Posts by Jim Adams (Page 2)

Atlanta Mission Update (Bob Selph)

The Van – Give thanks to God with us!  All the needed funds for the van have been contributed, and a check has been given to the Cornerstone Church to purchase the van! A great big “Thank you” to all who prayed and to all who gave!  The two vehicles that we have to work with…

Philippians Study

This is a GREAT time to develop the Sunday School habit! Next Sunday begins an excellent 8-week study on the book of Philippians — Paul’s letter of joy — taught by Michael Lowery. Make every effort not to miss a single lesson so this letter can impact your daily life. May God give us an ever-increasing…

New Morning Mercies: A Daily Gospel Devotional

New Morning Mercies: a Daily Gospel Devotional by Paul David Tripp Excerpt: When we ask the present to give us what only eternity can give, we end up driven, frustrated, discouraged, and ultimately hopeless. It’s a case of modern evangelical schizophrenia. It causes us so much confusion, frustration, and discouragement. It leaves us with unrealistic…

The Truth

Regarding the contemporary rejection of absolute truth, John Piper comments on Jesus’ words, “For this I was born, and for this I came into the world, to bear witness to the truth” (John 18:37), in a sermon “Jesus Came into the World to Bear Witness to the Truth” preached Dec. 25, 1988: “THE TRUTH!  There…

Study of Hymns

On Saturday nights this spring the Cornerstone Youth Fellowship met for fellowship and study. They learned about great hymns and music of the Christian church. Some of the well-known ones they studied are “How Great Thou Art” and the renowned Reformation hymn “A Mighty Fortress,” based on Psalm 46, for which Martin Luther wrote not…

Worship with Music

At Cornerstone we believe firmly that our worship should honor and praise our great God — not only in the preaching of His holy Word, but also in our praying, reading, confessing, giving and singing together. ALL these acts of worship are not simply ‘filler’ before the sermon. In them we practice the priesthood of…

The Messianic Cup of Wrath and Joy

(an exposition of Psalm 69) Jesus prayed, saying, My Father, if it is possible, may this cup be taken from me. Yet not as I will, but as you will” (Mat. 26:39) Jesus drank the cup of utter shame, the cup of horror and desolation! Yes, in sufferings and prayer He took the cup of God’s…