This week’s Bible study will be the 2nd half of Luke chapter 7

Your Sins Are Forgiven [Luke chapter 7, verses 24-50] To view this on my website, click here! 🙂 For this week’s study we’ll be covering the second half of Luke chapter 7. When we left off last week, John the Baptist had sent 2 of his disciples to Jesus to ask him if he was […]

This week’s Bible study will be the 2nd half of Luke chapter four

Jesus Rejected In His Home Town [Luke chapter 4, verses 22-44] Taking up where we left off at the conclusion of last week’s Bible study, today we will be analyzing the second half of chapter four of the gospel of the apostle Luke. You will recall Jesus had gone up to the synagogue in his […]

This week’s Bible study will be the first half of Luke chapter four

The Temptation of Jesus [Luke chapter 4, verses 1-21] For this week’s Bible study, we’ll be moving on to Luke chapter four. Since there is so much in here for us to digest, I will be breaking up chapter four into two parts. This is a very well-known passage of Scripture, so all you more […]

Jesus vs Religion: There Is No Comparison

Contrasting the Ministry of Christ With Modern Religion by Rev. Paul J. Bern Part of the meaning of Progressive Christianity is the examination of the Bible in its original context without all the trappings and fallacies of organized religion. For this week’s message, I want to talk and write about when Jesus fed the crowd […]

Exhortations and Rebukes From Our Lord

Of Blessings and Warnings [Luke chapter 6, verses 17-26] by Rev. Paul J. Bern There are a lot of afflicted, hurting and just plain exhausted people in the world today. People whose lives are filled with sadness, who are poverty-stricken, as well as the tremendous number of people who experience loneliness. The world we live […]

This week I’m calling out all right-wingers who agree with comments made about the pope

If Right-Wing Christians Accuse the Pope of Being a Communist, Would They Accuse Jesus of the Same? By Rev. Paul J. Bern By now many of you already know about comments that Pope Francis made this past week during his tour of South America about his views on capitalism, calling extreme cases of inequality and […]

One sure way to tell a real church from a fake one

3 False Teachings to Watch Out For by Rev. Paul J. Bern This week I want to alert everyone who reads this to be aware of certain things that are being taught in some churches as being factual and prophetic when in fact they are neither. These three erroneous teachings, in no particular order, are […]

This week’s Bible study will be First Corinthians chapter eight.

Exercising Our Freedom As Christians [1st Corinthians chapter 8] Today in my continuing chronological study of the writings of the apostle Paul I will, with God’s help, cover chapter 8 in 1st Corinthians. The first part of this chapter has to do with eating food that has been sacrificed to idols, which seems on the […]

For this week’s Bible study, we’ll close out the book of Romans from a Progressive Christian perspective.

Finishing Up The Book of Romans Today I will complete the study of the book of Romans that I started some weeks ago. I will conclude this series by selecting some passages from the end of chapter 15 through all of chapter 16. The following quotes from Scripture are a summary of Paul’s closing thoughts […]