Category: Reflections

This is the place where you can find sermons and other reflections that have been part of Cornerstone worship. They may be in text form or podcasts.

Advent Meditation for Advent Sunday, 29 November 2020

By Rt Revd Dr Alan Wilson, Bishop of Buckingham It’s good to be in Cornerstone. This is Advent Sunday, the beginning of a new Christian year, and this year of all years, it’s time for a reboot, not a bailout. Time to reset. In the world’s best-loved movie, Julie Andrews said, we start at the beginning,...

Sermon for Sunday, 22 November 2020

The kingdom of heaven is the most important concept in the preaching of Jesus. It’s one of the most important concepts in the Gospel. And we find Jesus preaching about the kingdom right at the beginning of his ministry, as Matthew records it back in chapter 4. And we find that having heard that John has...

Sermon for Sunday, 15 November 2020

By Revd David Moore Psalm 123 A Prayer for Mercy 1 Lord, I look up to you, up to heaven, where you rule. 2 As a servant depends on his master a maid depends on her mistress, so we will keep looking to you, O Lord our God, until you have mercy upon us. 3 Be merciful to us,...

Sermon for Remembrance Sunday, 8 November 2020

By Revd Paul Le Sueur It is 1950 and a twelve-year old boy is standing with others in his school quadrangle on a cold and bleak November morning. It is 11.00 am in the morning and high up on the school tower a bugler is playing The Last Post. A solemn silence falls and for two minutes...

Sermon for All Saints Sunday, 1 November 2020

  By Revd George Mwaura Matthew 5: 1–12 May the words of my mouth and the meditation of all your saints past and present be acceptable before your throne of divine mercy. Amen A few years ago, a group of Christians from the United States visited war-torn Nicaragua. While there, a young man from the church...

Sermon for Bible Sunday

By Revd George Mwaura Nehemiah 8: 1–12; Matthew 24: 30–35 Gracious God, may the words of my mouth and the meditation of all your children gathered here this morning be acceptable in thy sight, in Jesus’ name. Amen Recently, our world has been so severely disrupted that it has left many of us confused and dislocated....

Sermon for Sunday, 18 October 2020

By Revd George Mwaura Psalm 96 and Matthew 22: 15–22 Kingdom currency Lord may I speak in the power of the Holy Spirit to the glory of your name and may our collective meditation be acceptable in thy sight. Amen A young lady was sunbathing on the beach in Cornwall when a little boy in his...

Sermon for Sunday, 11 October 2020

By Revd George Mwaura Isaiah 25:1–9 and Matthew 22:1–14 An invitation that demands our response Living God, we thank you for sending us your word with power over the years making this church a green pasture where the souls are nourished and healed in Jesus’ name. Amen In less than two months’ time, we will enter...