Search Results

You searched for:

Article Read More

Israel, The Church, And The Hebrew Roots Movement

Published: April 21, 2013 (Originally published: April 20, 2013)

A Bible Study by Jack Kelley

I have always been a strong advocate of the idea that there is much to be learned about our Christian faith by studying the Old Testament, and especially the  commandments and traditions surrounding the Feasts of Israel.  Having served for a time as the leader of a Messianic congregation where we observed these feasts in their prescribed manner,


Article Read More

The Coming Blood Moons

Published: October 2, 2014 (Originally published: October 1, 2014)

Commentary by Jack Kelley

I first wrote about the so-called blood moons five years ago.  At the time a video series on the subject was being heavily marketed as revealing the date of the second coming. By now most people no longer believe that, but the series is still popular and since we’re getting close to the next one’s arrival I’ve been getting questions about the blood moons again.


Article Read More

Have The Seal Judgments Begun?

Published: May 5, 2013 (Originally published: May 4, 2013)

A Bible Study by Jack Kelley

Judging from some of the questions I’ve received lately, people are really getting impatient for the end times to begin in earnest. For years fringe groups have been claiming that the seal judgments have already begun, but it looks to me like this opinion is suddenly becoming more popular.


Article Read More

These Are The Overcomers

Published: May 9, 2013 (Originally published: May 8, 2013)

A Bible Study by Jack Kelley

In this study, we’re going to deal with a new definition that’s coming into the Christian lexicon. The word being re-defined is overcomer and the new definition is that an overcomer is someone who lives a Christ-like life, as opposed to just believing in Him.


Article Read More

Rapture References

Published: June 21, 2016 (Originally published: June 22, 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.


Article Read More

Rapture References, Part 2

Published: March 25, 2015 (Originally published: March 25, 2015)

A Bible Study by Jack Kelley

In part one of this series we explored some of the clearest hints from the Old Testament that the Lord has always intended to rapture the Church before the End Times judgments begin. This time we’ll continue with a two part survey of the New Testament.


Article Read More

Rapture References, Part 3 … Conclusion

Published: May 22, 2015 (Originally published: April 1, 2015)

A Bible Study by Jack Kelley

This is the final installment of our three part series on rapture references in the Bible. We concluded part two with Paul’s letters to the Thessalonians. Written about 20 years after the cross, they were the first definitive teaching on the rapture given on Earth,


Article Read More

The Revived Ottoman Empire?

Published: July 25, 2013 (Originally published: June 1, 2013)

Perspective by Jack Kelley

The Ottoman Empire existed from 1299 until 1922. It was in many respects the Islamic successor to the Eastern leg of the Roman Empire and like the Roman Empire it had its headquarters in Constantinople (Istanbul). At the peak of its power and influence,


Article Read More

A Kingdom Or A Family Of Kings?

Published: August 19, 2015 (Originally published: August 19, 2015)

A Bible Study by Jack Kelley

After Jesus and his disciples arrived in Capernaum, the collectors of the two-drachma tax came to Peter and asked, “Doesn’t your teacher pay the temple tax?”

“Yes, he does,” he replied.

When Peter came into the house,


Article Read More

The Outer Darkness

Published: May 3, 2015 (Originally published: May 2, 2015)

A Bible Study by Jack Kelley

I’ve received several questions lately asking for clarification of the term “Outer Darkness”  so here’s an updated and expanded version of a study I did on the subject several years ago.  The outer darkness is mentioned a total of 4 times in the New Testament,