Solving the Three Day Three Night Mystery

A Bible Study by Jack Kelley

In Matthew 12:38 Jesus was asked for a sign to show that He was the promised Messiah. The religious officials had just accused Him of using the power of Satan to perform His miracles, and so He described the only sign they would see. “Just as Jonah was three days and three nights in the belly of a huge fish,” He said, “So will the Son of Man be three days and three nights in the heart of the earth (Matt. 12:40).” By this He meant that because of their hardened hearts they would only know for sure that He was their Messiah after He rose from the dead, an unmistakably miraculous sign.  History shows they didn’t accept even as incredible a sign as this, but His response has resulted in a 2000 year controversy surrounding the time of His death.

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Confirming The Treaty

Q. Re: Daniel 9:27.  In your viewpoint, is there any treaty presently in existence that AC merely has to blow the dust off and resurrect or confirm, or are we still waiting for that special treaty to be written? Continue reading…

The Passover: History And Prophecy

A Bible Study by Jack Kelley

The Feasts of Israel have both a historical and a prophetic fulfillment. In this study we’ll review the account of Passover, the world’s oldest continuously celebrated Holy Day, from these two perspectives.

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Zechariah 12:10. Crucifixion Or 2nd Coming?

Q.  Is Zechariah 12:10 a prophecy about Christ being crucified or about His return to Earth at the second coming?

“And I will pour upon the house of David, and upon the inhabitants of Jerusalem, the Spirit of grace and of supplications: and they shall look upon Me whom they have pierced, and they shall mourn for Him, as one mourns for his only son, and shall be in bitterness for Him, as one that is in bitterness for his firstborn.”

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The Blood Moons And the Peace Treaty

Q.  I just read your article The Coming Blood Moons. I agree with your thoughts, although there’s a high probability that something of prophetic significance will happen in or to Israel between the spring of 2014 and the fall of 2015.  Do you think that it could be the signing of the peace treaty with Israel ?  I was reading in Joshua 9 where they were tricked into signing a treaty without consulting with The Lord. The United States is pushing so hard for Israel to sign this treaty, I can see them being pressured into signing before long. What are your thoughts?

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Israel, God’s First Born Son?

Q.  Thanks so much for your wonderful teaching; I have learned much from you over the years.  During a Bible study, we were directed to Exodus 4:22-23, where Moses was told to tell Pharaoh “thus says the LORD, Israel is My son, My firstborn.  So I said to you, Let My son go that he may serve Me…”  Why does God call Israel “My son, My firstborn” in this passage?  I know that Israel is God’s wife, but this threw me off.

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The First Hebrew

Q.  Why does Genesis 14 call Abram “Abram the Hebrew”?  Wasn’t he the first Hebrew?  Why was he identified with the “Hebrews” when there wasn’t really a Hebrew people yet, he was the only one?

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The Nature Of Post-Church Salvation

A Bible Study by Jack Kelley

Because of the increase of wickedness, the love of most will grow cold, but he who stands firm to the end will be saved. (Matt 24:12-13)

In the debate over the timing of the Rapture, one point is often overlooked. And that is that the terms and conditions of salvation during the Great Tribulation are vastly different from those during the Church Age, and therefore couldn’t be meant for the same group. In both cases salvation is by faith, but that’s where the similarity ends. This presents another argument for Church Age believers being taken before the Great Tribulation begins.

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