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This Sunday @ Cornerstone: October 15, 2017

October 13, 2017 | by: Ryan Joki | 0 Comments

This week's bulletin is online here. This month marks the 500th anniversary of the beginning of the Protestant Reformation. In order to commemorate the occassion, Ryan will spend the month of October preaching on the five solae of the Reformation. He continues this Sunday with "sola fide."... Keep Reading

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This Sunday @ Cornerstone: October 1, 2017

September 29, 2017 | by: Ryan Joki | 0 Comments

This week's bulletin is online here. This month marks the 500th anniversary of the beginning of the Protestant Reformation. In order to commemorate the occassion, Ryan will spend the month of October preaching on the five solae of the Reformation. He begins this Sunday with "sola scriptura."... Keep Reading

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This Sunday @ Cornerstone: September 24, 2017

September 22, 2017 | by: Ryan Joki | 0 Comments

This week's bulletin is online here. For the past several weeks we've commemorated the five-year anniversary of the church by revisiting several messages that Ryan delivered at the beginning of the church plant. These messages centered around the theme "Love Others," and they explain how our love for others serves as an expression of our lov... Keep Reading

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This Sunday @ Cornerstone: September 17, 2017

September 16, 2017 | by: Ryan Joki | 0 Comments

This week's bulletin is online here. We are currently commemorating the five-year anniversary of the church by revisiting several messages that Ryan delivered at the beginning of the church plant. These messages will center around the theme "Love Others," and they will explain how our love for others serves as an expression of our love ... Keep Reading

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This Sunday @ Cornerstone: September 10, 2017

September 9, 2017 | by: Ryan Joki | 0 Comments

This week's bulletin is online here. We are currently commemorating the five-year anniversary of the church by revisiting several messages that Ryan delivered at the beginning of the church plant. These messages will center around the theme "Love Others," and they will explain how our love for others serves as an expression of our love ... Keep Reading

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This Sunday @ Cornerstone: September 3, 2017

September 2, 2017 | by: Ryan Joki | 0 Comments

This week's bulletin is online here. For the next few weeks we'll be commemorating the five-year anniversary of the church by revisiting several messages that Ryan delivered at the beginning of the church plant. These messages will center around the theme "Love Others," and they will explain how our love for others serves as an expressi... Keep Reading

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This Week @ Cornerstone: August 27, 2017

August 26, 2017 | by: Ryan Joki | 0 Comments

This week's bulletin is online here. After His resurrection, Jesus told His disciples to meet Him at an assigned mountain in Galilee for further instructions. What were those instructions, and how should they shape our lives as Christians today? Ryan will explain this Sunday in a message from Matthew 28:16-20 entitled, "The Great Commis... Keep Reading

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This Week @ Cornerstone: August 13, 2017

August 12, 2017 | by: Ryan Joki | 0 Comments

This week's bulletin is online here. On the cross, Christ experienced excruciating pain and agony. What should we make of that suffering? What lessons should we draw from the manner of His death? Ryan will explain this Sunday in a message from Matthew 27:45-61 entitled, "The Vindication of the Crucified."... Keep Reading

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This Week @ Cornerstone: August 6, 2017

August 5, 2017 | by: Ryan Joki | 0 Comments

This week's bulletin is online here. On the cross, Christ experienced excruciating pain and agony. What should we make of that suffering? What lessons should we draw from the manner of His death? Ryan will explain this Sunday in a message from Matthew 27:27-44 entitled, "A Voluntary Sacrifice."... Keep Reading

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This Week @ Cornerstone: July 30, 2017

July 29, 2017 | by: Ryan Joki | 0 Comments

This week's bulletin is online here. The cross was designed as a horrific method of execution, and yet, as strange as it may seem, Christians celebrate it. Why? What is so good about the suffering and death of our Savior? Ryan will explain this Sunday in a message from Isaiah 53 entitled, "A Man of Sorrows."... Keep Reading

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This Week @ Cornerstone: July 9, 2017

July 8, 2017 | by: Ryan Joki | 0 Comments

This week's bulletin is online here. In John 19:1-16, John shows as through the example of the chief priest and Pontius Pilate that when it comes to unbelief it has very little to do with the amount of evidence and everything to do with the condition of the heart. How does this affect the way we evangelize? Ryan will explore the answer ... Keep Reading

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This Week @ Cornerstone: July 2, 2017

July 1, 2017 | by: Ryan Joki | 0 Comments

This week's bulletin is online here. Why do people continue to reject the gospel in the face of overwhelming evidence to its truth? Ryan explores the answer to this question through the examples of the chief priests and Pontius Pilate during the trial of Jesus in John 19:1-16. Please remember the Joki's will be hosting a cook-out ... Keep Reading

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This Week @ Cornerstone: June 25, 2017

June 24, 2017 | by: Ryan Joki | 0 Comments

This week's bulletin is online here. God repeatedly exhorts us to repent and believe in the gospel in the Scriptures. What happens when a person repeatedly chooses to ignore those pleas? Matthew provides an illustration for us in Matthew 27:1-26. Ryan will explain this Sunday in a sermon entitled "The Verdict."  Also, given the positiv... Keep Reading

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This Week @ Cornerstone: June 18, 2017

June 17, 2017 | by: Ryan Joki | 0 Comments

This week's bulletin is online here. The apostle Peter was the foremost among Jesus' disciples. And yet, when Jesus was on trial and the time came to stand by Him, he famously denied Him three times. What can we learn from Peter's failure?  Ryan will explain this Sunday in a message from Matthew 26:57-75 entitled "Falling Rock."... Keep Reading

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This Week @ Cornerstone: June 11, 2017

June 10, 2017 | by: Ryan Joki | 0 Comments

This week's bulletin is online here. The righteousness of God is one of the more challenging doctrines taught in all of the Scriptures. On one hand, it is an encouragement, because it means that God will always deal righteously with His people. But on the other hand, it is terrifying, because it means that God will also judge in righteousnes... Keep Reading

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This Week @ Cornerstone: June 4, 2017

June 3, 2017 | by: Ryan Joki | 0 Comments

This week's bulletin is online here. We all know we should evangelize, but we often struggle to do it because it is hard. The apostle Paul was one of the greatest evangelists who ever lived, and he, too, found proclaiming the gospel difficult - and yet he continued to persevere in the endeavor anyways. Why? What motivated him to ke... Keep Reading

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This Week @ Cornerstone: May 28, 2017

May 27, 2017 | by: Ryan Joki | 0 Comments

This week's bulletin is online here. It's not uncommon today for unbelievers to reject the gospel as foolish. However, when it was first proclaimed there were many who rejected not because it was "anti-intellectual" but because it was "weak." Are the accusations true? Is the cross a symbol of weakness? Ryan will answer this question this Sun... Keep Reading

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This Week @ Cornerstone: May 21, 2017

