Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And every one that heareth these sayings of mine, and doeth them not, shall be likened unto a foolish man, which built his house upon the sand:
1 Samuel 2:30
Therefore Jehovah, the God of Israel, saith, I said indeed that thy house, and the house of thy father, should walk before me for ever: but now Jehovah saith, Be it far from me; for them that honor me I will honor, and they that despise me shall be lightly esteemed.
Every wise woman buildeth her house; But the foolish plucketh it down with her own hands.
The wise men are put to shame, they are dismayed and taken: lo, they have rejected the word of Jehovah; and what manner of wisdom is in them?
But he that heareth, and doeth not, is like a man that built a house upon the earth without a foundation; against which the stream brake, and straightway it fell in; and the ruin of that house was great.
But wilt thou know, O vain man, that faith apart from works is barren?
Thus did Noah; according to all that God commanded him, so did he.
Nevertheless these ye shall not eat of them that chew the cud, or of them that have the hoof cloven: the camel, and the hare, and the coney; because they chew the cud but part not the hoof, they are unclean unto you.
And five of them were foolish, and five were wise.
For if any one is a hearer of the word and not a doer, he is like unto a man beholding his natural face in a mirror: