This week’s progressive Christian Bible study: Romans chapter seven

Struggling With Sin [Romans chapter 7] Today’s lesson will take up where we left off last week at the end of Romans chapter 6. Today we’ll tackle chapter seven in my continuing series of Bible studies on the writings of the apostle Paul. As we begin, we find Paul using an illustration from marriage to […]

What should law-abiding citizens do if authorities are criminals?

Submission To Authority: Pro And Con by Rev. Paul J. Bern Here in the early 21st century, we live in a world where authority has gotten completely out of control. America was lied to back in the early 1960’s so our government could start the Viet Nam war. We were lied to about President Kennedy’s […]

This week’s Bible study moves on the Romans chapter six

Eternal Life Through Grace [Romans 6] This week we will take up where we left off last week in our complete study of the Book of Romans. As you recall from the end of chapter five, the apostle Paul was in the process of giving a detailed explanation of grace through Christ, the renouncing of […]

Is America on the verge of an apocalypse?

Apocalypse Soon? By Rev. Paul J. Bern As I pause to take a look around me, I observe that my country is under attack both from without and within. It remains to be seen whether the outcome of these multiple attacks will amount to anything more than a temporary convenience, but I see ominous warning […]

This week in our progressive Bible study: Romans chapter five

Grace and Faith In Christ Explained [Romans chapter five] Today’s study will be Romans chapter five, in which the apostle Paul goes into a lengthy explanation – fortunately for posterity’s sake if nothing else – of the death and resurrection of Christ, and how it directly applies to us all, even those who do not […]

Shootings occurring on a daily basis is no accident

Furious America and the Reasons Why by Rev. Paul J. Bern (excerpt from chapter 6 of, “Occupying America: We Shall Overcome“) It seems like every time we turn around, somebody else snaps and goes off and shoots any number of people, many just before killing themselves. People are all up in arms everywhere, asking each […]