beliefs

cornerstone values all the teachings of scripture.  however there are seven biblical teachings that are foundational to our culture:


the scriptures
we believe that God has communicated to us in His word, the bible.
2 timothy 3:16,17


sin, suffering & satan
we believe that there is a great conflict in the world between God and a rebel angel, satan.
revelation 12:7-9


salvation & the savior
we believe that God came to this world, that His name was called Jesus, that He died on the cross to save us from sin, and that He rose from the dead.
john 1:29


the sabbath
we believe that the sabbath, the seventh day of the week (commonly called saturday), is a rest from works—symbolizing the way of salvation through the grace of God.
exodus 20:8-11; hebrews 4:9-11


spiritual gifts
we believe that God gives spiritual gifts to His people to build up the church and to minister to the world.
1 corinthians 12:1-28


the state of the dead & hell
we believe that the dead rest in peace in their graves until raised by God to life or to judgment.
ecclesiastes 9:5, 10; john 5:28, 29


the second coming & the millennium
we believe that Jesus will come again and will re-create this world without sin and death.
1 thessalonians 4:16-18; revelation 20:1-13; 21:1-3