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Greediness Opposes Serving God

Greediness Opposes Serving God

Greediness Opposes Serving God Greediness opposes serving God even among believers who have a false sense of what it really means to serve God. A Sermon Delivered to The Compassion Internet Church 7 June 2015 Frank L. Hoffman, Pastor Scripture References: Genesis 8:20-21 Genesis 9:2-5 1 Samuel 8:1-22 Micah 6:8 2 Corinthians 4:11-18 2 Corinthians […]

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Murderers Offer Animal Sacrifices

Murderers Offer Animal Sacrifices

Murderers Offer Animal Sacrifices Murderers offer animal sacrifices because they think they can appease God, or a false god, with the blood of innocent animals. A Sermon Delivered to The Compassion Internet Church 15 February 2015 Frank L. Hoffman, Pastor Scripture References: 1 Samuel 15:22-23 Psalm 50:1-6 Isaiah 1:11-12, 21 2 Corinthians 4:3-6 Murderers offer […]

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Cowardly Submissive Clergy

Cowardly Submissive Clergy

Cowardly Submissive Clergy Cowardly submissive clergy are a plague upon their congregation and those who seek to live in the heavenly will of God. A Sermon Delivered to The Compassion Internet Church 18 January 2015 Frank L. Hoffman, Pastor Scripture References: 1 Samuel 3:1-21 John 1:43-51 1 Corinthians 6:12-20 Revelation 21:6-8 Cowardly submissive clergy are […]

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Christian Perfection – 05: Being a Whole Christian

Christian Perfection – 05: Being a Whole 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) John Wesley considered it to be an absolute impossibility to be half a Christian, and I agree. One person may not have […]

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Living in the Will of God – 06 A King?

Living in the Will of God – 06 A King? As we continue in our discussion about the problems of having a human king, it is important to realize that all of these things are outside the will of God, and stem from the reluctant concession that God granted the people in the days of […]

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Living in the Will of God – 05 Human Kings

Living in the Will of God – 05 Human Kings Unfortunately, most of the things that people do in the world are not in the heavenly will of God, and God rejects what they do, but sometimes God allows the people to stew in the juices of their own sins. Such is the case when […]

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Forgiveness Without Sacrifice – Part 05

Forgiveness Without Sacrifice – Part 05 We saw in the Isaiah passage we discussed in the previous part, that God does not desire sacrifices, which is a strong indication that sacrifice and the shedding of blood does not bring about forgiveness, and this same kind of message has been spoken since the time of Samuel. […]

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