Finishing Well  

May 29, 2015Pastor's Blog

2 Timothy 4 Finishing well requires looking ahead at what (and Who) lies before us. II Timothy 4 gives us our ultimate future; Christ’s appearing and His Kingdom. We run life’s race with our eye upon Christ who is the Author and Finisher of our faith. That means He is the originator and completer of … Read More

2 Timothy 3

May 28, 2015Pastor's Blog

There are times in life in when we feel disconnected from God and alone. If you feel this way, consider looking deeper into your Bible. The Bible was faithfully recorded by inspired men from all walks of life, who lived across three continents, and compiled the texts over a period of fifteen hundred years without … Read More

Make a List and Check it Twice!

May 27, 2015Pastor's Blog

2 Timothy 2:22- Flee the evil desires of youth and pursue righteousness, faith, love and peace, along with those who call on the Lord out of a pure heart. As you study and meditate on scripture, you will sometimes find it extremely helpful to make lists. Paul speaks with the wisdom of a man who … Read More

Finishing Well

May 26, 2015Pastor's Blog

Whenever I need encouragement in perseverance, I think of Paul. Now there was an apostle who finished well! Paul was in prison … AGAIN when he wrote these letters to Timothy. Many commentaries state Paul’s letters to Timothy were his final writings. How did Paul “finish”? He encouraged Timothy and fellow believers to keep “pressing … Read More

Finish Well: Have Courage

May 25, 2015Pastor's Blog

So do not be ashamed to testify about our Lord, or ashamed of me his prisoner. But join with me in suffering for the gospel, by the power of God . . . (2 Timothy 1:8) Many of our Cornerstone family work in places where the majority of people around you are not Christians. Some … Read More

God’s Grace

May 22, 2015Pastor's Blog

Galatians 6:6-18 Application The law of sowing and reaping is a concept that we should be aware of in everything we do. In this passage, he tells us that when we sow, we sow either to please our sinful nature or to please the Spirit. Ask yourself, “By this action, which of the two am … Read More

Inner Transformation

May 21, 2015Pastor's Blog

Interpretation Paul’s final warning in Galatians 6:6-18 is for the Galatians to remember the universal law of reproduction, which simply states; whatever you sow, you will reap. Verse seven says; “One who sows to please his sinful nature will reap destruction”. But thankfully in verse eight we see that the reverse is just as sure; … Read More


May 20, 2015Pastor's Blog

Galatians 6:6-18 If you have studied Galatians up to this point, it is helpful to interpret this passage by thinking of the following acronym: F.O.T.O. FOTO means to Focus On the Obvious. How do you observe the obvious in every Bible passage? Look for repeated words: Verses 6-10 use ‘sow’, ‘sows’ and ‘sowing’. ‘Good’ is … Read More

Gentle Restoration

May 19, 2015Pastor's Blog

Galatians 5:26-6:5 “Let us not become conceited, provoking and envying each other. Brothers and sisters, if someone is caught in a sin, you who live by the Spirit should restore that person gently. But watch yourselves, or you also may be tempted.” (Galatians 5:26 -6:1) God intended life to be lived in relationship. Don’t believe … Read More

Stop and Think

May 18, 2015Pastor's Blog

When observing The Bible it is important to often times to “stop and think”. While I was reading Galatians 6 I stopped and thought about what I was reading. I thought about 6:2 that says “Bear one another’s burdens, and so fulfil the law of Christ.” It was that pause that allowed me to think … Read More