Cornerstone Church at Bay Ridge
Biblical IIliteracy 101 : "Judge Not"

We begin our new sermon series titled "Biblical Illiteracy 101" as Pastor Nathan Tubbs examines the misunderstood words of Jesus in Matthew that we should "Judge Not".  

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Category:Biblical Illiteracy -- posted at: 3:38pm EST

Acts 21:1-26

In this sermon from our series in Acts, Pastor Nathan Tubbs examines Acts 21:1-26, and Paul's visit to Jerusalem to meet with the apostles after completing his third missionary journey.  In it we see that Paul's relationship with Christ strengthened him to finish his task, gave him the confidence to lay down his rights for the sake of the gospel and reconciled him to God.  

Direct download: Sermon_Sept20_2015.mp3
Category:Acts -- posted at: 6:08pm EST

Acts 20:7-38

In this sermon from our series in Acts, Pastor Nathan Tubbs examines Acts 20:7-38 and then shows us four things we can learn from Paul in this passage.

Direct download: Sermon_9-6-15.mp3
Category:Acts -- posted at: 5:38pm EST

Acts 19:21-20:6

In this sermon from our series in Acts, Pastor Nathan Tubbs examines more of Paul's third missionary journey.  As we see conflict arise in Ephesus, Pastor Nathan shows us that we will experience conflict with cultures as we pursue Christ, but that our response should be to continue to lovingly share the Gospel. 

Direct download: SermonAug30.mp3
Category:Acts -- posted at: 5:01pm EST

Values, Vision, and Mission

This week we take a break from our study in Acts and Pastor Nathan Tubbs reviews our Values, Vision, and Mission as we get ready to enter a new season.  

Direct download: SermonAug23.mp3
Category:Acts -- posted at: 4:24pm EST

Acts 19:11-20

In this sermon from our series in Acts, Pastor Nathan examines the beginning of Paul's missionary journey and asks a question: are we living a religious life or a missional life? For more information visit www.cornerstonebayridge.org

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Category:Acts -- posted at: 9:05pm EST

In this sermon from our series in Acts, Pastor Nathan Tubbs examines the end of Paul's second missionary journey and how his methods can impact our mission today.  For more information visit www.cornerstonebayridge.org

Direct download: sermon_7_26.mp3
Category:Acts -- posted at: 8:03pm EST

Acts 17:16-34

In this sermon from our series in Acts, Pastor Nathan Tubbs examines Paul's sermon to the men of Athens at the Areopagus and explains that the way he contextualized his message for his audience demonstrates how we can share the gospel today. For more information visit www.cornerstonebayridge.org

Direct download: sermon_7_19.mp3
Category:Acts -- posted at: 2:05pm EST

Acts 17:1-15

In this sermon from our series in Acts, pastoral intern Jay Wise examines the Acts 17:1-15, and the story of Paul and Silas' experiences in Thessalonica and Berea.  For more information visit www.cornerstonebayridge.org

Direct download: sermon_7-12-15_Jay_Wise.mp3
Category:Acts -- posted at: 11:51pm EST

Acts 16:11-40

In this sermon from our series in Acts, Pastor Nate examines the story of Paul and Silas' arrest and imprisonment in Philippi, and the resulting conversion of the Philippian jailer.  For more information visit www.cornerstonebayridge.org

Direct download: sermon_7-5-15_Tubbs.mp3
Category:Acts -- posted at: 11:33pm EST

Acts 16:6-15

In this sermon from our series in Acts, Matt Sachitano, one of our City Uprising leaders, examines the story of the Macedonian call and the conversion of Lydia.  For more information visit www.cornerstonebayridge.org

Direct download: Sermon_6-28-Sach.mp3
Category:Acts -- posted at: 10:59pm EST

Acts 15:36-16:5

In this sermon from our series in Acts, Pastor Nate examines the second half of Acts 15 and the beginning of Paul's second missionary journey.  For more information visit www.cornerstonebayridge.org

Direct download: Sermon_06-21-15_Tubbs.mp3
Category:Acts -- posted at: 10:15pm EST

Acts 15:1-35

In this sermon from our series in Acts, Pastor Nathan Tubbs examines Acts 15:1-35, and the account of the Jerusalem Council.  In it we see the first major debate within the early church about what was required for new believers.  We see a compromise is reached, and Pastor Nate then shows us that sometimes we willingly make concessions on our freedoms for the cause of the gospel.  

