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, the LORD God of Israel said, I had said indeed that thy house and the house of thy father should walk before me for ever, but now the LORD said, It shall never be; for those that honor me I will honor, and those that lightly esteem me shall be vile.
Every wise woman builds her house, but the foolish plucks it down with her hands.
The wise men are ashamed, they are dismayed and taken: behold, they have rejected the word of the LORD; and what wisdom is in them?
But he that hears and does not do is like a man that built a house upon the earth without a foundation against which the river beat vehemently, and immediately it fell; and the ruin of that house was great.
But, O vain man, dost thou desire to know that faith without works is dead?
Thus did Noah; according to all that God commanded him, so did he.
Nevertheless these ye shall not eat of those that chew the cud or of those that divide the cloven hoof: the camel and the hare and the coney, for they chew the cud, but do not divide the hoof; therefore they are unclean unto you;
And five of them were prudent, and five were foolish.
For if anyone hears the word and does not put it into practice, this same is like unto the man beholding his natural face in a mirror: