Author Archives: Cornerstone Forum

The Obedience of Faith

“Where your treasure is, there will your heart be also.” Matthew 6:21 That, it seems to me, is the synoptic analogue for Paul’s references to “the obedience of faith” in his Letter to the Romans (1:5; 16:26). As for the … Continue reading

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Giving Thanks

Happiness doesn’t lead to gratitude; it’s gratitude that leads to happiness. Gratitude is less measured by how pleased we are with the blessings we have received and more by how much we love those from whom we have received them … Continue reading

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God’s Gamble – now available on Amazon

We are pleased to announce the publication of Gil Bailie’s new book God’s Gamble – The Gravitational Power of Crucified Love (Paperback/Softcover) Click on the image above to order your copy! For Hardback/Clothcover click HERE For e-book/Kindle click HERE We … Continue reading

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Leonard Cohen RIP

        Come Healing Leonard Cohen O gather up the brokenness And bring it to me now The fragrance of those promises You never dared to vow The splinters that you carry The cross you left behind Come … Continue reading

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A Harvard Law Professor’s view…

IN a previous post, ‘Numbers’, reflecting on the deathworks in the era of post Roe v Wade abortion in the United States I wrote that our hope in such circumstances lies outside the machinations of our legal and political systems. … Continue reading

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Numbers

Approximately, thirty million – that is the number. This is the number of voters between the ages of 18 and 43 that would be deprived of their right to vote in the upcoming US presidential election. They are not felons, … Continue reading

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Houston Event Nov 2nd – Gil Bailie featured speaker

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Ten Years Ago….

August 27, 2006 marked the beginning of The Cornerstone Forum’s foray into what was then already a large and growing online “weblog” phenomenon with the launch of Reflections on Faith and Culture. In 2006 Facebook was mostly a feature of … Continue reading

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Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar

After having spent the past two and a half years editing and transferring Gil Bailie’s cassette recordings of Reflections on Dante’s Divine Comedy to the world of digital audio, I am now ready to take on the next transition task. … Continue reading

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Shakespeare’s Sonnet 129

As an account of our fallen condition and the perennial temptation to escape into a utopian future, has Shakespeare’s sonnet 129 ever been improved upon? Th’ expense of spirit in a waste of shame Is lust in action; and till … Continue reading

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