What Does The Bible Say? The Sabbath Year (Shemitah)

Published: September 28, 2014 (Originally published: September 27, 2014)

A Bible Study by Jack Kelley

The weekly Sabbath is one of the foundations of the Torah (the first five books of the Bible, often called the five books of Moses). The Israelites were commanded to rest from their labors on the seventh day of the week, because in six days the Lord made the heavens and the earth,

Four Lessons From Jonah

Published: June 18, 2014 (Originally published: June 18, 2014)

Commentary by Jack Kelley

For being only four chapters long, the Book of Jonah packs quite a punch.  Jonah was called by God to take a message to Nineveh (modern Mosul in Iraq) but ran away instead. He thought he could escape on a boat bound for Tarshish,