Topical Studies

Get Behind Me Satan, Part 2

Published: July 15, 2016 (Originally published: July 16, 2016)

A Bible Study by Jack Kelley

Jesus turned and said to Peter, “Get behind me, Satan! You are a stumbling block to me; you do not have in mind the things of God, but the things of men.” (Matt. 16:23)


Get Behind Me Satan, Part 1

Published: July 11, 2016 (Originally published: July 9, 2016)

A Bible Study by Jack Kelley

He then began to teach them that the Son of Man must suffer many things and be rejected by the elders, chief priests and teachers of the law, and that he must be killed and after three days rise again.  He spoke plainly about this,


The Parable of the Talents

Published: July 1, 2016 (Originally published: July 2, 2016)
A new look at this old classic. What is the Lord really saying?

How To Interpret The Bible

Published: June 17, 2016 (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.


A New Race of Human … Commentary on Ephesians, Pt. 2

Published: June 7, 2016 (Originally published: June 8, 2016)
His purpose was to make in Himself one new man (the Church) out of the two (Jew and Gentile), thus making peace and in this one body to reconcile both of them to God through the cross by which He put to death their hostility.
(Ephe 2:15-16)

A New Race of Human…Commentary on Ephesians, Pt. 1

Published: June 4, 2016 (Originally published: June 4, 2016)
His purpose was to make in Himself one new man (the Church) out of the two (Jew and Gentile), thus making peace and in this one body to reconcile both of them to God through the cross by which He put to death their hostility.
(Ephe 2:15-16)

Why Do Bad Things Happen to Good People? Part 2

Published: May 31, 2016 (Originally published: June 1, 2016)
Job's problem explained.

The Prodigal Son… Luke 15:11-35

Published: May 27, 2016 (Originally published: May 28, 2016)

A Bible Study by Jack Kelley

Even in the midst of our very worst rebellion, we can’t stop being our Father’s children.

Prodigal means “given to extravagant expenditure.” The word never appears in the parable of Luke 15, or anywhere else in the Bible for that matter.


Why Do Bad Things Happen to Good People? Part 1

Published: May 24, 2016 (Originally published: May 25, 2016)
Biblical answers for this age old question.

Amazing Grace

Published: May 22, 2016 (Originally published: May 21, 2016)

A Bible Study by Jack Kelley

No portion of scripture provides a more succinct view of our need for a savior than Mark 9-10. When praying recently about how to best present this passage in a Bible study, the Lord clearly said, “Get the big picture.”