Topical Studies

The More Things Change, The More They Stay The Same

Published: December 29, 2013 (Originally published: December 28, 2013)

Commentary by Jack Kelley

On the night Jesus was born, the Parthians (remnant of Persia and forerunners of today’s Iran) and the Romans (forerunners of the End Times Kingdom of the anti-Christ) were at odds with each other. The Syrians didn’t like the Jews and had tried unsuccessfully to conquer them,

The Last Christmas?

Published: December 11, 2013 (Originally published: December 11, 2013)

Commentary by Jack Kelley

Whether you’re following commentaries by prophecy scholars on the nearness of the rapture or predictions by financial experts on the nearness of the world’s economic downfall, the message is the same. This could very well be the last time we celebrate Christmas as we’ve come to know it.

The Widow And The Oil

Published: March 18, 2017 (Originally published: July 13, 2013)

A Bible Study by Jack Kelley

In Matt. 6:31-33 Jesus said if we seek His kingdom and His righteousness, God will supply all our needs . Here’s a beautiful story from the Old Testament to show this wasn’t a new idea when Jesus spoke it, but was documented in their history.

Is Jesus God In Human Form?

Published: August 11, 2014 (Originally published: June 8, 2013)

A Bible Study by Jack Kelley

Recently my belief that Jesus is God in human form was challenged again. This has happened to me several times in the past and while I’ve laid out the Biblical basis for my belief in several articles I’ve never specifically addressed the common objections others have put forth.

Melchizedek, Jesus, And Us

Published: June 28, 2013 (Originally published: May 11, 2013)
The LORD has sworn and will not change his mind: "You are a priest forever, in the order of Melchizedek." (Psalm 110:4)

Israel, The Church, And The Hebrew Roots Movement

Published: April 21, 2013 (Originally published: April 20, 2013)

A Bible Study by Jack Kelley

I have always been a strong advocate of the idea that there is much to be learned about our Christian faith by studying the Old Testament, and especially the  commandments and traditions surrounding the Feasts of Israel.  Having served for a time as the leader of a Messianic congregation where we observed these feasts in their prescribed manner,

The Story Behind The Redeemer

Published: January 27, 2013 (Originally published: January 26, 2013)

Commentary by Jack Kelley

As many of you already know, my newest book, The Redeemer, became available this week. Since it’s a little different from my previous efforts I want to give you some background on why I wrote it.

Adam And Eve

Published: January 13, 2013 (Originally published: January 12, 2013)

A Bible Study by Jack Kelley

And the Lord God commanded the man, “You are free to eat from any tree in the garden; but you must not eat from the tree of the knowledge of good and evil, for when you eat of it you will surely die” (Genesis 2:16-17).

Repenting On Behalf Of A Country?

Published: November 11, 2012 (Originally published: November 10, 2012)

Commentary by Jack Kelley

Now the glory of the God of Israel went up from above the cherubim, where it had been, and moved to the threshold of the temple. Then the Lord called to the man clothed in linen who had the writing kit at his side and said to him,

Does God Call Everyone?

Published: September 23, 2012 (Originally published: September 22, 2012)

A Bible Study by Jack Kelley

Recently I’ve received several variations of the question in the title of this study, so I assume it’s on the minds of many more. Here’s a representative question and my response.