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Job’s Story: Part 4 Job 20-36

Published: August 27, 2018
The Lord said to Job, "Would you discredit my justice? Would you condemn me to justify yourself?" -Job 40:8

Job’s Story: Part 3, Job 15-19

Published: August 22, 2018
The Lord said to Job, "Would you discredit my justice? Would you condemn me to justify yourself?" -Job 40:8

Job’s Story: Part 2, Job 3-14

Published: August 20, 2018
The Lord said to Job, "Would you discredit my justice? Would you condemn me to justify yourself?" -Job 40:8

Job’s Story: Part 1

Published: August 15, 2018
The Lord said to Job, "Would you discredit my justice? Would you condemn me to justify yourself?" -Job 40:8

The Sower And The Seed

Published: August 13, 2018

A Bible Study by Jack Kelley

Every time I post a study on the completed work of the Lord who took away all the sins of the world, and how all that’s left for us to do is believe, I get a number of questions from people. These questions are always about others who don’t seem to have been changed at all by their salvation experience.


The Nephilim

Published: August 6, 2018
"When men began to increase on earth and daughters were born to them, the divine beings saw how beautiful the daughters of men were and they took wives from among those that pleased them. It was then, and later too, that the Nephilim appeared on earth - when the divine beings cohabited with the daughters of men, who bore them offspring. They were the heroes of old, the men of renown." (Genesis 6:2-4, from a Jewish translation of the Torah.)

David’s Story Part 5 – 1 Samuel 27-30

Published: August 1, 2018
There is a way that seems right to man but the end thereof is death.
Prov 14:12

David’s Story, Part 4 – 1 Samuel 23-26

Published: July 30, 2018
That day the Lord showed me that opportunity does not equal mandate. Just because you can do something doesn't mean it's the Lord's will that you should.

David’s Story, Part 3 – 1 Samuel 21-22

Published: July 25, 2018
I hope you're beginning to see the clear parallels between my life and yours. Like it was for me, a throne is God's purpose for you (1 Peter 2:9-12), a cross is his path for you (Matt. 10:37-39), and faith is his plan for you (2 Cor. 5:7).

David’s Story Part 2 – 1 Samuel 18-20

Published: July 23, 2018
My name translates into English as "beloved" and Jonathon's is "God has given." God loved me so much that he gave me Jonathon as a friend.

David’s Story Part 1

Published: July 18, 2018
Obed was the father of my father Jesse, so Boaz and Ruth were my great-grandparents. My name is David, a former shepherd boy from Bethlehem who became Israel's greatest King.

He Who Has Ears, Let Him Hear

Published: July 16, 2018
Understanding what God requires.

The Prayers of a Righteous Person

Published: July 4, 2018
The prayer of a righteous person is powerful and effective. James 5:16

The Lost Sheep, The Lost Coin, And The Lost Son

Published: July 2, 2018
And in Heaven the angels rejoice.

Jesus And Peter

Published: June 27, 2018

A Bible Study by Jack Kelley

As Jesus was walking beside the Sea of Galilee, he saw two brothers, Simon called Peter and his brother Andrew. They were casting a net into the lake, for they were fishermen. “Come, follow me,” Jesus said, “and I will make you fishers of men.”


Is Jesus God In Human Form?

Published: June 25, 2018

A Bible Study by Jack Kelley

Recently my belief that Jesus is God in human form was challenged again. This has happened to me several times in the past and while I’ve laid out the Biblical basis for my belief in several articles I’ve never specifically addressed the common objections others have put forth.


Galatians 5

Published: June 20, 2018

A Bible Study by Jack Kelley

Part 5.  The conclusion of Paul’s case against combining Law and Grace

We’ve arrived at the final chapter of Paul’s letter to the Galatians, where Paul has presented a strong case against combining Law and Grace. In effect, he has said the two are like oil and water;


Galatians Part 4

Published: June 18, 2018

A Bible Study by Jack Kelley

Part 4 of Paul’s case against combining the Law and Grace

By now you know that Paul’s letter to the Galatians was a vigorous rebuttal to the claims of the so-called Judaizers, Jewish Christians who taught that Gentiles desiring to become Christians had to put themselves under the Law and be circumcised to be saved.


Galatians Part 3

Published: June 13, 2018

A Bible Study by Jack Kelley

Part 3 of Paul’s case against combining the Law and Grace

Paul has been showing the Galatians that all believers in Jesus are children of God. We are also descendants of Abraham, and heirs according to the promise God gave to Abraham that all nations would be blessed through him.


Galatians Part 2

Published: June 11, 2018

A Bible Study by Jack Kelley

Part 2 of Paul’s case against combining the Law and Grace

In part 1 we established that the primary purpose of this letter was to contend against a group called the Judaizers, early Jewish Christians who taught that Gentile converts to Christianity also had to observe certain Old Testament rites,


Paul’s Letter To The Galatians

Published: June 6, 2018

A Bible Study by Jack Kelley

Today we begin a study of Paul’s letter to the Galatians which I’ve subtitled “The Case Against Combining Law And Grace.” Scholars are divided as to the date of this letter. Some place it in the late 40s and others in the early 50s.


How To Win Your Crowns

Published: June 4, 2018

A Bible Study by Jack Kelley

So, forgetting what is behind and straining toward what is ahead, I press on toward the goal to win the prize for which God has called me heavenward in Christ Jesus. All of us who are mature should take such a view of things.


Crown Him With Many Crowns

Published: May 30, 2018

A Bible Study by Jack Kelley

This verse from the old hymn obviously refers to the Lord in His position as King of Kings. But did you know that you may also receive multiple crowns? There are five types of crowns mentioned in the New Testament that will be given to qualifying believers immediately after the Rapture.


Feeding the 5,000

Published: May 28, 2018
It's the only miracle before the Resurrection mentioned in all four Gospels. It must be important.

The Feast Of Pentecost

Published: May 23, 2018

A Bible Study by Jack Kelley

Pentecost comes in the early summer (mid May-mid June).   It’s the only Levitical Feast Day between the three spring feasts (Passover, Unleavened Bread, and First Fruits) and the three in the fall (Rosh Hashanna, Yom Kippur, and Tabernacles). The Hebrew name for this Day is Shavuot,