Meeting at the Corner

Meeting at the Corner

Several years ago a fad among teen­agers was a series of jokes, a play upon words or lines spoken by one inanimate object to another. One day one of my children came to me with this one: "Do you know what one wall said to the other?" As a good father should, I did not attempt to guess the answer, but replied dutifully, "No. You tell me what one wall said to the other." The answer came crisply, "I'll meet you at the corner."

I can say to every man in Christ, "I'll meet you at the Lord Jesus Christ." If we can come to an agreement as to who He is and as to what He has done for us, we should meet there with Him.

The stone the builders have rejected has become the chief cornerstone” (Ps.118:22)

1. Dr. Barnhouse puts a definite restriction on meeting at corner of Christ, namely who he is and what he has done? Why is such a restriction necessary?

2. How should “meeting at the corner” affect the way believer’s deal with personal conflicts between or among one another?

3. Read 1 Peter 2:1­12. How does he use the whole stone imagery to promote holy living by believers.

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