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Institutionalized Animal Cruelty – Fishing: Sleepy Hollow Lake

Institutionalized Animal Cruelty – Fishing: Sleepy Hollow Lake We have come to realize that recreational fishing is unfortunately a form of socially acceptable institutionalized animal cruelty; for fish feel pain, panic, and suffer just as we humans do. See: http://www.all-creatures.org/articles/ar-dofish.html http://www.all-creatures.org/articles/ar-fish-pain.html In order for any person to take pleasure in causing another living being to […]

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Judge Not but Discern Much

Judge Not but Discern Much A Sermon Delivered to The Compassion Internet Church 16 June 2013 Frank L. Hoffman, Pastor Scripture References: Jeremiah 5:30-31 Matthew 5:48 Matthew 7:1-5 3 John 9-10 Since today is Father’s Day, I thought it would be interesting to talk about our earthly father as compared to our heavenly Father. Today […]

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Nothing is Impossible with God

Nothing is Impossible with God A Sermon Delivered to The CompassionInternetChurch 9 June 2013 Frank L. Hoffman, Pastor Scripture References: Luke 1:37 Galatians 1:13-24 As many of you know, for many years we have been working for a peaceful world for humans, animals, and the environment. A large part of this effort has been to […]

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Challenging Church Compassion – 20: Kicked Out for Animal Beliefs

Challenging Church Compassion – 20: Kicked Out for Animal Beliefs On 3 June 2013 Mark Anthony DiBello www.markanthonydibello.com sent us the following comments about the indifference of churches to the suffering of animals and the people who care about them. “In the beginning… Do you know that in one version of Scripture, the Lord God created animals before He created […]

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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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Kingdom Living for the World

Kingdom Living for the World A Sermon Delivered to The CompassionInternetChurch 2 June 2013 Frank L. Hoffman, Pastor Scripture References: Matthew 22:37-40 Luke 7:1-10 John 3:16 Galatians 1:1-12 Most Jewish people believe that the Torah and the rest of the Hebrew Bible were written for them and, similarly, most Christians believe that the whole Bible […]

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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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The Ruler of this World

The Ruler of this World A Sermon Delivered to The CompassionInternetChurch 26 May 2013 Frank L. Hoffman, Pastor Scripture References: Proverbs 8:1-11 Isaiah 11:9 John 16:8-15 Romans 5:1-5 2 Peter 2:20 Last week we talked about receiving the grace of Pentecost, and this week we’re going to look at the opposite side of that coin, […]

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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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