Christian Life

The Sermon On The Mount, Conclusion

Published: October 10, 2018 (Originally published: July 26, 2014)

A Bible Study by Jack Kelley

The final installment of our three part study covers Matthew 7, the conclusion of the Lord’s “Sermon on the Mount.”


The Sermon On the Mount, Continued

Published: October 8, 2018 (Originally published: July 19, 2014)

A Bible Study by Jack Kelley

In our study of Matt. 5:21-48 (Be Perfect, Therefore, As Your Heavenly Father Is Perfect) I showed why I believe that Jesus, while not specifically addressing the Pharisees, certainly had them in mind when He explained what it would take to earn admittance into the Kingdom in one’s own strength.


Galatians 5

Published: June 20, 2018 (Originally published: December 13, 2014)

A Bible Study by Jack Kelley

Part 5.  The conclusion of Paul’s case against combining Law and Grace

We’ve arrived at the final chapter of Paul’s letter to the Galatians, where Paul has presented a strong case against combining Law and Grace. In effect, he has said the two are like oil and water;


Galatians Part 4

Published: June 18, 2018 (Originally published: December 6, 2014)

A Bible Study by Jack Kelley

Part 4 of Paul’s case against combining the Law and Grace

By now you know that Paul’s letter to the Galatians was a vigorous rebuttal to the claims of the so-called Judaizers, Jewish Christians who taught that Gentiles desiring to become Christians had to put themselves under the Law and be circumcised to be saved.


What Kind Of Life Can We Expect?

Published: May 7, 2018 (Originally published: August 12, 2015)

A Bible Study by Jack Kelley

Here’s a good question. A website follower wrote, “For some time I have been discussing and studying Matt. 6:25-34 regarding what the Lord promised to provide for the believer. Taken literally, it seems to say that we are promised food and clothes and that’s it.


The Bond Servant

Published: April 23, 2018 (Originally published: April 18, 2015)

A Bible Study by Jack Kelley

Paul, a bond servant of Jesus Christ, called to be an apostle, and set apart to the gospel of God (Romans 1:1).

Most translations of Romans 1:1 use either slave or servant in defining Paul’s relationship with the Lord,


Our Heavenly Body

Published: March 7, 2018 (Originally published: March 1, 2014)

A Bible Study by Jack Kelley

In my Father’s house are many rooms; if it were not so, I would have told you. I am going there to prepare a place for you (John 14:2).

Recently I had someone object to my belief that Jesus was referring to our eternal home in the New Jerusalem when He said this.


Becoming Who We Are

Published: January 22, 2018 (Originally published: April 13, 2013)

A Bible Study by Jack Kelley

If you like, you can think of this as a follow up to our study titled OK, I’m Saved. Now What?  Having shown that once we became a believer all the sins of our life were forgiven at the cross,


OK, I’m Saved. Now What?

Published: January 17, 2018 (Originally published: April 29, 2015)

A Bible Study by Jack Kelley

 Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation: The old has gone, the new has come! (2 Cor. 5:17). Only let us live up to what we have already attained (Phil 3:16).


Happy New Year

Published: January 3, 2018 (Originally published: January 1, 2016)
"You will be made rich in every way so that you can be generous on every occasion." --2 Cor 9:11