Spiritual Life

You Must Be Born Again

Published: October 17, 2018 (Originally published: April 11, 2015)

A Bible Study by Jack Kelley

Jesus replied, “Very truly I tell you, no one can see the kingdom of God unless they are born again” (John 3:3)

This started out as my response to someone asking me to defend my view that children who die before reaching the age of accountability go to heaven.


The Sermon On The Mount, Conclusion

Published: October 10, 2018 (Originally published: July 26, 2014)

A Bible Study by Jack Kelley

The final installment of our three part study covers Matthew 7, the conclusion of the Lord’s “Sermon on the Mount.”


The Sermon On the Mount, Continued

Published: October 8, 2018 (Originally published: July 19, 2014)

A Bible Study by Jack Kelley

In our study of Matt. 5:21-48 (Be Perfect, Therefore, As Your Heavenly Father Is Perfect) I showed why I believe that Jesus, while not specifically addressing the Pharisees, certainly had them in mind when He explained what it would take to earn admittance into the Kingdom in one’s own strength.


Be Perfect, As Your Heavenly Father Is Perfect

Published: October 3, 2018 (Originally published: July 12, 2014)

A Bible Study by Jack Kelley

Matt. 5:21-48 is a part of the Sermon on the mount that has always bothered me. It’s not what Jesus taught that’s a problem for me, but how it has been perceived.


The Sower And The Seed

Published: August 13, 2018 (Originally published: April 23, 2016)

A Bible Study by Jack Kelley

Every time I post a study on the completed work of the Lord who took away all the sins of the world, and how all that’s left for us to do is believe, I get a number of questions from people. These questions are always about others who don’t seem to have been changed at all by their salvation experience.


Seek Ye First His Kingdom

Published: August 8, 2018 (Originally published: October 24, 2004)
The Lord wanted His people to trust in Him for their security, not in their material possessions. Had man permanently adopted these laws as his own, there would be very little poverty in the world today, and almost no war or oppression...

He Who Has Ears, Let Him Hear

Published: July 16, 2018 (Originally published: February 26, 2014)
Understanding what God requires.

The Prayers of a Righteous Person

Published: July 4, 2018 (Originally published: July 2, 2003)
The prayer of a righteous person is powerful and effective. James 5:16

How To Win Your Crowns

Published: June 4, 2018 (Originally published: April 22, 2015)

A Bible Study by Jack Kelley

So, forgetting what is behind and straining toward what is ahead, I press on toward the goal to win the prize for which God has called me heavenward in Christ Jesus. All of us who are mature should take such a view of things.


The Bond Servant

Published: April 23, 2018 (Originally published: April 18, 2015)

A Bible Study by Jack Kelley

Paul, a bond servant of Jesus Christ, called to be an apostle, and set apart to the gospel of God (Romans 1:1).

Most translations of Romans 1:1 use either slave or servant in defining Paul’s relationship with the Lord,