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Christian Perfection – 12: Opposition to Perfection

Christian Perfection – 12: Opposition to Perfection By: Frank L. Hoffman Jesus said, “Therefore you are to be perfect, as your heavenly Father is perfect.” (Matthew 5:48) (Wesley’s writings are in bold) In the eleventh part of “A Plain Account of Christian Perfection”, John Wesley discusses his brother’s and his surprise at the opposition from […]

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Christian Perfection – 11: The Character of a Perfect Christian

Christian Perfection – 11: The Character of a Perfect Christian By: Frank L. Hoffman Jesus said, “Therefore you are to be perfect, as your heavenly Father is perfect.” (Matthew 5:48) (Wesley’s writings are in bold) About two months ago (August, 2001), I was told the story about a Methodist pastor who had his “ordination paper” […]

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Challenging Church Compassion – 18: Michelle’s View

Challenging Church Compassion – 18: Michelle’s View Our challenging church compassion is to present the true intent of our Father in heaven to live as loving, compassionate, and peacemaking children of God as a witness against the hardness of heart and the very limited compassion that sensitive people see in most churches. We received the […]

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Praise the Lord All Creation

Praise the Lord All Creation A Sermon Delivered to The CompassionInternetChurch 28 April 2013 Frank L. Hoffman, Pastor Scripture References: Psalm 148:1-14 Luke 19:39-40 John 13:31-35 Revelation 21:1-8 This week when we heard the news that Harvard was closing their primate breeding center for laboratory use, we were rejoicing and praising the Lord for the […]

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Challenging Church Compassion – 17: Christian Cruelty

Challenging Church Compassion – 17: Christian Cruelty Christian cruelty is most often witnessed or perceived when it involves the way the Church and their parishioners relate to animals.  Almost every day we hear from people who has been deeply troubled and often emotionally scarred by the hardness of heart they’ve encountered within the church. For […]

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Christian Perfection – 10: Singing With the Angels

Christian Perfection – 10: Singing With the Angels By: Frank L. Hoffman Jesus said, “Therefore you are to be perfect, as your heavenly Father is perfect.” (Matthew 5:48) (Wesley’s writings are in bold) Singing with the angels is more than singing in our churches, even though it may sound like a heavenly choir. To truly […]

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Challenging Church Compassion – 16: Chased Away “Barb”

Challenging Church Compassion – 16: Chased Away “Barb” Barb is another one of the people who have been a part of our compassionate ministry. She points out how much real spiritual damage the hardness of heart and the lack of church compassion in the churches can do, and how far they can push people away. She […]

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Christian Perfection – 09: Repose in the Blood of Christ

Christian Perfection – 09: Repose in the Blood of Christ By: Frank L. Hoffman Jesus said, “Therefore you are to be perfect, as your heavenly Father is perfect.” (Matthew 5:48) (Wesley’s writings are in bold) To repose in the blood of Christ is to rest in the assurance of Jesus Christ’s completed work upon the cross. […]

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Christian Perfection – 08: Yearnings of the Heart

Christian Perfection – 08: Yearnings of the Heart By: Frank L. Hoffman Jesus said, “Therefore you are to be perfect, as your heavenly Father is perfect.” (Matthew 5:48) (Wesley’s writings are in bold) There seems to have been a time in every truly born-again believer’s life, shortly before they gave themselves completely to the Lord, […]

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Living as Disciples of Jesus

Living as Disciples of Jesus A Sermon Delivered to The CompassionInternetChurch 21 April 2013 Frank L. Hoffman, Pastor Scripture References: Matthew 5:48 John 10:22-33 Acts 9:36-43 Revelation 7:9-17 Last week we saw how Jesus, after His resurrection, persuaded the apostles, particularly Peter, to finally leave the fish killing business forever, and concentrate fulltime on preserving […]

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