Topical Studies

What are the 7 Dispensations?

Published: August 7, 2017 (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.


What About Those Who’ve Never Heard the Gospel?

Published: July 24, 2017 (Originally published: July 2, 2003)
A sound biblical answer to an age old question.

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

Published: July 17, 2017 (Originally published: July 2, 2003)
Some of the Bible's greatest heroes experienced huge failures.

Are We Good or What?

Published: July 12, 2017 (Originally published: June 30, 2003)
How good are we... really?

Why all the Violence?

Published: June 19, 2017 (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

The Shepherd Psalm Trilogy

Published: June 12, 2017 (Originally published: April 20, 2016)
The Lord is my shepherd, I shall not want.

Life’s Most Important Choices

Published: November 6, 2016 (Originally published: March 4, 2015)

A Bible Study by Jack Kelley

Recently I’ve been asked about witnessing to “unsaved believers” as one writer called them. I usually refer to them as Christians-in-name-only. They call themselves Christians and do some things that make them appear to be Christians. They go to Church, make regular contributions,


The Rich Man And Lazarus

Published: October 26, 2016 (Originally published: September 7, 2013)
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.

Are All Our Sins Forgiven?

Published: September 23, 2016 (Originally published: August 26, 2015)

A Bible Study by Jack Kelley

I’ve received a number of questions about a recent series of online articles disputing the idea that Jesus died for all our sins, past, present, and future on the cross. The articles make the claim that the Bible teaches no such thing.


Jude, Gateway To Revelation … Part 1

Published: September 22, 2016 (Originally published: May 24, 2014)

A Bible Study by Jack Kelley

The Book of Acts is sometimes called the Acts of the Apostles because it’s a record of their experiences in building the early Church. That being the case, the Book of Jude could be called Acts of the Apostates because it’s devoted to warning the Church of the false teachers who were coming to tear it apart.