It's all about that foundation.
In order for us to withstand those forces that will come against us, I have to ask the question: Is our foundation sturdy, secure, and solid? Because we're going to most definitely need one and it can't be one built upon sand. It has to be rock hard and rock steady. Matthew 7:24-27 talks about that. It says the following about building your house (your foundation) on The Rock (on Jesus):
“Everyone then who hears these words of mine and does them will be like a wise man who built his house on the rock. And the rain fell, and the floods came, and the winds blew and beat on that house, but it did not fall, because it had been founded on the rock. And everyone who hears these words of mine and does not do them will be like a foolish man who built his house on the sand. And the rain fell, and the floods came, and the winds blew and beat against that house, and it fell, and great was the fall of it.”Just like the foundations of skyscrapers has to be air tight, so does our foundation. We have to ensure it is built on the the Lord Jesus Christ. That way, we will be able to rely on a foundation that will forever hold us up when those strong storms come.