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Free book excerpt #24 from Author & Web Pastor Paul J. Bern

β€œThe Apostles In Plain English Vol. 1: the Apostle Paul” by Rev. Paul J. Bern An in-depth analysis of the writings of the apostle Paul in their order of appearance in the Bible. Watch the video at https://youtu.be/N4RXD3iOnxI   Contributing To One Another [Romans chapter 12] Today in our continuing series of studies of the […]

This week’s ongoing Bible study will be part 2 of Acts chapter 7

St. Steven Continues With His Response to the Court Acts chapter 7, verses 20-38 For better small screen viewing, click here πŸ™‚ Last week when we concluded part 1 of Acts chapter 7, St. Steven had been asked for a response to the charges that had been leveled against him by the Sanhedrin, the Jewish […]

This week’s ongoing Bible study will be part 1 of Acts chapter 7

St. Steven Is Put On Trial [Acts chapter 7, verses 1-19] For better small screen viewing, click here πŸ™‚ When we left off two weeks ago (and I thank you all profusely for your patience while I took a personal week off to catch up on stuff), we had just concluded chapter 6 of the […]

Bible study for this week will be Acts chapter 6

The Delegation of Duties and the Arrest of St. Steven [Acts chapter 6] For better small screen viewing, click here πŸ™‚ Last week when we concluded our study and analysis of part 3 of Acts chapter 5, we closed out with the apostles as they left the Sanhedrin after being released from custody for preaching […]

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 […]