Cornerstone

June 20, 2017

Gospel Motivation

“We do not love God so that he will love us in return. We love God because he has already loved us completely in Christ.”

May 15, 2017

The Law and Grace

“God asks for perfection; Jesus comes to give us His.”

April 17, 2017

Easter 2017: Life Eternal

“Easter tells us that Jesus did what we could never do: pay for our sins and come back alive.”

April 10, 2017

Lent: Sin and Our King

“Sin is putting yourself in God’s place. Salvation is God putting himself in yours.”

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 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 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 1, 2017

The 3% and Our Own Merit

“God’s ‘process’ isn’t some capricious series of tests to evaluate whether you’re good enough to get to heaven. Rather, it is a perfect execution of judgment where he essentially asks just one question: ‘How are you going to pay for all of the sin that you’ve committed in your life?’”

February 16, 2017

Letters to CWLA: Pastor Matt

“Through the ups and downs of life I pray that the constant reality for you is your experience of the love of God.”

December 29, 2016

The Emperor’s New Clothing

"Jesus gives us clothes of salvation and righteousness that we can't earn, can't buy, and can't find here on the earth."