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The Gospel of the Kingdom Vs. The Gospel of Grace

Published: February 7, 2022 (Originally published: February 12, 2014)

A Bible Study by Jack Kelley

Part 1. The Gospel Of The Kingdom

In those days John the Baptist came, preaching in the Desert of Judea and saying, “Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is near.” (Matt. 3:1-2)

Prophecies of a Messianic King appear throughout the Old Testament and many in the Jewish leadership saw John’s arrival on the scene as their fulfillment.


The Parable of the Tenants

Published: February 2, 2022 (Originally published: June 17, 2015)
Therefore go and make disciples of all nations ... -Matt. 28:18

The True Identity of Jesus of Nazareth

Published: January 17, 2022 (Originally published: January 29, 2005)
Of all the so-called holy books, only the Bible authenticates itself. It does so through a method we call predictive prophecy and it works like this.

A Shepherd’s Story

Published: December 29, 2021 (Originally published: December 25, 2015)
In the same region there were some shepherds staying out in the fields and keeping watch over their flock by night. And an angel of the Lord suddenly stood before them, and the glory of the Lord shone around them; and they were terribly frightened.

Joseph’s Christmas Story … Part 2 (Conclusion)

Published: December 13, 2021 (Originally published: December 25, 2004)
But after he had considered this, an angel of the Lord appeared to him in a dream and said, "Joseph son of David, do not be afraid to take Mary home as your wife, because what is conceived in her is from the Holy Spirit. She will give birth to a son, and you are to give him the name Jesus, because he will save his people from their sins."(Matt. 1:20-21)

Joseph’s Christmas Story … Part 1

Published: December 12, 2021 (Originally published: December 5, 2015)
But after he had considered this, an angel of the Lord appeared to him in a dream and said, "Joseph son of David, do not be afraid to take Mary home as your wife, because what is conceived in her is from the Holy Spirit. She will give birth to a son, and you are to give him the name Jesus, because he will save his people from their sins."(Matt. 1:20-21)

Mary’s Christmas Story… Part 2

Published: December 10, 2021 (Originally published: December 21, 2003)
The angel said to me, "Do not be afraid, Mary, you have found favor with God. You will be with child and give birth to a son, and you are to give him the name Jesus. He will be great and will be called the Son of the Most High. The Lord God will give him the throne of his father David, and he will reign over the house of Jacob forever; his kingdom will never end." Luke 1:30-33

Mary’s Christmas Story… Part 1

Published: December 9, 2021 (Originally published: December 12, 2015)
The angel said to me, "Do not be afraid, Mary, you have found favor with God. You will be with child and give birth to a son, and you are to give him the name Jesus. He will be great and will be called the Son of the Most High. The Lord God will give him the throne of his father David, and he will reign over the house of Jacob forever; his kingdom will never end." Luke 1:30-33

Christmas … the Rest of the Story

Published: December 7, 2021 (Originally published: June 30, 2003)
For You created my inmost being, You knit me together in my mother's womb ... all the days ordained for me were written in Your Book before one of them came to be. --Psalm 139:13,16

The Christmas Story … Part 1

Published: December 6, 2021 (Originally published: December 7, 2013)
For to us a child is born, to us a son is given, and the government will be on his shoulders. And he will be called Wonderful, Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace. Of the increase of his government and peace there will be no end. Isaiah 9:6