Jesus Christ the Cornerstone


Originally posted on holdingforthhisword:

In the Old and New Testament, Jesus Christ is called the chief cornerstone.  He quoted the Old Testament verse in the gospels when referring to Himself.  Matthew 21:42 Jesus said to them, “Have you never read in the Scriptures:  ‘The stone which the builders rejected Has become the chief cornerstone.  This was the Lord’s doing, And it is marvelous in our eyes’?
Jesus also quotes this verse in Mark 12:10-11 ; when quoting the verse in Luke chapter 20, Jesus describes the result of accepting or rejecting this chief cornerstone; Luke 20:17-18 Then He looked at them and said, “What then is this that is written:  ‘The stone which the builders rejected has become the chief cornerstone’?  “Whoever falls on that stone will be broken; but on whomever it falls, it will grind him to powder.” The consequences of accepting or rejecting Jesus Christ are either coming to Him as…

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“And are built upon the foundation of the apostles and prophets, Jesus Christ himself being the chief corner stone;”
Ephesians 2:20
Ephesians 2:20 informs the believer that the foundation of the Church is Jesus Christ and the apostles and the prophets. The foundation for the Church was laid 2000 years ago.

With so many men making so many claims, it’s good to be reminded who the chief cornerstone is.

There are no modern apostles and prophets: according to the Bible, that foundation has already been laid long ago. All who have come afterwards, claiming to be apostles and prophets, are imposters.

With so many wolves prowling amongst the sheep, making so many ungodly claims, it’s good to be reminded who the forms the foundation of the Church.


by Eliza

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