Tough Questions Answered

Psalm 25

Published: April 3, 2019 (Originally published: August 10, 2010)
To you, O LORD, I lift up my soul; in you I trust, O my God. Do not let me be put to shame, nor let my enemies triumph over me. No one whose hope is in you will ever be put to shame, but they will be put to shame who are treacherous without excuse.

Spare The Rod And Spoil The Child?

Published: April 10, 2008 (Originally published: April 10, 2008)

This popular verse cannot be found in the Bible because it’s neither a Bible verse nor a Biblical principle.  It’s like that other non-Biblical verse, “The Lord helps those who help themselves” in that it’s quoted by people who know little or nothing about the Bible to elevate certain kinds of behavior from mere human tradition to spiritual truth.


A Different Gospel?

Published: October 6, 2007 (Originally published: October 6, 2007)
Within the past few days I received what is essentially the same question from four different people, each unknown to the other as far as I can tell. The question was this: Did Peter and Paul teach the same gospel?

Honest To God

Published: October 15, 2013 (Originally published: March 4, 2006)
For in six days the LORD made the heavens and the earth, the sea, and all that is in them, but he rested on the seventh day. Therefore the LORD blessed the Sabbath day and made it holy. (Exodus 20:11)

The Curse of Eve … Part 2

Published: May 9, 2004 (Originally published: May 9, 2004)

A Bible Study by Jack Kelley

I will greatly increase your pains in childbearing; with pain you will give birth to children. (Genesis 3:16 NIV)

In Part One of this series we carefully considered three factors in the original language of Genesis 3:16 that allowed us to draw the following conclusions;


The Curse of Eve … Part 1

Published: May 2, 2004 (Originally published: May 2, 2004)
God blessed them and said to them, "Be fruitful and increase in number; fill the earth and subdue it.
Genesis 1:28

Did Jesus Have a Wife?

Published: November 9, 2003 (Originally published: November 9, 2003)
For Christ died for sins once for all, the righteous for the unrighteous, to bring you to God. 1 Peter 3:18

Independence Day

Published: June 30, 2003 (Originally published: June 30, 2003)
You will go out in joy and be led forth in peace. The mountains and the hills will burst into song before you and all the trees of the field will clap their hands. (Isaiah 55:12)