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The End Times According To Zechariah Part 2

Published: April 30, 2018
A day of the LORD is coming when your plunder will be divided among you. I will gather all the nations to Jerusalem to fight against it; the city will be captured, the houses ransacked, and the women raped. Half of the city will go into exile, but the rest of the people will not be taken from the city. (Zech 14:1-2)

The Great Pause

Published: April 30, 2018

A Bible Study by Jack Kelley

Surely you have heard about the administration (dispensation) of God’s grace that was given to me for you, that is, the mystery made known to me by revelation, as I have already written briefly. (Ephesians 3:2-3)

One of the most difficult things for someone unfamiliar with dispensational theology to understand is why Israel needs to exist at all in the last days,


The End Times According To Zechariah

Published: April 25, 2018
On that day, when all the nations of the earth are gathered against her, I will make Jerusalem an immovable rock for all the nations. All who try to move it will injure themselves. (Zech.12:3)

The Bond Servant

Published: April 23, 2018

A Bible Study by Jack Kelley

Paul, a bond servant of Jesus Christ, called to be an apostle, and set apart to the gospel of God (Romans 1:1).

Most translations of Romans 1:1 use either slave or servant in defining Paul’s relationship with the Lord,


The Beatitudes, Blessed Are We

Published: April 18, 2018
Once in a while I'm asked to do a study on a specific portion of Scripture. While we're waiting for the other shoe to drop in the Middle East, I'd like to respond to one I received recently concerning a portion of the Sermon on the Mount commonly called "The Beatitudes".

Melchizedek, Jesus, And Us

Published: April 16, 2018
The LORD has sworn and will not change his mind: "You are a priest forever, in the order of Melchizedek." (Psalm 110:4)

The Feast of First Fruits

Published: April 11, 2018
But Christ has indeed been raised from the dead, the firstfruits of those who have fallen asleep.
1 Cor 15:20

OSAS, The Whole Story

Published: April 9, 2018
If you follow our "Ask a Bible Teacher" feature, you know how many comments I've received lately that question the Doctrine of Eternal Security (OSAS). Based on their content I've concluded that many people neither understand OSAS nor have they considered the alternative.

The Passover: History And Prophecy

Published: April 4, 2018
The feasts of Israel have both historical and prophetic fulfillments. Today being Passover we'll take a look at the world's oldest continuously celebrated Holy Day from these two perspectives.

Mary Magdalene’s Resurrection Story

Published: April 2, 2018
"Because you have seen me you have believed; blessed are those who have not seen and yet have believed." - John 20:29

Solving the Three Day Three Night Mystery

Published: March 28, 2018

Note: Jack originally published this article in 2003. It remains one of the most popular on this site, and for good reason. It’s a great example of what we love about his studies: taking God at His Word and not relying on human logic or tradition. This study has been an eye opener for so many,


Easter in Three Verses, He Is Risen!

Published: March 26, 2018
But Christ has indeed been raised from the dead, the firstfruits of those who have fallen asleep.
1 Corinthians 15:20

The Last Eight Days, Part 3. Conclusion

Published: March 21, 2018

A Bible Study by Jack Kelley

Wednesday 13 Nisan. The Betrayal

Now the Feast of Unleavened Bread, called the Passover, was approaching, and the chief priests and the teachers of the law were looking for some way to get rid of Jesus, for they were afraid of the people.


The Last Eight Days, Part 2

Published: March 19, 2018

A Bible Study by Jack Kelley

Tuesday 12 Nisan.  A Prophecy Lesson

Jesus left the temple and was walking away when his disciples came up to him to call his attention to its buildings. “Do you see all these things?” he asked. “I tell you the truth,


The Last Eight Days, Part 1

Published: March 14, 2018

A Bible Study by Jack Kelley

10 Nisan, Palm Sunday

Jesus took the Twelve aside and told them, “We are going up to Jerusalem, and everything that is written by the prophets about the Son of Man will be fulfilled. He will be handed over to the Gentiles.


The Parable of the Unmerciful Servant

Published: March 12, 2018
This is how my heavenly Father will treat each of you unless you forgive your brother from your heart ...Matt 18:35

Our Heavenly Body

Published: March 7, 2018

A Bible Study by Jack Kelley

In my Father’s house are many rooms; if it were not so, I would have told you. I am going there to prepare a place for you (John 14:2).

Recently I had someone object to my belief that Jesus was referring to our eternal home in the New Jerusalem when He said this.


Esther’s Story … Part 3 (Chapters 4-8)

Published: March 5, 2018

A Bible Study by Jack Kelley

As Esther might have told it today…

The foiled assassination plot against the King can be likened to your salvation experience. Remember, due to Mordecai’s timely warning the two officers who plotted the King’s death were discovered and sentenced to die. Most translations of my story say they were hanged,


Esther’s Story … Part 2 (Chapters 2-3)

Published: February 28, 2018

A Bible Study by Jack Kelley

As Esther might have told it today…

As I mentioned last time Mordecai is my cousin, although he’s so much older than I am that he actually remembers life in Jerusalem before the Babylonians destroyed it. When my parents died he took me in and raised me as his own.


Esther’s Story … Part 1 (Intro and Chapter 1)

Published: February 26, 2018

A Bible Study by Jack Kelley

(NOTE: Ray C. Stedman’s book “The Queen and I” was a major source of inspiration for this series of articles on the Book of Esther.)

As Esther might have told it today…

Although my Hebrew name is Hadassah, which comes from our name for the myrtle tree,


Reuniting Priest And King

Published: February 21, 2018
Then Melchizedek king of Salem brought out bread and wine. He was priest of God Most High, and he blessed Abram, saying,"Blessed be Abram by God Most High, Creator of heaven and earth. (Gen. 14:18-19)

I in Them and You in Me

Published: February 19, 2018
You can stop talking with God, but you cannot stop being His child.

Mystery Babylon … What’s The Mystery?

Published: February 14, 2018
This title was written on her forehead: Mystery Babylon the great; the mother of prostitutes and of the abominations of the earth.
Rev. 17:5

The Gospel of the Kingdom Vs. The Gospel of Grace, Conclusion

Published: February 12, 2018

A Bible Study by Jack Kelley

Part 2. The Gospel Of Grace

The word “grace” appears 170 times in the English translation of the Bible, 37 of them in the Old Testament. Of the remaining 133, only four are contained in the gospels and they all refer to the Lord Jesus (Luke 2:40,


The Gospel of the Kingdom Vs. The Gospel of Grace

Published: February 7, 2018

A Bible Study by Jack Kelley

Part 1. The Gospel Of The Kingdom

In those days John the Baptist came, preaching in the Desert of Judea and saying, “Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is near.” (Matt. 3:1-2)

Prophecies of a Messianic King appear throughout the Old Testament and many in the Jewish leadership saw John’s arrival on the scene as their fulfillment.