rejected

While Peter and John were speaking to the people, the priests, the captain of the temple guard, and the Sadducees confronted them. They were incensed that the apostles were teaching the people and announcing that the resurrection of the dead was happening because of Jesus. They seized Peter and John and put them in prison until the next day. (It was already evening.) Many who heard the word became believers, and their number grew to about five thousand. The next day the leaders, elders, and legal experts gathered in Jerusalem, along with Annas the high priest, Caiaphas, John, Alexander, and others from the high priest’s family. They had Peter and John brought before them and asked, “By what power or in what name did you do this?” Then Peter, inspired by the Holy Spirit, answered, “Leaders of the people and elders, are we being examined today because something good was done for a sick person, a good deed that healed him? If so, then you and all the people of Israel need to know that this man stands healthy before you because of the name of Jesus Christ the Nazarene—whom you crucified but whom God raised from the dead. This Jesus is the stone you builders rejected; he has become the cornerstone! Salvation can be found in no one else. Throughout the whole world, no other name has been given among humans through which we must be saved.” (Acts 4:1-12, CEB)

The stone you builders rejected; has become the cornerstone.

God gave clear signs of how the building was to be built but those with the plans thought they had a better idea for how to make the structure. So they rejected the stone provided for the base and went their own way.

When we do not use Jesus as the foundation of our life things will be off. But when we have Jesus as the cornerstone and basis for all of our life things will be the way God intended even when we do not understand them.

We do not need to fully get it, but trust that it is the right way.

Loving People. Loving God.

Published by asacredrebel

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