The Stone of Destiny, The Stone of Scone.
Jacob used a stone for a pillow the night he wrestled with God. After
God changed his name to Israel, he then used it as a pillar to mark the
covenant he made with God. Tradition has it that the Stone was taken to
Egypt, and later to the Promised Land when the Israelites came out of
Jacob's Pillar Stone was to play a vital roll in the three overturnings
of the throne of David.
The Stone remained in Jerusalem until after 586 B.C. when Jerusalem was
destroyed, and it was taken by Jeremiah to Ireland with the daughter of
Zedekiah. After this time, the Kings of Ireland would be crowned while
seated upon the Pillar Stone of Jacob.
When the throne of David was overturned a second time to Scotland, the
Stone was taken to Scotland by the first Scottish king, Fergus, in the
ninth century, and placed at the ancient capital of Scone (pronounced
Skoon). The Scottish kings were also crowned while seated upon it.
The Stone of Jacob was seized by King Edward I in 1296, and has been
used in the coronation of every English monarch since. Queen Elizabeth
II was crowned while sitting on the Coronation Chair containing the
Until recently, the Stone of Jacob (Israel) has sat under the Coronation
Chair in Westminster Abbey, in silent testimony to the dual promises
made by Almighty God to the descendants of Abraham. After 700 years at
Westminster Abbey, the stone was recently returned to Scotland and is on
display at Edinburgh Castle. It has remained with the descendants of
Israel since the time of Jacob, and the Royal Seed of David have always
been crowned upon it.
His seed shall endure for ever, and his throne as the sun before me. It
shall be established for ever as the moon, and as a faithful witness in
heaven. Selah.think of that (Selah) I Love that word.
"And I will pour on the house of David and on the inhabitants of
Jerusalem the Spirit of grace and supplication; then they will look on
Me whom they have pierced; they will mourn for Him as one mourns for his
only son, and grieve for Him as one grieves for a firstborn. They will
call on My name, and I will answer them. I will say, This is My people,
and each one will say, the Lord is my God" (Zech. 12:10 and 13:9).
The day of Israel's national conversion will be when the Messiah, Jesus,
puts His feet on the Mount of Olives at the end of the great
tribulation. He will then judge the nations and save the remnant of His
people, Israel. Under strong conviction of sin, worked by the Holy
Spirit, they will grieve over their terrible sins, pray for pardon and
mercy, and accept Jesus as Messiah and Savior:
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