David Reynolds

I Have Finished My Course

“… The time of my departure is at hand. I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith: Henceforth there is laid up for me a crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous judge, shall give me at that day: and not to me only, but unto…

Discipline: Not What You Say, But What You Do!

“Chasten thy son while there is still hope and let not thy soul spare for his crying.” (Proverbs 10:8) I walked into a restaurant late one night and sat down near a young couple with three small children. They got my attention when the little four-year-old girl got up on the table. When her father…

Noah Built a Lifeboat

By faith Noah, being warned of God of things not seen as yet, moved with fear, prepared an ark to the saving of his house; by the which he condemned the world, and became heir of the righteousness which is by faith. Hebrews 11:7 I remember at the turn of the century there were many…

Sacrificing Marital Intimacy for Financial Security

Drink waters out of thine own cistern, and running waters out of thine own well. Let thy fountains be dispersed abroad, and rivers of waters in the streets. Let them be only thine own, and not strangers’ with thee. Let thy fountain be blessed: and rejoice with the wife of thy youth. Let her be…

Your MasterCard Can Become Your Master

“I pay my Visa with my MasterCard.” “The rich ruleth over the poor, and the borrower is servant to the lender” Proverbs 22:7. “Paper or plastic?” is not reserved for grocery bags any more. Most of the time it is, “Debit or credit?” A little while ago, I got rid of a MasterCard with a…

Why I Now Support Christian Education

“Whom shall he teach knowledge? And whom shall he make to understand doctrine? Them that are weaned from the milk, and drawn from the breasts. For precept must be upon precept, precept upon precept; line upon line, line upon line; here a little, and there a little” (Isaiah 28:9-10). Question: “After spending thirty years in…

Beware of Generational Drift – My Apostolic Heritage: Part II

“Only take heed to thyself, and keep thy soul diligently, lest thou forget the things which thine eyes have seen, and lest they depart from thy heart all the days of thy life: but teach them thy sons, and thy sons’ sons; … Gather me the people together, and I will make them hear my…

Thank God for the Faith of My Fathers – My Apostolic Heritage: Part I

I thank God, whom I serve from my forefathers with pure conscience, … When I call to remembrance the unfeigned faith that is in thee, which dwelt first in thy grandmother Lois, and thy mother Eunice; and I am persuaded that in thee also. II Timothy 1:3, 5 Protecting Our Apostolic Legacy Timothy was the…

Say Something Nice to Sarah

“Husbands, love your wives, even as Christ also loved the church, and gave himself for it; … So ought men to love their wives as their own bodies. He who loveth his wife loveth himself.” Ephesians 5:25, 28 My sister-in-law told the following story to group of men at their church: As a happy couple…

Man Of God: Seek To Be The Spiritual Leader!

“And if it seem evil unto you to serve the LORD, choose you this day whom ye will serve; whether the gods which your fathers served that were on the other side of the flood, or the gods of the Amorites, in whose land ye dwell: but as for me and my house, we will…

Let Consequences Teach Your Children the Lessons of Life

“Whatsoever a man soweth, that will he also reap”. Galatians 6:7  Whatever children sow, children should also reap – unless their parents jump in there and spoil the lesson. We in America are robbing our children by protecting them from the consequences of their acts and by meeting all of their needs without any struggle…

Who Is Caring For Your Baby Today?

That they may teach the young women to be sober, to love their husbands, to love their children, to be discreet, chast, keepers at home… [Titus 2:3-5] “How old should my child be before I can think of returning to work?” Many mothers are asking this question today as though it is a settled fact…