Christ Our Cornerstone (Ephesians 2:19-22)

Christ Our Cornerstone Ephesians 2:19-22

Ephesians 2:19-22

I. Past vs. present (Ephesians 2:19)

    A. Past: strangers and foreigners
    B. Present: fellow citizens with the saints (Philippians 3:20; Matthew 5:3-12) and members of the household of God (Galatians 6:10; 1 Timothy 3:15)

II. The building (Ephesians 2:20-21)

    A. The foundation (Acts 2:42; Matthew 16:16-19)
    B. The chief cornerstone (Psalm 118:22 [cf. Mark 12:10; Luke 20:17; Acts 4:9-12; 1 Peter 2:7]; Isaiah 28:16 [cf. 1 Peter 2:6])
    C. The integrity (Ephesians 4:13, 16; 1 Peter 1:15-16)

III. The purpose (Ephesians 2:22)

    A. Unity (Ephesians 2:19, 21, 22)
    B. For a dwelling place of God in the Spirit (Ephesians 3:17; Colossians 3:16; 1 Corinthians 3:16; Acts 17:24)

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