Cornerstone exists because of Jesus. We are a people who have been transformed by the gospel, the good news of Jesus Christ. Through Jesus’ death and resurrection, God has forgiven us and adopted us into his family. Now, we have a whole new life.
Through the gospel, God redeems us, forgives us, and adopts us into his family. The good news of Jesus’ death and resurrection makes each one of us a new creation and gives us a new identity: children of God. This is why we can never think of the church as an organization or a building. The church is actually a family—God’s family, filled with redeemed sinners that are now his children.
Through the gospel, God forgives us, adopts us into his family, and makes us his disciples. This means that the church is not just any family. We are a family formed by God—and sent out with a purpose.
The church is a family that ministers to one another, cares for one another, and builds one another up. Each member of the family is a child of God who is uniquely gifted to bless the family and to be a light in our city.
Just like a vine grows best with a good trellis, our church family grows best with good programs. Our programs and ministries are tailored to support the community and mission God has given us.
August 26, 2018
The Preacher is at the end of his tour of failed attempts to control life as a human being. We can’t know enough to shape our lives, and we can’t experience enough to shape our lives. Now, he shows us that we can’t achieve enough to shape our lives. The various things we are working on day to day and week to week don’t provide a soul-level satisfaction for us. Only God though Jesus Christ can put our hearts at rest. It’s from that internal rest that our eyes are opened to the good gifts God gives us amid the normal stress and frustration of life in a fallen world.
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