Israel

A Covenant With Death

Published: January 7, 2014 (Originally published: January 4, 2014)
Therefore hear the word of the LORD, you scoffers who rule this people in Jerusalem. You boast, "We have entered into a covenant with death, with the grave we have made an agreement. Isaiah 28:14-15

The More Things Change, The More They Stay The Same

Published: December 29, 2013 (Originally published: December 28, 2013)

Commentary by Jack Kelley

On the night Jesus was born, the Parthians (remnant of Persia and forerunners of today’s Iran) and the Romans (forerunners of the End Times Kingdom of the anti-Christ) were at odds with each other. The Syrians didn’t like the Jews and had tried unsuccessfully to conquer them,


The End Times According To Daniel … Part Two, Chapters 8 And 9

Published: November 24, 2013 (Originally published: November 23, 2013)
Two years after Daniel's vision of the four beasts that we described in chapter 7, he had another vision, this one of a ram and a goat. As we'll see, it was intended to give both him and us more detail on the things to come, because the vision has a dual fulfillment.

Middle East Flames

Published: October 15, 2013 (Originally published: October 5, 2013)

A Feature Article by Jack Kelley

(For those of you who weren’t able to attend the Steeling The Mind conference in Denver on October 5th, here’s a written version of the presentation I gave there.)

Over the last few months I’ve wondered how much of what I’m about to say would still be prophecy by the time this conference started.


Malachi Speaks Again. Part 4, Conclusion

Published: December 29, 2013 (Originally published: July 6, 2013)

A Bible Study by Jack Kelley

In the Christian Bible, the concluding chapter in the Book of Malachi contains the final words of the Old Testament. It would be 400 years before God spoke to Israel again and then His purpose would be to announce the birth of the Messiah.


Amos Speaks Again … Part 5, Conclusion

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.

Amos Speaks Again … Part 4

Published: January 17, 2014 (Originally published: March 9, 2013)
This promise of judgment against Israel began in chapter 2 verse 6 and shows no sign of letting up. Now the Lord will single out the complacent and the proud.

Amos Speaks Again … Part 3

Published: January 17, 2014 (Originally published: March 2, 2013)
Our study continues with chapters 4 and 5. The last time we saw that the Lord had worked up a fine head of steam in presenting His indictment of the Northern Kingdom. He's far from finished.

Amos Speaks Again … Part 2

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.

Psalm 83 … Preview Of A Coming Attraction

Published: October 9, 2013 (Originally published: February 2, 2013)

A Bible Study by Jack Kelley

(Note: this is an update of a previous study originally posted in 2008)

Much of the discussion about Israel in the end times revolves around the battle of Ezekiel 38-39. So let me start by offering my opinion as to why Ezekiel’s prophecy is not on the verge of fulfillment and cannot be the next battle on Israel’s horizon.