Posts from July 2019

Beholding the Glory of the Lord Together

Beholding the Glory of the Lord Together Nick Esch, 7/28/2019 Cornerstone Baptist Church The three main things that separate us from other churches are that we are God-centered, Bible-saturated, and Christ-focused in all we do. I often lump these ideas together in the term gospel-centeredbecause fundamentally this means that we will live and love for […]

PASTOR NICK’S WEEKLY DEVOTION 7/28/2019

“Let us hold fast the confession of our hope without wavering, for he who promised is faithful. And let us consider how to stir up one another to love and good works, not neglecting to meet together, as is the habit of some, but encouraging one another, and all the more as you see the […]

PASTOR NICK’S WEEKLY DEVOTION 7/21/2019

“Love your enemies, do good to those who hate you, bless those who curse you, pray for those who abuse you” (Luke 6:27-28 ESV). In the world around us today, and sadly even within the church, it is so common to hear people say things like, “I just don’t love him any more…” Or, “There’s […]

PASTOR NICK’S WEEKLY DEVOTION 7/14/2019

“My desire is to depart and be with Christ, for that is far better” (Philippians 1:23 ESV). J. C. Ryle once said, “There is something, even in the hearts of the most eminent saints, that will never be fully satisfied as long as they are on earth and Christ is in heaven. So long as […]

PASTOR NICK’S WEEKLY DEVOTION 7/7/2019

“Will you not revive us again, that your people may rejoice in you? Show us your steadfast love, O Lord, and grant us your salvation” (Psalm 85:6-7 ESV). Martyn Lloyd-Jones once said, “The greatest need of the hour is that the thoughts and the minds and the prayers of Christian people everywhere throughout the world […]