THE KEEL OR FOUNDATION (AS JESUS)
keel or foundation is the most important member of the
Eph 4:16 "From whom (keel or Jesus) the whole body, fitly joined (framed) together and compacted by that which every joint supplieth, according to the effectual working in the measure of every part, maketh increase of the body (or Ark) unto the edifying of itself in love ." (joined together)
the building (or
Comment I hope the above scriptures, will
inspire us as we compare the building of the
2) The keel is made from the most selected wood for the foundation. As Jesus is the most selected of all of us for the foundation.
the keel of the
1 Cor 3:10‑15 Paul the Apostle speaks of the true foundation.
Eph 2:20‑22 OUR TRUE FOUNDATION!
"We are built upon the foundation of the APOSTLES and PROPHETS, JESUS CHRIST himself being the CHIEF CORNER STONE." (The Author and Finisher of our Faith. In these writings we find our example to follow in building the Church.)
Mt 16:13‑18 The Rock, a lasting foundation.
Comment The keel or foundation alone, is only
the beginning of the
Apostles - I Peter 2:6-8;
Jesus Christ - Matthew 21:42;
Prophets - Isaiah 28:16; Other ref. Psalm 118:22-23; Genesis 49:24; Acts 4:11-12;
The foundation of New Jerusalem - Revelation 21:14
Summary For all that we believe, the hope of salvation, spiritual life, resurrection from the dead there is one foundation upon which we can stand – Jesus Christ.
Bonus What do the three pigs and 1Cor. -15 have in common?