Israel

Keeping It Simple

Published: August 26, 2016 (Originally published: October 18, 2014)

A Bible Study by Jack Kelley

Mankind has a propensity for taking simple things and making them complex, often confusing himself in the process.  Some say this began with the serpent’s question to Eve,  “Did God really say…?”(Genesis 3:1).  Lets look at some of the simple things of the Bible that man has tried to complicate and ask ourselves if we’re better off with man’s opinion or would it make more sense to keep it simple and stick with what the Bible says.


Why Do Jews Reject Jesus As The Messiah? Part 2

Published: September 16, 2014 (Originally published: September 13, 2014)

Commentary by Jack Kelley

I was recently asked to respond to seven reasons why Jews reject Jesus as the Messiah. These seven reasons have been featured on a Jewish “anti-missionary” website as part of their effort to discourage Jewish conversions to Christianity. In part one I responded to the first four of these reasons,


Then You Will Know That I Am The Lord

Published: September 16, 2014 (Originally published: September 10, 2014)

A Bible Study by Jack Kelley

Some form of the phrase “then you will know that I am the Lord” appears in the Book of Ezekiel 50 times. Prior to the Babylonian captivity (605-535 BC) the Lord used it most often in the context of judgment, whether against Israel’s leaders (Ezekiel 11:10),


The Branch

Published: August 6, 2014 (Originally published: August 6, 2014)
There are four passages in the Old Testament that speak of a coming Messiah by referring to Him as "The Branch" but they all portray Him in a different way. Each one previews one of the Gospels.

Proving The Bible Is The Word Of God

Published: July 23, 2014 (Originally published: July 23, 2014)
More proof.

Proving The Bible Is The Word Of God

Published: July 23, 2014 (Originally published: July 23, 2014)
More proof.

The Ashes Of A Red Heifer

Published: June 29, 2014 (Originally published: June 28, 2014)

A Bible Study by Jack Kelley

The Lord said to Moses and Aaron: “This is a requirement of the law that the Lord has commanded: Tell the Israelites to bring you a red heifer without defect or blemish and that has never been under a yoke. Give it to Eleazar the priest;


No One Knows The Day Or The Hour

Published: June 15, 2014 (Originally published: June 14, 2014)
A comparison of the Purpose of the Great Tribulation and the Nature of the Church in defense of the Pre-Trib position.

Between First Fruits and Pentecost

Published: April 19, 2017 (Originally published: June 7, 2014)

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.


Israel And The Church. Follow Up

Published: May 11, 2014 (Originally published: May 10, 2014)

A Bible Study by Jack Kelley

My study on Israel and the Church provoked several comments that require a lengthy response. It made more sense to post them as a separate document than to append them to the bottom of the original study. Here they are.