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To Be A Christian, by John Robert Stevens
In 1933, when he was fourteen, John Robert Stevens wrote out his deep commitment to Christ in To Be A Christian.
To be a Christian, as I understand Christ, means the acceptance of the absolute authority of Jesus in all of my life. It means that in everything I am and do–when I eat and drink, when I buy and sell, when I work and play, when I read and think–that I look to Jesus as my Master. It means that I enthrone Him as King in my affections; that I subject my friendships to His dominion; that I conduct my business and my intellectual and social life under His inspection and direction. It means that my ruling passion–the passion that shall absorb all other interests shall be to live my whole life under the sovereignty of Jesus. It means that I honor His name above every other name, and place obedience to Him above every other obligation.
Release #: Free-JRS-D0001
This message is a chapter from the book Walking Together by John Robert Stevens.
Dedicated to Unity
This is a chapter from the book Walking Together. In it, John Robert Stevens explains how the Lord has given the Word that we are to stand together as one, willing to lay down our lives for the brethren, contending for the unity of this Body in the name of the Lord.
Release #: Free-JRS-D0002
This message is from the book Some Things About Love by John Robert Stevens.
Some Things About Love
This is the title chapter from the book Some Things About Love. In this message, John Robert Stevens explains why love is the “greatest thing in the world.”
Release #: Free-JRS-D0003
This message is a chapter from the book Sparks from the Altar by John Robert Stevens.
The Man Who Thoroughly Trusts God — Psalm 91
This is a chapter from the book Sparks from the Altar. In it, John Robert Stevens describes how Psalm 91 recites the promises of God given to those who thoroughly trust in Him with all their heart.
Release #: Free-JRS-D0004
The Lordship Of Jesus Christ, by John Robert Stevens, is an excerpt from the introduction to the manual, The Lordship Of Jesus Christ.
The foundation of New Testament revelation is the Lordship of Jesus Christ and our submission to Him. Our lives have their fulfillment under the Lordship of Christ; but living without recognizing Him as Lord, there can be little meaning to our existence…Personal salvation should mean not only the absolution of our sins, but it should indicate a change of allegiancea new Lord and Master.
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The Word Made Flesh, by John Robert Stevens
When God wants to speak to the world, He does it through human flesh. Is that a new concept to you? If it is, think about it for a moment. The Bible is the definitive work of God speaking through human vessels to the world. It was spoken and written by men moved by the Holy Spirit, and it is the Word of God manifest in and through human vessels (II Peter 1:21).
Release #: 2010-0208-1F
Available MP3 Download: First We Love, by John Robert Stevens. This message was spoken in Sepulveda, CA on Sunday, January 3, 1982.
First We Love
All our service will not please Him if we have broken the greatest commandment of all. We love Him with all our heart and all our works are a love-activity.
Release #: 2009-0509-1F
Available MP3 Download: Continuing In The Apostles’ Teaching, by John Robert Stevens. This message was spoken in Sepulveda, CA on Sunday, February 1, 1976.
Continuing In The Apostles’ Teaching
In ten minutes this message identified the true basis of divine order. The false order of the Roman church and the disorder of the Protestant churches must give way to scriptural churches who continue in the apostles’ revelation teaching of the Scriptures. This is a short but basic essential revelation of divine order.
Release #: 2009-0509-2F
Available MP3 Download: “…And The Word Was God”, by John Robert Stevens. This message was spoken in Anaheim, CA on Saturday, June 13, 1981.
“…And The Word Was God”
The Living Word, when heard with faith, will reveal the Lord to the listener, like Jesus said of the Scriptures, “They testify of Me.” The Living Word should not open up a conflict of doctrine. It should open up a walk with God. This message includes a definition of The Living Word.
Living Word Publications is a ministry of The Living Word, the publishing house of The Living Word Fellowship. The Living Word was established in 1968 out of a vision to capture, preserve, and publish the teachings of John Robert Stevens. Many of Stevens' sermons have been edited and published in books, manuals, and a weekly periodical titled "This Week."
The Living Word continues in its ministry today—carefully recording, editing, and publishing teachings of Stevens' successor, Gary Hargrave, and others who teach and minister the Word.
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