What Is an Apostle? Rick Renner And He Himself gave some to be apostles…. — Ephesians 4:11 NKJV When I was growing up, I was told there was no such thing as a living apostle. Our denomination taught that all the apostles died at the end of the “Apostolic Age” — along with miracles, signs … More What Is an Apostle?
Why Would Anyone Claim To Be an Apostle if He Wasn’t? Rick Renner And He Himself gave some to be apostles…. — Ephesians 4:11 NKJV Why would anyone claim to be an apostle who was not? In the Early Church, it seems there were many individuals who deliberately claimed to be apostles because they understood … More Why Would Anyone Claim To Be an Apostle if He Wasn’t?
ow Many Apostles Are Named in the New Testament? Rick Renner And He Himself gave some to be apostles…. — Ephesians 4:11 NKJV Today we continue our study of the word “apostle.” By the time of the New Testament, the word apostolos was already an old word with quite a lengthy history. It carried many … More How Many Apostles Are Named in the New Testament?
Focusing On Others Rick Renner Speaking to yourselves in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing and making melody in your heart to the Lord. — Ephesians 5:19 Somehow in the midst of the busy holiday schedule, the youth group I attended as a teenager managed to find time to sing Christmas carols in our … More Focusing On Others (Enter to win free book)
Grieve Not the Holy Spirit By Rick Renner And grieve not the holy Spirit of God, whereby ye are sealed unto the day of redemption. — Ephesians 4:30 Today I want to talk about grieving the Holy Spirit, which I am certain none of us wants to do. That’s why it’s so important for us … More Grieve Not the Holy Spirit
Take Off Your Old Clothes! By Rick Renner That ye put off concerning the former conversation the old man…. — Ephesians 4:22 From time to time, Denise will go through a “clean out the closet” phase — a very involved process in which she tries on everything she owns and then decides which articles of … More Take Off Your Old Clothes!
The Exceeding Greatness of His Power to Us Who Believe! By Rick Renner And what is the exceeding greatness of his power to us-ward who believe, according to the working of his mighty power, which he wrought in Christ, when he raised him from the dead.… — Ephesians 1:19,20 One day my wife Denise and … More The Exceeding Greatness of His Power to Us Who Believe!
Sword Power! By Rick Renner And take…the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God. — Ephesians 6:17 How would you like to deal a debilitating blow to the devil when he tries to attack your life and mind? Today I want to talk to you about what Ephesians 6:17 calls the “sword … More Sword Power!