Do not insult your audience by Rick Renner Then Paul stood in the midst of Mars’ hill, and said, Ye men of Athens, I perceive that in all things ye are too superstitious. — Acts 17:22 Once as I was listening to Christian television in the United States, I paused on one channel to hear … More Do not insult your audience
Spiritual Adultery! By Rick Renner Ye adulterers and adulteresses, know ye not that the friendship of the world is enmity with God? Whosoever therefore will be a friend of the world is the enemy of God. — James 4:4 Up to this point, we have covered Jesus’ teaching on the ministry of the Holy Spirit … More Spiritual Adultery!
Making Time for Prayer By Rick Renner And straightway he [Jesus] constrained his disciples to get into the ship, and to go to the other side before unto Bethsaida, while he sent away the people. And when he had sent them away, he departed into a mountain to pray. — Mark 6:45,46 When taking stock … More Making Time for Prayer
God Made an Investment in You! By Rick Renner But we have this treasure in earthen vessels, that the excellency of the power may be of God, and not of us. — 2 Corinthians 4:7 Most people struggle with poor self-images. We see ourselves as unworthy shacks built of mud and sticks. We certainly do … More God Made an Investment in You!
A Divine Lover Do you think that the scripture saith in vain, The spirit that dwelleth in us lusteth to envy? — James 4:5 It says, “Do you think that the scripture saith in vain, the spirit that dwelleth in us lusteth to envy?” The next word in this verse that we must consider is … More A Divine Lover
The Glorifying Ministry of the Holy Spirit By Rick Renner He shall glorify me: for he shall receive of mine, and shall shew it unto you. — John 16:14 Do you find the ability to express yourself in worship to God easy or difficult? Is it easy for you to lift your arms and audibly … More The Glorifying Ministry of the Holy Spirit
The Convincing Ministry of the Holy Spirit, Part 2 By Rick Renner And when he [the Holy Spirit] is come, he will reprove the world of sin, and of righteousness, and of judgment….Of judgment, because the prince of this world is judged. — John 16:8,11 Today I want to continue talking about the supernatural convincing … More The Convincing Ministry of the Holy Spirit, Part 2
The Convicting Ministry of the Holy Spirit By Rick Renner And when he is come, he will reprove the world of sin, and of righteousness, and of judgment. — John 16:8 In the Upper Room, as Jesus continued teaching about the ministry of the Holy Spirit, He said, “And when he is come, he will … More The Convicting Ministry of the Holy Spirit
The Teaching Ministry of the Holy Spirit By Rick Renner But the Comforter, which is the Holy Ghost, whom the Father will send in my name, he shall teach you all things…. — John 14:26 As Jesus continued teaching the disciples about the various roles the Holy Spirit would soon have in their lives, He … More The Teaching Ministry of the Holy Spirit
What God Thinks About You by Rick Renner Put on therefore, as the elect of God, holy and beloved…. — Colossians 3:12 If you know Jesus Christ today, it is no accident. God personally summoned you to know Him. The fact is, God looked out into eternity and saw you — and He said, “I … More What God Thinks About You