our ancient foe doth seek to work us woe;
His craft and power are great, and, armed with cruel hate,
On earth is not his equal.
- Martin Luther, 1529
Please allow this simple reminder to be a warning to you from the Lord, “IF YOUR WALLS ARE CRACKED, EXAMINE THE FOUNDATION.”

Selah,
Stacey Woods

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Well buildings and walls are not sure safe havens. But if one looks at their lives, they would be able too build walls so too speak against many things. A sure foundation he is, yet many of the so-called five fold, are just about torn down and burnt, a word for the Apostle you say(lol) here is a word. In order too safeguard ones heart they must watch who comes inside of the walls. yet we really don't have too many walls for protection(homos in the pulpit, liars and cheaters over finances, adultery, fornication, and then they worry and argue who is going to be the president) a bunch of nothing because the people are kept blind inside the Walls. Many a times sister, it is not the enemy but yet we ourselves. You see many are in the gates and behind the walls and say God does not hear nor see us, a simple ? shall the throne of iniquity have fellowship with thee, that frameth mischief by a law?Psalm 94:20.... One must not look at buildings too learn the knowlrge, for when the disciples were amazed at the buildings, i am sure you know the reply.. Remember buildings are many a times simply whitewashed sepulchres, full of dead mens bones..So if your life needs rebuilding, check the foundation......

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