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 Hour has Come Carter Sanger Romans 13:11-14 When I was in college I lived in a fraternity house. Many interesting things happened in that house and some of them involved lots of people and lots of alcohol. At least once a month or so, our fraternity house would invite a sorority house over for a social event on a Thursday Sun, 05 Mar 2023 22:13:38 +0000 When God Answers Prayer Carter Sanger James 4:1-8 So far in our series you’ve hopefully remembered some practical things that have encouraged your prayer life. We’ve seen that prayer works, plain and simple. God answers prayer. We’ve reflected on the fact that time with God is its own reward. He invites us to enjoy Him and take time to pray alone, Sun, 26 Feb 2023 19:45:47 +0000 Humility in Prayer Carter Sanger Psalm 131, Jeremiah 9:23-24; 1 Corinthians 1:26-31 Have you ever noticed that when you engage in conversation with people that there is a tendency for stories to keep along a similar theme and tend to grow in “wowness” with each shift of speaker? It’s as though every oneis trying to “one-up” the other. It can Sun, 19 Feb 2023 20:49:18 +0000 Pray as a Child Carter Sanger Matthew 18:1-4 So far in our series on prayer we’ve seen that we pray because prayer works, and we pray because God is an ultimate end—that time with God is itself a great reward. But how do we get there? How do we actually pray? I think we often approach prayer in the opposite way Sun, 12 Feb 2023 19:42:06 +0000 Prayer and Time Alone with God Carter Sanger Mark 1:35-38 Why pray? It is a relevant question because it is a relevant practice. While we might get that in theory, it is so hard to practice prayer! For some, it may be daunting because you just don’t know what to do. What do you say to God? I mean, he already knows everything. Sun, 05 Feb 2023 19:34:43 +0000 Why Pray? Nathan Cotton Mark 9:17-29 Why pray? In his work On Paradise Drive, David Brooks examines the world and worldview of those living in the American suburbs. One of the tropes of suburbanites is that we operate from this deep desire to accumulate materialist possessions because we belong to this luxury society. Brooks observes the issue is more Sun, 29 Jan 2023 19:05:01 +0000 Why Fast? Carter Sanger Isaiah 58:1-12 On January 30 we begin 30 days of prayer for our city. We’re joining churches all across Katy and West Houston for the 2nd year to do this. To get us prepared, we’re taking break from Romans to look at fasting and prayer: two practices that are no mystery in terms of what Sun, 22 Jan 2023 19:44:53 +0000 Love and the Law Carter Sanger Romans 13:8-10 Love one another. This morning we come to a passage that is so easy to understand and yet so hard to do. It’s about loving each other. We intuitively know this is a good thing. You don’t need to find it in the Bible or hear it on the lips of some wise Sun, 15 Jan 2023 18:41:45 +0000 Christians and the State Carter Sanger Romans 13:1-7 In this section, we come to Paul’s teaching on the Christian’s relationship to the state. How we understand this relationship has direct bearing on our view toward the state in terms of our support, our attitudes, and our obedience. Our inclination is to be skeptical and to disdain our governing authorities. This is Sun, 08 Jan 2023 21:30:30 +0000 How am I to Live? Sam Downing Psalm 46 Be still and no that I am God. In the midst of trials, we need to understand what this verse means. How do we live faithfully as followers of Christ? How do we counter our fear with faith? These are questions that we will consider as we head into a new year. Sun, 01 Jan 2023 20:17:39 +0000 The One to Come Carter Sanger Luke 7:19 If you were here last night then you heard about the ugly gift overlooked in the corner. Isaiah wrote about the servant of God who would be exalted that looked so different from expectation that people did not recognize him at the time. John the Baptist, the sender of this message, comes from Sun, 25 Dec 2022 20:04:56 +0000 Light in the Darkness Carter Sanger Isaiah 9:1-7 Darkness and light have rich imagery in the Bible. While we like to associate the light with Christmas, we don’t often associate the dark. But if we are to really understand the meaning and story of Christmas, we must understand the dark aspect to it. Christmas time is filled with songs of sleigh Sun, 18 Dec 2022 19:49:00 +0000 The Lord’s Anointed Carter Sanger Joshua 5:10-15 The appearance of the commander of the army of the Lord is one of those moments in the Bible when we see the curtain pulled back to show us more to this world than we can see. It is another reason to live by faith and not strictly by sight. We can’t see Sun, 11 Dec 2022 18:26:42 +0000 Son of the Promise Allen White Genesis 22:1-18 Sun, 04 Dec 2022 19:48:34 +0000 Seed of the Woman Carter Sanger Genesis 3:1-19 These opening pages of the Bible put our entire existence into context. They give us a lens through which to understand our lives, our longings and our struggles. And if we want to understand Christ, then we need to understand the root of all our struggles in the world. This struggle started in Sun, 27 Nov 2022 18:53:42 +0000 Marks of a Christian Jonathan Shumate Romans 12:9-21 Mon, 21 Nov 2022 00:34:19 +0000 Gifts of Grace Carter Sanger Romans 12:3-8 Encountering the gospel is a life-changing event. It gets hold of you just as you are and prepares you for glory.So what does that change look like? The first thing we see is an invitation to worship. How could we begin anywhere else? If the gospel reveals the greatness of God in his Sun, 13 Nov 2022 19:49:15 +0000 Therefore Jonathan Shumate Romans 12:1-2 Sun, 06 Nov 2022 19:01:39 +0000 What About Israel? Carter Sanger Romans 11 You will encounter events in the world that challenge your faith. There will be times when things don’t happen as you expect and you feel as though your foundations have shattered. I think that may be happening for many across the world today as we watch the Western world move farther and farther Sun, 30 Oct 2022 18:26:58 +0000 The Way of Salvation Allen White Romans 10 Sun, 23 Oct 2022 19:37:12 +0000