May 20, 2017 | by: Ryan Joki | 0 Comments

This week's bulletin is online here. Jesus has given two ordinances to His church, one of which is the Lord's Table. Unfortunately, not only is this ordinance often neglected in the practice of the church, but it is often neglected in the church's instruction, as well. What does this ordinance mean, what role does it play in the church, and ... Keep Reading

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This Week @ Cornerstone: May 14, 2017

May 13, 2017 | by: Ryan Joki | 0 Comments

This week's bulletin is online here. Jesus has given two ordinances to His church, one of which is the Lord's Table. Unfortunately, not only is this ordinance often neglected in the practice of the church, but it is often neglected in the church's instruction, as well. What does this ordinance mean, what role does it play in the church, and ... Keep Reading

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This Week @ Cornerstone: May 7, 2017

May 6, 2017 | by: Ryan Joki | 0 Comments

This week's bulletin is online here. We'll be singing one new song, which you can listen to here. Have you ever wondered how it was possible for the religious leaders to kill Jesus if Jesus was supposed to be the Son of God? This was a question that surely would have bothered Matthew's readers. For them, the Messiah was supposed to be a kin... Keep Reading

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This Week @ Cornerstone: April 30, 2017

April 29, 2017 | by: Ryan Joki | 0 Comments

This week's bulletin is online here. We'll be singing one new song, which you can listen to below. Near the conclusion of the Olivet Discourse Jesus explains that when the time comes for Him to judge and determine who will be allowed to enter heaven, He will do so on the basis of how a person treated His disciples. Why will this be the stan... Keep Reading

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This Week @ Cornerstone: April 23, 2017

April 22, 2017 | by: Ryan Joki | 0 Comments

This week's bulletin is online here. Near the conclusion of the Olivet Discourse Jesus encourages His disciples to prepare for the Rapture. However, He also explains that this is an enitrely unexpected event. So how does one prepare for what is, essentially, a kind of spiritual "pop quiz." Jesus explains with the parable of the talents in Ma... Keep Reading

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This Week @ Cornerstone: April 16, 2017

April 15, 2017 | by: Ryan Joki | 0 Comments

This week's bulletin is online here. The resurrection of Jesus Christ serves as the very backbone of the Christian faith. In fact, it is true to say that without the resurrection of Jesus from the dead faith in Jesus as the Savior of the world completely falls apart. What is so significant about the resurrection? Why does it matter so much? ... Keep Reading

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This Week @ Cornerstone: April 9, 2017

April 8, 2017 | by: Ryan Joki | 0 Comments

This week's bulletin is online here. Near the conclusion of the Olivet Discourse Jesus encourages His disciples to prepare for the Rapture. However, He also explains that this is an enitrely unexpected event. So how does one prepare for what is, essentially, a kind of spiritual "pop quiz." Jesus explains with the parable of the talents in Ma... Keep Reading

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This Week @ Cornerstone: April 2, 2017

April 1, 2017 | by: Ryan Joki | 0 Comments

This week's bulletin is online here. Near the conclusion of the Olivet Discourse Jesus encourages His disciples to prepare for the Rapture. However, He also explains that this is an enitrely unexpected event. So how does one prepare for what is, essentially, a kind of spiritual "pop quiz." Jesus explains with the parable of the talents in Ma... Keep Reading

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This Week @ Cornerstone: March 26, 2017

March 25, 2017 | by: Ryan Joki | 0 Comments

This week's bulletin is online here. According to the Scriptures, it is possible for the rapture to occur at any moment. Every Christian could be glorified in the very next instant and immediately transported into the air to meet Jesus. How does one prepare for such a possibility? Ryan will explain this Sunday in a message from Matthew 24:45... Keep Reading

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This Week @ Cornerstone: March 12, 2017

March 10, 2017 | by: Ryan Joki | 0 Comments

This week's bulletin is online here. There are some biblical doctrines that are often overlooked today. Among these are the wrath of God and the vindication of the saints. What role do these doctrines play in the life of the believer? Why are they important? Ryan will explain this Sunday in a message from Matthew 24:29-35 enti... Keep Reading

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This Week @ Cornerstone: March 5, 2017

March 4, 2017 | by: Ryan Joki | 0 Comments

This week's bulletin is online here. Persecution probably seems like an irrelevant topic for most of us. After all, who in America today really endures religious persecution as a Christian? Yet, the apostle Paul indicates that persecution is not just a possibility for the Christian, but even a probability. Supposing that persecution eve... Keep Reading

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This Week @ Cornerstone: February 26, 2017

February 25, 2017 | by: Ryan Joki | 0 Comments

This week's bulletin is online here. What are the signs that will herald the end of the age? This was a question that was on the disciples' minds after Jesus predicted the destruction of the Temple and of the city of Jerusalem on the Tuesday before His death, and it's a question that Ryan will explore this Sunday in part one of a three part ... Keep Reading

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This Week @ Cornerstone: February 19, 2017

February 18, 2017 | by: Ryan Joki | 0 Comments

This week's bulletin is online here. What are the signs that will herald the end of the age? This was a question that was on the disciples' minds after Jesus predicted the destruction of the Temple and of the city of Jerusalem on the Tuesday before His death, and it's a question that Ryan will explore this Sunday in part one of a three part ... Keep Reading

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This Week @ Cornerstone: February 12, 2017

February 12, 2017 | by: Ryan Joki | 0 Comments

This week's bulletin is online here. What are the signs that will herald the end of the age? This was a question that was on the disciples' minds after Jesus predicted the destruction of the Temple and of the city of Jerusalem on the Tuesday before His death, and it's a question that Ryan will explore this Sunday in part one of a three part ... Keep Reading

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This Week @ Cornerstone: January 29, 2017

January 28, 2017 | by: Ryan Joki | 0 Comments

This week's bulletin is online here. There is a natural curiosity in all of us to know what will happen in the future. We want to know, "What will be the end of all of this? Where is this going? What will become of all my energy and labor after I'm gone?" After Jesus predicts the destruction of the Temple at the beginning of Matthew 24, His ... Keep Reading

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This Week @ Cornerstone: January 22, 2016

January 21, 2017 | by: Ryan Joki | 0 Comments

This week's bulletin is online here. There is a natural curiosity in all of us to know what will happen in the future. We want to know, "What will be the end of all of this? Where is this going? What will become of all my energy and labor after I'm gone?" After Jesus predicts the destruction of the Temple at the beginning of Matthew 24, His ... Keep Reading

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This Week @ Cornerstone: January 15, 2017

January 14, 2017 | by: Ryan Joki | 0 Comments

This week's bulletin is online here. There is a natural curiosity in all of us to know what will happen in the future. We want to know, "What will be the end of all of this? Where is this going? What will become of all my energy and labor after I'm gone?" After Jesus predicts the destruction of the Temple at the beginning of Matthew 24, His ... Keep Reading

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This Week @ Cornerstone: January 8, 2017

January 7, 2017 | by: Ryan Joki | 0 Comments

This week's bulletin is online here. There is a natural curiosity in all of us to know what will happen in the future. We want to know, "What will be the end of all of this? Where is this going? What will become of all my energy and labor after I'm gone?" After Jesus predicts the destruction of the Temple at the beginning of Matthew 24,... Keep Reading

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This Week @ Cornerstone: January 1, 2017

December 31, 2016 | by: Ryan Joki | 0 Comments

This week's bulletin is online here. We're singing one new song this week. You can find a video link for it below. Please remember that we will celebrate the Lord's Table together at the conclusion of our service. If possible, take a moment before church to reflect on your life in Christ and repent of any known sin before coming to... Keep Reading

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This Week @ Cornerstone: December 25, 2016

December 24, 2016 | by: Ryan Joki | 0 Comments

This week's bulletin is online here. Saints throughout the Old Testament anticipated the arrival of the Messiah and searched the Scriptures for signs of His coming. In these explorations they would have discovered that the Old Testament predicted that the Messiah would be a son of David. But what does this mean? Can we learn anythi... Keep Reading

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Services Cancelled: December 18, 2016

December 17, 2016 | by: Ryan Joki | 0 Comments

It sounds like weather conditions are going to be pretty rough tomorrow morning, and so we’ve decided to go ahead and cancel services for tomorrow. Please be safe, and we’ll see you next week! By the way, just a reminder: we have our Christmas Eve fellowship scheduled for next Saturday at 12:00 PM. Emily has created a MealTrain ... Keep Reading

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This Week @ Cornerstone: December 11, 2016

December 10, 2016 | by: Ryan Joki | 0 Comments

This week's bulletin is online here. For the past several weeks we have watched Jesus condemn Israel's religious leaders for their hypocrisy as He completes His public teaching ministry in Matthew 23. Why does God respond so strongly to hypocrisy? Ryan will explain the answer this Sunday in a message from Isaiah 29:13-16 entitled: ... Keep Reading

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This Week @ Cornerstone: December 4, 2016

December 3, 2016 | by: Ryan Joki | 0 Comments

This week's bulletin is online here. One of the most consistent themes of the Old Testament is God's promise to bless the children of Abraham. And yet, oddly enough, Jesus condemns the nation's leaders as He pronounces a devastating judgment against them. Does this condemnation signal that God has abandoned Israel and broken His promise? Rya... Keep Reading

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This Week @ Cornerstone: November 27, 2016

November 26, 2016 | by: Ryan Joki | 0 Comments

This week's bulletin is online here. Anti-Semitism is an unfortunate blemish in the history of the church, and it has been supported with passages like Matthew 23:29-39. In this passage, Jesus strongly condemns Israel's religious leaders, and He proclaims a devastating judgment against them. But does He say anything that would come clos... Keep Reading

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This Week @ Cornerstone: November 20, 2016

November 19, 2016 | by: Ryan Joki | 0 Comments

This week's bulletin is online here. Thanksgiving is supposed to be a time not only for reflection on the many gifts that God has given us but also for compassion. With this in mind Cornerstone will take up its first annual benevolence offering next week, November 27th. In preparation for this offering Ryan will explain how Ch... Keep Reading

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This Week @ Cornerstone: November 6, 2016

November 4, 2016 | by: Ryan Joki | 0 Comments

This week's bulletin is online here. It's often said that actions speak louder than words. We all know that when this comes to a Christian's testimony this is most certainly true. It doesn't matter what we say about the glories of the gospel, if those truths are not reflected in our lives then it doesn't matter. We undercut everything we say... Keep Reading

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This Week @ Cornerstone: October 30, 2016

October 29, 2016 | by: Ryan Joki | 0 Comments

This week's bulletin is online here. In Matthew 9:18-26 Jesus performs a couple of unique miracles that communicate a very important message about the way salvation occurs. What is this message? Ryan will explain this Sunday in a message entitled "Kingdom Renewal."   In Sunday school we will continue to discuss chap... Keep Reading

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This Week @ Cornerstone: October 23, 2016

October 23, 2016 | by: Ryan Joki | 0 Comments

This week's bulletin is online here. In Matthew 23:13-15 Jesus condemns the scribes and Pharisees for sealing people in their unbelief with their false religion. This is the danger of false religion: it "incoluates" a person to the gospel by giving them enough truth to "feel accepted" by God without actually leading them to genuine repentanc... Keep Reading

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This Week @ Cornerstone: October 16, 2016

October 15, 2016 | by: Ryan Joki | 0 Comments

This week's bulletin is online here. In Matthew 23:13-15 Jesus condemns the scribes and Pharisees for sealing people in their unbelief with their false religion. This is the danger of false religion: it "incoluates" a person to the gospel by giving them enough truth to "feel accepted" by God without actually leading them to genuine repentanc... Keep Reading

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This Week @ Cornerstone: October 9, 2016

October 8, 2016 | by: Ryan Joki | 0 Comments

This week's bulletin is online here. In Matthew 23:13-15 Jesus condemns the scribes and Pharisees for sealing people in their unbelief with their false religion. This is the danger of false religion: it "incoluates" a person to the gospel by giving them enough truth to "feel accepted" by God without actually leading them to genuine repentanc... Keep Reading

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This Week @ Cornerstone: October 2, 2016

October 1, 2016 | by: Ryan Joki | 0 Comments

This week's bulletin is online here. In Matthew 23:13-15 Jesus condemns the scribes and Pharisees for sealing people in their unbelief with their false religion. This is the danger of false religion: it "incoluates" a person to the gospel by giving them enough truth to "feel accepted" by God without actually leading them to genuine repe... Keep Reading

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This Week @ Cornerstone: September 25, 2016

September 24, 2016 | by: Ryan Joki | 0 Comments

This week's bulletin is online here. In Matthew 23:13-15 Jesus condemns the scribes and Pharisees for sealing people in their unbelief with their false religion. This is the danger of false religion: it "incoluates" a person to the gospel by giving them enough truth to "feel accepted" by God without actually leading them to genuine dependenc... Keep Reading

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This Week @ Cornerstone, September 18, 2016

September 17, 2016 | by: Ryan Joki | 0 Comments

This week's bulletin is online here. In Matthew 23 Jesus condemns the hypocrisy of the scribes and Pharisees with some of the strongest language that we ever here Him use in the Scripture. Why? What is it about religious hypocrisy that is so offensive to Jesus? We'll explore the answer to this question as Ryan discusses the result of hy... Keep Reading

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This Week @ Cornerstone: September 11, 2016

September 10, 2016 | by: Ryan Joki | 0 Comments

This week's bulletin is online here. In Matthew 23 Jesus condemns the scribes and Pharisees for their corrupt and hypocritical leaderhip. However, before He begins this condemnation He first turns to the crowds and to the diciples and says, "Don't be like them." He then proceeds to explain how to avoid becoming a hypocrite. We took a look at... Keep Reading

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This Week @ Cornerstone: September 4, 2016

September 3, 2016 | by: Ryan Joki | 0 Comments

This week's bulletin is online here. Corruption is an all too common occurrence in government. It's not unusual to hear about one politician or another using their power to benefit themselves rather than to serve the public that elected them. Unfortunately, the same kind of thing often happens in church leadership. Men and women seek positio... Keep Reading

