Topical Studies

The Seven “I AM” Statements In John

Published: June 12, 2019 (Originally published: January 23, 2016)

A Bible Study by Jack Kelley

In part 1, The Seven Miracles In John, I showed how John selected these seven miracles specifically for their ability to help us believe that Jesus is who He claimed to be, and that by believing we might have eternal life.


The Seven Miracles In John

Published: June 12, 2019 (Originally published: December 30, 2015)
Mining hidden treasures in the Gospel to the Church.

The Feast Of Pentecost

Published: June 10, 2019 (Originally published: May 23, 2015)

A Bible Study by Jack Kelley

Pentecost comes in the early summer (mid May-mid June).   It’s the only Levitical Feast Day between the three spring feasts (Passover, Unleavened Bread, and First Fruits) and the three in the fall (Rosh Hashanna, Yom Kippur, and Tabernacles). The Hebrew name for this Day is Shavuot,


The Ultimate Rags To Riches Story

Published: June 5, 2019 (Originally published: December 2, 2015)

A Feature Article by Jack Kelley

We all love this kind of story. And as much as we’re encouraged by the experience of an ordinary person who due to personal drive and perseverance rises from humble beginnings to become a leader of business or industry, we’re especially fond of stories where an absolute nobody is plucked from the faceless crowd and instantly propelled to the pinnacle of success.


Lord, Teach Us To Pray

Published: May 13, 2019 (Originally published: September 1, 2007)

A Bible Study by Jack Kelley

A guest speaker came to our church with an interesting insight on the Lord’s Prayer. Taking line by line, he showed us how to turn it from something we know by heart and can recite without thinking into an impassioned personal discussion with the Lord that can last as long as we want.


Falling Away? A Study of Hebrews 6

Published: May 8, 2019 (Originally published: January 6, 2016)

A Bible Study by Jack Kelley

It is impossible for those who have once been enlightened, who have tasted the heavenly gift, who have shared in the Holy Spirit, who have tasted the goodness of the word of God and the powers of the coming age, if they fall away,


Does God Call Everyone?

Published: May 6, 2019 (Originally published: September 22, 2012)

A Bible Study by Jack Kelley

I’ve received several variations of the question in the title of this study, so I assume it’s on the minds of many more. Here’s a representative question and my response.


Wisdom Of The Ages

Published: May 1, 2019 (Originally published: June 15, 2016)
Clearly, the Lord intended for us to use these truths to escape the prison built for our mind by the experiences of our life. It's with good reason the Bible is called the Owner's Manual for the Human Race. This is truly the Wisdom of the Ages.

The Feast of First Fruits

Published: April 29, 2019 (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

The Passover: History And Prophecy

Published: April 24, 2019 (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.