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Animals Betrayed

Animals Betrayed Are animals betrayed because of a lack of common sense and compassion? God has given humans responsibility for the care (“dominion”) of animals.  Humans have betrayed that trust. Betrayal:  Every time humans slaughter for any reason or encourage the slaughter by using the products of slaughter.  Included in “products of slaughter” are dairy […]

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Christian Perfection – 09: Repose in the Blood of Christ

Christian Perfection – 09: Repose in the Blood of Christ 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) To repose in the blood of Christ is to rest in the assurance of Jesus Christ’s completed work upon the cross. […]

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Removing Ourselves from a Violent World

Removing Ourselves from a Violent World A Sermon Delivered to The CompassionInternetChurch 3 March 2013 Frank L. Hoffman, Pastor Scripture References: Luke 13:1-9 Acts 3:1-26 We have talked about the fact that our living as peacemaking children of God is not a sometimes situation, such as during the Lenten season; it is for every day […]

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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 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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