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This Week @ Cornerstone: August 28, 2016

August 27, 2016 | by: Ryan Joki | 0 Comments

This week's bulletin is online here. For hundreds of years Israel expected the arrival of the promised "Son of David," who would restore Israel to a place of prosperity and prominence. And yet, did they fully understand just who they were getting when this king arrived? In Matthew 22:41-46 Jesus asks a question that revol... Keep Reading

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This Week @ Cornerstone: August 21, 2016

August 20, 2016 | by: Ryan Joki | 0 Comments

This week's bulletin is online here. In Matthew 22:34-40 Jesus is approached with a question about the great commandment of the Law, and He answers by saying that it is love. From this answer we can know that love is the foundation of all of God's commands. In short, it is the obedience that God desires from us. However, it is stil... Keep Reading

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This Week @ Cornerstone: August 14, 2016

August 12, 2016 | by: Ryan Joki | 0 Comments

This week's bulletin is online here. Have you ever been overwhelmed by the seemingly endless list of commands that exist in Scripture? Well, in Matthew 22:34-40 a lawyer approaches Jesus and asks Him to sum up the meaning of God's commands in a single point. What is the summary of the Law? Ryan will explain this Sund... Keep Reading

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This Week @ Cornerstone: August 7, 2016

August 6, 2016 | by: Ryan Joki | 0 Comments

This week's bulletin is online here. It is not uncommon to encounter those who object to the gospel's claims on the grounds that much of what it claims is intellectually indefensible. How should one respond to such objections? In Matthew 22:23-33 Jesus is approached with precisely this type of question, and in His response He model... Keep Reading

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This Week @ Cornerstone: July 31, 2016

July 30, 2016 | by: Ryan Joki | 0 Comments

This week's bulletin is online here. Almost every election season a question that faces many Christians is, "Is it okay to support an unbelieving candidate?" This dilemma isn't new. The very first Christians had to wrestle over this same issue as they tried to live as followers of Christ and citizens of Rome. In fact, even bef... Keep Reading

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This Week @ Cornerstone: July 24, 2016

July 23, 2016 | by: Ryan Joki | 0 Comments

This week's bulletin is online here. In the parable of the tenants Jesus lays down a scathing rebuke against Israel's religious leaders in which He explains that, because of their failure to lead Israel to repentance through the acceptance of God's prophets, the kingdom of heaven will be given to another people who will give to God the fruit... Keep Reading

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This Week @ Cornerstone: July 17, 2016

July 15, 2016 | by: Ryan Joki | 0 Comments

This week's bulletin is online here. There seems to be a significant discontinuity between the Old Testament and the New Testament, especially as it relates to the church in Israel. While Israel plays the central role in God's unfolding plan of redemption in the Old Testament, the focus then shifts to the church in the New. Why does this shi... Keep Reading

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This Week @ Cornerstone: June 26, 2016

June 25, 2016 | by: Ryan Joki | 0 Comments

This week's bulletin is online here. It's probably fair to say that the doctrine of justification by grace alone through faith alone in Christ alone is easily the most cherished doctrine of the Protestant Reformation. But is it true? There are several passages of Scripture that seem to indicate it is not. The parable of the two sons in Matth... Keep Reading

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This Week @ Cornerstone: June 19, 2016

June 18, 2016 | by: Ryan Joki | 0 Comments

This week's bulletin is online here. It's probably fair to say that the doctrine of justification by grace alone through faith alone in Christ alone is easily the most cherished doctrine of the Protestant Reformation. But is it true? There are several passages of Scripture that seem to indicate it is not. T... Keep Reading

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This Week @ Cornerstone: June 12, 2016

June 11, 2016 | by: Ryan Joki | 0 Comments

This week's bulletin is online here. We'll sing one new song this week. You can listen to it by clicking on the video below. While Christians no longer need to fear the wrath of God, God will still sometimes discipline His children in love by periodically removing His blessing from their life. Can anything be done to... Keep Reading

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This Week @ Cornerstone: June 5, 2016

June 4, 2016 | by: Ryan Joki | 0 Comments

This week's bulletin is online here. In Matthew 21:1-11 is welcomed into Jerusalem as the promised Davidic king, and in vv. 12-17 His first order of business is to visit the Temple. Why does Jesus start here? And how does He respond to what He finds there? Ryan will explain this Sunday in a message entitled "The King Disrupts the Sanctu... Keep Reading

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This Week @ Cornerstone: May 29, 2016

May 28, 2016 | by: Ryan Joki | 0 Comments

This week's bulletin is online here. When Jesus heals the blind outside Jericho in Matthew 20:29-34 He publically and unambiguously reveals His Davidic identity for the very first time, and in Matthew 21:1-11 He enters into Jerusalem to shouts of, "Hosanna to the Son of David! Hosanna in the highest!" By this point, the crowds clearly accept... Keep Reading

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This Week @ Cornerstone: May 22, 2016

May 20, 2016 | by: Ryan Joki | 0 Comments

This week's bulletin is online here. Jesus performed a number of miracles during His ministry, but not all miracles are created equal. The healing of the blind, for example, points to a very particular aspect of Jesus' ministry. In Matthew 20:29-34, Jesus heals two blind men outside Jericho, and the sign is so powerful that it essentially ig... Keep Reading

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This Week @ Cornerstone: May 15, 2016

May 12, 2016 | by: Ryan Joki | 0 Comments

This week's bulletin is online here. In honor of Pentecost we are going to take a break from our ongoing exposition of Matthew in order to direct our attention to global missions. This means that instead of a sermon we'll instead be joined live via Skype by a missionary in Malawi. His names is Matt Floreen, and he is going to ... Keep Reading

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This Week @ Cornerstone: May 8, 2016

May 7, 2016 | by: Ryan Joki | 0 Comments

This week's bulletin is online here. It is assumed that ambition is an attitude antithetical to Christianity. Christ commands His followers to deny self, take up their cross, and follow Him (Matt. 16:24-28). And yet, at the same time, in passages like Matthew 19:27-20:16 He will encourage His followers to surrender the riches of this life in... Keep Reading

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This Week @ Cornerstone: May 1, 2016

April 30, 2016 | by: Ryan Joki | 0 Comments

This week's bulletin is online here. We'll be singing one new song this week. You can listen to it below. Two weeks ago we examined Jesus' encounter with the rich, young ruler. This was a man who desired eternal life - but not at the cost of his earthly riches. After he leaves, Peter turns to Jesus and asks, essentially, "What about us?... Keep Reading

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This Week @ Cornerstone: April 10, 2016

April 9, 2016 | by: Ryan Joki | 0 Comments

This week's bulletin is online here. This week we'll continue our discussion of divorce and remarriage from Matthew 19:1-12. As divorce rates soar there is no doubt that the permissibility of divorce is a very pertinent issue for the Christian. Is it permissible to divorce one's spouse, and if so, when? Ryan will tackle this issue in th... Keep Reading

