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This week’s Progressive Bible study will be part 1 of Acts chapter 8

The Apostles and Simon the Sorcerer [Acts chapter 8, verses 4-17] For viewing on small screens, or on my website, click here πŸ™‚ Last week when we left off at verse 3 of Acts chapter 8, we all became better acquainted with the story of Stephen, the first martyr of Christendom after Jesus Christ. As […]

This week’s Bible study will be part 3 of Acts chapter 7, plus the first 3 verses of chapter 8

The Martyrdom of St. Stephen [Acts chapter 7, verses 51-60; chapter 8, verses 1-3] For viewing on smaller screens, or on my website, click here πŸ™‚ Last week when we left off at verse 50 of Acts chapter 7, Stephen was continuing to give his testimony regarding the phony charges against him. Stephen had just […]

Another False Prediction Disproved, More Phony Prophets Exposed

Israel’s 70th Anniversary Passes Without the Predicted Happenings of Biblical Proportions By Pastor Paul J. Bern For website or small-screen viewing, click here πŸ™‚ Here we go, people, another predicted date of great import and spiritual significance, not to mention a big event for Judaism as well as Christianity, has come and gone, almost without […]

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 […]

Meanwhile inside the beltway, the swamp has yet to be drained

The Ongoing Christian Hypocrisy In Washington D.C. by Pastor Paul J. Bern For better small screen viewing, click here πŸ™‚ Remember when we were kids in school? We used to recite the ‘pledge of allegiance’ to the flag every day. Among other things, the pledge calls us β€œone nation under God”. Judging from the way […]

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 […]