Direct download: Sermon_Acts_15_6-14-15.mp3
Category:Acts -- posted at: 11:57am EST

Acts 14

In this sermon from our series in Acts, Jay Wise, one of our summer interns, examines Acts 14.  He shows us that in it we see that the gospel is what brought salvation to both Jews and Gentiles, not the works of man.

Direct download: Sermon_06-07-15-Jay.mp3
Category:Acts -- posted at: 11:49am EST

Acts 13

In this sermon from our series in Acts, Pastor Nathan Tubbs examines Acts 13 and explains how this passage can teach us how to be a gospel-centered church today.

Direct download: SermonMay31-Acts13-Tubbs.mp3
Category:Acts -- posted at: 11:37am EST

Acts 11:19-30

In this sermon from our series in Acts, Pastor Nathan examines Acts 11:19-30 and the story of the mission to Antioch.  He explains how that mission is an excellent example for the church today on how to be a church on mission.  For more information visit www.cornerstonebayridge.org

Direct download: SermonMay17-2015_Acts11-19-30_Tubbs.mp3
Category:Acts -- posted at: 4:12pm EST

Acts 10:1-11:18 Part Deux

In this sermon from our series in Acts, Pastor Nathan Tubbs looks at the story of Peter and Cornelius from a different perspective, and explains what this passage teaches us about our gospel mission.

Direct download: SermonMay10-2015_Acts10-11_Tubbs.mp3
Category:Acts -- posted at: 9:14pm EST

In this sermon from our series in Acts, Pastor Nathan examines the story of Peter and Cornelius from Acts 10-11.  In it we see Peter obey the Holy Spirit's command to go to the Gentiles, and the Gentiles hear the gospel, believe, and receive the Holy Spirit.  As a result we see 1400 years of cultural division come crashing down, the gospel begins to spread throughout the world, right up to us today.     

Direct download: Sermon-May3-Acts10-Tubbs.mp3
Category:Acts -- posted at: 3:31pm EST

Acts 9:32-43

In this sermon from our series in Acts, Pastor Nate examines the story of two miracles performed by Peter.  He shows us that Peter's ministry is an example of the power Jesus promised to the apostles and how the church was built as a result.  

Direct download: Sermon4-19-15_Tubbs-Acts9_32-43.mp3
Category:Acts -- posted at: 3:18pm EST

Acts 9:1-31

In this sermon from our series in Acts, Luis Murillo, one of Cornerstone Church's deacons, examines Acts 9:1-31, and the powerful story of Saul's transformation from a heinous persecutor of the early church to a wholehearted follower of Christ.  He also shows us that the same kind of dramatic change is possible for each of us through the power and grace of Jesus.  

Direct download: Luis_sermon_4_12_15.mp3
Category:Acts -- posted at: 2:41pm EST

Cornerstone Church celebrates Easter 2015 in this sermon from our series in Acts.  Pastor Nathan examines Acts 8:26-40, in which Philip is obedient to the Holy Spirit and shares the Gospel with an Ethiopian eunuch whose life is changed by the Good News that Jesus died and is risen.

Direct download: Acts8_26-40_Tubbs_Easter2015.mp3
Category:Acts -- posted at: 1:45pm EST

Acts 8:4-25

In this sermon from our series in Acts, Pastor Nathan examines Acts 8:4-25 and shows us how the words of Jesus in Acts 1:8 begin to be fulfilled as the message of Gospel begins to move from Jerusalem into Samaria. 

Direct download: Sermon_3-29_ACTS8_4-25.mp3
Category:Acts -- posted at: 1:15pm EST

Acts 6:8-8:3

In this sermon from our series in Acts, Pastor Nathan examines Acts 6:8-8:3 and the story of Stephen, the first Christian martyr.  He then examines us how this passage teaches us that we should be prepared when, and not if, persecution comes.  Then he shows us that the Spirit will give us power to endure persecution that Jesus does not leave us when we are persecuted. 

