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Forgiveness Without Sacrifice – Part 02

Forgiveness Without Sacrifice – Part 02 In reading the Hebrew Testament, we often come to the understanding that the only form of atonement was an animal sacrifice, but this isn’t the case when we read the passage in Numbers 16:41-50, and in particular verse 46, where Moses directs Aaron to make atonement with incense. 41. […]

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Forgiveness Without Sacrifice – Part 01

Forgiveness Without Sacrifice – Part 01 This Bible study series looks at several instances where a person’s faith was all that was needed to forgive their sins. There was no need to sacrifice an animal. Forgiveness was given by God as a gift of grace. The first instance occurs in Genesis 15. This was more […]

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How Do We Show the Love of Christmas to God?

How Do We Show the Love of Christmas to God? A Sermon Delivered to The Compassion Internet Church 27 January 2013 Frank L. Hoffman, Pastor Scripture References: Isaiah 1:13 Ephesians 2:8-10 James 2:14-17 1 John 4:11 Preparation Verse: (1 John 4:11) Beloved, if God so loved us, we also ought to love one another. Over […]

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Who is Nimrod?

Who is Nimrod? (Genesis 10:8-9) By Frank L. HoffmanScripture Reference: Genesis 10:8-9 Perhaps the best way to answer the question “Who is Nimrod”? is also to address the question “What is a nimrod?” (yes, with a small ‘n’). In Genesis 10:8-9, we are told who the Biblical Nimrod was: 8. Now Cush became the father […]

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Child Abuse: Teach Children to Kill

Child Abuse: Teach Children to Kill For years we have been observing and studying the ungodly practice of teaching our children to kill through the supposed pleasure of hunting and fishing (fish killing), and how such practices harden the hearts of these children so that they no longer have any empathy for the feelings of […]

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Walked With God

Walked With God There were only two people in the Bible who were said to have walked with God: Enoch (Genesis 5:22) and Noah (Genesis 6:9). Genesis 5:22 Then Enoch walked with God three hundred years after he became the father of Methuselah, and he had other sons and daughters. NASB Genesis 6:9 These are […]

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Is Godly Love the True Spirit of Christmas?

Is Godly Love the True Spirit of Christmas? A Sermon Delivered to The Compassion Internet Church 20 January 2013 Frank L. Hoffman, Pastor Scripture References: Genesis 22:1-19 Deuteronomy 6:5 7:6-11 John 3:16 1 Corinthians 13:1-13 Preparation Verse: (Deuteronomy 6:5) “And you shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your […]

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Love and the Golden Rule

Love and the Golden Rule For the past couple of days, we’ve been talking about unconditional love being the major ingredient to fulfill the whole Law and the Prophets, as the Hebrew expresses it, or the whole of the Bible, as we would refer to it today. This is what Jesus was talking about in […]

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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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