This week’s Bible study will be part 3 of Acts chapter 5

The Unbreakable Spirit of the Apostles [Acts chapter 5, verses 29-42] For better small screen viewing, click here πŸ™‚ Last week as we left off at verse 28 of Acts chapter 5, we found Peter, Luke and the other apostles back in trouble again with the rulers of Jerusalem, which was (and still is) the […]

This week’s ongoing Bible study will be part 2 of Acts chapter 5

The Apostles Are Jailed by Men, Freed by God [Acts chapter 5, verses 17-28] For better small screen viewing, click here πŸ™‚ Last week when we left off off at verse 16 of Acts chapter 5, the apostles and all the others with them had been released from jail and had promptly gone on a […]

What the Bogus Media Haven’t Told Us About the Western Wildfires

Various Wildfires in the Bible by Web Pastor Paul J. Bern To view this on my website, click here πŸ™‚ Everything in the world is in agitation. The signs of the times are ominous. Coming events cast their shadows long before their arrival. The Spirit of God is withdrawing from the earth, and calamity follows […]

This week’s Progressive Christian Bible study will be part 2 of Luke chapter 20

The Parable of the Tenants (part 2) [Luke chapter 20, verses 14-26] To view this in any browser, click here! πŸ™‚ Last week when we left off at verse 13, Jesus was relating his parable of the tenants in the (hypothetical) vineyard, who had rented it from its owner, who was gone on a long […]

This week’s Biblical teaching will be part 3 of Luke chapter 19

Jesus Gets Treated Like a Rock Star [Luke chapter 19, verses 28-48] To view this in any browser, click here! πŸ™‚ Last week when we left off at verse 27 of Luke’s gospel chapter 19, Jesus had just finished telling the parable of the ten ‘minas’ as he spoke about using that which God has […]

This week’s Biblical study will be part 1 of Luke chapter 19

Forgiveness for Cheaters, Hustlers and Crooks [Luke chapter 19, verses 1-10] To view this in any browser, click here! πŸ™‚ Today as we start chapter 19 of the Gospel of Luke, Jesus and the Twelve – along with an entourage consisting of many believers plus a few accusers – has left the place where Jesus […]

This week’s Bible study will be part 2 of Luke chapter 14

The Great Banquet and Discipleship’s Price Tag [Luke 14, verses 15-34] Hard to read? Click here! πŸ™‚ For today’s study we’ll be moving on to the 2nd half of chapter 14 of Luke’s gospel, where Jesus is a guest at a banquet that has been given in his honor. Our Savior and Redeemer had noted […]

When Is Jesus Coming Back? Does Anybody Really Know?

Clarifying the β€œRapture” of the Church by Pastor Paul J. Bern Hard to read? Click here! πŸ™‚ For as long as I have been alive, which is just over 6 decades, there has been endless talk and rampant speculation about the ‘rapture’, or literally snatching away, of all the real followers of Christ within 3-7 […]

This week’s Bible study is part 2 of Luke chapter 13

The Mustard Seed, the Narrow Door, and the Sorrow of the Lord [Luke chapter 13, verses 18-35] To view this in your browser, click here! πŸ™‚ Last week when we left off at verse 17 of Luke chapter 13, Jesus had just healed a woman on the Sabbath, which had drawn the ire of the […]

Of Refugees, Presidents and Scriptures

Immigration Issues, Progressive Christianity And The Golden Rule by Pastor Paul J. Bern After watching or hearing about all the back-and-forth from the Oval Office about president Trump’s 90-day immigration ban and subsequent court order temporarily suspending it this past week, I would first like to say that I have had a belly full of […]