Jesus the Cornerstone: Are you Ready?


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  • Spanish Translation for the sermon is now available at HCC.  Feel free to invite Spanish speaking people to church.
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Sermon Notes:

Main Point:  Jesus is the Cornerstone of the empowered Christian Life.  Make sure you are ready for His Return by putting Jesus first in all you do.

Jesus is the only way:

John 14:6. Jesus said I am the way the truth and the life

Make sure you know God:

Matthew 7:21-27.  Jesus said to build our house/hearts upon his word.

  • Do whatever it takes to grow in spirit and in truth (prayer, worship, word, giving, serving)
  • Don’t just know of God make sure you know God.

Jesus is King and will return

Matthew 24:32-51.  Jesus will return as King for His people/church

  • Jesus will return as a thief in the night
  • No one knows the exact timing but we must always be ready by making sure Jesus is our cornerstone.

Be ready:

Matthew 25:1-13.  Make sure Jesus is the cornerstone of your life. 

  • Make room for Jesus in your life
  • Make sure you have time for Jesus in your life
  • Make sure you know Jesus as King as friend.
  • Make sure to put yourself in situations to experience Jesus

Pastor’s thoughts:

  • What secular things should we give up for Jesus?  Answer.  Have no other God’s before Him.
    • (Secular music, movies, etc….)
  • It’s time to make sure we are ready for Christ’s return. 
  • Make sure Jesus is your cornerstone in all that you do in life.


  • Jesus will return for the church that He Loves
  • The people who are active in putting Jesus first in their lives will know the season
  • Jesus Christ must be the cornerstone of all we do.  Of who we are.
  • When Jesus is truly the cornerstone, you will never fall.  
  • Be intentional about making Jesus the cornerstone of your life.
  • Have no other God’s before him
  • Jesus is coming soon to conquer sin and unrighteousness in the world
  • Make sure Jesus is your cornerstone and be ready for His return.

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