From the Pastor’s Desk: In the Beginning

Dear Cornerstone Brothers and Sisters, Grace and peace in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ.  “Why is God silent?  Where is God?  Is He at work in the church?  Why are things ending up the way they are?  This is not how I thought it would go?”  Have you ever asked these questions?  If we are honest, we have …

Is the Bible an Idol?

New Testament Professor Michael Kruger with some excellent thoughts  concerning a recent article by a critic of the faith who claims that Christians make the Bible an idol.  Read his essay here: http://michaeljkruger.com/do-christians-make-the-bible-an-idol/

Biblical and practical thoughts on marriage …

Satan loves nothing more than to destroy Christian marriages.  Thus, it is imperative for Christian husbands and wives continually to be ‘working on’ their marriage.  Dr. David Murray has some helpful thoughts: http://headhearthand.org/blog/2013/05/28/the-most-important-question-in-marriage/

the normal Christian life

Some good thoughts on the very important passage from Romans 7. http://theworldsruined.blogspot.com/2013/05/romans-7-and-normal-christian-life.html

Order of Worship Sunday May 26, 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 # 66 “God Is Known among His People” Confession of Faith WLC Q/A # 7 Corporate Prayer of Confession Psalm 32, TH, p. 795 Silent Prayer of Confession …

Spiritual Time Travel

An excellent and thought-provoking post by Professor David Murray.  We are to engage in what Dr. Murray calls ‘spiritual time travel’!  http://headhearthand.org/blog/2013/05/20/sanctification-by-time-travel/

From the Pastor’s Desk: The Spirit of Truth

Brothers and Sisters, What a joy and privilege it is to be a part of the body of Christ.  When we receive Christ as our Lord and Savior, we are adopted into his family.  And as we gather for worship week over week, we gather as the body of Christ, the people of God, brothers and sisters in Christ, to …

Weep with those Who Weep

Our Lord calls us to weep with those who weep.  Indeed, today we are weeping with those whose lives were affected by the tornadoes that ripped through OK.  As believers, how do we make sense of the devastation caused by the tornadoes on the one hand; and the absolutely clear Biblical teaching that God is control of all things on …

A good thought in preparation for the Lord’s Day…

From a Puritan prayer in The Valley of Vision: 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 …

Order of Worship Sunday May 19, 2013 11:00am

The Lord Calls Us to Worship * Salutation 1 Corinthians 1:3 * Call to Worship Psalm 96:6-7 * Prayer of Invocation   Our Response to the Lord’s Call * Hymn of Praise # 115 “All Creatures of Our God and King” Confession of Faith Heidelberg Catechism Q/A 1 Corporate Prayer of Confession Psalm 51, TH, p. 804 Silent Prayer of …