Supernatural Assistance Rick Renner Are they [angels] not all ministering spirits, sent forth to minister for them who shall be heirs of salvation? — Hebrews 1:14 Today I want to talk to you about the ministry of angels, and how they work to protect and deliver us in times of trouble. Let me begin by … More Supernatural Assistance (Enter to win free book)
What Kind of a Special Vessel Are You? Rick Renner But in a great house there are not only vessels of gold and silver, but also of wood and earth…. — 2 Timothy 2:20 There are many different roles in God’s Kingdom, and each role is significant and important. The devil often tells people that … More What Kind of a Special Vessel Are You?
But Why Candlesticks? Rick Renner And I turned to see the voice that spake with me. And being turned, I saw seven golden candlesticks. — Revelation 1:12 As we saw in yesterday’s Sparkling Gem, there was no commodity in the ancient world more valuable than pure gold. In fact, the desire to obtain hoards of … More But Why Candlesticks?
Grandmother Bagley and Her Special Christmas Offerings Rick Renner And he said, Of a truth I say unto you, that this poor widow hath cast in more than they all. — Luke 21:3 Grandmother Bagley was a very beloved grandmother in our array of six different grandmothers — and she was a true genetic grandmother. … More Grandmother Bagley and Her Special Christmas Offerings
The Power of Agreement Rick Renner …If two of you shall agree on earth as touching any thing that they shall ask, it shall be done for them of my Father which is in heaven. — Matthew 18:19 When our family moved to Moscow in September 2000, we were new to the city and didn’t … More The Power of Agreement
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!
Friendship With the World By Rick Renner Ye adulterers and adulteresses, know ye not that friendship with the world is enmity with God…? — James 4:4 As we saw yesterday, James began James 4:4 by calling his readers “adulterers” and “adulteresses” — which is strong language to use when addressing believers! James obviously wanted to … More Friendship With the World
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