Direct download: Sermon3-22-15_Acts6-8_8-3_Tubbs.mp3
Category:Acts -- posted at: 11:51am EST

Acts 6:1-7

In this sermon from our series in Acts, Pastor Nathan examines Acts 6 and how the need for deacons arose in the early church, and then recognizes two of our men who have risen to fill that role.  

Direct download: Sermon_3-8_Acts_6_Tubbs.mp3
Category:Acts -- posted at: 10:05pm EST

Acts 5:12-42

In this sermon from our series in Acts, Pastor Trey examines Acts 5:12-42 and show that when the Holy Spirit is present and working in the lives of ordinary people, extraordinary things happen, and lives are changed.  

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Category:Acts -- posted at: 12:55pm EST

Acts 4:32-5:11

In this sermon from our series in Acts, Pastor Nathan Tubbs examines Acts 4:32-5:11 and shows us how this passage teaches that we should give generously as we are able, how we should recognize Satan's attacks against the church, and that we should use our generosity as an avenue to share the Gospel.

Direct download: Acts_4_32-5_11_2_22_15.mp3
Category:Acts -- posted at: 2:39pm EST

Acts 4:5-31

In this sermon from our series in Acts, Pastor Nathan Tubbs examines Acts 4:5-31, and how the apostles continually prayed for and displayed boldness in the face of mounting persecution.  Their boldness can enourage us to be bold in proclaiming the good news of Jesus today.

Direct download: Acts4_5-31_Tubbs.mp3
Category:Acts -- posted at: 12:15pm EST

Acts 3:1-4:4

In this sermon from our series in Acts, Pastor Nathan Tubbs examines some of the mighty works that God was doing through the apostles in the power of the Holy Spirit. He then shows how that should move us to view God's work of salvation in us with awe and wonder, how we should be prepared to give credit to God for the good things he has done in our life, and how we should be prepared to share the gospel with those around us.  

Direct download: Acts3_1-4_4_Feb8_2015.mp3
Category:Acts -- posted at: 11:02pm EST

Acts 2:42-47

In this sermon from Acts 2, Pastor Nathan Tubbs explains how the church was defined in the first century and how those definitions should also be the model for us today.  

Direct download: Sermon_2-1-15_Acts2_42-47.mp3
Category:Acts -- posted at: 2:36pm EST

Acts 2:1-41

In this sermon from our series in Acts, Pastor Nathan Tubbs examines the early church of Acts 2, and explains what factors led to its rapid expansion.

Direct download: Acts_2_1-41_Tubbs.mp3
Category:Acts -- posted at: 1:46pm EST

Acts 1:6-11

In the second sermon from our series in Acts, Pastor Nathan Tubbs examines Jesus' final words to the disciples and helps us understand the mission He has given us.  

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Category:Acts -- posted at: 1:23pm EST

In this week's sermon, Pastor Nathan examines Acts 1:1-5 and offers an overview of the book of Acts. 

Direct download: sermon1-4-15_ActsOverview.mp3
Category:Acts -- posted at: 5:26pm EST

In this final sermon from 2014, Pastor Nathan Tubbs helps us look at the year ahead and how Luke 2:52 can help us set goals to grow in wisdom, health, and fellowship with God.  For more information visit www.cornerstonebayridge.org

Direct download: Sermon_12-28-14_Tubbs.mp3
Category:Holidays -- posted at: 11:03pm EST

In this sermon from December 21st, Pastor Nathan Tubbs examines Luke's account of Jesus's birth and explains what the birth of Christ teaches us about God.

Direct download: sermon12-21-14.mp3
Category:Christmas -- posted at: 10:58pm EST

In this sermon Pastor Nathan Tubbs examines Jesus' words in Luke 11:1-4 commonly known as the "Lord's prayer" and explains how it can be a helpful model as we approach the throne of grace with confidence.  

Direct download: Sermon_12-14-14_Luke11_Tubbs.mp3
Category:Prayer -- posted at: 10:43pm EST

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