Spiritual Life

Sifting Peter

Published: November 12, 2018 (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)


The Best Verses In The Bible

Published: October 31, 2018 (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.


Will He Find Faith On The Earth?

Published: October 29, 2018 (Originally published: January 17, 2015)

A Bible Study by Jack Kelley

I’ve studied what the Bible says about healing for years and years, and two things remain clear to me.  One is that Jesus is the same yesterday, today, and forever (Hebrews 13:8).   Another is He said anyone with faith in Him would do the things He did (John 14:12). 


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.


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