Israel

The Seven Miracles In John

Published: June 12, 2019 (Originally published: December 30, 2015)
Mining hidden treasures in the Gospel to the Church.

Lord, Teach Us To Pray

Published: May 13, 2019 (Originally published: September 1, 2007)

A Bible Study by Jack Kelley

A guest speaker came to our church with an interesting insight on the Lord’s Prayer. Taking line by line, he showed us how to turn it from something we know by heart and can recite without thinking into an impassioned personal discussion with the Lord that can last as long as we want.


The Feast of First Fruits

Published: April 29, 2019 (Originally published: April 18, 2004)
But Christ has indeed been raised from the dead, the firstfruits of those who have fallen asleep.
1 Cor 15:20

The Passover: History And Prophecy

Published: April 24, 2019 (Originally published: April 12, 2014)
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.

Solving the Three Day Three Night Mystery

Published: April 17, 2019 (Originally published: March 19, 2016)

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,


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

Published: March 20, 2019 (Originally published: November 21, 2004)

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 18, 2019 (Originally published: November 14, 2004)

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,


Haggai Speaks Again Part 2

Published: March 13, 2019 (Originally published: November 12, 2005)
In part one of our study of the Book of Haggai, we learned that before the Israelites could live an abundant life upon returning from Babylon, they had to first complete the Lord's Temple. As New Testament believers we're told that we're the Temple of God. Does the same principle hold true for us concerning our abundant life? Let's find out.

Haggai Speaks Again

Published: March 11, 2019 (Originally published: November 5, 2005)
This is what the LORD Almighty says: "These people say, 'The time has not yet come for the LORD's house to be built.' " Then the word of the LORD came through the prophet Haggai: "Is it a time for you yourselves to be living in your paneled houses, while this house remains a ruin?"

Sons of Oil

Published: February 27, 2019 (Originally published: August 28, 2010)
Not by might nor by power, but by my Spirit, says the LORD Almighty.
Zech 4:6