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Challenging Church Compassion – 18: Michelle’s View

Challenging Church Compassion – 18: Michelle’s View Our challenging church compassion is to present the true intent of our Father in heaven to live as loving, compassionate, and peacemaking children of God as a witness against the hardness of heart and the very limited compassion that sensitive people see in most churches. We received the […]

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Challenging Church Compassion – 17: Christian Cruelty

Challenging Church Compassion – 17: Christian Cruelty Christian cruelty is most often witnessed or perceived when it involves the way the Church and their parishioners relate to animals.  Almost every day we hear from people who has been deeply troubled and often emotionally scarred by the hardness of heart they’ve encountered within the church. For […]

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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 – 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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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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Christian Perfection – 07: The Circumcision of the Heart

Christian Perfection – 07: The Circumcision 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) From all my research, it appears that God’s intent for circumcision was to set His people apart with a very personal […]

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Christian Perfection – 06: Walking As Christ Also Walked

Christian Perfection – 06: Walking As Christ Also 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) There are only two people in the Bible who, we are told, walked with God. The first was Enoch (Genesis 5:22-24 […]

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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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Christian Perfection – 04: Giving Our Heart To God

Christian Perfection – 04: Giving Our Heart To 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) In our last Chapter, we stated that there was another very important step in our journey to Christian perfection, and that […]

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Challenging Church Compassion – 14: Chased Away “A”

Challenging Church Compassion – 14: Chased Away “A” We recently received a very sad but interesting email from “A” that shows the harm that churches are doing because of their hardness of heart; thus, we believe that this is another reason for challenging church compassion. From “A’s” perspective, the church is too interested in killing […]

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