Keep in mind the fact that the image is not smitten by the stone until after the stone is cut out of the mountain, without hands.
The wind blows the gold, silver, bronze and iron away,leaving nothing behind.
Then the stone grows and fills the earth, thus in turn becoming a mountain of itself.
The prophet Isaiah says:
“And it shall come to pass in the last days, that the mountain of the Lord’s house shall be established in the top of the mountains, and shall be exalted above the hills; and all nations shall flow unto it. And many people shall go and say, Come ye, and let us go up to the mountain of the Lord, to the house of the God of Jacob; and He will teach us of His ways, and we will walk in His paths: for out of
Zion shall go forth the law, and the
word of the Lord from .”
Isa. 2:2, 3. Jerusalem
“Cut out without hands,” without human aid, obviously points