Word of our Testimony – Truth Posts

Is Living Stream Ministry the headquarters of the local churches? Do the local churches have a leader?

Is Living Stream Ministry the headquarters of the local churches? Do the local churches have a leader?

For decades, these kinds of questions have been asked by believers assuming that there must be some kind of hierarchical structure to the local churches. Such questions, while they may be sincere, stem from the assumption that the local churches, ...
Why shouldn't I speak or listen to negative words?

Why shouldn’t I speak or listen to negative words?

The Bible has much to say about a believer’s speech and the effects that it can have on others. For example, Proverbs 18:21a says “Death and life are in the power of the tongue,” and in Matthew 15:11 the Lord ...
Arise, O LORD, and let Your enemies be scattered! Let them flee before You! Psa. 68:1

A Testimony: Enjoying Crystallization Studies I and II of the Book of Numbers to Work out the Kingdom of God on Earth Today

Recording God's move through the nation of Israel's journeying and fighting to possess the good land, the book of Numbers presents a vivid type of our Lord Jesus Christ's present move through His Body's preaching, prophesying, and being disciplined to ...
ShepherdingWords.com: Addressing Rumors and Presenting the Truth

ShepherdingWords.com: Addressing Rumors and Presenting the Truth

We would like to announce the launch of a new website, ShepherdingWords.com, which contains articles written by the co-workers in North America addressing rumors that have arisen over the years regarding the local churches and the ministry of God's word through ...
The Good Land – The Destruction of Jericho

The Good Land – The Destruction of Jericho

When the children of Israel entered and took possession of the good land, the first city they took was Jericho. Prior to the destruction of this fortified city, Joshua saw a vision of the Captain of Jehovah’s army, the significance ...
The Good Land – Christ as the Captain of Jehovah’s Army

The Good Land – Christ as the Captain of Jehovah’s Army

As previously discussed, the good land was not gained by a single individual, but by a corporate people whom God raised up for the fulfillment of His purpose (link to post). In this post we will go on to see ...
Three Aspects of Oneness in John 17 (2): Oneness In the Triune God by the Holy Word

Three Aspects of Oneness in John 17 (2): Oneness In the Triune God by the Holy Word

In John 17 the Lord Jesus prays a profound prayer that is the completion of His message in John 14-16. The subject of this prayer is glorification. Verse one, where the Lord says, “Father, the hour has come; glorify Your ...
The Good Land – Taking Possession of the Land

The Good Land – Taking Possession of the Land

In previous posts we saw that the good land is a type of the all-inclusive Christ (link to post), the goal of God’s calling for His people to enter the good land (link to post), and the way the children ...
The Burnt Offering Life

The Burnt Offering Life

In Leviticus 1:9, God speaks of the burnt offering, one of the many offerings that the Israelites offered to Him: “…The priest shall burn the whole on the altar, as a burnt offering, an offering by fire, a satisfying fragrance ...
Entering into the Good Land – Crossing the River Jordan

Entering into the Good Land – Crossing the River Jordan

Previously, we saw that the purpose of God’s calling is to bring His chosen people into the good land (Exo. 3:8; link to post), which is a type of the all-inclusive Christ (link to post). God’s chosen people left Egypt ...