Israel

Melchizedek, Jesus, And Us

Published: April 16, 2018 (Originally published: May 11, 2013)
The LORD has sworn and will not change his mind: "You are a priest forever, in the order of Melchizedek." (Psalm 110:4)

The Feast of First Fruits

Published: April 11, 2018 (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

OSAS, The Whole Story

Published: April 9, 2018 (Originally published: October 7, 2006)
If you follow our "Ask a Bible Teacher" feature, you know how many comments I've received lately that question the Doctrine of Eternal Security (OSAS). Based on their content I've concluded that many people neither understand OSAS nor have they considered the alternative.

The Passover: History And Prophecy

Published: April 4, 2018 (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: March 28, 2018 (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: February 28, 2018 (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: February 26, 2018 (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,


Reuniting Priest And King

Published: February 21, 2018 (Originally published: March 22, 2014)
Then Melchizedek king of Salem brought out bread and wine. He was priest of God Most High, and he blessed Abram, saying,"Blessed be Abram by God Most High, Creator of heaven and earth. (Gen. 14:18-19)

I in Them and You in Me

Published: February 19, 2018 (Originally published: June 30, 2003)
You can stop talking with God, but you cannot stop being His child.

Mystery Babylon … What’s The Mystery?

Published: February 14, 2018 (Originally published: June 5, 2013)
This title was written on her forehead: Mystery Babylon the great; the mother of prostitutes and of the abominations of the earth.
Rev. 17:5