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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Still More On Blood Moons

Q.  I know you have written that you do not think there is any correlation between activities in Israel, the Bible and the moon and sun eclipses. but I do not call it “ironic” that there were eclipses in 1493, a year after America was discovered and the Jews persecuted in Spain; during the 1948 period Israel became a nation again; and then again in ’67-’68 during Israel’s six-day war, a war fraught with miracles. NASA has said these blood moons and total eclipses of the sun have only occurred three times during the past 500 years, as I’ve noted above, and every time Israel has been affected.

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Taking The Mark For Eternal Life?

Q.  In Genesis the devil tells Eve the lie that she will not die.  In Revelation during the tribulation men will desire death but will not be able to die.  I read somewhere that this might have something to do with taking the mark of the beast, a temporary inability to die.  Something the devil might offer to get people to take the mark, everlasting life, just to discover the horror of another of his lies.  I know it is speculation but the thought came up as well as the idea to ask your opinion.  What do you think?

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Why Not Use The Temple They Had?

Q.  Re: What If They Had Accepted Him? My question is why would there be a need to build a “new” Temple, when Herod’s Temple had just been completed? During the 70th week the rebuilt Temple is  desecrated, but you believe it will be cleansed and used by the Lord. Maybe I’m over thinking this, but if the Lord will cleanse a Temple where the “abomination of desolation” happens and then use it again,  then why not use a freshly completed Temple?

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Reconciling Daniel’s Prophecy To Palm Sunday

Q.  From my research, I see that Daniel was taken captive around 605-600 B.C.  Yet, while there, he was given a vision of prophecy that would take place 483 years into the future, the coming of the Messiah.  I’m having problems reconciling the time leading up to Jesus’ entry into Jerusalem on Palm Sunday from the 69 weeks of Daniel’s prophecy and the time-frame that he was held captive.  Did Daniel have an abnormally long life span?

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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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Israel’s New Wealth

Q.  It is interesting that in the last few years, Israel discovered the gas supply of their coast and the Shekel has appreciated by 15% over the last year and a half.  So it seems that while the rest of the world is becoming worse off, Israel is becoming better off.  Does this tie in with end time prophecies?

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