From the Pastor’s Desk: The Breathed Out Word

Dear Cornerstone brothers and sisters, The apostle Paul calls us to give thanks in all circumstances (1 Thess 5:18).  What are you thankful for today?  What are we as a church thankful for today?  Our friends, family, employment, our brothers and sisters in the Lord, our Savior, the daily bread provided by the Lord, freedom to worship, the small blessings …

Order of Worship Sunday April 14, 2013 11:00am

The Lord Calls Us to Worship * Salutation 1 Corinthians 1:3 * Call to Worship Psalm 108:1-4 * Prayer of Invocation   Our Response to the Lord’s Call * Hymn of Praise # 92 “A Mighty Fortress is our God” Confession of Faith WCF Chpt. V: III & IV, TH, p. 851 Corporate Prayer of Confession Silent Prayer of Confession …

From the Pastor’s Desk: A House of Prayer

Dear Cornerstone brothers and sisters, Indeed the heavens declare the glory of God and the skies above proclaim his handiwork … oh Lord how manifold are your works, in wisdom you have made them all (Psalm 19:1; 104:24).  What a majestic creator we serve!  He made the skies and upholds the universe by the word of his power!  He is …

Order of Worship Sunday April 7, 2013 11:00am

The Lord Calls Us to Worship * Salutation 1 Corinthians 1:3 * Call to Worship Psalm 105:1-3 * Prayer of Invocation   Our Response to the Lord’s Call * Hymn of Praise #57 “Hallelujah, Praise Jehovah, O My Soul” Confession of Faith WSC 25, TH, p. 871 Corporate Prayer of Confession Silent Prayer of Confession Assurance of Pardon Psalm 51:9-12 …

From the Pastor’s Desk: Prison Requests

Dear Cornerstone brothers and sisters, Oh what manner of love the Father has given to us, that we should be called children of God (1 John 3:1).  How incredible to think that though we are by nature dead in sin, by God’s grace we have been brought into the very family of God!  We can pray to him, run to …

Christ’s Death and Our Life

Christ was all anguish that I might be all joy, cast off that I might be brought in, trodden down as an enemy that I might be welcomed as a friend, surrendered to hell’s worst that I might attain heaven’s best, stripped that I might be clothed, wounded that I might be healed, athirst that I might drink, tormented that …

Order of Worship for Sunday March 31, 2013 11:00am

The Lord Calls Us to Worship * Salutation 1 Corinthians 1:3 * Call to Worship Psalm 95:1-3 * Prayer of Invocation   Our Response to the Lord’s Call * Hymn of Praise #277 “Christ the Lord Is Risen Today” Confession of Faith WSC 27-28, TH, p. 871 Corporate Prayer of Confession Silent Prayer of Confession Assurance of Pardon Isaiah 43:25 …

From the Pastor’s Desk: A Ransom for Many

Dear Cornerstone brothers and sisters, As we go about our labors this week, may we keep this one thought in mind … “He is Risen.”  The tomb was empty and the victory was won.  The Apostle Paul tells us, “If Christ has not been raised … you are still in your sins” (1 Cor 15:17).  But Christ has been raised, …

Order of Worship Sunday March 24, 2013 11:00am

The Lord Calls Us to Worship * Salutation 1 Corinthians 1:3 * Call to Worship Psalm 96:1-4 * Prayer of Invocation   Our Response to the Lord’s Call * Hymn of Praise #101 “Come, Thou Almighty King” Confession of Faith WCF XI.1, TH, p. 855 Responsive Prayer of Confession Psalm 25, TH, p. 792 Silent Prayer of Confession Assurance of …

From the Pastor’s Desk: Contend for the Faith

Dear Cornerstone brothers and sisters, May we all rejoice in the faith once and for all delivered to the saints (Jude 3).  And this faith centers on the person and work of our Lord Jesus Christ who loved us and gave himself for us.  Wherever the Lord has you this week, know that your great Shepherd knows and loves his …