Old Testament

The Fall Feasts Of Israel

Published: September 19, 2018 (Originally published: September 16, 2015)

A Bible Study by Jack Kelley

The fall is arguably the most important time of the year in Judaism. Three of Israel’s holiest days are celebrated then, and all in the space of 3 weeks. They are  Yom Teruah, also called the Feast of Trumpets, followed 10 days later by Yom Kippur,


The End Times According To Daniel … Part One, Chapters 2 and 7

Published: September 5, 2018 (Originally published: November 16, 2013)
From about 1,000 to 900 BC Israel had been the most feared and admired nation on Earth. Then, following Solomon's death and the civil war that ensued, the nation had fallen from its exalted position into a kingdom divided over idolatry. Israel's enemies saw their chance and took it.

Seek Ye First His Kingdom

Published: August 8, 2018 (Originally published: October 24, 2004)
The Lord wanted His people to trust in Him for their security, not in their material possessions. Had man permanently adopted these laws as his own, there would be very little poverty in the world today, and almost no war or oppression...

The Nephilim

Published: August 6, 2018 (Originally published: September 11, 2013)
"When men began to increase on earth and daughters were born to them, the divine beings saw how beautiful the daughters of men were and they took wives from among those that pleased them. It was then, and later too, that the Nephilim appeared on earth - when the divine beings cohabited with the daughters of men, who bore them offspring. They were the heroes of old, the men of renown." (Genesis 6:2-4, from a Jewish translation of the Torah.)

Commentary on Romans 9-11 Part 3

Published: May 21, 2018 (Originally published: June 30, 2003)
As far as the gospel is concerned, they are enemies on your account; but as far as election is concerned, they are loved on account of the patriarchs, for God's gifts and his call are irrevocable. (Romans 11:28-29)

Commentary on Romans 9-11

Published: May 14, 2018 (Originally published: June 30, 2003)
"I will have mercy upon whom I will have mercy," He said, "And I will have compassion upon whom I will have compassion." (Exodus 33:19).

The End Times According To Zechariah Part 2

Published: April 30, 2018 (Originally published: July 2, 2005)
A day of the LORD is coming when your plunder will be divided among you. I will gather all the nations to Jerusalem to fight against it; the city will be captured, the houses ransacked, and the women raped. Half of the city will go into exile, but the rest of the people will not be taken from the city. (Zech 14:1-2)

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.

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,


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.