For the next two weeks of Lent, we will be exploring images of the atonement from the gospels.
Before he died, Jesus gave us many images to describe what he was about to do for us by dying and by rising again. 796 more words
The second verse Peter quotes is from Psalm 118:22-23. The idea of a chief stone connects the Psalm to Isa 28:16. Jesus called himself the “stone that the builders rejected” after the Parable of the Vineyard in Mark 12:9-11. 558 more words
1 And it came to pass in the four hundred and eightieth year after the children of Israel had come out of the land of Egypt, in the fourth year of Solomon’s reign over Israel, in the month of Ziv, which is the second month, that he began to build the house of the Lord. 706 more words