Spiritual Life

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,


The Beatitudes, Blessed Are We

Published: April 18, 2018 (Originally published: August 5, 2015)
Once in a while I'm asked to do a study on a specific portion of Scripture. While we're waiting for the other shoe to drop in the Middle East, I'd like to respond to one I received recently concerning a portion of the Sermon on the Mount commonly called "The Beatitudes".

Our Heavenly Body

Published: March 7, 2018 (Originally published: March 1, 2014)

A Bible Study by Jack Kelley

In my Father’s house are many rooms; if it were not so, I would have told you. I am going there to prepare a place for you (John 14:2).

Recently I had someone object to my belief that Jesus was referring to our eternal home in the New Jerusalem when He said this.


The Bible and Self Development

Published: January 8, 2018 (Originally published: July 2, 2003)

No one looks at a tree growing out of a crack in the rock high above the desert and calls it the devil’s work, but many extol it as a miracle of God’s creation.


Grounded In Reason … The Four Factors Of Faith

Published: December 4, 2017 (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 29, 2017 (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.

From This Day On I Will Bless You

Published: November 15, 2017 (Originally published: September 27, 2008)

A Bible Study by Jack Kelley

Seek His Kingdom

On the twenty-fourth day of the ninth month, in the second year of Darius, the word of the LORD came to the prophet Haggai: “This is what the LORD Almighty says: ‘Ask the priests what the law says: If a person carries consecrated meat in the fold of his garment,


The Seven “I AM” Statements In John

Published: October 23, 2017 (Originally published: January 23, 2016)

A Bible Study by Jack Kelley

In part 1, The Seven Miracles In John, I showed how John selected these seven miracles specifically for their ability to help us believe that Jesus is who He claimed to be, and that by believing we might have eternal life.


The Seven Miracles In John

Published: October 18, 2017 (Originally published: December 30, 2015)
Mining hidden treasures in the Gospel to the Church.

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