Noah Webster's 1828 Dictionary Definition of Truth: Conformity to fact or reality; exact accordance with that which is, or has been, or shall be. The truth of history constitutes its whole value. We rely on the truth of the scriptural prophecies.
MESSIAH BECOMES THE CORNERSTONE
For over seven hundred years it had been prophesied that the Messiah would become the cornerstone. Meaning he would be the building block that all the kingdom of heaven would be founded upon. As the One who spoke all things into existence (1Co 8:6), He has every right to called the foundation cornerstone. When He returns He will put an end to all opposition to the Kingdom.
HOSHEA – THE LAST KING OF ISRAEL
726 BC (U)
Isa 28:16 So this is what the Sovereign LORD says: “See, I lay a stone in Zion, a tested stone, a precious cornerstone for a sure foundation; the one who relies on it will never be stricken with panic.
THE COMING OF ZION’S KING
495 BC (U)
Zec 10:4 From Judah will come the cornerstone, from him the tent peg, from him the battle bow, from him every ruler.
ONE IN CHRIST
64 AD (U)
Eph 2:20 built on the foundation of the apostles and prophets, with Christ Jesus himself as the chief cornerstone.
THE LIVING STONE AND A CHOSEN PEOPLE
66 AD (U)
1Pe 2:6 For in Scripture it says: “See, I lay a stone in Zion, a chosen and precious cornerstone, and the one who trusts in him will never be put to shame.”
WILL BE FULFILLED
ISRAEL GOD’S CHOSEN PEOPLE
ONE THOUSAND YEAR REIGN
Dan 2:34 While you were watching, a rock was cut out, but not by human hands. It struck the statue on its feet of iron and clay and smashed them.
Prophecies declared are in blue, prophecies fulfilled are in red, prophecies currently being fulfilled are in green, and prophecies to be fulfilled are in orange. Bold historical context dates are from Jeff Swanson's The Plan dating system, and dates marked (U) are Archbishop Ussher's 1658 dating system. ** The date of this prophecy is in its referential context: the verse has been moved to the time frame of its contextual orientation.