by Stan Coffey

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Chief Cornerstone (2 of 5)
Stan Coffey
Isaiah 28:16
January 26, 2003

Well let's go to the Lord in prayer. Father we thank you and praise you and we ask, God, that you will do great and mighty things that we know not. As we approach this spring many things are happening around the world, but Father let us not get our eyes off the main thing, that we are here to declare the wonderful gospel of Jesus Christ. Father you have given us television cameras and you have given us a means of declaring the gospel to hundreds and hundreds of people who will never come inside these doors. Father you have used this class in a mighty way in days gone by. Father, I know that our attendance has been off some, but we know that we have been here before. We ask for a new surge and a new infusion of your power, that we might reach out, and Lord that we might build this class, and Father we will see once again the crowds coming and people being reached for Christ. We pray you'll bless this television outreach to the end that many will come to know you as Lord and Savior. Now Father we pray that you will bless us in our lesson today. For Christ's sake we pray. Amen.

Today we are looking at Isaiah chapter 28. We are looking at the titles of Christ in Isaiah. Maybe you did not know that in the book of Isaiah, that many of the titles of Christ that you know in the New Testament were prophesied by Isaiah 700 years before Jesus was born. We looked at the Wonderful Counselor, the Mighty God and the Everlasting Father and the Prince of Peace. Now we come to the Chief Cornerstone. Look at Isaiah 28:16 -"So this is what the Sovereign Lord says: 'See, I lay a stone in Zion, a tested stone, a precious cornerstone for a sure foundation; the one who trusts will never be dismayed.'" Now, Isaiah writes at a time when Israel is at it's lowest ebb, when Jerusalem is facing judgment, and when the temple is going to be destroyed. Isaiah sees that t ...

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