Author Archives: Rick Reynolds

About Rick Reynolds

You'll find me in the far right hand corner of evangelical Christianity. Been studying the Word for 40 years and counting.

Changing Things Up

12“It will come about at that timeThat I will search Jerusalem with lamps,And I will punish the menWho are stagnant in spirit,Who say in their hearts,‘The Lord will not do good or evil!’ Zephaniah 1:12 Have you grown spiritually complacent … Continue reading

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Caught in the Crossfire

12 But You, O Lord, abide forever,And Your name to all generations.13 You will arise and have compassion on Zion;For it is time to be gracious to her,For the appointed time has come.14 Surely Your servants find pleasure in her … Continue reading

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Critical Human Race Theory

My brother tells the story of a young woman in a Bible study in his church. The book was Genesis and the teacher led off by reading Genesis 1:1. In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth. The … Continue reading

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Watch, Wait and Wail

It was a heavy burden to be the Lord’s prophet. He was privy not only to the difficulties that lie ahead, but the direct exposure to God exposed cracks in his own spiritual life. Not only was Micah aware of … Continue reading

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Better than Angels

You’ll hear people say when attempting to sound spiritual, we’re “appealing to the better angels of our nature.” This poetic phrase was uttered by Abraham Lincoln in his first inaugural address. Biblically, it’s nonsense. One can appeal only to God … Continue reading

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Watch Me

He has told you, O man, what is good;And what does the Lord require of youBut to do justice, to love kindness,And to walk humbly with your God? Micah 6:8 We are to do justice. We are to love kindness. … Continue reading

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Have a Heart

He has told you, O man, what is good;And what does the Lord require of youBut to do justice, to love kindness,And to walk humbly with your God? Micah 6:8 Thankfully, there’s more to Micah’s admonition in 6:8 than “do justice.” If not, there’d be no hugs after … Continue reading

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Do it—Justice

He has told you, O man, what is good;And what does the Lord require of youBut to do justice, to love kindness,And to walk humbly with your God? Micah 6:8 The term justice is used a lot these days. In … Continue reading

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Study War No More

1 That the mountain of the house of the LordWill be established as the chief of the mountains.It will be raised above the hills,And the peoples will stream to it.2 Many nations will come and say,“Come and let us go … Continue reading

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Full of It*

On the other hand I am filled with power—With the Spirit of the Lord—And with justice and courageTo make known to Jacob his rebellious act,Even to Israel his sin. Micah 3:8 Micah stood in vivid contrast with the rulers and … Continue reading

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