David Couper on Christ sanctifying the stones in his temple

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... Such, then, is the way in which Christ carries on the work that is here ascribed to him. As one sinner after another is converted, one living stone after another is added to the temple which he is building. Amid all the uproar and turmoil of this ungodly world, this work is silently but surely going on. Satan would stop it if he could, so would the world if it could; but neither earth nor hell is able to arrest it. Christ has undertaken to accomplish it; and it will not be suspended till “the headstone be brought forth with shoutings, grace, grace, unto it.”

Already the temple is glorious in the eye of heaven. Angels look on it with wonder and delight; for “unto the principalities and powers in heavenly places is made known by the Church the manifold wisdom of God.” How glorious, then, shall the temple be, when the last living stone shall complete the harmony of its vast proportions! Then, purified from every soil, and resplendent with the beauties of righteousness and holiness, it shall stand out before the universe the noblest monument of the Divine perfections. ...

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