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.

You Go First

9 Now He also told this parable to some people who trusted in themselves that they were righteous, and viewed others with contempt: 10 “Two men went up into the temple to pray, one a Pharisee and the other a tax collector. 11 The Pharisee stood and began praying this in regard … Continue reading

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Finding Faith

1 Now He was telling them a parable to show that at all times they ought to pray and not to lose heart, 2 saying, “In a certain city there was a judge who did not fear God and did … Continue reading

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These Are the Days—Luke 17:22-37

Jesus’ teaching in Luke 17:22-37 pertains to his Second Coming and shouldn’t be avoided or thought to fall into some category of things “panning out” in the end, but carefully studied. Matthew talks about his glorious return in Matthew 24:29-31. … Continue reading

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Have You Noticed?

11 While He was on the way to Jerusalem, He was passing between Samaria and Galilee.12 As He entered a village, ten leprous men who stood at a distance met Him;13 and they raised their voices, saying, “Jesus, Master, have … Continue reading

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Just a Few Things

“So you too, when you do all the things which are commanded you, say, ‘We are unworthy slaves; we have done only that which we ought to have done.’ ” Luke 17:10 (NAS) Read Luke 17:7-10 We tend to think only … Continue reading

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The Lesser to the Greater

5 The apostles said to the Lord, “Increase our faith!” 6 And the Lord said, “If you had faith like a mustard seed, you would say to this mulberry tree, ‘Be uprooted and be planted in the sea’; and it … Continue reading

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Nip it in the Bud

3 “Be on your guard! If your brother sins, rebuke him; and if he repents, forgive him. 4 “And if he sins against you seven times a day, and returns to you seven times, saying, ‘I repent,’ forgive him.” Luke … Continue reading

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Stumbling Blocks

1 He said to His disciples, “It is inevitable that stumbling blocks come, but woe to him through whom they come! 2 “It would be better for him if a millstone were hung around his neck and he were thrown … Continue reading

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No Returns

And besides all this, between us and you there is a great chasm fixed, so that those who wish to come over from here to you will not be able, and that none may cross over from there to us.’ … Continue reading

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Getting in Line

15 And He said to them, “You are those who justify yourselves in the sight of men, but God knows your hearts; for that which is highly esteemed among men is detestable in the sight of God. 16 “The Law … Continue reading

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