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Forgiveness Without Sacrifice – Part 03

Forgiveness Without Sacrifice – Part 03 As a follow-up to our discussion on Numbers 16:41-50, we looked at Norman K. Gottwald’s book, “The Hebrew Bible: A Socio-Literary Introduction.” His contention is that from the way a Biblical passage is written it can be dated and placed in a reference source. He also believes that the […]

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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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Apple Banana Raisin Cake

Apple Banana Raisin Cake

Apple Banana Raisin Cake Ingredients 1-1/2 cups Spelt or Whole Wheat Flour 1/2 cup Oat Flour OR Rolled Oats 6-8 Dates, pitted 2 Apples 3 Bananas 1 cup Raisins 1 tsp. Cinnamon, ground 2 tsp. Baking Powder Preparation This quick and easy apple banana cinnamon raisin cake can be made in about 30 minutes, and […]

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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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Guns and Violent Deaths

Guns and Violent Deaths Stephen Augustine sent us some very interesting information from Lorraine Devon Wilke’s article (20 Jan 2013) about gun deaths. In the past 43 years (1968-2011) there have been 1,384,171 gun deaths in the United States. This is 18% higher than all the war deaths in U. S. history, which stands at […]

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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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Child Abuse and Fishing

Child Abuse and Fishing A few days ago when we were logging in and out of Facebook, we were greeted by an image of a little boy with a big smile on his face holding a fishing line with two fish hanging from it. The image really bothered us, and all we could think of […]

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