Rain poured down, rivers flooded, and winds beat against that house. But it was built on solid rock, and so it did not fall. 26
Anyone who hears my teachings and doesn't obey them is like a foolish person who built a house on sand. 27
Rain poured down, rivers flooded, and the winds blew and beat against that house. Finally, it fell with a crash. 28
When Jesus finished speaking, the crowds were surprised at his teaching. 29
He taught them like someone with authority, and not like their teachers of the Law of Moses.
Scripture taken from the Contemporary English Version ®. Copyright © 1995 American Bible Society. Used by permission.