Praying at all Times

In yesterday’s sermon, the passage (Nehemiah 4) challenged us to be a people of prayer.  Indeed, it is true that we cannot advance in the Christian life if we are not people of prayer!  But putting this into practice is often a difficult task – the spirit is willing but the flesh is weak.  Rebecca VanDoodewaard has some helpful tips …

Order of Worship June 23, 2013 11:00am

The Lord Calls Us to Worship * Salutation 1 Corinthians 1:3 * Call to Worship Psalm 111:1-3 * Prayer of Invocation   Our Response to the Lord’s Call * Hymn of Praise # 2 “O Worship the King” Confession of Faith WCF 1.1, TH, p. 847 Corporate Confession Silent Prayer of Confession Assurance of Pardon Psalm 32:5 Scripture Reading Ephesians …

From the Pastor’s Desk: Made in God’s Image

Dear Cornerstone brothers and sisters, The Psalmist tells us the heavens declare the glory of God.  That is to say, creation speaks to us about the glory, power, and majesty of the Creator.  The beauty of the heavens bears the fingerprint of its creator.  From the brilliant galaxies above, to the intricate spider web, to the smallest molecule … creation …

Order of Worship for Sunday June 16, 2013 11:00am

The Lord Calls Us to Worship * Salutation 1 Corinthians 1:3 * Call to Worship Psalm 98:1-3 * Prayer of Invocation   Our Response to the Lord’s Call * Hymn of Praise # 101 “Come, Thou Almighty King Confession of Faith WCF 1.5, TH, p. 848 Corporate Confession Silent Prayer of Confession Assurance of Pardon 1 John 1:9 Scripture Reading …

From the Pastor’s Desk: Our Unchanging God

Dear Cornerstone brothers and sisters, As I announced last Sunday, on Sunday, July 14th we will begin worshipping in our new location.  That location is the Kids R Kids located on Hwy 6 and Forest Trails just behind the Walgreens.  Also as I mentioned, I firmly believe this to be an opportunity to move forward as a church.  The facilities …

Dr. Carl Trueman on Scripture

Here is an excellent, brief article by Dr. Carl Trueman on the Sufficiency of Scripture: http://www.9marks.org/blog/sufficiency-scripture

A Glorious, but often Abused Biblical truth

Dr. William VanDoodewaard on the wonderful, but often twisted and misunderstood doctrine of Christian liberty: http://thechristianpundit.org/2013/06/01/christian-liberty/

A Prayer to Prepare for the Lord’s Day

“O maker and Upholder of all things, Day and night are thine; they are also mine from thee- the night to rid me of the cares of the day, to refresh my weary body, to renew my natural strength; the day to summon me to new activities, to give me opportunity to glorify thee, to serve my generation, to acquire knowledge, holiness, eternal life. …

Fervency in our Prayers

Kevin DeYoung with an apt challenge to the church to be fervent and earnest in our prayers.  May CSOSPC indeed be ‘a church of earnest prayer.’ http://thegospelcoalition.org/blogs/kevindeyoung/2013/06/06/the-church-of-earnest-prayer/

Order of Worship for Sunday June 9, 2013 11:00am

The Lord Calls Us to Worship * Salutation 1 Corinthians 1:3 * Call to Worship Psalm 47:1-4 * Prayer of Invocation   Our Response to the Lord’s Call * Hymn of Praise # 347 “The Church’s One foundation” Confession of Faith WCF 1.5, TH, p. 848 Corporate Prayer of Confession Silent Prayer of Confession Assurance of Pardon Micah 7:18-20 Scripture …