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Challenging Church Compassion – 02: Love of Fishing

Challenging Church Compassion – 02: Love of Fishing A Love of Fishing Causes Emotional Violence People are constantly writing to us about how emotionally shocked and upset they become at the church’s hardness of heart when it comes to the suffering of animals.  The following letter from Jenny Moxham is one of these examples: “My […]

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Living in the Will of God – 11 Wicked People

Living in the Will of God – 11 Wicked People A vital part of living in the will of God is being obedient to Him and serving Him in faith, trust, and righteousness. Also, those who live in this state of being have unlimited compassion for the whole of creation. No being is excluded, and […]

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Living in the Will of God – 07 Divorce

Living in the Will of God – 07 Divorce Sometimes religious leaders change or exploit the true intent of God in order to satisfy themselves or others. This is the case with marriage and divorce, as in Matthew 19:3-9, when Jesus is tested by some Pharisees about divorce. 3. And some Pharisees came to Him, […]

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Living in the Will of God – 03 God’s Heavenly Will

Living in the Will of God – 03 God’s Heavenly Will After looking at God’s creation intent, the next obvious place to look and learn what it means to live in the will of God is to look at our Father’s heavenly will. Jesus commands us in Matthew 5:48… 48. “Therefore you are to be […]

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How Does God Want Us to Live?

How Does God Want Us to Live? A Sermon Delivered to The Compassion Internet Church 17 February 2013 Frank L. Hoffman, Pastor Scripture References: Genesis 4:6-8 Matthew 6:9-13 Romans 6:12-15 1 Corinthians 10:1-13 1 John 2:15-17 This has been a very interesting week: we had Ash Wednesday, Valentine’s Day, and now the first Sunday in […]

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Living in the Will of God – 01 Introduction

Living in the Will of God – 01 Introduction This Bible study series will look at the way people live in the world, today, as compared to the way God wants us to live. We will also discuss the fact that there appears to be something terribly wrong in most churches, today, for they seem […]

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Animal Farmers’ Hardness of Heart

Animal Farmers’ Hardness of Heart In order to raise animals for food, or slaughter them, and/or eat their flesh and by-products, we have to harden our hearts to the point that we no longer have empathy for the feelings of the animals or are indifferent to the animals’ pain and suffering. This was recently brought […]

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Forgiveness Without Sacrifice – Part 09

Forgiveness Without Sacrifice – Part 09 The part of this study involves the story of an immoral or sinful woman who came and washed the feet of  Jesus with her tears, dried them with her hair, and anointed them with perfume  (Luke 7:36-50).  John tells a similar story in 12:1-8 about Mary the sister  of […]

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Forgiveness Without Sacrifice – Part 08

Forgiveness Without Sacrifice – Part 08 In this part of our  study of the forgiveness of sins without the need for an animal sacrifice, we  will take a look at the story of a paralytic who was healed by Jesus.  This  story is recorded in three Gospels: Matthew 9:1-8, Mark 2:1-12, and Luke  5:17-26. As […]

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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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