Topical Studies

Why Did God Do That?

Published: November 15, 2015 (Originally published: November 14, 2015)

A Bible Study by Jack Kelley

I get a lot of questions about the relationship between God and Satan. Most of them are from people who want to know how God can tolerate Satan in His presence, and as far as I can tell the Bible offers no explanation for this.


As It Was In The Days Of Noah

Published: November 10, 2015 (Originally published: November 11, 2015)

A Bible Study by Jack Kelley

As it was in the days of Noah, so will it be at the coming of the Son of Man (Matt 24:37). The time leading up to the Great Flood was a lot like our time today in that it was characterized by a deliberate and escalating disregard for the ways of God.


His Mercies Are New Every Morning

Published: November 7, 2015 (Originally published: November 7, 2015)

A Bible Study by Jack Kelley

Because of the LORD’s great love we are not consumed, for his compassions never fail. They are new every morning; great is your faithfulness. (Lamentations 3:22-23)


Life In The Garden

Published: December 12, 2016 (Originally published: November 4, 2015)

A Featured Article by Jack Kelley

There was such peace and harmony in The Garden. Every need was met, every desire of the heart fulfilled. Scholars speculate on the length of time Adam and Eve enjoyed Life in the Garden, but no one really knows. I believe it was long enough to give them a very clear perspective on the differences they experienced after the fall.


Our Life Is A Ministry

Published: November 1, 2015 (Originally published: October 31, 2015)

Note: This is one of my very favorite articles Jack has written! And it means something new to me now. I thank the God of all comfort, for the words I have received from those of you who have also lost a spouse/partner/best friend (for Jack was all three,


Rapture Mania

Published: October 28, 2015 (Originally published: October 28, 2015)
For the time will come when men will not put up with sound doctrine. Instead, to suit their own desires, they will gather around them a great number of teachers to say what their itching ears want to hear. (2 Timothy 4:3)

A Question We’ve All Asked

Published: October 19, 2015 (Originally published: October 19, 2015)
The following question was emailed to our "Ask a Bible Teacher" column this week. Since it's such an important question, I'm responding in our feature article format so as to provide greater detail. This will also allow more people to see it, because it's a question we've all asked.

Thoughts on Healing & an Update

Published: October 18, 2015 (Originally published: October 17, 2015)
As you go, preach this message: "The kingdom of heaven is near." Heal the sick, raise the dead, cleanse those who have leprosy, drive out demons. Freely you have received, freely give. (Matthew 10:7, 8)

Union And Fellowship Expanded

Published: December 12, 2016 (Originally published: October 14, 2015)

A Bible Study by Jack Kelley

I’m frequently asked why I believe we should continue confessing our sins after being born again, since all our sins are already forgiven. People who ask point out that 1 John 1:9 is the only place this is mentioned and if it was so important wouldn’t Jesus have taught it?


Everything Is Permissible

Published: October 6, 2015 (Originally published: October 7, 2015)
I get a fair amount of email from people who are seriously troubled by "low level bondage". What I mean by that term is that they've taken something that most would consider a fairly minor thing and either by them selves or with some "help" from friends have become totally obsessed over it.