Free book excerpt #8 from this blog’s author

“The Apostles In Plain English Vol. 1: the Apostle Paul” by Pastor Paul J. Bern To watch a short video about the book, click here    Preparing Ourselves For the Day of the Lord [1st Thessalonians chapter 5] When I closed out 1st Thessalonians chapter four last week, you no doubt recall my interpretation that […]

When Is Jesus Coming Back? Does Anybody Really Know?

Clarifying the “Rapture” of the Church by Pastor Paul J. Bern Hard to read? Click here! 🙂 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 will move on to 2nd Thessalonians chapter 2

End Times Warnings From the Apostle Paul [2nd Thessalonians chapter 2] As I wrote when I closed out our study of Second Thessalonians chapter one, “God always protects and he never fails”. Today as we plunge into the refreshing waters of the writings of the apostle Paul we will examine chapter two in detail. As […]

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 […]

In this week’s Bible study, we’ll be finishing up First Corinthians

Finishing First Corinthians [1st Corinthians chapter 15, verses 50-58; 1st Corinth. 16] This week we will finish our chronological study of First Corinthians, chapters 15 and 16. Last week you will recall the apostle Paul comparing the first Adam with the last, who was and who is Jesus Christ. He moves on to another topic, […]

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 […]

Could the American dream turn out to be a nightmare? Or is it already there?

Is The American Dream A Christian Nightmare? By Rev. Paul J. Bern The American Dream has at its core an escape from the real world to build a personalized utopia, a custom-made fantasy island of sorts. When we were taught to pursue this dream when we were growing up, we were told that if we […]