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Happy New Year 2021

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Happy New Year folks! I am sure that we all feel a sense of relief in being able to put 2020 to rest and start a new year with the hope of things getting better for our world this year. I was pondering these things this morning and reminded of these wonderful verses from the […]

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Celebrate Christmas

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At this time of year our thoughts are often focused on Christmas. It’s been an odd year to say the least and so of course that can lead to an odd Christmas – perhaps you won’t be able to see your loved ones or have that huge family reunion you so cherish. However, if this […]

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How Soon is Now?

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1 Peter 4:7-8 The end of the world is coming soon. Therefore, be earnest and disciplined in your prayers. Most important of all, continue to show deep love for each other, for love covers a multitude of sins. In the early first century AD, Peter wrote that the end of the world was coming SOON. […]

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Family Life as Representatives of Christ

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Colossians 3:16-21 16 Let the message about Christ, in all its richness, fill your lives. Teach and counsel each other with all the wisdom he gives. Sing psalms and hymns and spiritual songs to God with thankful hearts. 17 And whatever you do or say, do it as a representative of the Lord Jesus, giving […]

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Unchanged During Unprecedented Times

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Hebrews 13:8 Jesus Christ is the same yesterday, today, and forever. Over the past six months there has been a great deal of uncertainty going around! The phrase ‘unprecedented times’ is being bandied around, almost as an excuse for the lack of clarity and information. It can be hard to know what is coming tomorrow. […]

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(Holy) Spirit Filled Living

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Ephesians 5:18-20 Don’t be drunk with wine, because that will ruin your life. Instead, be filled with the Holy Spirit, singing psalms and hymns and spiritual songs among yourselves, and making music to the Lord in your hearts. And give thanks for everything to God the Father in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ. […]

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Do Not Don’t do Church!

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Our local church Cornerstone, during the ‘Lock-down’ gave away some books.  One of these is a book that had a foundational impact on me when I was very young.  I am just now reading it again, and I can see why it was such a valuable book.  Because it was written over 120 years ago […]

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Walk humbly with your God

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I am noticing an alarming trend, that the world post-lockdown is looking increasingly polarised, self-centred and unjust. Perhaps three months of isolation was all it took for humanity to forget how to be sociable. As we begin to move towards some new sort of normalcy, what kind of world will it be? One where we […]

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Coming out of lockdown – Phase 1

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Hey Folks, this week the Scottish government announced that we have moved into Phase 1 of the COVid-19 Roadmap (please see image below). As a church Cornerstone would just like to encourage everyone to really remain aware of what is happening around us and to be mindful of the guidance that has been set out […]