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What Does Jesus the Cornerstone Mean?

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Question: “What does it imply that Jesus Christ is the foundation?”

Reply: In antiquated building hones, the foundation was the foremost stone set at the side of the structure. The foundation was generally one of the biggest, the most strong, and the most deliberately built of any in the building. Jesus portrays Himself as the Cornerstone that His congregation would be based upon, a bound together assemblage of devotees, both Jew and Gentile.

The Book of Isaiah has numerous references to the Messiah to come. In a few spots He is alluded to as “the Cornerstone, for example, in Isaiah 28:16-17: “So this is the thing that the sovereign Lord says: ‘See, I lay a stone in Zion, a tried stone, a valuable foundation for a beyond any doubt establishment; the person who trusts will never be terrified. I will … Read the rest

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