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Receive God’s Blessings

Receive God’s Blessings A Sermon Delivered to The CompassionInternetChurch 5 May 2013 Frank L. Hoffman, Pastor Scripture References: Psalm 67:1-7 Matthew 5:3-11 John 14:22-31 We are still in the Easter season culminating with the remembrance of Jesus’ Ascension and the celebration of Pentecost later in this month. It is also Cinco de Mayo, the celebration […]

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Christian Perfection – 10: Singing With the Angels

Christian Perfection – 10: Singing With the Angels 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) Singing with the angels is more than singing in our churches, even though it may sound like a heavenly choir. To truly […]

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Christian Perfection – 08: Yearnings of the Heart

Christian Perfection – 08: Yearnings of the Heart 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) There seems to have been a time in every truly born-again believer’s life, shortly before they gave themselves completely to the Lord, […]

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Living as Disciples of Jesus

Living as Disciples of Jesus A Sermon Delivered to The CompassionInternetChurch 21 April 2013 Frank L. Hoffman, Pastor Scripture References: Matthew 5:48 John 10:22-33 Acts 9:36-43 Revelation 7:9-17 Last week we saw how Jesus, after His resurrection, persuaded the apostles, particularly Peter, to finally leave the fish killing business forever, and concentrate fulltime on preserving […]

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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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Keep Following Jesus

Keep Following Jesus A Sermon Delivered to The CompassionInternetChurch 14 April 2013 Frank L. Hoffman, Pastor Scripture References: Numbers 11:31-34 Matthew 4:18-20 Matthew 5:9 Matthew 6:10 Matthew 14:19 Mark 1:17 John 21:1-23 1 Corinthians 3:16-17 Revelation 5:11-1 One of the things that we have experienced in our lives, and have had many other people tell […]

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Christian Perfection – 02: The Truth as it is in Jesus

Christian Perfection – 02: The Truth as it is in Jesus 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) Wesley’s book, “A Plain Account of Christian Perfection”, begins with the statement, “As Believed and Taught by The Rev. […]

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Christian Perfection – 01: Introduction

Christian Perfection – 01: Introduction 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) Many years ago, when I first read the Bible with the indwelling of the Holy Spirit to guide me, I believed its teachings. And, I […]

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Challenging Church Compassion – 13: Chased Away “JW”

Challenging Church Compassion – 13: Chased Away “JW” This Challenging Church Compassion post is about the second church in which JW was involved. If you haven’t read about the previous church JW told us about, please do so before reading this one: Challenging Church Compassion – 12: Chased Away “JW” JW wrote: “The other is […]

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Where is the True Jesus Christ?

Where is the True Jesus Christ? A Sermon Delivered to The CompassionInternetChurch 24 March 2013 Frank L. Hoffman, Pastor Scripture References: Zechariah 9:9 Matthew 5:48 Matthew 6:10 Luke 19:28-48 Revelation 21:4 The real purpose of the celebration of Palm Sunday is to move us closer to Jesus Christ, but the story of Palm Sunday is […]

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