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April 29 | 1 Corinthians 1:8



1 Corinthians 1:8



A Firm Foundation?

by Mary Alice McGinnis

When my kids were small, our favorite family vacations were going to the beach. We spent hours soaking up the sun, riding the waves and playing in the sand. Along with our sunscreen, beach chairs and towels, we made sure to bring along plenty of sandcastle making tools.

We would spend hours digging up sand, building it up into the shape of an elaborate castle, with a moat all around it to “protect it” from the waves. We always knew eventually the walls and towers of our brilliant sandcastle would succumb to the forces of simple erosion, high tide, or the full-on assault of pounding waves.

Yet when we saw the threat of all our hard work starting to crumble, we frantically began to do all we could to stop the inevitable.

Doesn’t this sound a lot like what we do in life? At least for m