Weekly Bulletin - February 26th

Cornerstone Church,

Dealing with Doubts

Exodus 5:22-23  22 So Moses returned to the LORD and said, "Lord, why have You brought trouble on this people? Why is it You have sent me? 23 For since I came to Pharaoh to speak in Your name, he has done evil to this people; neither have You delivered Your people at all."

Notice the conflict in verse 22? Moses is addressing the LORD (Almighty, Eternal, Jehovah) with the generic term Lord (Adonai). Literally, verse 22 could read “Moses returned to Jehovah and said, Adonai…” He addressed the All caps LORD as lower case lord. Ever done that?
What we believe about God usually shows up in the kind of prayers we pray.  Egypt was full of little “g” gods. Moses is going to get to know and experience the King of Kings the LORD of Lords, the God above all other gods but, right now he is doubting God’s sincerity. You see, God had delayed a bit. He had made some promises of deliverance for Israel that had seemed to backfire and made things worse.
Moses failed to see God’s greater purpose, and saw failure as final. Furthermore, Moses accused God of bringing evil upon His own people and failing to keep His word. We read this and are amazed that God did not strike Moses down, nor did He scold him for lack of faith. The next chapter begins with God’s patient reply to His doubtful disciple.
Exodus 6:1-2 (NKJV) 1  Then the LORD said to Moses, "Now you shall see what I will do to Pharaoh. For with a strong hand he will let them go, and with a strong hand he will drive them out of his land." 2  And God spoke to Moses and said to him: "I am the LORD.
Isn’t that just like our God! Moses needed a few reminders and a bigger vision.  God was going to do a work that needed a strong hand. This task of redemption was not an easy one or one to be taken lightly. This was a God sized task and only God could do it. Then God puts an exclamation point on Moses’ reminder in verse two.  “I am the LORD.” It is as if God is saying, “Moses, you put a generic name where a specific was required. You lowered your view of Me and you need to be reminded of My great name that reflects My great power.”
As long as we have a small view of God, we will fail the test of faith. We will be full of doubts and we will see failures as final. However, if we can get a glimpse of the greatness of God, we will come to trust Him as LORD!

- Pastor Joel Johns

Songs We Sang On Sunday

Continue to enjoy the songs we sang on Sunday as you spend time with the Lord throughout the week.

Christ Our Hope In Life And Death - Keith & Kristyn Getty

Behold The Lamb - Passion (ft. Kristian Stanfill)

Yet Not I But Through Christ In Me - CityAlight

Great Is His Faithfulness - Charity Gale

What's New?

Exciting Growth!

Our attendance continues to grow, not just on Sundays, but in our small groups, AWANA, and our youth group. This is incredibly exciting, so we ask that you continue to be in prayer for us as a church. Pray that we will be faithful as the Lord instructs us, pray that we will follow as He leads us, and pray that we will be eager as He uses us.

Psalm 100:1-5 1Make a joyful shout to the Lord, all you lands! 2Serve the Lord with gladness; come before His presence with singing. 3Know that the Lord, He is God; It is He who has made us, and not we ourselves; We are His people and the sheep of His pasture. 4Enter into His gates with thanksgiving, and into His courts with praise. Be thankful to Him, and bless His name. 5For the Lord is good; His mercy is everlasting, and His truth endures to all generations.”

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Young Adults Service

Join us on Tuesdays at 6:30pm for a time of fellowship and worship as we study God’s Word. This is a great place for those who are 18-30 years old, and are looking for biblical community among their peers. We hope to see you there!
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