Order of Worship for 1/29/2017

Welcome and Announcements   Scripture Meditation    “It shall come to pass in the latter days that the mountain of the house of the LORD shall be established as the highest of the mountains and shall be lifted up above the hills.” Isaiah 2:2            The Lord Calls Us to Worship   * Salutation                                                                   1 Corinthians 1:3 * Call to …

Order of Worship for 1/22/2017

Welcome and Announcements   Scripture Meditation    “I am the vine; you are the branches.  Whoever abides in me and I in him, he it is that bears much fruit, for apart from me you can do nothing.” John 15:5            The Lord Calls Us to Worship   * Salutation                                                                   1 Corinthians 1:3 * Call to Worship                                                                 Psalm …

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 …

Spring Retreat Trinity Pines Conference Center

Houston Reformed Spring Retreat, April 6-8, 2017

It’s that time of year again! Cornerstone and Providence family and friends will be gathering together at Lake Livingston for a weekend of fellowship and worship. Our Annual Reformed Spring Retreat is a wonderful event for Christians of all ages to learn, socialize, and grow together. We will be staying at Trinity Pines Conference Center, a Christian camp and retreat …

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 …