Topical Studies

Rightly Dividing The Word Of Truth

Published: August 4, 2021 (Originally published: March 29, 2014)

A Bible Study by Jack Kelley

“Study to shew thyself approved unto God, a workman that needeth not to be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth” (2 Tim. 2:15 KJV)

The purpose of this study is to show that the above verse from the King James translation of  2 Tim.


What are the 7 Dispensations?

Published: August 4, 2021 (Originally published: March 19, 2014)

A Bible Study by Jack Kelley

I’ve been answering questions from so many people for so long that I sometimes forget not everyone who comes to the site has read all of them. As a case in point, I answered a question about the flood where I said it was the second in a series of seven times where mankind would violate the terms of an agreement with God and bring judgment upon themselves.


The Prayers of a Righteous Person

Published: August 2, 2021 (Originally published: July 2, 2003)
The prayer of a righteous person is powerful and effective. James 5:16

What About Those Who’ve Never Heard the Gospel?

Published: July 26, 2021 (Originally published: July 2, 2003)
A sound biblical answer to an age old question.

Jesus And Peter

Published: July 21, 2021 (Originally published: May 14, 2016)

A Bible Study by Jack Kelley

As Jesus was walking beside the Sea of Galilee, he saw two brothers, Simon called Peter and his brother Andrew. They were casting a net into the lake, for they were fishermen. “Come, follow me,” Jesus said, “and I will make you fishers of men.”


Success Is Not In Never Falling, But In Always Rising Again

Published: July 19, 2021 (Originally published: July 2, 2003)
Some of the Bible's greatest heroes experienced huge failures.

Are We Good or What?

Published: July 14, 2021 (Originally published: June 30, 2003)
How good are we... really?

Receive The Holy Spirit Part 2 … The Gifts

Published: July 5, 2021 (Originally published: April 3, 2010)

A Bible Study by Jack Kelley

Last time we discovered Pentecost was not the day the Disciples received the Holy Spirit, but instead, it was a time when He came upon them with an unmistakable display of power (Acts 2:1-4). Remember, they had already performed miracles in the Lord’s name.


Receive The Holy Spirit

Published: June 30, 2021 (Originally published: March 27, 2010)

A Bible Study by Jack Kelley

I’ve gotten a raft of comments on my comparison of John 20:22 with Acts 2:1-4 in my answer to a recent question. Some were more diplomatic than others in suggesting my understanding of these verses leaves something to be desired.


Why all the Violence?

Published: June 14, 2021 (Originally published: February 29, 2004)
Just as there were many who were appalled at him- his appearance was so disfigured beyond that of any man and his form marred beyond human likeness- Isa 52:14