This week’s Bible study will be part 2 of Luke chapter 16

Jesus, Rich People, and the Story of Lazarus [Luke chapter 16, verses 16-31] To view this in any browser, click here! 🙂 Previously, when we closed out our study of the first half of chapter 16, Jesus was rebuking the Pharisees because they were sneering at him for telling them they could serve God or […]

Capitalism, the Bible, and Authentic Christianity

The New Face of Capitalism Compared to Authentic Christianity and the Bible by Pastor Paul J. Bern To view this in your browser, click here! 🙂 The capitalist, debt-based economic system that we find ourselves enslaved by for the last few decades – and even before that – has reared its ugly head yet again […]

America is sick with greed, and I’m just plain sick of it

America’s Sick Culture of Greed – the 7 Warning Signs by Rev. Paul J. Bern The apostle Paul, in his first letter to his deacon Timothy, admonished him to be wary of the pursuit of money and material wealth. About 1,950 years ago, Paul wrote, “But Godliness with contentment is great gain. For we brought […]

Greed and Inequality Flourish While Organized Religion Ignores It

Mainstream Churches Fail to Condemn Greed While Inequality and Homelessness Mushroom by Rev. Paul J. Bern Inexcusable! Our nation is being savaged by economic hard times, but many pastors are afraid to talk about its causes, lest they offend anyone and risk losing members who pay their ‘tithes’. In light of this I would like […]

This week’s Bible study will be 1st Timothy chapter 6

Setting the Record Straight About Wealth and Money [1st Timothy chapter 6] Last week when we finished chapter five of 1st Timothy, we read the apostle Paul warning Timothy about entanglement in the sins of others. Some sins, Paul wrote, go ahead of those who are sinning, which is the true origin of a bad […]

For this week’s Bible study we’ll finish up 2nd Thessalonians

The Works of Our Hands Are An Offering to God [2nd Thessalonians chapter 3] Last week when we finished the second chapter of 2nd Thessalonians, we left off with the apostle Paul’s warnings and exhortations about the antichrist and the End Times before His return. Of course, there were evidently a good-sized number of the […]

Could the Great Tribulation start sometime in 2015?

Why the 7 Year Tribulation Will Most Likely Begin In 2015 by Rev. Paul J. Bern “It is a Shemitah cycle. Which means, next year begins a new seven year cycle. If the tribulation does not start next year it cannot start for seven more years. Because it’s one unit—seven days make up one week […]