Topical Studies

Did God Really Say?

Published: February 17, 2020 (Originally published: August 2, 2007)
Some feel that the Bible is an anti-intellectual document and if that's true it's only fair, since so many intellectuals seem to be anti-Bible. Here's a case in point.

The Branch

Published: February 17, 2020 (Originally published: August 6, 2014)
There are four passages in the Old Testament that speak of a coming Messiah by referring to Him as "The Branch" but they all portray Him in a different way. Each one previews one of the Gospels.

Two Roads, Two Gates, One Goal

Published: February 12, 2020 (Originally published: July 18, 2009)

A Bible Study by Jack Kelley

“Enter through the narrow gate. For wide is the gate and broad is the road that leads to destruction, and many enter through it. But small is the gate and narrow the road that leads to life, and only a few find it.” (Matt.


How To Interpret The Bible

Published: February 10, 2020 (Originally published: June 18, 2016)

A Bible Study by Jack Kelley

The Bible isn’t such a complex document that it requires years of formal education before you can begin to comprehend it. I’ve always believed the Bible was meant to be understood by any believer who can read and has a serious interest in knowing what it says.


The Source of Our Self Esteem

Published: February 5, 2020 (Originally published: October 10, 2015)

Every good and perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of the heavenly lights, who does not change like shifting shadows.  (James 1:17)


The Parable of the Persistent Widow

Published: January 27, 2020 (Originally published: April 26, 2014)
If you, then, though you are evil, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will your Father in heaven give good gifts to those who ask him! Matt 7:11

Why Do You Do What is Unlawful on the Sabbath?

Published: January 22, 2020 (Originally published: October 23, 2013)

The Pharisees and teachers of the Law often asked the above question of the Lord. Why did He persist in doing things guaranteed to arouse the ire of His detractors? It seems like almost every time He healed someone, it was on the Sabbath.


What’s Contained In The Old Is Explained In The New

Published: January 20, 2020 (Originally published: January 28, 2015)
A bullet proof case for the importance of prophecy.

Happy New Year

Published: January 6, 2020 (Originally published: January 1, 2016)
"You will be made rich in every way so that you can be generous on every occasion." --2 Cor 9:11

Names of Jesus: Immanuel

Published: December 24, 2019 (Originally published: December 23, 2015)

 “Behold, the virgin shall be with child, and bear a Son, and they shall call His name Immanuel,” which is translated, “God with us.” (Matthew 1:23)

It defies logic that the eternal, Son of God stepped down off His Heavenly throne and became the Son of Man,