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Introduction to the Exodus Sermon Series

Exodus Of all the key events in the OT, perhaps none are more central than God's redemption of his people from Egypt. The events described in Exodus shape the rest of the OT the way the redemption work of Jesus shapes the New. The most important lessons in this series have to do with the identity and character of the God who rescued his people from slavery in fulfilment...

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Gay Marriage and the “slippery slope”

Gay Marriage and the "slippery slope" I can still vividly remember as a young boy when homosexuality was not only viewed as a psychological illness but a criminal offence. Indeed, it is only as recently as 1997 that homosexuality was decriminalised in the state of Tasmania. At the time, people talked about this being the start of a "slippery slope" that would inevitably l...

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Are You Converted

Acts 9 and the Conversion of Saul This week we return to our series on the book of Acts. Throughout the year, we have preached that the Book of Acts is, in fact, a record of the Act of the ascended/enthroned Jesus. In chapter 9, Jesus enters the centre stage in the conversion of the Saul. Once a murderous Pharisee, after meeting Jesus Saul becomes an unstoppable preache...

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RICE Rally 2015

RICE Rally is an inter-church evangelistic event run by the RICE Movement for high-schoolers and their friends. Cornerstone was one of the original churches involved when RICE first started in 2002 and has been attending ever since. Over the years, thousands of youth have attended the rally and many hundreds have recommitted their lives to Christ or have become Christian...

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