Topical Studies

The Covenant Relationship

Published: August 12, 2019 (Originally published: February 10, 2016)
And Jonathan made a covenant with David because he loved him as himself. Jonathan took off the robe he was wearing and gave it to David, along with his tunic, and even his sword, his bow and his belt. (1 Samuel 18:3-4)

The Bride

Published: August 7, 2019 (Originally published: January 29, 2014)
Let us rejoice and be glad and give Him glory. For the wedding of the Lamb has come; and his bride has made herself ready. Rev. 19:7

If You Believe It, You Have It

Published: August 5, 2019 (Originally published: May 7, 2014)

A Bible Study by Jack Kelley

For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life (John 3:16).


What in Heaven’s Name are You Talking About?

Published: July 31, 2019 (Originally published: July 2, 2003)
Some Christians see us all in white, with blue eyes and brown hair, sitting on a cloud with our harps, attending some endless worship service. Really!

The Law Of Displacement

Published: July 29, 2019 (Originally published: June 9, 2007)

A Bible Study by Jack Kelley

If you follow our “Ask A Bible Teacher” feature you know that folks write in from time to time for advice on overcoming bad habits. Along with all of its exciting prophecy, uplifting promises and inspirational stories, the Bible contains some very practical tools designed to free us from the bondage of our old lives.


A New Commandment I Give You

Published: July 24, 2019 (Originally published: February 13, 2016)
Above all else love is to be our distinguishing characteristic.

The Epistle To The Hebrews, Part 9 Conclusion

Published: July 17, 2019 (Originally published: January 12, 2008)

A Bible Study by Jack Kelley

Even the short summary of the impact people of great faith have had on mankind makes Hebrews 11 one of the most encouraging chapters in the entire Bible. Would that each of us could manifest that kind of faith in our lives.


The Epistle To The Hebrews, Part 8

Published: July 15, 2019 (Originally published: January 5, 2008)

A Bible Study by Jack Kelley

The overarching principle of the Epistle to the Hebrews is that our position before God is based on our belief that the once-for-all-time sacrifice of our Great High Priest was sufficient for our salvation. Some have said that this letter can be seen as a commentary on Habakkuk 2:4 “The just shall live by faith.”


The Epistle To The Hebrews, Part 7

Published: July 10, 2019 (Originally published: December 15, 2007)

A Bible Study by Jack Kelley

Along with Hebrews 6, the chapter we’re about to study is a favorite of the conditional security folks, even though within the chapter itself the writer clearly asserts that by His one sacrifice, the Lord has made us perfect forever.


The Epistle To The Hebrews Part 6

Published: July 8, 2019 (Originally published: December 8, 2007)
Levitical priests were sinners themselves and had to keep offering sacrifices day after day and year after year, and then they died and another one took their place to do the same thing all over again. We need a high priest who isn't a sinner, who only needs to offer one sacrifice, who lives forever and can save us forever.