Topical Studies

Four Lessons From Jonah

Published: June 18, 2014 (Originally published: June 18, 2014)

Commentary by Jack Kelley

For being only four chapters long, the Book of Jonah packs quite a punch.  Jonah was called by God to take a message to Nineveh (modern Mosul in Iraq) but ran away instead. He thought he could escape on a boat bound for Tarshish,


Between First Fruits and Pentecost

Published: April 19, 2017 (Originally published: June 7, 2014)

A Bible Study by Jack Kelley

For some time now, I’ve been puzzled about the time between the resurrection and the ascension—wondering why the Lord lingered during those 40 days.  It certainly wasn’t to complete His mission.  By all accounts, He had already accomplished everything He came to do.


Jude, Gateway To Revelation … Conclusion

Published: May 31, 2014 (Originally published: May 31, 2014)

A Bible Study by Jack Kelley

Intending to write a letter to the Church on the subject of salvation, Jude was prompted instead to write about the false teachers who were already infecting the Church with their lies. He was just getting nicely wound up as we finished our first installment.


What Did God Do On The Eighth Day?

Published: May 20, 2014 (Originally published: May 17, 2014)

A Bible Study by Jack Kelley

By the seventh day God had finished the work he had been doing; so on the seventh day he rested from all his work. And God blessed the seventh day and made it holy, because on it he rested from all the work of creating that he had done.


If You Believe It, You Have It

Published: May 7, 2014 (Originally published: May 7, 2014)

A Bible Study by Jack Kelley

For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life (John 3:16).


What Does The Bible Say? Israel And The Church

Published: May 4, 2014 (Originally published: May 3, 2014)

A Bible Study by Jack Kelley

Someone wrote to ask my opinion about several theories he has read concerning the relationship between the Church and Israel.  He asked, “Are the two really the same or are they supposed to be different?” Here’s my response.


The Parable of the Persistent Widow

Published: April 27, 2014 (Originally published: April 26, 2014)
If you, then, though you are evil, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will your Father in heaven give good gifts to those who ask him! Matt 7:11

What Does The Bible Say? Part 5, Can We Choose To Be Saved?

Published: February 23, 2014 (Originally published: February 22, 2014)

A Bible Study by Jack Kelley

There are basically two schools of thought where the motivating force behind our salvation is concerned.


God’s Argument Against Evolution

Published: February 16, 2014 (Originally published: February 15, 2014)
How the Jewish people have become God's most potent argument against evolution

What Does the Bible Say? Introduction, It’s About Sin.

Published: February 10, 2014 (Originally published: February 8, 2014)

A Bible Study by Jack Kelley

I’ve been asked to write an introduction to this series of studies on “What Does The Bible Say” to explain why people need to be saved in the first place. I’ve been told this would be a good evangelism tool for use with those who may not understand this critical requirement,