The Precious Cornerstone – 1 Peter 2:4-8
In this sermon Pastor David rejoices in the Gospel of Jesus Christ, noting both the mercy of God and incredible privilege given to the people of God.
1 Peter 2:4-8 As you come to Him, a living stone rejected by men
but in the sight of God chosen and precious,
5 you yourselves like living stones are being built up as a spiritual house,
to be a holy priesthood, to offer spiritual sacrifices
acceptable to God through Jesus Christ. 6 For it stands in Scripture:
“Behold, I am laying in Zion a stone, a cornerstone chosen and precious,
and whoever believes in Him will not be put to shame.”
7 So the honor is for you who believe, but for those who do not believe,
“The stone that the builders rejected has become the cornerstone,”
8 and “A stone of stumbling, and a rock of offense.”
They stumble because they disobey the word, as they were destined to do.