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.

Making Time Stand Still

The sun stopped in the middle of the sky and delayed going down about a full day. There has never been a day like it before or since, a day when the Lord listened to a human being. Surely the Lord was fighting for Israel! Joshua 10:13-14 … Continue reading

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Rocks of Ages—Joshua 4

17 And the priests who carried the ark of the covenant of the Lord stood firm on dry ground in the middle of the Jordan while all Israel crossed on dry ground, until all the nation had finished crossing the … Continue reading

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It’s Time to Go Back Into the Water

When I was growing up, parents used a ploy to get a short reprieve from watching their kids in the lake or pool after lunch; the one-hour rule. Somehow going in the water prior to the expiration of a full … Continue reading

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Good Grief

23 Because all his days his task is painful and grievous; even at night his mind does not rest. This too is vanity. 24 There is nothing better for a man than to eat and drink and tell himself that … Continue reading

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I Remember What My Dad Said

There is no remembrance of earlier things; and also of the later things which will occur, there will be for them no remembrance among those who will come later still. Ecclesiastes 1:11 Solomon has a point here. When you think … Continue reading

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The Truth Hurts

15 What is crooked cannot be straightened and what is lacking cannot be counted. Ecclesiastes 1:15 (NAS) Particularly sobering is the truth that what is crooked cannot be straightened, and what is lacking cannot be counted. Most people don’t know … Continue reading

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Living Above It

2 “Vanity of vanities,” says the Preacher,“Vanity of vanities! All is vanity.” Ecclesiastes 1:2 (NAS) It’s a dangerous thing to embark on a study of Solomon’s best seller Ecclesiastes. You need to go in expecting your mind to be altered, … Continue reading

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For Such a Time as This–Psalm 11

1 In the Lord I take refuge; How can you say to my soul, “Flee as a bird to your mountain; 2 For, behold, the wicked bend the bow,They make ready their arrow upon the stringTo shoot in darkness at the upright in heart.3 If the foundations are destroyed,What … Continue reading

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Putting in the Work

15 and regard the patience of our Lord as salvation; just as also our beloved brother Paul, according to the wisdom given him, wrote to you,16 as also in all his letters, speaking in them of these things, in which … Continue reading

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Pep Talk

28 Do you not know? Have you not heard? The Everlasting God, the Lord, the Creator of the ends of the earth does not become weary or tired. His understanding is inscrutable.29 He gives strength to the weary, and to … Continue reading

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