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This Week @ Cornerstone: April 3, 2016

April 2, 2016 | by: Ryan Joki | 0 Comments

This week's bulletin is online here. We'll be singing one new song this week. You can listen to it below. This week we'll resume our regular exposition of Matthew, and we'll begin with a discussion of divorce and remarriage from Matthew 19:1-12. As divorce rates soar there is no doubt that the permissibility of divorce is a very pertinent is... Keep Reading

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The Week @ Cornerstone: March 27, 2016

March 26, 2016 | by: Ryan Joki | 0 Comments

This week's bulletin is online here. We'll be singing one song that we haven't sung in a while. You can listen to it below. Ryan will explains the implications of the resurrection for Christ's role as Israel's king with a message entitled, "The Risen King."  This week's subject for our "Christian Ethics" Sunday school cl... Keep Reading

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This Week @ Cornerstone: March 20, 2016

March 18, 2016 | by: Ryan Joki | 0 Comments

This week's bulletin is online here. We are currently taking a break from Matthew in order to further explore how we should live in the body of Christ. This week Ryan will explore the attitude that we should take to body life in a message entitled, "Be Intense." This week's subject for our "Christian Ethics" Sunday school class will be "Chri... Keep Reading

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This Week @ Cornerstone: March 13, 2016

March 12, 2016 | by: Ryan Joki | 0 Comments

This week's bulletin is online here. We are currently taking a break from Matthew in order to further explore how we should live in the body of Christ. This week Ryan will explore what it means to "be involved." What does it look like to be involved in the body of Christ? Find out this Sunday. Please remember that daylight saving time start... Keep Reading

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This Week @ Cornerstone: March 6, 2016

March 5, 2016 | by: Ryan Joki | 0 Comments

This week's bulletin is online here. We are currently taking a break from Matthew in order to further explore how we should live in the body of Christ. This week Ryan will explore what it means to "be one." The New Testament says that the church is "one." What are the implications of this thought, and how does it affect the way we live ... Keep Reading

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This Week @ Cornerstone: February 28, 2016

February 27, 2016 | by: Ryan Joki | 0 Comments

This week's bulletin is online here. For the next four weeks we'll be taking a break from Matthew in order to further explore how we should live in the body of Christ. In the first week Ryan will explore what it means to "be new." The New Testament says that in Christ we are a "new creation." What are the implications of this thought, and ho... Keep Reading

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This Week @ Cornerstone: February 21, 2016

February 20, 2016 | by: Ryan Joki | 0 Comments

This week's bulletin is online here. In Matthew 18:12-20 Jesus tells His disciples that He wants them to pursue one another in love, and He explains what this pursuit looks like, stating that if a brother falls into sin then the disciple must go and tell him his fault. But what if that brother has sinned against us? Must we still initiate th... Keep Reading

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This Week @ Cornerstone: February 7, 2016

February 6, 2016 | by: Ryan Joki | 0 Comments

This week's bulletin is online here. In Matthew 18:1-14 Jesus says that every single Christian is precious in God's sight, and because of this His disciples need to be faithful to pursue one another when a fellow disciple goes astray. What does this look like in action? How should we pursue one another in love? Ryan will explain this Sunday ... Keep Reading

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This Week @ Cornerstone: January 31, 2016

January 30, 2016 | by: Ryan Joki | 0 Comments

This week's bulletin is online here. We're going to be singing one song outside of our hymnal. You can find it below. In Matthew 18:1-6 the disciples ask Jesus who is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven, and in His response Jesus indicates that there is no greatest in the kingdom of heaven because all of God's children are great in His ey... Keep Reading

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This Week @ Cornerstone: January 24, 2016

January 22, 2016 | by: Ryan Joki | 0 Comments

This week's bulletin is online here. It would seem that most people are naturally competitive to one degree or another. Whether it be in relation to our career or our grades or perhaps sports, we all tend to find some niche to excel at in order to demonstrate we are "better" than others. What role does this competitive sp... Keep Reading

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This Week @ Cornerstone: January 17, 2016

January 15, 2016 | by: Ryan Joki | 0 Comments

This week's bulletin is online here. "No taxation without representation." It's a concept that has been deeply embedded in our society's pscyhe since the time of the American Revolution, and ever since that time it has been a phrase that has served as a rallying cry for our deep-seated belief in individual and personal rights.... Keep Reading

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This Week @ Cornerstone: January 10, 2016

January 8, 2016 | by: Ryan Joki | 0 Comments

This week's bulletin is online here. In last week's passage Jesus promised is disciples that nothing is impossible for them - if they have faith. If this is so, then how does one grow and maintain their faith in God? In Judges 2:1-10 Israel suffers a serious loss of faith in God. Their failure becomes an example that we can learn f... Keep Reading

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This Week @ Cornerstone: January 3, 2016

January 2, 2016 | by: Ryan Joki | 0 Comments

This week's bulletin is online here. Did you know that the most powerful weapon in the universe is at the disposal of every single Christian? What is this power, how is it to be used, and what is the Christian to use it for? Ryan will explain in a message entitled "The Most Powerful Weapon in the Universe" from Matthew 17:14-23 Please note ... Keep Reading

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This Week @ Cornerstone: December 27, 2015

December 26, 2015 | by: Ryan Joki | 0 Comments

This week's bulletin is online here. We have all experienced life-changing moments - moments which leave an indelible impression on us and forever change us into a different person. In Matthew 17:1-13, three of Jesus' disciples experience one of these moments when Jesus leads them up onto a mountain and gives them a glimpse of His true&... Keep Reading

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This Week @ Cornerstone: December 20, 2015

December 19, 2015 | by: Ryan Joki | 0 Comments

This week's bulletin is online here. In last week's message Jesus told His disciples that before long they would "see the Son of Man coming in His kingdom." (Matt. 16:28) What does this phrase "Son of Man" mean? There is really no title that Jesus seems to prefer more than this one - "the Son of Man." What is so sign... Keep Reading

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This Week @ Cornerstone: December 6, 2015

December 4, 2015 | by: Ryan Joki | 0 Comments

This week's bulletin is online here. You can find a playlist of this week's songs below. This week we'll be taking a break from our regular exposition of Matthew to discuss a proposed change in the church's constitution and bylaws concerning church membership. We would encourage all of our members as well as anyone considering membership to... Keep Reading

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This Week @ Cornerstone: November 22, 2015

November 21, 2015 | by: Ryan Joki | 0 Comments

This week's bulletin is online here. We'll be singing two new songs this week. You can find them in the playlist of this week's hymns below. Jesus faced constant hostility during His ministry. By Matthew 16 it even became apparent that Israel was not going to accept His call to repentance. So how is Jesus going to send His message of salvat... Keep Reading

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This Week @ Cornerstone: November 15, 2015

