Topical Studies

Names of Jesus: The Good Shepherd

Published: December 22, 2022 (Originally published: December 21, 2015)

A Bible Study by Jack Kelley

“I am the good shepherd. The good shepherd lays down his life for the sheep. The hired hand is not the shepherd and does not own the sheep. So when he sees the wolf coming, he abandons the sheep and runs away.


Names of Jesus: The Light of the World

Published: December 21, 2022 (Originally published: December 19, 2015)

A Bible Study by Jack Kelley

When Jesus spoke again to the people, he said, “I am the light of the world. Whoever follows me will never walk in darkness, but will have the light of life.” (John 8:12)

Literally this means that those who join Jesus as one of His followers will not be ignorant of spiritual matters but will have the power of understanding especially of the spiritual truth that brings eternal life.


The Christmas Story … Part 2 (Conclusion)

Published: December 12, 2022 (Originally published: December 14, 2013)
On the eighth day, when it was time to circumcise him, he was named Jesus, the name the angel had given him before he had been conceived. Luke 2:21

The Christmas Story … Part 1

Published: December 7, 2022 (Originally published: December 7, 2013)
For to us a child is born, to us a son is given, and the government will be on his shoulders. And he will be called Wonderful, Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace. Of the increase of his government and peace there will be no end. Isaiah 9:6

Grounded In Reason … The Four Factors Of Faith

Published: December 5, 2022 (Originally published: November 1, 2014)
If you have faith as small as a mustard seed, you can say to this mulberry tree, 'Be uprooted and planted in the sea,' and it will obey you.
Luke 17:6

Who Are We, Anyway?

Published: November 30, 2022 (Originally published: November 28, 2015)
As we begin another Christmas season, let's review exactly what the Lord's arrival on Earth has done for us. It'll help us remember the reason for the season and rekindle our joy in the midst of all the hustle and bustle.

Are We Religious or Spiritual?

Published: November 14, 2022 (Originally published: March 17, 2012)
Religion is sinful man's vain attempt to cover himself before a Holy God. What is God's way?

Sifting Peter

Published: November 9, 2022 (Originally published: May 11, 2016)

A Bible Study by Jack Kelley

“Simon, Simon, Satan has asked to sift you as wheat. But I have prayed for you, Simon, that your faith may not fail. And when you have turned back, strengthen your brothers.” (Luke 22:31-32)


Where, O Death is Your Victory?

Published: November 7, 2022 (Originally published: July 2, 2003)
The sting of death is sin, and the power of sin is the law. But thanks be to God! He gives us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ. -1 Cor 15:56,57

The Best Verses In The Bible

Published: November 2, 2022 (Originally published: October 29, 2014)

And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love Him, who have been called according to His purpose. (Romans 8:28)

Here we have God in His most active mode, deliberately weaving every event of our lives together into a tapestry of beneficial effect.