Cornerstone

April 11, 2017

The Passion of Jesus

“He who is forgiven much loves much, and so when we focus in on the sufferings of Jesus, we see how costly it was for Jesus to forgive our sins, and we find our love growing and growing because of his payment.”

March 29, 2017

Darkness, Blindness and Sight

“The Bible has always used light and darkness, blindness and sight, as metaphors for our spiritual understanding. Salvation is a matter of God opening blind eyes by shining light into the darkness. Spiritual growth is a matter of having our eyes enlightened so we can see the hope, riches, and loving power of God in Jesus.”

March 27, 2017

Lent: Sin and Our Hearts

“Confessing sin is a declaration of war against indwelling sin, and a declaration of victory in the gospel of Jesus Christ.”

March 22, 2017

People Who Love Much

“We are creatures who stand in judgment over our Creator, yet God not only forgives us but provides us with more than we ever thought possible in Jesus.”

March 20, 2017

Lent: Sin and Our World

“When we are honest about the magnitude of suffering in our fallen world we have an opportunity to see the magnitude of God’s hope in Christ put on display.”

March 15, 2017

Focus & Reflection

“The season of Lent is a time to focus in on our sinfulness—to see it clearly and find ourselves led to repentance and forgiveness in Jesus.”

March 13, 2017

Lent: What is Sin?

“Sin is deeper than we think, but grace abounds all the more.”

November 14, 2016

Plan Like Jesus

“The antidote to idolatry is not to enjoy God’s blessing less, but to be captivated by God, himself, more.”

October 30, 2016

Think Like Jesus

“When you stop grasping at significance you don’t have and in the gospel receive ultimate significance you don’t deserve, you will find yourself being humble from your heart.”

September 26, 2016

The Fundamental Need to Thank God

“When we are surrounded by troubles, and we do not understand what is going on in our lives, glorifying God and giving thanks will reorient us to that beacon of light so that we can see the way out.”