Topical Studies

Why Do You Do What is Unlawful on the Sabbath?

Published: August 16, 2021 (Originally published: October 23, 2013)

The Pharisees and teachers of the Law often asked the above question of the Lord. Why did He persist in doing things guaranteed to arouse the ire of His detractors? It seems like almost every time He healed someone, it was on the Sabbath.


What Does “Believe in Your Heart” Really Mean?

Published: August 11, 2021 (Originally published: February 11, 2015)
Confessing your sins is not enough to get you saved.

Rightly Dividing The Word Of Truth

Published: August 9, 2021 (Originally published: March 29, 2014)

A Bible Study by Jack Kelley

“Study to shew thyself approved unto God, a workman that needeth not to be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth” (2 Tim. 2:15 KJV)

The purpose of this study is to show that the above verse from the King James translation of  2 Tim.


What are the 7 Dispensations?

Published: August 4, 2021 (Originally published: March 19, 2014)

A Bible Study by Jack Kelley

I’ve been answering questions from so many people for so long that I sometimes forget not everyone who comes to the site has read all of them. As a case in point, I answered a question about the flood where I said it was the second in a series of seven times where mankind would violate the terms of an agreement with God and bring judgment upon themselves.


What About Those Who’ve Never Heard the Gospel?

Published: July 26, 2021 (Originally published: July 2, 2003)
A sound biblical answer to an age old question.

Success Is Not In Never Falling, But In Always Rising Again

Published: July 19, 2021 (Originally published: July 2, 2003)
Some of the Bible's greatest heroes experienced huge failures.

Are We Good or What?

Published: July 14, 2021 (Originally published: June 30, 2003)
How good are we... really?

Receive The Holy Spirit Part 2 … The Gifts

Published: July 5, 2021 (Originally published: April 3, 2010)

A Bible Study by Jack Kelley

Last time we discovered Pentecost was not the day the Disciples received the Holy Spirit, but instead, it was a time when He came upon them with an unmistakable display of power (Acts 2:1-4). Remember, they had already performed miracles in the Lord’s name.


Receive The Holy Spirit

Published: June 30, 2021 (Originally published: March 27, 2010)

A Bible Study by Jack Kelley

I’ve gotten a raft of comments on my comparison of John 20:22 with Acts 2:1-4 in my answer to a recent question. Some were more diplomatic than others in suggesting my understanding of these verses leaves something to be desired.


The Last Eight Days, Part 2

Published: April 12, 2021 (Originally published: March 31, 2012)

A Bible Study by Jack Kelley

Tuesday 12 Nisan.  A Prophecy Lesson

Jesus left the temple and was walking away when his disciples came up to him to call his attention to its buildings. “Do you see all these things?” he asked. “I tell you the truth,