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.

Going Your Own way

I have spread out My hands all day long to a rebellious people,who walk in the way which is not good, following their own thoughts. Isaiah 65:2 Let it be known that God is gracious and merciful. Above all he … Continue reading

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Pulling the Strings

The stars fought from heaven, from their courses they fought against Sisera. Judges 5:20 While Deborah summoned Barak to take on Sisera with his 900 iron chariots and many troops, and Barak enlisted 10,000 men to help him, it might … Continue reading

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Terms of Engagement

And what more shall I say? For time will fail me if I tell of Gideon, Barak, Samson, Jephthah, of David and Samuel and the prophets, who by faith conquered kingdoms, performed acts of righteousness, obtained promises, shut the mouths … Continue reading

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Impetuosity and Other Impediments

And what more shall I say? For time will fail me if I tell of Gideon, Barak, Samson, Jephthah, of David and Samuel and the prophets, who by faith conquered kingdoms, performed acts of righteousness, obtained promises, shut the mouths … Continue reading

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Most Unlikely to Succeed

And what more shall I say? For time will fail me if I tell of Gideon, Barak, Samson, Jephthah, of David and Samuel and the prophets. Hebrews 11:32 Gideon is mentioned along with other stalwarts of the faith in Hebrews … Continue reading

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Considering the Possibilities

19 He considered that God is able to raise people even from the dead, from which he also received him back as a type. Hebrews 11:19 Abraham was in the act of plunging a knife into the chest of his … Continue reading

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Firm and Faithful

There are two marble statues of lions at the main entrance to St. Augustine, Florida, the oldest city in the United States. They were aptly named “firm” and “faithful.” I’ve always admired them as works of art on my many … Continue reading

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Real Christianity–Hebrews 10:22-25

22 Let us draw near with a sincere heart in full assurance of faith, having our hearts sprinkled clean from an evil conscience and our bodies washed with pure water. Hebrews 10:22 Our first step towards practicing real Christianity is … Continue reading

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The Power of an Indestructible Life

15 This becomes even more evident when another priest arises in the likeness of Melchizedek, 16 who has become a priest, not on the basis of a legal requirement concerning bodily descent, but by the power of an indestructible life. Hebrews 7:15–16 … Continue reading

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Consider Jesus

Therefore, holy brethren, partakers of a heavenly calling, consider Jesus, the Apostle and High Priest of our confession. Hebrews 3:1 Even to a believer the story of Jesus can seem far fetched. Born of a virgin, rose to prominence from … Continue reading

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