Category Archives: Love

Loving the Fight

Loving the Fight With the gigantic Thanksgiving Day “Love on the Mountain” experience coming up in just a few days and the equally gigantic Christmas Store on December 2nd, the Lord has given us an amazing gift—the gift of walking … Continue reading

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Love on the Mountain

Love on the Mountain You never know when a God-opportunity is going to arise.  But what we do know is this:  When they do, it is best to be quickly obedient to the Lord’s will and enter in the opportunity—and … Continue reading

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Miracles of Love

Miracles of Love The disciples were overwhelmed by the size of the crowd… but the Lord fed the multitudes—with 12 baskets left over… The disciples were unprepared for a terrifying storm—but Jesus spoke the Word and calm and peace prevailed… … Continue reading

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Real Love Heals

REAL LOVE HEALS! I am heading to my 40th High School Class reunion.  If you would have told me as a seventeen-year-old that 40 years later I would be happily married with four adult children, I may have believed you.  … Continue reading

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Persistent Love, Humble Love

Persistent Love, Humble Love Luke 18:1-14 (Part of our Life Journal Reading for October 5) Jesus told a story showing that it was necessary for them to pray consistently and never quit…He told the next story to some who were … Continue reading

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Reforming Love

Reforming Love October marks the 500th anniversary of Martin Luther’s posting of his 95 theses on the church door at the Wittenberg Castle in Germany.  An Augustinian Monk and a Christian Scholar, Luther had become convinced through the study of … Continue reading

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Heartbeat of First Church

The HEARTBEAT of Livingston First Church Our Heartbeat is:  To love God and Neighbor in Worship, Word, and Life Groups. “Christ is the Head of the Church, which is His Body.” (Colossians 1:18a) There is no question about it:  Jesus … Continue reading

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Jesus’ Love Changes the World

Jesus’ Love Changes the World Jesus didn’t come to earth to change a few things around, or to tidy a few things up, or to teach some really good stuff.  Jesus came to change the world—to take it back from … Continue reading

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Reclaiming Biblical Love

Reclaiming Biblical Love A primary reason the Lord called us as a congregation to declare 2017 as the “Year of Love” has to do with the fact that in our culture “Love” has been reduced to meaning virtually nothing… If … Continue reading

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The Opposite of Love

The Opposite of Love For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him should not perish but have everlasting life. When dealing with a married couple who are angry and arguing—at … Continue reading

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