Luke 2:34; John 9:39; 1 Peter 2:7-8

34 And Simeon blessed them and said to Mary his mother, Behold, this child is appointed nfor the fall and rising of many in Israel, and for a sign othat is opposed


39 Jesus said, tFor judgment I came into this world, uthat those who do not see may see, and vthose who see may become blind.


So the honor is for you who vbelieve, but for those who vdo not believe,

wThe stone that the builders rejected

has become the cornerstone,1

and

xA stone of stumbling,

and a rock of offense.

They stumble because they disobey the word, yas they were destined to do.