Topical Studies

Why Prayers For Healing Fail, Part 1

Published: September 1, 2015 (Originally published: August 22, 2015)

A Bible Study by Jack Kelley

People come up with all kinds of reasons why prayers for healing aren’t answered, most of them placing the responsibility on God. He’s not doing that anymore, it wasn’t His will, or His timing. He gave you your disease to help you become a better Christian.


A Kingdom Or A Family Of Kings?

Published: August 19, 2015 (Originally published: August 19, 2015)

A Bible Study by Jack Kelley

After Jesus and his disciples arrived in Capernaum, the collectors of the two-drachma tax came to Peter and asked, “Doesn’t your teacher pay the temple tax?”

“Yes, he does,” he replied.

When Peter came into the house,


What Does The Bible Say About Healing?

Published: September 1, 2015 (Originally published: August 15, 2015)

A Bible Study by Jack Kelley

Because of my middle daughter’s recent bout with cancer (victorious) I have had occasion to study the subject of healing again. In doing so, I’ve come to the conclusion that most people have formed their opinions about healing through hearsay and false teaching rather than from what the Bible actually says about it. 


Are We Hedging Our Bets?

Published: July 26, 2015 (Originally published: July 25, 2015)

A Bible Study by Jack Kelley

It was the clearest message the Lord has given me in a long time.  I was in bed and half asleep when it came to me. Fearful of forgetting it, I got up and made a bunch of random notes and then went back to bed.


And There Was Evening And There Was Morning

Published: July 16, 2015 (Originally published: July 15, 2015)

Commentary by Jack Kelley

The other day I received an interesting response to my answer stating that the Bible supports an approximate 6000 year history for the human race. This person didn’t dispute the Bible, only our interpretation of it, in disagreeing with my answer.

The essence of his response was that since science has found what it considers to be persuasive evidence that contradicts the literal view of the creation account,


The Essentials of Salvation

Published: July 8, 2015 (Originally published: July 8, 2015)
What is Salvation and what does it take to get it?

Why Should I Care?

Published: June 10, 2015 (Originally published: June 10, 2015)

A Bible Study by Jack Kelley

“Can you explain what pre-tribulation, pre-millennial, OSAS, and literal reading is and why I should care? I believe that Jesus Christ is the Son of God – He is my Lord and Savior – the only way to salvation (John 14:6).”


The Strangest Miracle

Published: May 20, 2015 (Originally published: May 20, 2015)
The first three Gospels are so much alike that people accuse Matthew and Luke of borrowing heavily from Mark, who supposedly wrote His gospel first. John's gospel is different from all of them.

Holiday Leftovers

Published: April 15, 2015 (Originally published: April 15, 2015)
Tasty morsels of theology hidden in the Easter story.

Passover and Palm Sunday

Published: March 29, 2015 (Originally published: March 28, 2015)
Those who don't learn from history are condemned to repeat it.