Holidays and Holy Days

Messianic Prophecy In The Old Testament

Published: December 2, 2020 (Originally published: December 9, 2015)

A Bible Study by Jack Kelley

In the time after their sin and expulsion from the Garden Adam and Eve must have felt incredible despair. They had experienced life both before and after the curse, the only ones to do so, and had first-hand knowledge of the difference.


The God Without … A Thanksgiving Message

Published: November 16, 2020 (Originally published: November 25, 2015)
Shout for joy to the LORD, all the earth. Worship the LORD with gladness; come before him with joyful songs. Know that the LORD is God. It is he who made us, and we are his; we are his people, the sheep of his pasture. Enter his gates with thanksgiving and his courts with praise; give thanks to him and praise his name. For the LORD is good and his love endures forever; his faithfulness continues through all generations. (Psalm 100)

God’s Blessing Game

Published: November 11, 2020 (Originally published: November 21, 2015)
When the Pilgrims had experienced their first successful harvest in the New World, they decided to give thanks for the Lord's provision, even though half of them had died in the year since their arrival. Inviting the neighboring natives to join them, they held a three-day celebration patterned after their knowledge of the Feast of Tabernacles.

Happy Birthday Lord Jesus

Published: September 21, 2020 (Originally published: June 30, 2003)
For about 1400 years we've celebrated the Lord's birth on Dec. 25. Are we wrong?

The Feast Of Pentecost

Published: June 1, 2020 (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,


Solving the Three Day Three Night Mystery

Published: April 15, 2020 (Originally published: March 19, 2016)

Note: Jack originally published this article in 2003. It remains one of the most popular on this site, and for good reason. It’s a great example of what we love about his studies: taking God at His Word and not relying on human logic or tradition. This study has been an eye opener for so many,


The Passover: History And Prophecy

Published: April 13, 2020 (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.

Names of Jesus: Light of the World Part 2

Published: December 23, 2019 (Originally published: December 20, 2015)

A Bible Study by Jack Kelley

We read last time that Jesus is the Light of the World:

When Jesus spoke again to the people, he said, “I am the light of the world. Whoever follows me will never walk in darkness, but will have the light of life.”


The Year of Jubilee

Published: October 23, 2019 (Originally published: July 2, 2003)
An incredible law of God that is never kept.

The Feast Of Tabernacles: Feast of Booths: Sukkot

Published: October 21, 2019 (Originally published: September 26, 2015)

Be sure to set aside a tenth of all that your fields produce each year.  Eat the tithe of your grain, new wine and olive oil, and the firstborn of your herds and flocks in the presence of the Lord your God at the place he will choose as a dwelling for his Name,