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The Feast of Hanukkah … History And Prophecy

Published: December 11, 2019
He will be succeeded by a contemptible person who has not been given the honor of royalty. He will invade the kingdom when its people feel secure, and he will seize it through intrigue. (Daniel 11:21)

The Virgin Mary Had a Baby Boy

Published: December 10, 2019
For unto us a child is born, to us a son is given, and the government will be on His shoulders... --Isaiah 9:6

What Really Happened at Christmas?

Published: December 9, 2019

A Bible Study by Jack  Kelley

In the past I’ve explained why I believe Jesus probably was born sometime in September. If that’s the case then what really happened in December?  Is Christmas just the result of overlaying Christian beliefs on a formerly pagan holiday as some believe,


Messianic Prophecy In The Old Testament

Published: December 4, 2019

A Bible Study by Jack Kelley

In the time after their sin and expulsion from the Garden Adam and Eve must have felt incredible despair. They had experienced life both before and after the curse, the only ones to do so, and had first-hand knowledge of the difference.


The God Without … A Thanksgiving Message

Published: December 2, 2019
Shout for joy to the LORD, all the earth. Worship the LORD with gladness; come before him with joyful songs. Know that the LORD is God. It is he who made us, and we are his; we are his people, the sheep of his pasture. Enter his gates with thanksgiving and his courts with praise; give thanks to him and praise his name. For the LORD is good and his love endures forever; his faithfulness continues through all generations. (Psalm 100)

God’s Blessing Game

Published: November 27, 2019
When the Pilgrims had experienced their first successful harvest in the New World, they decided to give thanks for the Lord's provision, even though half of them had died in the year since their arrival. Inviting the neighboring natives to join them, they held a three-day celebration patterned after their knowledge of the Feast of Tabernacles.

Want To vs. Have To: Discovering the Joy of Giving

Published: November 25, 2019
We don't give because He needs our money, but because we need His blessing.

From This Day On I Will Bless You

Published: November 20, 2019

A Bible Study by Jack Kelley

Seek His Kingdom

On the twenty-fourth day of the ninth month, in the second year of Darius, the word of the LORD came to the prophet Haggai: “This is what the LORD Almighty says: ‘Ask the priests what the law says: If a person carries consecrated meat in the fold of his garment,


Malachi Speaks Again. Part 4, Conclusion

Published: November 18, 2019

A Bible Study by Jack Kelley

In the Christian Bible, the concluding chapter in the Book of Malachi contains the final words of the Old Testament. It would be 400 years before God spoke to Israel again and then His purpose would be to announce the birth of the Messiah.


Malachi Speaks Again. Part 3

Published: November 13, 2019

A Bible Study by Jack Kelley

We continue our study of the Book of Malachi with chapter 3. As we’ll see the Lord isn’t finished with His criticism of Israel’s behavior, and as was the case with the previous chapters some of His complaints about them could just as easily be made about us.


Malachi Speaks Again. Part 2

Published: November 11, 2019

A Bible Study by Jack Kelley

We continue in our study of the Minor Prophets with chapter 2 of the Book of Malachi to see what the Lord had him say to the Israelites, and how it applies to us today.


Malachi Speaks Again. Part 1

Published: November 6, 2019

A Bible Study by Jack Kelley

This is the latest in our series on the minor prophets called “The Prophets Speak Again”. As in the past, we’ll take a message from the Lord to ancient Israel and see if there’s a parallel application in our world today.


And All These Things Will Be Given To You As Well

Published: November 4, 2019

A Bible Study by Jack Kelley

When times are uncertain, there’s a lot of talk about what we should be doing to protect ourselves. The internet is rich with advice. Some is competent and some is not, but almost all of it involves applying the ways of this world.


Spare The Rod And Spoil The Child?

Published: October 30, 2019

This popular verse cannot be found in the Bible because it’s neither a Bible verse nor a Biblical principle.  It’s like that other non-Biblical verse, “The Lord helps those who help themselves” in that it’s quoted by people who know little or nothing about the Bible to elevate certain kinds of behavior from mere human tradition to spiritual truth.


What Did Jesus Do In Hell?

Published: October 28, 2019

Commentary by Jack Kelley

“I believe in God the Father Almighty Creator of Heaven and Earth and in Jesus Christ, his Son, our Lord; Who was conceived by the Holy Ghost, born of the Virgin Mary, suffered under Pontius Pilate, was crucified, dead, and buried; He descended into hell;


The Year of Jubilee

Published: October 23, 2019
An incredible law of God that is never kept.

The Feast Of Tabernacles: Feast of Booths: Sukkot

Published: October 21, 2019

Be sure to set aside a tenth of all that your fields produce each year.  Eat the tithe of your grain, new wine and olive oil, and the firstborn of your herds and flocks in the presence of the Lord your God at the place he will choose as a dwelling for his Name, 


The Feast of Tabernacles

Published: October 16, 2019
If anyone is thirsty let him come to me and drink. -John 7:37

The End Times According To Isaiah, Part 13 Conclusion

Published: October 2, 2019

A Bible Study by Jack Kelley

It’s time to bring our study to a close. We do so with well known passages from Isaiah 63, 65, and 66. At the beginning I warned you this would take a while, and it has. 13 weeks to be exact. The finish will not disappoint you.


The End Times According To Isaiah, Part 12

Published: September 25, 2019

A Bible Study by Jack Kelley

In this installment the focus is on the Holy City, and the changes the Lord will bring to Zion. Included among these are vast wealth, eternal light, and a new name.


The End Times According To Isaiah, Part 11

Published: September 23, 2019

A Bible Study by Jack Kelley

Here’s another look at the Great Tribulation, the Lord’s promise to preserve Israel through it, and a beautiful picture of the future glory of Zion. By now you understand that this is a recurring theme in Isaiah, but each time we look at it we get some new information and this time is no exception.


The End Times According To Isaiah, Part 10

Published: September 18, 2019

A Bible Study by Jack Kelley

In this installment, we’ll take another look at the destruction of Babylon, this time from a spiritual perspective. At issue here is the origin of the pagan religions of the world and Satan’s effort to make himself the object of all worship.


Are You Average Or Normal?

Published: September 16, 2019

Commentary by Jack Kelley

Tired of just being average? Discover how to become normal instead. Among all of mankind, only Christians have the potential to become normal, because by one sacrifice He has made perfect forever those who are being made holy.


The End Times According To Isaiah, Part 9

Published: September 11, 2019

A Bible Study by Jack Kelley

In this installment, we’ll gain a little more detail on the blessings Israel will receive in the Kingdom Age, and we’ll also see the Lord’s response to those who claim that His promises to Israel were canceled because they rejected the Messiah.


The End Times According To Isaiah, Part 8

Published: September 9, 2019

A Bible Study by Jack Kelley

In this installment we’ll see the awful fate of the nations as foretold in chapter 34, followed by the glorious restoration of Israel in chapter 35. The contrast couldn’t be greater.