CORNERSTONE      FELLOWSHIP     INT`L - BUILDING A PEOPLE * BUILDING THE CHURCH 1 COR 3 : 11
THE WORD OF GOD
A challenge to maintain intergrity of the text and purity of Biblical preaching - by pastor Cleopas , take a listen
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Here at Cornerstone Fellowship Int`l, we are committed to serving God and the needs of you and your family. We are a multinational body of fellowships that are bound by one common vision of exalting Jesus Christ , and are established on that sure foundation which is Christ.
Wherever you may be on your path, at Cornerstone Fellowship Int`l you will find a supportive community with warmth and sound Biblical foundations  for  your personal growth. As our mission statement explains,
WE  ARE BUILDING  A PEOPLE , WE ARE BUILDING THE CHURCH -ALL UPON  THE ROCK -JESUS CHRIST.1COR 3:11.
We aspire to strengthen each person's confidence and joy in Jesus Christ - at every point in their life, and encourage personal and spiritual growth through , pure Biblical preaching and  study. Our ministry is a multifaceted  ministry that promotes active service of everyone   in our church and community. We are also a mission minded church that  has  Global missions as our DNA.
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Browse this website for more information on various activities and ministry engagements  happening in various nations and  regions of our ministry, all tailored for your edification. Visit any CFI church and experience the difference which a New Testament church   brings in your life. Our joy is to " contend for the faith that was once  for all entrusted to the saints"
Take the liberty to get in touch   through our contact page , or take note of the contact information provided  under  any  of our international offices .We value hearing from you
You will never be the same again, after hearing one word from God , " The Lord spoke--and i was strengthened-"Dan10:19.
Browse through  some of pastor Cleopas messages from our SERMONS  section of this website. We are so glad you have visited and are so sure it wont be your last.
Yours  for the Great commission
Dr. Cleopas &Sarita Chitapa
 
CIRCULAR:CC01/2014:
 
THIS CIRCULAR MUST BE READ IN EVERY CORNERSTONE FELLOWSHIPINTERNATIONAL CHURCH, THE LAST SUNDY OF DECEMBER , 2013, THE FIRST SUNDAY OF2014 , AND THE FIRST FAMILY SUNDAY  OFTHE NEW YEAR:
 
Greetings to you all saints, the living stones who are built on this sure foundation of Christ, the elect of the  Lord , partakers in this hope and redemption  through  our savior Jesus Christ.
 
From the first public reading of this letter, we are already thanking God as we watch the curtain come down for 2013, and we welcome a new year, appreciating God for the gift of life and his  mercies that are new every morning.
 
We remind ourselves the words of Joshua in this posture of gratitude, as we look back into the last year and certainly testify that “ None of the good promises of the Lord failed “.We thank God for granting us territory in many spheres,  in  the years of occupation. Even as Iam   writing, testimonies abound of many that are beginning to set foot into the promise, I urge you to maintain ground,  because when God opens a door, no man can close it.
 
In recent months , my heart has reflected strongly on every facet of our vision statement, like many Christian leaders around the world, we find our hearts deeply gripped by the emergency of counterfeit Christianity, a serious drift from sound Biblical foundations, and the  departure from the  Judeo –Christian values,  upheld by those who passed this faith to us. God truly assured me that his people will survive every wind of deception in our time, if we continue building on the same foundation we were always building on,  as assured by 1COR 3:11.
 
Our visionary mandate was always about “ building the COMMONWEALTH OF FAITH “ upon the sure foundation. In my times of reflection, I came to understand why when Paul was giving the armor of God to the Ephesians, after sharing about other weapons he said “ ABOVE ALL—THE SHIELDOF FAITH” –EPHESIANS 6: 16 .The shield was the largest armor  a warrior carried in battle  and it covered him from head to toe, fully protecting him and the other armor he was wearing. In 2014, I wish to advise you all that our theme will be –THEPEOPLE OF FAITH- - AND OUR THEME TEXT WILL BE THE WORDS OF JESUS IN MARK11:22-“ HAVE FAITH IN GOD “ .
 
God truly wants the TRUST LEVEL  of his people to rise above casual. Faith is  “ BEING FULLY PERSUADED OF THEPROMISES OF GOD”- The commonwealth of Faith will see things happening, because faith always has evidence,  because Faith is THE EVIDENCE.
 
In this year, we will know why ONLY those who believe,  can be the ONLY CHILDREN OF ABRAHAM,  and why  without faith one CANNOT please God, WHY many who received this gospel and DID NOT MIX IT with faith, DID NOT profit but  perished, WHY with faith All things are possible. It will matter to understand why Paul called his journey  “A GOOD FIGHT OFFAITH”, and why  all our tribulations and adversity , are referred to AS “THE TRIAL OF OUR FAITH”  .  We must understand why it  mattered to Jesus to have an answer to the question,   “DOYOU BELIEVE I  CAN DO THESE THINGS??,before he does them to you-  FOR THEJUST  SHALL LIVE BY FAITH
 
I believe this year God will raise the people of faith, WHOWILL DARE TO BELIEVE GOD,  for the impossible,  who will lift their SHIELD  before all the fiery darts of the enemy, They will speak those things to be , as though they were, they will trust in God with all their hearts , and never lean on their own understanding, men and women , who will take God at his word, perform exploits,  and like Paul before his captors declare –IBELIEVE IN GOD !! ACTS 27:25.
 
In 2014, we will see man and women who will rise in faith, Their faith will be stubborn and unwavering on God `s word , Their faith will wrestle and travail in prayer, their faith will  be considered abnormal, their faith will be considered violent, but their faith will persevere and  prevail. As you enter the season of prayer, may your prayers ever be  THE PRAYER OF FAITH, that James tells us of.
 
May you be preserved, soul , spirit and body  in this year,
 
We serve a Covenant –keeping God ,  who is big and unlimited, his  FAITHFULNESS is from generation to generation: ITS YOUR TIME AND YOUR GENERATION -- HAVE FAITH IN GOD!!
 
C .CHITAPA.
 
 
 
SELECT SCRIPTURE GLOSSARY
 
JUDE 1: 5
 
HEBREWS 4: 2-3.
 
GALATIANS  2: 20 , GALATIANS 3: 9.
 
JOHN 14: 1,       ROMANS 4:17
 
1TIMOTHY  1 : 19,
 
2 TIMOTHY 4: 7.  PSALMS 125: 1
 
MATHEW  9 : 28-30,   JAMES 1 :2-4
 
MARK 16 : 17           1JOHN 5: 5.
 
MARK 9 : 23,          PROVERBS 3 :5
 
HEBREWS  11: 1-6
 
ROMANS 1: 17,        ROMANS 10 : 17
 
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