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The Gospel of the Kingdom Vs. The Gospel of Grace

Published: February 7, 2018 (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.


No One Knows The Day Or The Hour

Published: February 5, 2018 (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.

The Parable of the Tenants

Published: January 31, 2018 (Originally published: June 17, 2015)
Therefore go and make disciples of all nations ... -Matt. 28:18

The Promise of Things To Come

Published: January 15, 2018 (Originally published: February 5, 2005)
Now faith is being sure of what we hope for and certain of what we do not see. This is what the ancients were commended for. Hebr. 11:1-2

Joseph’s Christmas Story … Part 2 (Conclusion)

Published: December 18, 2017 (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)

Christmas … the Rest of the Story

Published: December 8, 2017 (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

Grounded In Reason … The Four Factors Of Faith

Published: December 4, 2017 (Originally published: November 1, 2014)
If you have faith as small as a mustard seed, you can say to this mulberry tree, 'Be uprooted and planted in the sea,' and it will obey you.
Luke 17:6

The Origin and Destiny of the Gentile Church

Published: November 6, 2017 (Originally published: October 30, 2013)
I do not want you to be ignorant of this mystery, brothers, so that you may not be conceited: Israel has experienced a hardening in part until the full number of the Gentiles has come in... for God's gifts and his call are irrevocable. (Romans 11:25,29)

Isaac And Ishmael, Then And Now

Published: October 30, 2017 (Originally published: January 21, 2012)
Abraham was 75 years old when God called him, about 80 when God promised him a son, 86 when Ishmael was born (Gen. 16:16) and 100 at the time of Isaac's birth. (Gen. 21:5) This made Ishmael 14 years older than Isaac, and about 16 or 17 when Isaac was weaned.

Why Do We Need Four Gospels?

Published: October 16, 2017 (Originally published: January 22, 2014)
Why couldn't Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John have gotten together and agreed on just one gospel?