November 13, 2015 | by: Ryan Joki | 0 Comments

This week's bulletin is online here. We'll be singing two new songs this week. You can find them in the playlist of this week's hymns below. You've probably encountered a testimony of a conversion that you never thought possible, but have you ever encoutered the opposite effect? Have you ever known someone who it seems should have acce... Keep Reading

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This Week @ Cornerstone: November 8, 2015

November 7, 2015 | by: Ryan Joki | 0 Comments

This week's bulletin is online here. A playlist of this week's hymns can be found below. We'll be having a fellowship meal immediately after church this week instead of our normal Sunday evening discussion. During this meal we'll be discussing how the church can work together for the advancement of the gospel.  In preparation for this ... Keep Reading

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This Week @ Cornerstone: November 1, 2015

October 31, 2015 | by: Ryan Joki | 0 Comments

This week's bulletin is online here.  We'll be singing one new song this week, which can be found below. This week we'll be taking a break from Matthew to discuss the motivation of the evangelist from 2 Corinthians 4:13-18.   Don't forget that daylight savings ends this week. Remember to set your clocks back one hour before y... Keep Reading

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This Week @ Cornerstone: October 25, 2015

October 22, 2015 | by: Ryan Joki | 0 Comments

This week's bulletin is online here. Unfortunately, there is not a strong set of YouTube clips for this week's songs, so there is no attached playlist for this week's order of worship. In Matthew 15:21-29 a Canaanite woman comes to Jesus, seeking His help, and in the ensuing exchange Jesus praises her for her "great faith."  What is it... Keep Reading

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This Week @ Cornerstone: October 18, 2015

October 17, 2015 | by: Ryan Joki | 0 Comments

This week's bulletin is online here. A playlist of this week's songs can be found below. In last week's passage (Matthew 15:1-20) Jesus explained that the defilement that seperates us from God doesn't come from outside of us but inside, issuing up out of the heart. If this is so, then how can any of us ever hope to gain access to God? After... Keep Reading

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This Week @ Cornerstone: October 4, 2015

October 3, 2015 | by: Ryan Joki | 0 Comments

This week's bulletin is online here. A playlist of this week's worship songs can be found below. Don't forget that there'll be an open prayer time for the morning service at 10:20. Also, please note that we have postponed our observance fo the Lord's Table until next Sunday. In Matthew 14:13-36 Jesus revealed the disciples' greatest need wi... Keep Reading

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This Week @ Cornerstone: September 20, 2015

September 18, 2015 | by: Ryan Joki | 0 Comments

This week's bulletin is online here. A playlist of this week's worship songs can be found below. Don't forget that there'll be an open prayer time for the morning service at 10:20. What does the Christian truly need more than anything else? In Matthew 14:13-36 Jesus takes His disciples to a desolate region to enjoy a much needed rest, but w... Keep Reading

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This Week @ Cornerstone: September 13, 2015

September 10, 2015 | by: Ryan Joki | 0 Comments

This week's bulletin is online here. A partial playlist of this week's worship songs can be found below. In Matthew 14:1-12, Matthew takes a break from explaining the details of Jesus' ministry and message in order to record the death of John the Baptist. Why does John's death matter?  What role does it play in the development of Jesus... Keep Reading

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This Week @ Cornerstone: September 6, 2015

September 4, 2015 | by: Ryan Joki | 0 Comments

This week's bulletin is online here. A playlist of this Sunday's worship songs is below. Have you ever experienced hostility when sharing the gospel with friends or family? In Matthew 13:53-58 Jesus returns to Nazareth, where is is summarily rejected by people of His hometown. What does this encounter teach us about the experiences we have ... Keep Reading

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This Week @ Cornerstone:August 30, 2015

August 28, 2015 | by: Ryan Joki | 0 Comments

This week's bulletin is online here.  You can find a playlist of this week's songs below.  Have you ever heard of the terms "new money" and "old money" before?  "Old money" refers to those who have been born into extreme wealth.  "New money" refers to those who, though born in relative poverty, later become extremely weal... Keep Reading

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This Week @ Cornerstone:August 23, 2015

August 20, 2015 | by: Ryan Joki | 0 Comments

This week's bulletin is online here. We'll be singing two songs outside of our hymnal. You can find them here and here. Entrance into the kingdom of heaven is completely free, and yet, it comes at a tremendous cost to everyone who believes. This cost can cause many to hesitate to act on what they know about Christ by exercising faith in Him.... Keep Reading

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This Week @ Cornerstone:August 16, 2015

August 13, 2015 | by: Ryan Joki | 0 Comments

This week's bulletin is online here. Imagine one day you were shopping in a local flea market when you suddenly stumbled across an incredible find. The item in front of you is worth potentially hundreds of thousands of dollars. What would you do next? Jesus raises this very issue with two different parables in Matthew 13:44-46. The item for ... Keep Reading

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This Week @ Cornerstone:August 9, 2015

August 7, 2015 | by: Ryan Joki | 0 Comments

This week's bulletin is online here. It is hard to wait. It is especially hard to wait for things that you long for with a strong desire. The Christian longs for the coming of the kingdom of heaven when God's glory will be displayed across the earth.  And yet, this kingdom has not yet come, and so he must wait. How does the Christian wa... Keep Reading

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This Week @ Cornerstone: July 26, 2015

July 25, 2015 | by: Ryan Joki | 0 Comments

This Sunday's bulletin is online here. It is not all too uncommon to hear the gospel proclaimed, but have you believed in it?  Considering the eternal importance of this message there is really no more important question that you can ask yourself. In Matthew 13:1-23 Jesus describes and explains the differences between those who mer... Keep Reading

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This Week @ Cornerstone: June 14, 2015

June 12, 2015 | by: Ryan Joki | 0 Comments

This Sunday's bulletin is online here. We'll be singing two songs outside of the hymal. You can find a version of each here and here. It is difficult to grasp how Jesus could have been rejected by Israel if He really did perform all the signs and wonders that the Scriptures claim He performed. How could so many people turn away from Jes... Keep Reading

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This Week @ Cornerstone: June 7, 2015

June 6, 2015 | by: Ryan Joki | 0 Comments

This week's bulletin is online here. As Jesus ministered throughout the cities of Galilee, the religious leaders pressured the people to reject Him through intimidation and lies.  How does one defend against this kind of pressure from one's leaders?  Ryan will explain in a message from Luke 12:1-7, entitled "Defending Against Hypoc... Keep Reading

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This Week @ Cornerstone: May 17, 2015

May 16, 2015 | by: Ryan Joki | 0 Comments

This Sunday's bulletin is online here.  We'll be singing two songs outside of the hymal. You can find a version of each here and here. After Jesus' teaching on Sabbath, the Pharisees conspired together to destroy Jesus. Upon hearing of this conspiracy, Jesus withdrew, and in this withdrawal Matthew perceived the fulfillment of a very po... Keep Reading

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This Week @ Cornerstone: May 10, 2015

May 9, 2015 | by: Ryan Joki | 0 Comments

This week's bulletin is online here. As Jesus ministered throughout the cities of Galilee, the people resisted His calls to repentance because His explanation of righteousness did not conform to their religious assumptions, and yet Jesus responded by pleading with the people to find rest under the yoke of His teaching. How did Jesus' explana... Keep Reading

