Chief Cornerstone Names of Christ Ornament

Chief Cornerstone

Chief Cornerstone Names of Christ Christmas Advent

Ephesians 2:20 – “And are built upon the foundation of the apostles and prophets, Jesus Christ himself being the chief corner stone;”

“We preserve the symbolism of the cornerstone in remembrance of the Son of God upon whose life and mission the Church is established.  He and he alone, is the Chief Cornerstone.  There is built upon him a strong foundation of Apostles and Prophets and above this ‘all the building fitly framed together’ to constitute the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.”  (President Gordon B. Hinckley, January 2001, Ensign)

Gordon B. Hinckley

“We declare in words of solemnity that His priesthood and His Church have been restored upon the earth—“built upon the foundation of … apostles and prophets, Jesus Christ himself being the chief corner stone” (Ephesians 2:20).

The Living Christ

“This Church is anchored in the perfect life of its chief cornerstone, Jesus Christ, and in His infinite Atonement and literal Resurrection.”

Restoration Proclamation

“If we put Christ absolutely first in our lives, and make him our Chief Cornerstone, then all other elements will be stronger and more secure. If we put all he has to say and teach at the base of ourselves, then we will build up strong and like Him. We will be able to withstand anything this world brings upon us. ” However, if we put other priorities, teachings and philosophies at our foundation and we build ourselves, our character “As C.S. Lewis said, ‘If my house… collapsed at one blow, that is because it was a house of cards.’ (BYU Devotional, The Bitter Cup and the Bloody Baptism)

Jeffrey R. Holland

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