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Spiritual Gifts: Part 1. To Each One, Just as He Determines

Published: May 3, 2017
A case for the gifts in the church today.

Receive The Holy Spirit Part 2 … The Gifts

Published: April 26, 2017

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: April 22, 2017

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.


Between First Fruits and Pentecost

Published: April 19, 2017

A Bible Study by Jack Kelley

For some time now, I’ve been puzzled about the time between the resurrection and the ascension—wondering why the Lord lingered during those 40 days.  It certainly wasn’t to complete His mission.  By all accounts, He had already accomplished everything He came to do.


Mary Magdalene’s Resurrection Story

Published: April 15, 2017
"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 12, 2017

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,


Easter in Three Verses, He Is Risen!

Published: April 10, 2017
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 8, 2017

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 5, 2017

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: April 1, 2017

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.


The Passover: History And Prophecy

Published: March 29, 2017
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.

The Feast of First Fruits

Published: March 25, 2017
But Christ has indeed been raised from the dead, the firstfruits of those who have fallen asleep.
1 Cor 15:20

Moses, Jesus, and the Rapture of the Church

Published: March 22, 2017
The Law is only a Shadow of the Good Things that are Coming. A model of the Rapture in Exodus.

The Widow And The Oil

Published: March 18, 2017

A Bible Study by Jack Kelley

In Matt. 6:31-33 Jesus said if we seek His kingdom and His righteousness, God will supply all our needs . Here’s a beautiful story from the Old Testament to show this wasn’t a new idea when Jesus spoke it, but was documented in their history.


And the Walls Came Tumblin’ Down

Published: March 15, 2017
This battle was a Spiritual one. Joshua and the army of Israel were only along for the ride.

Esther’s Story … Part 4 (Chapters 8-10) Conclusion

Published: March 11, 2017

A Bible Study by Jack Kelley

With the death of Haman and the elevation of Mordecai to Chief Counselor, you’d think my problems would be over, but we still had the extermination order against all my people in Persia to deal with. I fell on my knees and begged the King to rescind Haman’s order.


Esther’s Story … Part 3 (Chapters 4-8)

Published: March 10, 2017

A Bible Study by Jack Kelley

As Esther might have told it today…

The foiled assassination plot against the King can be likened to your salvation experience. Remember, due to Mordecai’s timely warning the two officers who plotted the King’s death were discovered and sentenced to die. Most translations of my story say they were hanged,


Esther’s Story … Part 2 (Chapters 2-3)

Published: March 9, 2017

A Bible Study by Jack Kelley

As Esther might have told it today…

As I mentioned last time Mordecai is my cousin, although he’s so much older than I am that he actually remembers life in Jerusalem before the Babylonians destroyed it. When my parents died he took me in and raised me as his own.


Esther’s Story … Part 1 (Intro and Chapter 1)

Published: March 8, 2017

A Bible Study by Jack Kelley

(NOTE: Ray C. Stedman’s book “The Queen and I” was a major source of inspiration for this series of articles on the Book of Esther.)

As Esther might have told it today…

Although my Hebrew name is Hadassah, which comes from our name for the myrtle tree,


Job’s Story: Conclusion, Job 37-42

Published: March 4, 2017
The Lord said to Job, "Would you discredit my justice? Would you condemn me to justify yourself?" -Job 40:8

Job’s Story: Part 4 Job 20-36

Published: March 1, 2017
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: February 27, 2017
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: February 25, 2017
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: February 22, 2017
The Lord said to Job, "Would you discredit my justice? Would you condemn me to justify yourself?" -Job 40:8

My Grace is Sufficient For You

Published: February 18, 2017

A Bible Study by Jack Kelley

For years the Lord has been done a terrible disservice over the issue of Paul’s complaint about the thorn in his flesh, and it’s time to set the record straight. If you’ve been taught that “My Grace is sufficient for you” was the Lord’s excuse for not healing Paul,