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This Week @ Cornerstone: May 3, 2015

May 2, 2015 | by: Ryan Joki | 0 Comments

This week's bulletin is online here.  As Jesus ministered throughout the cities of Galilee, the people resisted His calls to repentance because His explanation of righteousness did not conform to their religious assumptions, and yet Jesus responded by pleading with the people to find rest under the yoke of His teaching.  How did Je... Keep Reading

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This Week @ Cornerstone: April 26, 2015

April 24, 2015 | by: Ryan Joki | 0 Comments

This Sunday's bulletin is online here. We will be singing one new hymn. You can find find a version of it here. Like first century Galilee, we live in a culture that is saturated with biblical truth. On one hand, the influence of this culture is a tremendous advantage in that we have a level of access to spiritual truth that others could onl... Keep Reading

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This Week @ Cornerstone: April 19, 2015

April 18, 2015 | by: Ryan Joki | 0 Comments

This Sunday's bulletin is online here. Like first century Galilee, we live in a culture that is saturated with biblical truth. On one hand, the influence of this culture is a tremendous advantage in that we have a level of access to spiritual truth that others could only dream about. However, if we are not careful this influence can als... Keep Reading

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This Week @ Cornerstone: April 5, 2015

April 4, 2015 | by: Ryan Joki | 0 Comments

This Sunday's bulletin is online here.  As Jesus traveled throughout the cities and villages of Galilee, His ministry took on such an unexpected character that many were confused about the meaning and purpose of His identity and message. At the beginning of Matthew 11, even John the Baptist himself is confused enough that he asks Jesus ... Keep Reading

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This Week @ Cornerstone: March 29, 2015

March 28, 2015 | by: Ryan Joki | 0 Comments

This week's bulletin is up online here.  As Jesus traveled throughout the cities and villages of Galilee, His ministry took on such an unexpected character that many were confused about the meaning and purpose of His identity and message.  At the beginning of Matthew 11, even John the Baptist himself is confused enough that he asks... Keep Reading

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This Week @ Cornerstone: March 22, 2015

March 20, 2015 | by: Ryan Joki | 0 Comments

This Sunday's bulletin is online here. We'll be singing three songs outside of our hymnal.  You can listen to the tune for these songs here, here, and here. In Matthew 10 Jesus prepares to send the disciples out to preach the gospel in the cities and villages of Galilee. But how will the disciples know when they have made a true conver... Keep Reading

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This Week @ Cornerstone: March 15, 2015

March 13, 2015 | by: Ryan Joki | 0 Comments

This Sunday's bulletin is online here. In Matthew 10 Jesus prepares to send the disciples out to preach the gospel in the cities and villages of Galilee.  But how will the disciples know when they have made a true convert?  How will they know when a person has believed their message?  Jesus provides the answer to this question... Keep Reading

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This Week @ Cornerstone: March 8, 2015

March 7, 2015 | by: Ryan Joki | 0 Comments

This Sunday's bulletin is online here. We will be singing two songs not listed in our hymnal. The first one we'll be singing for the very first time, and you can find a version of it here.  The second we have already sung a couple of times before, and you can find a version of it here. As Jesus prepared His disciples for a mission in G... Keep Reading

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This Week @ Cornerstone: February 15, 2015

February 14, 2015 | by: Ryan Joki | 0 Comments

Sunday's bulletin is online here. We'll be singing one non-hymnal song. You can find a version of it here. As Jesus prepared His disciples for their mission in Galilee, He spent roughly two-thirds of His time describing how He wanted them to respond to the rejection they would encounter on their journey. Why? Was rejection really that inevi... Keep Reading

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This Week @ Cornerstone: February 8, 2015

February 5, 2015 | by: Ryan Joki | 0 Comments

This Sunday's bulletin is online here. In Matthew 10:5-15, Jesus told His disciples that they should withdraw when they encountered hostility on their mission in Galilee. But what should happen when the disciples can't withdraw? What should the disciples do when they are pursued by those they have preached the gospel to? In short, how should... Keep Reading

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This Week @ Cornerstone: February 1, 2015

January 31, 2015 | by: Ryan Joki | 0 Comments

This Sunday's bulletin is online here.  We will be singing one song not listed in our hymnal.  You can find a version of it here.   In Matthew 10:5-15, Jesus told His disciples that they should withdraw when they encountered hostility on their mission in Galilee.  What should happen when the disciple can't withdraw?... Keep Reading

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This Week @ Cornerstone: January 25, 2015

January 24, 2015 | by: Ryan Joki | 0 Comments

Sunday's bulletin is online here. We'll be singing one non-hymnal song. You can find a version of it here. As Christians we have been commanded by Jesus to go out and make disciples from among every nation on Earth (Matt. 28:19-20), but does Jesus have a particular way that He wants us to go about this mission? In Matthew 10 Jesus sends His... Keep Reading

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This Week @ Cornerstone: January 18, 2015

January 17, 2015 | by: Ryan Joki | 0 Comments

Sunday's bulletin is online here.  We'll be singing one new song.  You can find a version of it here. As Christians we have been commanded by Jesus to go out and make disciples from among every nation on Earth (Matt. 28:19-20), but does Jesus have a particular way that He wants us to go about this mission?  In Matthew 10 Jesu... Keep Reading

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This Week @ Cornerstone: January 4, 2015

January 3, 2015 | by: Ryan Joki | 0 Comments

Happy New Year!  Sunday's bulletin is online here.  In Matthew 10, Jesus responds to the many millions of people in Galilee who hadn't heard His message by raising up and commissioning disciples to share HIs message.  What was it about these twelve men that caused Jesus to select them, in particular, from among all of His disc... Keep Reading

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This Week @ Cornerstone: December 21, 2014

December 18, 2014 | by: Ryan Joki | 0 Comments

This Sunday's bulletin is up online here.  We'll be singing one new song together, which you can listen to here.  Our passage will be Matthew 1:18-25, and we'll be discussing the significance of the virgin birth as seen through the eyes of Matthew in a message entitled, "Fulfilled: A Child from Grace." We will NOT have the Christm... Keep Reading

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This Week @ Cornerstone: December 14, 2014

December 13, 2014 | by: Ryan Joki | 0 Comments

This Sunday's bulletin is up online here. As Jesus ministered throughout Galilee, He was often met with unbelief. How did He respond to that unbelief? We'll explore the answer to that question from Matthew 9:35-38 in a message entitled, "The King's Compassion."... Keep Reading

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This Week @ Cornerstone: December 7, 2014

December 6, 2014 | by: Ryan Joki | 0 Comments

This Sunday's bulletin is up online here. We will be celebrating the public installation of Clint Andrews to the office of elder, and afterwards we will remember the Lord's Table together.  If you have opprotunity to do so, please prepare yourself for the celebration of the Lord's Table before the service.  We'll be singing one son... Keep Reading

