Published: December 21, 2013 (Originally published: November 20, 2013)
Commentary by Jack Kelley
With the current interest in China and the Far East, let’s review what the Bible says about that part of the world in the last days and see if we can tell what it all means.
Published: January 17, 2014 (Originally published: February 23, 2013)
Having presented His indictment of Israel's neighbors, the Lord now turns His attention toward the two Jewish Kingdoms, the Southern Kingdom of Judah first. We ended part one in verse 3 of chapter 2, so we'll pick up the narrative in verse 4.
Published: January 17, 2014 (Originally published: March 16, 2013)
We've come to the final installment in our study of the Book of Amos. The Lord's anger against the Israelites continues, His promise of judgment clear. There will be no last minute reprieve; the Northern Kingdom will cease to exist. But as He always has, God will preserve a believing remnant to keep the flame of His people flickering.
Published: July 7, 2016 (Originally published: July 6, 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?
Published: September 22, 2007 (Originally published: September 22, 2007)
A while back, I said that September would be a most interesting month, and there sure is a lot going on just now. Leaks from both political and military sources would have us believe that US Pres. Bush will not leave office with the Iran nuclear issue unresolved.
Published: October 25, 2007 (Originally published: October 25, 2007)
It's been said that nations derive their income from taxing their citizens whereas empires derive their income from taxing nations. Where the US is concerned, this taxation of nations has been done in the form of an inflated dollar, caused by the monopoly it has enjoyed where the purchase of oil is concerned. About 17 months ago I first wrote that Iran was going to break this monopoly by offering to accept payment for its oil in other currencies.