Author Archives: Rick Reynolds

About Rick Reynolds

You'll find me in the far right hand corner of evangelical Christianity. I defy more categorization than that. Been studying the Word for 40 years and counting.

All Men are Liars!

“I said in my alarm, all men are liars,” lamented the Psalmist in Psalm 116:11. This is not a revelation to me or anyone who studies politics. Veracity is not a virtue. Possessing a cunning double-tongue is. The father of … Continue reading

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Lessons from the Olive Tree—Psalm 52

But as for me, I am like a green olive tree in the house of God. Psalm 52:8a This olive tree in Spain is 1700 years old. It’s trunk is massive and gnarled, but it’s branches remain green, producing fruit. … Continue reading

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Let Your Conscience Be Your Guide?

It came about afterward that David’s conscience bothered him because he had cut off the edge of Saul’s robe. 1 Samuel 24:5 Following your conscience is only as good as what feeds it. It’s possible to be unfazed by an atrocious act … Continue reading

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Paths of Righteousness

I was watching a video on mountain biking in Sedona appropriately titled “Risk Acceptance.” In it three daredevils, apparently firefighters by profession, thread a course down a redstone mountain, with the second rider’s GoPro recording the more than “risky” descent. … Continue reading

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Don’t Be a Wise Guy!

Check out Romans 2:17-29. Paul launches here against the hypocrisy and arrogance of the Jews. Don’t get him going you might say, and he is here. While this tirade speaks to the Chosen People who did not choose the Messiah … Continue reading

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But for the Grace of God…

If you know or don’t know the right thing to do, and do the wrong thing, God will judge you. In the case of the Gentiles, all they knew (or sensed) about God was that he was the creator (Romans … Continue reading

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What’s the World Coming To?

There’s a line in an old Chicago song that says, “What’s the world coming to?” Well, the answer is, catastrophic judgment at the hands of God, that’s what. There’s another lyric in that same song that goes, “People gotta get … Continue reading

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