Sorting Out the Gay Marriage Controversy by Rev. Paul J. Bern This past week’s Supreme Court decision in favor of legalizing gay marriage has by no means settled this controversy. Growing up in the Catholic church and recalling my years in Catholic school, I learned the Bible’s stance on homosexuality is clear-cut. God condemns it, […]
This article urgently needs to be read carefully by every Christian regardless of denomination, or of no denomination at all such as myself. Contents: One powerful message about authenticity.
Being Comforted By God (2 Corinthians chapter 7) When we finished chapter 6 last week, I closed by recounting how God had always promised us, even in ancient times, that He would gladly receive us as his children. Paul quoted from the book of Leviticus, and then from Isaiah, as he closed out what would […]
America, We Have A Problem by Rev. Paul J. Bern People of good conscience everywhere are still processing what happened in Charleston, South Carolina this past Wednesday. Much has been said and written about this already, so I will be careful to not be too redundant. What is not being emphasized anywhere nearly enough is […]
Come Out From Them And Be Separate (2nd Corinthians chapter 6) Last week when we left off at the end of chapter 5, we found that to be a believer in Christ means we become completely new persons, that this is a result of God’s ministry of reconciliation, and that we in turn can enable […]
A Warning From God (Ezekiel chapter 7) by Rev. Paul J. Bern For this week’s commentary I have an urgent message to any and all persons who read this. It’s been quite a while since I have prophesied like what I am about to do, but that’s because I never do this unless I’m sure […]
There Is Such a Thing As a Spiritual Makeover [2 Cor. 5; 11-21] This week we will finish up Second Corinthians chapter 5. When we left off at verse 10 last week, I elaborated on the fact that “we walk by faith and not by sight”, ending with the warning that we will all someday […]