Misconceptions about the Father and His love for and approval of us cost us greatly!
FAITH in FATHER
Our minds seem to be clear on this: we serve ONE God who is Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. The Father and Son and Spirit are One in love and focus and purpose a… http://livingstonfirstchurch.com/blog/2016/09/faith-father/
This is not an easy read. But it is a critically important one, so that we can collectively reject some of the most wicked spirits at war with the Church and our church!
FAITH in Headship
What I am about to share with you is not easy or pleasant and comes with the sobering realization that there will be a price to pay… However, as the Shepherd … http://livingstonfirstchurch.com/blog/2016/08/faith-headship/
Praise is a weapon the enemy cannot deal with; it is a weapon he has no answer for!
FAITH in Praise
I always enjoy reading through the Prophet Isaiah but something jumped off the page last week as we were reading it together that I want to share with you from … http://livingstonfirstchurch.com/blog/2016/08/faith-praise/
Small Groups have always been one of the most effective ways to be saved--and to grow in holiness--that God has given to us.
Small Group FAITH
I shared last Sunday that I am beginning a sermon series on “Sowing for an Awakening.” I think most all of us would agree that the Church in America—and the N… http://livingstonfirstchurch.com/blog/2016/04/small-group-faith/
Christians are not called to put on a show for God; we are invited to connect with His Heart for the World!
My little children, of whom I travail in birth again until Christ be formed in you. (Gal 4:19KJV)
There is something deep inside every one of us that wants to… http://livingstonfirstchurch.com/blog/2016/04/travailing-faith/
What comes out of our mouths is a reflection of what's in our hearts...And should therefore be Holy!
Do you not yet understand that whatever enters the mouth goes into the stomach and is eliminated? But those things which proceed out of the mouth come from the heart, and they de… http://livingstonfirstchurch.com/blog/2015/11/holy-days/
We live in a time when Deceiving spirits are manifesting and multiplying. Here is how we survive this onslaught...
The Spirit clearly says that in later times some will abandon the faith and follow deceiving spirits and things taught by demons. (I Timothy 4:1 NIV)
While reading in I John t… http://livingstonfirstchurch.com/blog/2015/08/truth-about-deception/
There is way too much deceitful misuse of the Word of God. We are a church that is trying hard to not allow it here...
First, let explain last week’s blog entitled, Remnant, Arise! I feel the Lord is calling me—and this has been confirmed through several sources—to stand up and be a voice for the… http://livingstonfirstchurch.com/blog/2015/08/deceitful-christianity/
God has always protected a remnant during times of trial. He is lifting us up as part of His remnant especially for the sake of the People called Methodist...!
So the daughter of Zion is left as a booth in a vineyard, as a hut in a garden of cucumbers, as a besieged city. Unless the Lord of hosts had left to us a very small remnant, we … http://livingstonfirstchurch.com/blog/2015/08/arise-remnant/
Even as Joseph moved in ever-higher levels of obedience, the Lord is calling us to do likewise.
Merry Christmas! If you are like me, this time of year always brings a child-like excitement with it. If you are like me, this time of year always comes too quickly and ends too… http://livingstonfirstchurch.com/blog/2014/12/gift-obedience/
There are some profound differences between sharing a Thanksgiving meal as compared to grabbing a quick bite to eat at a fast-food joint...
I am writing this on Wednesday afternoon, and I can’t seem to get food off of my mind…
Still, have you ever thought about the difference between fast-food and a Thanksgiving me… http://livingstonfirstchurch.com/blog/2014/11/fast-food-or-thanksgiving/