Editorial

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The Person I Don’t Want to Be

“…that you put off, concerning your former conduct, the old man which grows corrupt according to the deceitful lusts.” Ephesians 4:22 I remember the event as if it were yesterday, even though it took place more than 40 years ago. At the time, I worked as a produce...

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A Perfect Church?

“…so that you became examples to all in Macedonia and Achaia who believe… also in every place your faith toward God is spread abroad; so that we need not to speak anything.”  1 Thessalonians 1:7-8 The question has often been asked “Is there any such thing as the...

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Christ, Our Rock

…when my heart is overwhelmed; lead me to the rock that is higher than I. Psalm 61:2 When Moses uttered the words “for their rock is not as our Rock, even our enemies themselves being judges” (Deut. 32:31), he did more than just declare a mild difference between the...

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Crowns for the Christian

“If anyone’s work which he has built on it endures, he will receive a reward.” 1 Corinthians 3:14 We often sing the hymn, “Glad day, glad day! Is it the crowning day? I’ll live for today, nor anxious be; Jesus, my Lord I soon shall see; Glad day, glad day! Is it the...

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What’s in A Name?

“…And His name will be called Wonderful, Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace…” Isaiah 9:6 Asking my co-worker years ago how she came to name her son, she caught me by surprise when she said, “I made it up.” I had expected her to say that it was...

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Faithfulness to God

“So, then they which be of faith are blessed with faithful Abraham.”  Galatians 3:9 It was King David who cried out, “Help, Lord; for the godly man ceases; for the faithful fail from among the children of men.” (Ps. 12:1). A generation later, his son Solomon...

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The Things That Accompany Salvation

“But, beloved, we are confident of better things concerning you, yes, things that accompany salvation, though we speak in this manner.”Hebrews 6:9 In writing to the Hebrews, the author of that epistle draws from the world of nature to present the case for effective...

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Our Unseen Battles

…“He [Benaiah] also had gone and killed a lion in the midst of a pit on a snowy day.” 2 Samuel 23:20 The achievements of David’s mighty men recorded in 2 Samuel 23 is truly worth reading with a ready heart and a ready mind. How David inspired these distressed,...

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Our Risen Savior & His Work For Us

“Concerning His Son Jesus Christ our Lord…declared to be the Son of God with power according to the Spirit of holiness, by the resurrection from the dead.”  Romans 1:3-4 “For the love of Christ compels us, because we judge thus: that if One died for all, then all...

As For Me

As For Me

“but as for me and my house, we will serve the Lord.”Joshua 24:15 These words spoken by Joshua to the children of Israel after their conquest of the land, stated the matter very clearly. Regardless of Israel’s choices, Joshua’s commitment to the Lord was firmly fixed....

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Wonderful Peace

“For He Himself is our peace…” Ephesians 2:14 I once read that that of all things people desire most in life, it is peace. It was not fame or fortune, or even  physical health that most people want. No, it is not any of the things we might suppose. Instead, it is...

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Christ in the Midst

Rare it is to look at a group photo and not look to see ourselves. Even more, it seems most people have an innate desire to be “front and center.” For more nobler reasons and to our benefit, the Lord wants to be front and center in our lives in everything we do.  Before Israel […]

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The Leading of the Spirit

“For as many as are led by the Spirit of God, they are the sons of God” Romans 8:14 First Peter 1:4 declares that all believers have an inheritance reserved for them in heaven, an inheritance that is incorruptible, undefiled and that does not fade away. For many, the thought is that we will not […]

Editorial: A Strong Connection

Editorial: A Strong Connection

“…that I may know Him and the power of His resurrection.” Philippians 3:10 I am sure we have all experienced it. After spending a lot of time and energy and making sure everything was in its place, the time had come to flip the switch on the lights that I had carefully and thoughtfully put […]

Editorial: A Strong Connection

Helpful Hints for Hard Times

“O our God, will You not judge them? For we have no power against this great multitude that is coming against us; nor do we know what to do, but our eyes are upon You.” 2 Chronicles 20:1 (NKJV) These words by good King Jehoshaphat were uttered after he had received distressing news that a […]

Editorial: A Strong Connection

The Power of Praise

“…Hope in God; For I shall yet praise Him…”   Psalm 42:11 The year 2020 as with other notable years in recent times, will not be soon forgotten—at least by this generation. The first editorial of Cornerstone Magazine this year was titled “2020 Vision.” It was an exhortation to the Body of Christ to sharpen […]

Editorial Rekindling the Passion, Remembering the Plan

Editorial Rekindling the Passion, Remembering the Plan

After Israel’s return to the land following their Babylonian captivity, enthusiasm reigned supreme as plans moved forward to rebuild the temple which had been destroyed 70 years before. The prophet Jeremiah had accurately prophesied of these events (Jer. 25:11-12), but his words went unheeded, and the nation reaped the sad results. Now, decades later, they […]