Salvation

A Christmas Message

Published: December 11, 2018 (Originally published: December 24, 2014)

A Bible Study by Jack Kelley

Let’s take just a moment to look beyond the controversy over when the Lord came and focus on why He came.  I think Isaiah gave us the best explanation the Bible offers. What follows is my adaptation of Isaiah 53.


The Christmas Story … Part 1

Published: December 5, 2018 (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

Want To vs. Have To: Discovering the Joy of Giving

Published: November 21, 2018 (Originally published: October 8, 2014)
We don't give because He needs our money, but because we need His blessing.

Are We Religious or Spiritual?

Published: November 14, 2018 (Originally published: March 17, 2012)
Religion is sinful man's vain attempt to cover himself before a Holy God. What is God's way?

The Best Verses In The Bible

Published: October 31, 2018 (Originally published: October 29, 2014)

And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love Him, who have been called according to His purpose. (Romans 8:28)

Here we have God in His most active mode, deliberately weaving every event of our lives together into a tapestry of beneficial effect.


You Must Be Born Again

Published: October 17, 2018 (Originally published: April 11, 2015)

A Bible Study by Jack Kelley

Jesus replied, “Very truly I tell you, no one can see the kingdom of God unless they are born again” (John 3:3)

This started out as my response to someone asking me to defend my view that children who die before reaching the age of accountability go to heaven.


Saved From The Worst But Kept From The Best?

Published: October 1, 2018 (Originally published: August 2, 2008)

A Bible Study by Jack Kelley

Some time ago I received several questions concerning a book recently published by a well known Christian author. The questions so concerned me that I bought the book to have a look for myself. (I’m not going to mention the name of the book or the author to avoid giving either any unintended publicity.)


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 Lost Sheep, The Lost Coin, And The Lost Son

Published: July 2, 2018 (Originally published: January 25, 2004)
And in Heaven the angels rejoice.

Is Jesus God In Human Form?

Published: June 25, 2018 (Originally published: June 8, 2013)

A Bible Study by Jack Kelley

Recently my belief that Jesus is God in human form was challenged again. This has happened to me several times in the past and while I’ve laid out the Biblical basis for my belief in several articles I’ve never specifically addressed the common objections others have put forth.