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TITLE: Jesus the Rock
TEXT: Mark 12:1-13
PROPOSITION: Christ is the Rock of our salvation.
READING: Mark 12:10-13

  1. Jesus teaches a parable that the hearers understood - too well.
  2. The application of this parable is also clear.
  3. Jesus is the rock being rejected by the Jews.

Jesus is the Rock:

Wilderness Rock - 1 Corinthians 10:4 - Water of Life from the rock in the wilderness

Rejected Rock - Acts 4:11-12 - Rejected by builders, salvation in no other name

Offensive Rock - Romans 9:33 - Rock of offence, stumbling stone (also 1 Peter 2:8)

Solid Rock - Matthew 7:24 - Wise man build house on rock, not on sand

Church Rock - Matthew 16:18 - I will build my church

Living Rock - 1 Peter 2:4 - chosen of God, precious

Chief Corner Rock - 1 Peter 2:6 - main stone which holds an arch together

Precious Rock - 1 Peter 2:7 - jewel, valuable, beautiful

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