1/5/08

Isaiah 28:16 "He That Believeth....Shall Not Make Haste"  - Zion No Cornerstone

Isa. 28:16 "Therefore thus saith the Lord GOD, Behold, I lay in Zion for a foundation a stone, a tried stone, a precious corner stone, a sure foundation: he that believeth shall not make haste"
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The would-be world conquering Jewish Zionists are growing ever more restless to remove all hindrances to finally achieving their misconstrued ancient goal of setting a king on a throne in the city of Jerusalem from which to reign as lords over the lower classes of humanity and rule the planet with an iron fist. This they would call the "kingdom of Zion".

Problem is that this 'kingdom-come' now under construction is been pieced together without a "sure foundation". It has been constructed on a faulty foundation. The foundation is faulty because the proper "corner stone" is missing, having been rejected by the builders, the Jews, some 2000 yrs. ago. Without this stone, the 'building' can never stand. see: The Stone which the builders rejected; from Daniel ch. 2

The Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ is of course this "stone". He alone is the "tried stone" [Acts 3:18], who, being tried, was proven to be the "precious corner stone" [1Peter 2:4]; that very "stone which the builders rejected" [Matt. 21:42 (Ps. 118:22-23); Luke 20:17].

Until the Lord GOD Almighty Himself lays this "corner stone" in Zion; a reference to the physical return of the Lord Jesus Christ to rightfully rule and reign upon the earth [Rev. 19:15], which will not happen until the very serious issue of the rejection and the crucifixion of the Son of God has been settled [Matt. 27:22,25]; any other attempt to establish 'Zion' (city of God) will be "in haste". (Acts 2:36; 4:11)

And that very serious issue of the rejection and crucifixion of the Son of God, the Lord Jesus Christ, absolutely can not be settled apart from justice by way of judgment [Isa. 1:27] - the period of time known in the Word of God as The Tribulation. As it is written, and we believe, only after the Jews are brought by that horrible time of tribulation to an admission of guilt leading to true repentance [Hosea 5:15; Matt. 23:37,38-39; Zech. 12:10] can they be restored in right relationship to God, who will then himself usher in the true 'Kingdom of Zion'.

Isaiah the prophet, speaking for the Lord GOD said..."he that believeth shall not make haste", meaning that true believers will wait patiently until the Lord God Himself lays the one and only "precious corner stone" for the building of this true Zion [Ps. 2:6,10; 102:16]. Again, this is a reference to the return of the Lord Jesus Christ to build the Kingdom himself "without hands" [Dan. 2:44,45]; that is, nothing of men. Without this 'corner stone', whatever is now built or being built will be out of plumb and out of square, which is to say that it will be hopelessly crooked [Micah 3:10].

The events transpiring in the world today to build a one world government are "in haste". There will be one that will come though, and will seek to establish himself on the throne of the 'hasty Zion' the Jews are trumpeting here, but that one will prove to be an impostor, an 'untried stone', a faulty foundation.

This false messiah, this Jewish impostor who takes that throne, will be a king though...a king of fierce countenance...proving himself to not be the precious cornerstone, but the biblical 'Anti'-christ (Dan. 8:23,24,25). This is the teaching of scripture.

Do not get ahead of the Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ...be not hasty! (Luke 2:34)

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see also [highly recommended]: Zionism And The End Of The Church Age - A.C. Gaebelein; 1933