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Unconditional Love of Self

Unconditional Love of Self Today’s article is a follow-up to yesterday’s blog article on unconditional love, in which Jesus explained about the greatest commandment. And while loving God and the whole of His creation is the greatest commandment, and includes everything, Jesus singled out one portion of this all inclusive commandment in Matthew 22 as […]

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Unconditional Love

Unconditional Love Most people say they want love and peace and an end to violence, but when they are told what they have to do on their part, and it requires a change in their lifestyle, such as what they put on their plates, they want to put conditions upon what they have to do. […]

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Who Is More Worthy?

Who Is More Worthy? Karolin wrote us a letter about her ministry, which is usually centered on enlightening people about the plight of animals, but like so many people that we know in the animal rights movement, she has a soft heart that extends to the whole of God’s creation. “I work here at the […]

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Peacemakers Don’t Need Guns

Peacemakers Don’t Need Guns A few of our blog articles on being peacemakers and not needing guns or other weapons has sparked some controversy even among Christians, with some agreeing with “our” position, and others saying that we should be armed for protection. We said “our” position, because that’s what the arguments referenced, but they […]

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Violence in the Name of Religion

Violence in the Name of Religion Maynard S. Clark wrote a very interesting observation about a major problem within Christianity: “We’ve all been treated to public discussions of Violence in the name of religion, and we also know how many “gun toting pastors” are eager to teach their congregants that the “manly” art of self-protection […]

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Is The True Spirit Of Christmas Still With You?

Is The True Spirit Of Christmas Still With You? A Sermon Delivered to The Compassion Internet Church 13 January 2013 Frank L. Hoffman, Pastor Scripture References: Isaiah 6:1-13 Matthew 6:25, 33 7:13-14 Mark 4:1-20 Preparation Verse: “For this reason I say to you, do not be anxious for your life, as to what you shall […]

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Early Christian Peacemaker – Justin Martyr

Early Christian Peacemaker – Justin Martyr The early Christian peacemakers, such as Justin Martyr, needed no weapons for he had the peace of Jesus Christ in his heart. In 160 AD, five years before his death, he wrote: “We ourselves were well conversant with war, murder, and everything evil, but all of us throughout the […]

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In the Image of God

In the Image of God Are we living as though we were created in the image of God, and are we seen by others as being the image of God among them? We sure hope so, because this is the way that all other human beings and all the animals should see us. Listen to […]

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Pro-Life

Pro-Life We hear a lot of Christians claiming to be pro-life, but when we look at most of them closer, and at their lifestyles, we find that they really aren’t pro-life, for they support the killing of other living beings; all they seem to be is against human abortions. Many of them support war, or […]

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Early Christian Peacemaker – Irenaeus

Early Christian Peacemaker – Irenaeus When we look at Christianity today, we see that it’s filled with violence: our warring madness that pits one nation against another, and our exploitation of animals. Together they kill millions of humans and more than 100 billion land and sea animals every year. This was not the case before […]

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