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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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Challenging Church Compassion – 11: St. Francis Church

Challenging Church Compassion – 11: St. Francis Church We received an email from Jenny Moxham (Australia), who gets just as upset as we do about the lack of true compassion in the churches. She attached an article she wrote about it and had published in the Hamilton Press (New Zealand). She wrote: “Why does St […]

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From Captives to Children of God

From Captives to Children of God A Sermon Delivered to The Compassion Internet Church 17 March 2013 Frank L. Hoffman, Pastor Scripture References: Psalm 126:1-6 Isaiah 43:16-21 Matthew 5:48 John 12:1-8 Philippians 3:1-16 One of the main problems within Christianity today is that most are following the fallen and ungodly ways of the world. They […]

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Challenging Church Compassion – 05: Church Silence

Challenging Church Compassion – 05: Church Silence A Priest of God or a Priest of Satan? – Conclusion As we conclude our review of the actions of Fr. Mick MacAndrew, as reported in Australian newspapers, let’s look at a few more things he says. Continuing from Part 04, PETA is a secular organization, and as […]

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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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