Then I will tell them to their faces, `I never knew you! Get away from me, you workers of lawlessness!'
"So, everyone who hears these words of mine and acts on them will be like a sensible man who built his house on bedrock.
The rain fell, the rivers flooded, the winds blew and beat against that house, but it didn't collapse, because its foundation was on rock.
But everyone who hears these words of mine and does not act on them will be like a stupid man who built his house on sand.
The rain fell, the rivers flooded, the wind blew and beat against that house, and it collapsed -- and its collapse was horrendous!"
When Yeshua had finished saying these things, the crowds were amazed at the way he taught,
for he was not instructing them like their Torah-teachers but as one who had authority himself.