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Why Do We Need Four Gospels?

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Why Do We Need Four Gospels? A Bible Study by Jack Kelley We are often asked, “Why four gospels? Couldn’t Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John have agreed on their stories and written just one?” Purpose of the Gospels Liberal scholars confuse the issue by calling Matthew, Mark, and Luke the “synoptic” gospels claiming that Mark […]

I Am the Lord, Who Heals You

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I Am the Lord, Who Heals You A Bible Study by Jack Kelley So many people have asked for healing lately, from the internet, the bible study, over the phone, or in person. Does God heal people today? Can we ask Him to heal us? Should we? He promised the Israelites that if they obeyed […]

Why Do You Do What is Unlawful on the Sabbath?

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Why Do You Do What is Unlawful on the Sabbath? A Bible Study by Jack Kelley The Pharisees and teachers of the Law often asked the above question of the Lord. Why did He persist in doing things guaranteed to arouse the ire of His detractors? It seems like almost every time He healed someone, […]

What About those Who’ve Never Heard the Gospel?

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What About those Who’ve Never Heard the Gospel? By Jack Kelley A sound biblical answer to an age old question. This question comes up when I teach about the only path to salvation—Jesus. The Bible says this clearly in John 14:6, where Jesus says, “No one comes to the Father but through Me.”  It doesn’t seem […]

Are We Good or What?

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Are We Good or What? By Jack Kelley How good are we… really? Well … not really. At least not according to the Bible. You see good is a relative term and in the Bible—it’s relative to God’s standards. Nothing on earth is good by that comparison. Even our Lord, when addressed as “Good Master” […]

Why all the Violence?

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Why all the Violence? By Jack Kelley Just as there were many who were appalled at him—his appearance was so disfigured beyond that of any man and his form marred beyond human likeness— Isaiah 52:14 That’s the question non-believers often ask after seeing “The Passion Of The Christ,” and it’s a good one. Why does […]

Where Do Children Go When They Die?

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Where Do Children Go When They Die? By Bryan Fischer What happens to children who die but weren’t old enough to make a decision for Christ? The Bible offers clues and hope. This is far from an academic question. Couples tragically lose children through miscarriages (my wife and I experienced five miscarriages before our first […]

My Grace is Sufficient For You

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My Grace is Sufficient For You A Bible Study by Jack Kelley For years the Lord has been done a terrible disservice over the issue of Paul’s complaint about the thorn in his flesh, and it’s time to set the record straight. If you’ve been taught that “My Grace is sufficient for you” was the […]

What Does It Take To Succeed?

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What Does It Take To Succeed? By Grant Phillips In this country, among others, success is a big thing. Most of us think we have not succeeded if we have not arrived at certain plateaus of satisfaction. As far as the world is concerned, success is measured in many ways. Here are some examples. · […]

I Am The LORD; That Is My Name!

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I Am The LORD; That Is My Name! A Bible Study by Jack Kelley “I am the LORD; that is my name! I will not give my glory to another or my praise to idols. See, the former things have taken place, and new things I declare; before they spring into being I announce them […]

The Case For Eternal Punishment

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The Case For Eternal Punishment A Bible Study by Jack Kelley “And they will go out and look upon the dead bodies of those who rebelled against me; their worm will not die, nor will their fire be quenched, and they will be loathsome to all mankind.” (Isaiah 66:24) Multitudes who sleep in the dust […]

The Origin Of Evil

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The Origin Of Evil A Bible Study by Jack Kelley I received a great question this week. A regular visitor wanted to know, is evil a “thing” or the “absence of good”?   The writer went on to say, “I understand how evil entered creation via the fall, but it seems to me that something […]