Christ Himself is called a ‘living stone.’ He is the ‘cornerstone’ of which Isaiah prophesied, whom Peter cites above. Famously, Christ is also described as the ‘stone that the builders rejected’
The point here is that it is by association with Christ, the cornerstone, the foundation of each stone, is built you and I have become a ‘living stone’partakers in the divine life.
There a certain quality or kind of life, Christians should desire in Christ the solid rock. The life often in abundance in the divine. It’s the word that Jesus uses in John 10:10 I come that Te may have life in abundance.
We know immediately just from the bolded phrase above ‘living stones’ that Peter has a new kind of reality in mind a supernatural reality.
We are to secure an intimate relationship with God. This is our job to secure the position God has given. Our minds are not made to forget what the Lord has impower us with. A will to be partskers in the beloved.
Believers, then, are the “living stones” of the church that Jesus promised to build (Matthew 16:18). As living stones, we have new life in Christ (2 Corinthians 5:17). As integral parts of the building of God, we have security in Christ (John 6:37). As the Master Builder places us in His Son Hands with instruction to build.
The function of the living stones: to “declare the praises” of Him who called us out of the darkness of sin into the light of life and glory (1 Peter 2:9).
It is Gods desire to plant you as living stones to exemplifiey Hus Son Jesus Christ
growing in a permanent positive having a permanent address as God position us to absorb Him as trees planted by the rivers of living water. .
Jeremiah 17:8 King James Bible For he shall be as a tree planted by the waters, and that spreadeth out her roots by the river, and shall not see when heat cometh, but her leaf shall be green; and shall not be careful in the year of drought, neither shall cease from yielding fruit.
Being rooted asbording the nutrients of the Word. and having substancessubstance that provides nourishment essential for growth and the maintenance of life.
In and through its roots and having His pigments describing Him.
- a small succulent southern African plant that resembles a pebble in appearance. It consists of two fleshy cushionlike leaves divided by a slit through which a daisylike flower emerges.
and synthesizing in its leaves by photosynthesis using the green chlorophyll.from head to foot.columns rising to 65 feet in height of height for English Language
measurement of how tall a person or thing is the distance from the bottom to the top of a person and
the condition of being the right measurement from base to top or standing on the garment plate firm being grafted firm in a person mind body and soul. Shape into and can be seen and touched. to which a specified action or feeling is directed.. the point of being tapered, and sharp into the end tool, or weapon, to give and . to direct attention to Jesus by moving and held accountable as one is pointed me to stand fast in the liberty in which Christ died for you and me.
refer to as supporting an claim The prosecution is unable to point to anything that proves its case. I can point to several past accomplishments that show that I can perform the job well.to show that something is true or probably true All the evidence points to him as the murderer. Her symptoms point to diabetes.level or ground level It can be molded when wet, and is dried and baked to make bricks, pottery, and ceramics sticky fine-grained earthrelation to sea