Explanation of Scripture read by Orthodox Christians on the 10th Thursday after Pentecost 2 Corinthians 1:1-7 Matthew 21:43-46

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QUESTION 1

"Jesus saith unto them, Did ye never read in the scriptures, The stone which the builders rejected, the same is become the head of the corner: this is the Lord's doing, and it is marvellous in our eyes?" (Matthew 21:43)

Where would they have read this?

QUESTION 2

"The stone which the builders refused is become the head stone of the corner. {23} This is the LORD'S doing; it is marvellous in our eyes." (Psalms 117:22-23)

We read this verse very often, almost every day of the year. In which service?

QUESTION 3

What is the stone?

QUESTION 4

Who are the builders?

QUESTION 5

"the same is become the head of the corner:"

What is the meaning?

QUESTION 6

Why did the builders reject the stone?

QUESTION 7

"The kingdom of God shall be taken from you, and given to a nation bringing forth the fruits thereof"

Now Jesus speaks more plainly about things he formerly alluded to in parables and dark sayings. What is the meaning?

QUESTION 8

"And whosoever shall fall on this stone shall be broken: but on whomsoever it shall fall, it will grind him to powder."

Who are those who will be broken? What does this mean?

QUESTION 9

And whosoever shall fall on this stone shall be broken: but on whomsoever it shall fall, it will grind him to powder."

Who are those who will be ground to powder? What does this mean?

QUESTION 10

Describe the difference between a good and evil man when he is rebuked.





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