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The Kingdom Parables… Matthew 13 (Conclusion)

Published: June 22, 2020
After all is said and done there remains one unpardonable sin.

The Kingdom Parables… Matthew 13 (Part 3)

Published: June 17, 2020
How buried treasure and oysters symbolize the destinies of Israel and the Church.

The Kingdom Parables… Matthew 13 (Part 2)

Published: June 15, 2020
How the principle of Expositional Constancy reveals the true nature of the Kingdom of Heaven in its Earthly phase.

The Kingdom Parables… Matthew 13 (Part 1)

Published: June 10, 2020
It's called the Kingdom of Heaven, but it's here on earth. It describes our need for a savior and points out the unpardonable sin millions will commit.

The Sower And The Seed

Published: June 8, 2020

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.


Blessed Is He Whose Hope Is In The Lord

Published: June 3, 2020

A Bible Study by Jack Kelley

Blessed is he whose help is the God of Jacob, whose hope is in the Lord his God, the Maker of heaven and earth, the sea, and everything in them—the Lord, who remains faithful forever. (Psalm 146:4-6)


The Feast Of Pentecost

Published: June 1, 2020

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,


Ruth’s Story

Published: May 27, 2020
Like several other biblical events, it's a true story that can also be viewed allegorically. Here's how it happened.

Receive The Holy Spirit Part 2 … The Gifts

Published: May 25, 2020

A Bible Study by Jack Kelley

Last time we discovered Pentecost was not the day the Disciples received the Holy Spirit, but instead, it was a time when He came upon them with an unmistakable display of power (Acts 2:1-4). Remember, they had already performed miracles in the Lord’s name.


Receive The Holy Spirit

Published: May 20, 2020

A Bible Study by Jack Kelley

I’ve gotten a raft of comments on my comparison of John 20:22 with Acts 2:1-4 in my answer to a recent question. Some were more diplomatic than others in suggesting my understanding of these verses leaves something to be desired.


Get Behind Me Satan, Part 2

Published: May 18, 2020

A Bible Study by Jack Kelley

Jesus turned and said to Peter, “Get behind me, Satan! You are a stumbling block to me; you do not have in mind the things of God, but the things of men.” (Matt. 16:23)


Get Behind Me Satan, Part 1

Published: May 13, 2020

A Bible Study by Jack Kelley

He then began to teach them that the Son of Man must suffer many things and be rejected by the elders, chief priests and teachers of the law, and that he must be killed and after three days rise again.  He spoke plainly about this,


The Feast of First Fruits

Published: May 11, 2020
But Christ has indeed been raised from the dead, the firstfruits of those who have fallen asleep.
1 Cor 15:20

Seven Churches of Rev. 2 and 3: Personal

Published: May 6, 2020
Our final look at the seven letters of Revelation 2-3 takes on a personal note. Once again, we'll look at the letters symbolically to reveal the admonitions the Lord gave to each of us. Remember, the challenges and promises that ended the letters were to individuals, and this can only mean that the criticism found there is to be taken personally, not just corporately.

Seven Churches of Rev. 2 and 3: Congregations

Published: May 4, 2020
In recent articles, we've focused on the prophetic nature of the seven letters of Revelation 2-3. Now let's shift to another level of application. I've offered the opinion that all the letters are applicable to all congregations throughout the church age and to each member of those congregations. The challenges and promises that end the letters are to individuals, so the criticism found in the letters is meant to be taken personally, not just corporately.

Revelation 2-3: 7 Letters To 7 Churches, Part 3

Published: April 29, 2020
Philadelphia and Laodicea. The conclusion to our study on the Seven Letters to the Seven Churches of Revelation 2 and 3.

Revelation 2-3: 7 Letters To 7 Churches, Part 2

Published: April 27, 2020
As the Roman Empire grew in prominence, Rome soon became the world's center for the practices and traditions of the Babylonian pagan religion.

Revelation 2-3 … 7 Letters To 7 Churches, Part 1

Published: April 22, 2020
According to Revelation 1:11, the book was written to seven congregations in Asia, modern Turkey. For 2,000 years scholars have wondered why such an important message would be sent to these churches since they weren’t even the most important of their day, let alone now.

Mary Magdalene’s Resurrection Story

Published: April 20, 2020
"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: April 15, 2020

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,


The Passover: History And Prophecy

Published: April 13, 2020
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.

Easter in Three Verses, He Is Risen!

Published: April 8, 2020
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: April 6, 2020

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: April 1, 2020

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 30, 2020

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.