Weekly devotion from Spurgeon’s “Morning and Evening”

“There remaineth therefore a rest to the people of God.” Hebrews 4:9 How different will be the state of the believer in heaven from what it is here! Here he is born to toil and suffer weariness, but in the land of the immortal, fatigue is never known. Anxious to serve his Master, he finds his strength unequal to his …

Order of Worship for 1/15/2017

Welcome and Announcements   Scripture Meditation    “Amen!  Blessing and glory and wisdom and thanksgiving and honor and power and might be to our God forever and ever! Amen.” Revelation 7:12            The Lord Calls Us to Worship   * Salutation                                                                   1 Corinthians 1:3 * Call to Worship                                                                    Psalm 89:1 * Prayer of Invocation   Our Response to …

Book Review of Michael Haykin’s “Rediscovering the Church Fathers”

  Dr. Michael Haykin begins his book, Rediscovering the Church Fathers: Who They Were and How They Shaped the Church, with this troubling statement: “The truth of the matter is that far too many modern-day evangelicals are either ignorant of or quite uncomfortable with the church fathers” (13).  Haykin’s book is an effort to remedy that problem.  In this work, …

Weekly Devotion from Spurgeon’s ‘Morning and Evening’

“These have no root.”—Luke 8:13. Y soul, examine thyself this morning by the light of this text. Thou hast received the word with joy; thy feelings have been stirred and a lively impression has been made; but, remember, that to receive the word in the ear is one thing, and to receive Jesus into thy very soul is quite another; …

Weekly Devotion from Spurgeon

“Grow in grace, and in the knowledge of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ.”—2 Peter 3:18. ROW in grace”—not in one grace only, but in all grace. Grow in that root-grace, faith. Believe the promises more firmly than you have done. Let faith increase in fulness, constancy, simplicity. Grow also in love. Ask that your love may become extended, more …

Order of Worship for 1/8/2017

Welcome and Announcements   Scripture Meditation    “… as Christ loved the church and gave himself up for her, that he might sanctify her, having cleansed her by the washing of water with the word.” Ephesians 5:25-26            The Lord Calls Us to Worship   * Salutation                                                                   1 Corinthians 1:3 * Call to Worship                                                                   Isaiah 6:1-3 * Prayer …

Order of Worship for 1/1/2017

Welcome and Announcements   Scripture Meditation    “In your presence there is fullness of joy; at your right hand are pleasures forevermore.” Psalm 16:11            The Lord Calls Us to Worship   * Salutation                                                                   1 Corinthians 1:3 * Call to Worship                                                                 Psalm 16:1-2 * Prayer of Invocation   Our Response to the Lord’s Call   * Hymn of …

Order of Worship for 12/25/2016

Welcome and Announcements   Scripture Meditation    “The people who walked in darkness have seen a great light; those who dwelt in a land of deep darkness, on them light has shined.” Isaiah 9:2            The Lord Calls Us to Worship   * Salutation                                                                   1 Corinthians 1:3 * Call to Worship                                                               Psalm 104:1-2 * Prayer of Invocation   …

Christmas Eve Bulletin, 2016

Cornerstone Presbyterian Church        Christmas Eve Worship   Call to Worship   Prayer of Adoration   *Hymn of Praise No. 194 “O Come, O Come, Emmanuel”   *Hymn of Adoration No. 196 “Come, Thou Long-Expected Jesus”   Scripture Reading Matthew 1:18-25   *Hymn of Preparation No. 198 “Lift Up Your Heads, Ye Mighty Gates!”   *Hymn of Thanksgiving No. 208 …

Weekly Devotion from Spurgeon’s “Morning and Evening”

“I am crucified with Christ.”—Galatians 2:20. HE Lord Jesus Christ acted in what He did as a great public representative person, and His dying upon the cross was the virtual dying of all His people. Then all His saints rendered unto justice what was due, and made an expiation to divine vengeance for all their sins. The apostle of the …