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This Week @ Cornerstone: November 23, 2014

November 21, 2014 | by: Ryan Joki | 0 Comments

This Sunday's bulletin is up online here.  We live in a world fraught with evil and suffering, such that life can almost seem at times as if it is filled with sorrow more than it is with happiness.  Yet, the Scripture gives us hope that this can one day change.  It tells us that this planet will one day experience a radical re... Keep Reading

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This Week @ Cornerstone: November 16, 2014

November 15, 2014 | by: Ryan Joki | 0 Comments

This Sunday's bulletin is up online here. What does the resurrection of a dead girl teach us about Jesus' New Covenant authority?  Ryan will explain the answer to this question from Matthew 9:18-26.  We'll be singing two songs outside of the hymnal.  You can find them here and here.... Keep Reading

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This Week @ Cornerstone: November 9, 2014

November 8, 2014 | by: Ryan Joki | 0 Comments

This Sunday's bulletin is up online here. Fasting was a normal and expected expression of righteousness in ancient Israel, and yet, Jesus and the disciples did not fast. Why not, and what are the implications of the answer to this question for us as Christians? Ryan will explain the answer to this question in the final part of our four-part ... Keep Reading

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This Week @ Cornerstone: November 2, 2014

November 1, 2014 | by: Ryan Joki | 0 Comments

This Sunday's bulletin is up online here. Fasting was a normal and expected expression of righteousness in ancient Israel, and yet, Jesus and the disciples did not fast.  Why not, and what are the implications of the answer to this question for us as Christians?  Ryan will explain the answer to this question in part three of our st... Keep Reading

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This Week @ Cornerstone: October 26, 2014

October 24, 2014 | by: Ryan Joki | 0 Comments

The bulletin for this coming Sunday is online here.  How can God's demands for His people shift from the Old Covenant to the New, and what changes about these demands? Ryan will explore the answer to this question this week in the second part of a three-part message from Matthew 9:14-17, "The King's Law." We will be looking at the book... Keep Reading

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This Week @ Cornerstone: October 19, 2014

October 18, 2014 | by: Ryan Joki | 0 Comments

This Sunday's bulletin is up online here. What is the New Covenant, and how does it impact us as Christians? Ryan will explain the answer to this question this week in the first part of a two-part message from Matthew 9:14-17, "The King's Law." We will be singing one hymn that is not in our hymnal. If you'd like to hear the tune before Sunda... Keep Reading

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This Week @ Cornerstone: October 5, 2014

October 4, 2014 | by: Ryan Joki | 0 Comments

This Sunday's bulletin is up online here. What does Jesus' healing of a paralytic in Capernaum teach us about His mission?  Ryan will explain in this week's message from Matthew 9:1-8, "The King's Authority over Sin." We will be singing one hymn that is not in our hymnal. If you'd like to hear the tune before Sunday, you can find it her... Keep Reading

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This Week @ Cornerstone: September 28, 2014

October 2, 2014 | by: Ryan Joki | 0 Comments

This Sunday's bulletin is up online here. How does Jesus' exorcism of the demons in the country of the Gadarenes affect our proclamation of the gospel? Ryan will explain in this week's message from Matthew 8:28-34, "The King's Authority over the Supernatural." We will be singing one hymn that is not in our hymnal.  If you'd like to hear... Keep Reading

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This Week @ Cornerstone: September 21, 2014

September 18, 2014 | by: Ryan Joki | 0 Comments

This Sunday's bulletin is up online here. How does Jesus' calming of the storm affect our proclamation of the gospel? Ryan will explain in this week's message from Matthew 8:23-27, "The King's Authority over Nature."   We will also return to our study of the Pentateuch on Sunday evening as Ryan begins the book of Leviticus.  If y... Keep Reading

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This Week @ Cornerstone: September 14, 2014

September 12, 2014 | by: Ryan Joki | 0 Comments

This Sunday's bulletin is up online. You can find it here. Ryan will preach the final part of "Kingdom Commitment" on Sunday morning, and Jim will complete his study of Jonah on Sunday evening.   Please remember that the women's study scheduled for Tuesday has been cancelled. Also, please note that the date for the congregational meeti... Keep Reading

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This Week @ Cornerstone: September 7, 2014

September 5, 2014 | by: Ryan Joki | 0 Comments

Sunday's bulletin is up online here.  We'll be singing two songs outside of our hymnal. If you want to hear them before the service, you can find them here and here.  Please remember that we'll be celebrating the Lord's Table this Sunday.  Please examine yourself before this celebration and repent of any known sin so that you ... Keep Reading

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This Week @ Cornerstone: August 24, 2014

August 22, 2014 | by: Ryan Joki | 0 Comments

This week we will resume our study of Matthew with a look at Jesus' healing of Peter's mother-in-law in Matthew 8:14-17.  What does this miracle tell us about Jesus and His kingdom?  Come this Sunday to find out.  The bulletin for this Sunday is posted here.... Keep Reading

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This Week @ Cornerstone: August 10, 2014

August 8, 2014 | by: Ryan Joki | 0 Comments

This week's bulletin is up online and available here.  We are holding membership classes this Sunday and next Sunday for those interested in exploring the possibility of joining Cornerstone. Attendance at a membership class is a required step in our church membership process.  And don't forget that the women's study this Tuesday at... Keep Reading

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This Week @ Cornerstone: August 3, 2014

August 1, 2014 | by: Ryan Joki | 0 Comments

This week is a big Sunday at Cornerstone!  We will be celebrating a baptism at Kellogg Lake Park before the service at 10:00.  Everyone is welcome and encouraged to attend this highlight in the life of the church as a disciple of Jesus publically testifies to his faith in Christ.  This brief service should be over by 10:30, so... Keep Reading

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This Week @ Cornerstone: July 13, 2014

July 11, 2014 | by: Ryan Joki | 0 Comments

This Sunday's bulletin is up online. You can find it here. This week we will conclude our short series in 1 Corinthians 1 & 2, entitled "Foolish by Design." We will also sing one new hymn to open our service. You can listen to it here.  On Sunday evening, Clint will be continuing our study of the epistle to Titus.  ... Keep Reading

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This Week @ Cornerstone: July 6, 2014

July 6, 2014 | by: Ryan Joki | 0 Comments

This Sunday's bulletin is up online. You can find it here. We will be continuing our brief series in 1 Corinthians 1 & 2, entitled "Foolish by Design," this week. We will also be singing two hymns not in our hymnal.  The first is relatively unfamiliar.  You can listen to it here.  The second we've already sung several time... Keep Reading

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This Week @ Cornerstone: June 29, 2014

July 5, 2014 | by: Ryan Joki | 0 Comments

This Sunday's bulletin is up online. You can find it here. We will be taking a break from Matthew over the next few weeks. In the meantime, we're going to consider how the "narrow road" concept from the end of the Sermon on the Mount should impact our evangelism with short series entitled, "Foolish by Design." We will be singing two relative... Keep Reading

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