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Romans: The Gospel According To Paul … Part 5

Published: July 22, 2020
Romans 7:1 to 8:21
Having had a righteousness from God imputed to us by faith apart from the Law, we now have the choice to live a life of holiness. No longer enslaved to our sin nature, we can rise above any self-destructive behavior that has caused us, and those around us, sorrow in the past.

Romans: The Gospel According To Paul … Part 4

Published: July 20, 2020
Romans 5 and 6
Paul spent the better part of three chapters showing us man's desperate need for a savior. Any righteousness we can earn on our own is clearly inadequate to meet God's standards. We need to acquire a righteousness equal to His in order to dwell in His presence.

Romans: The Gospel According To Paul … Part 3

Published: July 15, 2020
Romans 3:21-4:25
But now a righteousness from God, apart from law, has been made known, to which the Law and the Prophets testify. This righteousness from God comes through faith in Jesus Christ to all who believe. There is no difference, for all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God, and are justified freely by his grace through the redemption that came by Christ Jesus.

Romans: The Gospel According To Paul … Part 2

Published: July 13, 2020
Romans 2:1- 3:20

Paul continues his view of the world’s spiritual condition. Remember, he’s not writing about believers here. His intent in this introductory survey is to show that everyone needs the Gospel, whether Jew or Gentile. But I’m going to treat some of this as if it applies to us as well,


Romans: The Gospel According To Paul … Part 1

Published: July 8, 2020
Romans 1
The Rapture is getting closer by the day. The Church's days on Earth are clearly numbered and whether we're taken up this year or not it's certainly not too soon to prepare. With that in mind we'll begin a study of Paul's Letter to the Romans, the Gospel according to Paul.

The Watchman

Published: July 1, 2020

Commentary by Jack Kelley

Son of man, I have made you a watchman for the house of Israel; so hear the word I speak and give them warning from me. When I say to the wicked, ‘O wicked man, you will surely die,’ and you do not speak out to dissuade him from his ways,


Bread and Wine, Symbols of A Covenant

Published: June 29, 2020
And Melchizedek king of Salem brought forth bread and wine: and he was the priest of the Most High God. And he blessed him, and said, Blessed be Abram of the Most High God, possessor of heaven and earth. (Genesis 14:18-19)

Are We Religious or Spiritual?

Published: June 24, 2020
Religion is sinful man's vain attempt to cover himself before a Holy God. What is God's way?

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.

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,


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.

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.

Union And Fellowship Expanded

Published: March 23, 2020

A Bible Study by Jack Kelley

I’m frequently asked why I believe we should continue confessing our sins after being born again, since all our sins are already forgiven. People who ask point out that 1 John 1:9 is the only place this is mentioned and if it was so important wouldn’t Jesus have taught it?


I in Them and You in Me

Published: March 9, 2020
You can stop talking with God, but you cannot stop being His child.

If You Are Faithful to Confess

Published: March 2, 2020
"If we claim to be without sin, we deceive ourselves and the truth is not in us." (1 John 1:8)