Topical Studies

The Origin Of Evil

Published: August 17, 2016 (Originally published: May 28, 2014)

A Bible Study by Jack Kelley

I received a great question this week. A regular visitor wanted to know, is evil a “thing” or the “absence of good”?   The writer went on to say, “I understand how evil entered creation via the fall, but it seems to me that something (evil) that had never existed before suddenly came to be.”


The Parable Of The Ten Virgins

Published: August 9, 2016 (Originally published: January 7, 2015)
Faith is being sure of what we hope for, and certain of what we do not see. Hebr. 11:1

What Is Sin?

Published: December 12, 2016 (Originally published: December 25, 2008)

A Bible Study by Jack Kelley

Judging from the feedback I’ve received lately, some of us don’t know what sin is. The word comes from an old English archery term meaning “to miss the mark.” Jesus gave us the mark in Matt. 5:48 “Be perfect,


The Woman Caught in Adultery

Published: July 29, 2016 (Originally published: July 9, 2014)
It's Your kindness that leads us to repentance O Lord (Romans 2:4)

Body, Soul, And Spirit

Published: July 26, 2016 (Originally published: February 18, 2012)
For the word of God is living and active. Sharper than any double-edged sword, it penetrates even to dividing soul and spirit, joints and marrow; it judges the thoughts and attitudes of the heart. Nothing in all creation is hidden from God's sight.

Paul Was Pre-Trib

Published: July 19, 2016 (Originally published: July 20, 2016)
It's the only logical explanation for his 2nd letter to the Thessalonians

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?

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.