Coming to Him, a living stone-rejecteda by men but chosen and valuableb to God-
you yourselves, as living stones, are being built into a spiritual housec for a holy priesthoodd to offer spiritual sacrifices acceptable to Gode through Jesus Christ.
For it stands in Scripture: Look! I lay a stone in Zion, a chosen and valuable cornerstone, and the one who believes in Him will never be put to shame! fgh7
So the honor is for you who believe; but for the unbelieving, The stone that the builders rejected- this One has become the cornerstone, ij and
A stone that causes men to stumble, k and a rock that trips them up. lmn They stumble by disobeying the message; they were destined for this.