Browse Articles

The Origin Of Evil

Published: August 17, 2016

A Bible Study by Jack Kelley

I received a great question this week. A regular visitor wanted to know, is evil a “thing” or the “absence of good”?   The writer went on to say, “I understand how evil entered creation via the fall, but it seems to me that something (evil) that had never existed before suddenly came to be.”


The Parable Of The Ten Virgins

Published: August 9, 2016
Faith is being sure of what we hope for, and certain of what we do not see. Hebr. 11:1

Water into Wine

Published: August 5, 2016
Some call it a magic trick, to others it was a casual favor to a friend, but to John it was the way in which Jesus showed forth His glory.

The Woman Caught in Adultery

Published: July 29, 2016
It's Your kindness that leads us to repentance O Lord (Romans 2:4)

Body, Soul, And Spirit

Published: July 26, 2016
For the word of God is living and active. Sharper than any double-edged sword, it penetrates even to dividing soul and spirit, joints and marrow; it judges the thoughts and attitudes of the heart. Nothing in all creation is hidden from God's sight.

The Revelation Story: Chapters 1-6

Published: July 26, 2016

A Bible Study by Jack Kelley

If you’ve had trouble understanding the Book of Revelation, this summary and paraphrase is sure to help. Written as John might have told it today, the Revelation Story makes one of the most complex and controversial books of prophecy in the Bible so much easier to comprehend.


Paul Was Pre-Trib

Published: July 19, 2016
It's the only logical explanation for his 2nd letter to the Thessalonians

Get Behind Me Satan, Part 2

Published: July 15, 2016

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)


The Watchman

Published: July 13, 2016

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,


Get Behind Me Satan, Part 1

Published: July 11, 2016

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,


Habakkuk Speaks Again. Part 2

Published: July 7, 2016
We've been comparing Habakkuk's prophecies of the Babylonian conquest of Judah in 600 BC with current events where powerful forces from the same region have once again risen in battle against God's people. Is this mere coincidence or is history repeating itself?

The Parable of the Talents

Published: July 1, 2016
A new look at this old classic. What is the Lord really saying?

Habakkuk Speaks Again

Published: June 28, 2016
Look at the nations and watch- and be utterly amazed. For I am going to do something in your days that you would not believe, even if you were told. Habakkuk 1:5

Abraham and Isaac (The Gospel in Genesis Part 1)

Published: June 25, 2016
Is God so insecure that He has to put us through agonizing tests to prove that we love Him?

Rapture References

Published: June 21, 2016

A Bible Study by Jack Kelley

Recently I was challenged to make a list of all the passages in the Bible that hint of a pre-trib rapture. As you may know I believe Paul was the first person on Earth to present a clear pre-trib teaching, about 20 years after the cross.


A New Race of Human … Commentary on Ephesians, Pt. 2

Published: June 7, 2016
His purpose was to make in Himself one new man (the Church) out of the two (Jew and Gentile), thus making peace and in this one body to reconcile both of them to God through the cross by which He put to death their hostility.
(Ephe 2:15-16)

A New Race of Human…Commentary on Ephesians, Pt. 1

Published: June 4, 2016
His purpose was to make in Himself one new man (the Church) out of the two (Jew and Gentile), thus making peace and in this one body to reconcile both of them to God through the cross by which He put to death their hostility.
(Ephe 2:15-16)

Why Do Bad Things Happen to Good People? Part 2

Published: May 31, 2016
Job's problem explained.

The Prodigal Son… Luke 15:11-35

Published: May 27, 2016

A Bible Study by Jack Kelley

Even in the midst of our very worst rebellion, we can’t stop being our Father’s children.

Prodigal means “given to extravagant expenditure.” The word never appears in the parable of Luke 15, or anywhere else in the Bible for that matter.


Why Do Bad Things Happen to Good People? Part 1

Published: May 24, 2016
Biblical answers for this age old question.

Amazing Grace

Published: May 22, 2016

A Bible Study by Jack Kelley

No portion of scripture provides a more succinct view of our need for a savior than Mark 9-10. When praying recently about how to best present this passage in a Bible study, the Lord clearly said, “Get the big picture.”


The Best Reason To Study Prophecy

Published: May 17, 2016

A Bible Study by Jack Kelley

I make known the end from the beginning,  from ancient times, what is still to come.  I say: My purpose will stand,  and I will do all that I please. (Isaiah 46:10)

Here’s a question I’m often asked and it’s a good one.


You’ll be Safe Here … A Commentary on Hebrews 6

Published: May 7, 2016
We have this hope as an anchor for the soul, firm and secure. (Hebrews 6:19)

The End Times According To Peter

Published: May 3, 2016

A Bible Study by Jack Kelley

Dear friends, this is now my second letter to you. I have written both of them as reminders to stimulate you to wholesome thinking. I want you to recall the words spoken in the past by the holy prophets and the command given by our Lord and Savior through your apostles.


Philemon’s Story

Published: April 30, 2016
My name is Philemon and this is my story. It's been described as the application of the highest principles to the most common affairs, but at the time it happened it was just two people at odds with each other being reconciled by a common love for the Lord.