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Keep Going in Hope

Keep Going in Hope When we keep going in hope, we keep our vision set on the goal. A Sermon Delivered to The Compassion Internet Church 30 June 2013 Frank L. Hoffman, Pastor Scripture References: 2 Kings 2:1-14 Psalm 77:1-20 Luke 9:51-56 When we keep going in hope, we keep our vision set on the […]

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Sweet Potato Raisin Flatbread

Sweet Potato Raisin Flatbread

Sweet Potato Raisin Flatbread Ingredients: 2 cups Whole Wheat or Spelt Flour 2 tsp. Baking Powder 1 tsp. Cinnamon, ground 1/2 tsp. Ginger, ground 1/4 tsp. Cloves, ground 1 cup Raisins 1-1/2 to 2 cups Sweet Potatoes 4-6 Dates, pitted Preparation: This sweet potato raisin flatbread recipe makes 2-4 large plate sized  flatbreads, depending on […]

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Christian Perfection – 25: Entire Sanctification – Part 2

Christian Perfection – 25: Entire Sanctification – Part 2 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) The concept of Christian Perfection or Entire Sanctification is based upon our desire to overcome the corruption of this present world as it […]

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Christian Perfection – 24: Entire Sanctification – Part 1

Christian Perfection – 24: Entire Sanctification – Part 1 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) John Wesley’s concept of Christian Perfection and Sanctification appears to be centered in the fact that from the moment of our re-birth, we […]

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Jesus, Demons and Pigs

Jesus, Demons and Pigs A Sermon Delivered to The Compassion Internet Church 23 June 2013 Frank L. Hoffman, Pastor Scripture References: Luke 8:26-39 Galatians 3:23-29 There is a lot of controversy about why Jesus, who teaches us to be loving, compassionate, and peacemaking children of God, who live in the heavenly will of our Father, […]

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Institutionalized Animal Cruelty – Fishing: Sleepy Hollow Lake

Institutionalized Animal Cruelty – Fishing: Sleepy Hollow Lake We have come to realize that recreational fishing is unfortunately a form of socially acceptable institutionalized animal cruelty; for fish feel pain, panic, and suffer just as we humans do. See: http://www.all-creatures.org/articles/ar-dofish.html http://www.all-creatures.org/articles/ar-fish-pain.html In order for any person to take pleasure in causing another living being to […]

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Christian Perfection – 23: Sanctification

Christian Perfection – 23: Sanctification 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 this Chapter, we will be looking at the discussions that  took place at the Methodist Annual Conferences of 1745 and 1746.    These discussions are summarized […]

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Cardamom Coffee or Substitute

Cardamom Coffee (or substitute)

Cardamom Coffee (or substitute) Ingredients: Per cup of brewed coffee: 1/8-1/4 tsp. Cardamom, ground Stevia Extract, or other sweetener, to taste. Per cup of boiling water: 1 tsp. Cafix, Roma, or Instant Coffee 1/8-1/4 tsp. Cardamom, ground Stevia Extract, or other sweetener, to taste. Per cup of cold water (for microwave): 1 tsp. Cafix, Roma, […]

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Challenging Church Compassion – 22: Chased Away “JL”

Challenging Church Compassion – 22: Chased Away “JL” We are constantly hearing from people about their unhappy encounters with hard of heart Christians and churches when it comes to caring about the God-given wellbeing of animals that they should have, instead of being abused by animal exploiters and people’s indifferent attitude. JL wrote (in part): […]

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Judge Not but Discern Much

Judge Not but Discern Much A Sermon Delivered to The Compassion Internet Church 16 June 2013 Frank L. Hoffman, Pastor Scripture References: Jeremiah 5:30-31 Matthew 5:48 Matthew 7:1-5 3 John 9-10 Since today is Father’s Day, I thought it would be interesting to talk about our earthly father as compared to our heavenly Father. Today […]

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