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Christian Perfection – 23: Sanctification

Christian Perfection – 23: Sanctification 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) In this Chapter, we will be looking at the discussions that  took place at the Methodist Annual Conferences of 1745 and 1746.    These discussions are summarized […]

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Challenging Church Compassion – 22: Chased Away “JL”

Challenging Church Compassion – 22: Chased Away “JL” We are constantly hearing from people about their unhappy encounters with hard of heart Christians and churches when it comes to caring about the God-given wellbeing of animals that they should have, instead of being abused by animal exploiters and people’s indifferent attitude. JL wrote (in part): […]

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Challenging Church Compassion – 21: Christian Bowhunters

Challenging Church Compassion – 21: Christian Bowhunters an Oxymoron These comments are in response to the article: Christian Bowhunters use archery as a way to spread the word about God by Beth Slaughter Sexton. Bryan White, the founder of the local group in Georgia, is quoted in the article as saying, “All of us were […]

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Christian Perfection – 22: Inward Sin is Taken Away

 Christian Perfection – 22: Inward Sin is Taken Away 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) This is the third section from the seventeenth part of A Plain Account of Christian Perfection, John Wesley discusses the substance of […]

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Christian Perfection – 21: Being a Perfect Christian

Christian Perfection – 21: Being a Perfect 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) We now come to the second question 1n the seventeenth part of A Plain Account of Christian Perfection,  where John Wesley discusses the […]

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Christian Perfection – 20: What Is It To Be Sanctified?

Christian Perfection – 20: What Is It To Be Sanctified? 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) In the seventeenth part of A Plain Account of Christian  Perfection, John Wesley discusses the substance of four Annual Conferences.   […]

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Christian Perfection – 19: A Repentant Spirit

Christian Perfection – 19: A Repentant Spirit 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) One of the obvious signs that God’s love is being perfected  in us is that we develop a repentant spirit.  If we truly […]

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Christian Perfection – 18: To Walk As He Walked

Christian Perfection – 18: To Walk As He Walked 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) Throughout A Plain Account of Christian Perfection,  John Wesley continually refers to our walking as Jesus also walked, which we  specifically […]

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Christian Perfection – 17: Salvation Unto Perfect Love

Christian Perfection – 17: Salvation Unto Perfect Love 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) I have come to look at a true hymn as one in which the  Biblical truths of God, and who He is, […]

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Christian Perfection – 16: If We Truly Love God

Christian Perfection – 16: If We Truly Love God 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) As we continue in the thirteenth part of “A Plain Account of Christian Perfection”, we see that a vital aspect a […]

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