Cornerstone Presbyterian Church of Katy, TX en-us ℗ & © 2015 Cornerstone Presbyterian Church, Katy, TX cornerstonekaty Cornerstone Presbyterian Church (EPC) Sermons from Cornerstone Presbyterian Church, Katy, TX Sermons from Cornerstone Presbyterian Church, Katy, TX Cornerstone Presbyterian Church (EPC) The Thirsty Soul (Ps 42) Carter Sanger Psalm 42 Like so many of the psalms, this one is written about a time in great distress. The past couple of years have brought such times for many all across the world, with the turmoil of covid and the cultural shifts that can weigh heavy on the heart. Such times make us aware of Sun, 24 Oct 2021 17:46:03 +0000 Made to be a Woman Jonathan Shumate Gen 1:26-28, 2:18-25 Sun, 17 Oct 2021 17:39:43 +0000 Made to be a Man Jonathan Shumate Genesis 2:5-7 Sun, 10 Oct 2021 19:09:40 +0000 Marriage and Money Carter Sanger Malachi 3:6-15 Money is an easy litmus test for a healthy family—not the amount of money, but the attitude toward it. God isn’t after your money, he’s after your heart. But here’s the thing. You want to know where your heart is? Follow the money. Jesus makes this clear in his teaching on the Sermon Sun, 03 Oct 2021 17:52:24 +0000 Walk, Talk, Listen, Laugh Carter Sanger Deuteronomy 6 When my kids were younger and we would go to the movie, they knew the way home would be a conversation about it. I’d ask, what was good about the movie? What part of the story was powerful? What was wrong about the movie? These questions would help us dissect the worldview hidden Sun, 26 Sep 2021 18:13:02 +0000 Love Will Keep Us Together Carter Sanger 1 Corinthians 7:1-16 So this morning we get to talk about one of the most important contributors to a healthy marriage: sex. It’s not the only important contributor, by any means, but it is a very important one. Sex in marriage is a very good thing, and that’s what we will talk about this morning. Sun, 19 Sep 2021 17:57:54 +0000 Godly Children (Mal 2:10-16, Psalm 127) Carter Sanger Mal 2:10-16, Psalm 127 For some, being with family is one of the best things in the world. For others, it is something to be avoided at all costs. Most of us find ourselves somewhere in the middle. We have great times together but we also reflect on a lot of painful experiences. And whether Sun, 12 Sep 2021 18:19:54 +0000 In the Beginning Carter Sanger Genesis 2:5-24 When it comes to preparing for marriage, you have to know why marriage exists in the first place. If you try to force fit a round peg in a square hole, it won’t work. Something has to give. With marriage, if you try and force it into being something it isn’t meant to Sun, 05 Sep 2021 17:54:13 +0000 Marriage and Family Series Introduction Carter Sanger Marriages (and families) are like gardens. They need to be cultivated and cared for in order to thrive. Wed, 01 Sep 2021 18:20:03 +0000 Consider the Poor (Ps 41) Carter Sanger Psalm 41 “Blessed is the one who considers the poor!” We want to read it as a how to guide, as though it were saying, “here’s how to be blessed: consider the poor.” This idea is reinforced by the general way that religions around the world work. They say, “this is what you must do in Sun, 29 Aug 2021 17:55:15 +0000 Fret not! (Ps 37) Carter Sanger Psalm 37 Fret not! That’s our command for the day. Really, that should be our command for the last couple of years. This is the message of this Psalm. It’s the one thing we are meant to take away—don’t fret! Sun, 22 Aug 2021 18:34:33 +0000 Voice of the Wicked (Ps 36) Carter Sanger Psalm 36 “What’s the harm in it? What’s the big deal?” Have you ever heard this from someone trying to convince you to do something that you’re hesitant to do? There is a reason for that hesitancy. More than likely your conscience is sending up a warning flare. “This isn’t right” is the sense of Sun, 15 Aug 2021 20:41:05 +0000 Power Jonathan Shumate Luke 9:23-27 Sun, 08 Aug 2021 20:42:03 +0000 Who Am I? Jonathan Shumate Genesis 1:26-28 How are we to understand gender identity? Sun, 01 Aug 2021 20:30:24 +0000 Taste and See (Ps 34) Carter Sanger Psalm 34 One of the great things about the Bible is the depth of history we have of particular characters such as David. David’s life is often laid bare before us and we see his ups and downs not only from a narrator’s perspective who records his story as it unfolds, but also from David’s Sun, 25 Jul 2021 18:50:01 +0000 Social Justice Jonathan Shumate Jude 17-23 Sun, 18 Jul 2021 19:09:21 +0000 Racism Jonathan Shumate Genesis 1:26-28 Wed, 14 Jul 2021 16:58:39 +0000 Privilege Jonathan Shumate Leviticus 25:23-28, Luke 4:16-19, 1 Corinthians 1:26-31 Sun, 04 Jul 2021 22:45:06 +0000 Shout for Joy! (Ps 33) Carter Sanger Psalm 33 This psalm reminds us that God is in control and he can be trusted.  This is why the Psalm is a call for the people to praise him. It is a song of joy, a song of exuberance! It is not so much teaching that you should praise God, it is an invitation Sun, 27 Jun 2021 20:24:32 +0000 Forgiven! (Ps 32) Carter Sanger Psalm 32 We need more happiness in the world today, wouldn’t you say? This Psalm points us to happiness. “Blessed, i.e. happy, is the one…” it begins. These words invite us into the Psalm, like a welcoming host to a weary guest. “Come in and stay for a while! Let me take your heavy, dusty Sun, 20 Jun 2021 17:42:08 +0000