Danger Rick Rener In journeyings often, in perils of waters, in perils of robbers, in perils by mine own countrymen, in perils by the heathen, in perils in the city, in perils in the wilderness, in perils in the sea, in perils among false brethren…. — 2 Corinthians 11:26 The difficulty of travel when we … More Danger

A New Set of Clothes

A New Set of Clothes Rick Renner …put on the new man…. — Ephesians 4:24 In yesterday’s Sparkling Gem, I taught about “purging the closet” — essentially, ridding your life of anything that is incompatible with whom you have become in Christ Jesus. Today I want to switch gears and teach you how to put … More A New Set of Clothes


Uncivilized Rick Renner …fierce, despisers of those that are good.… — 2 Timothy 3:3 The material I am about to present concerns a subject that I normally wouldn’t write about. However, it provides a powerful illustration of the depravity Paul prophesied would occur during the last days (see 2 Timothy 3:2,3), and I believe it … More Uncivilized