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Christian Perfection – 11: The Character of a Perfect Christian

Christian Perfection – 11: The Character of 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) About two months ago (August, 2001), I was told the story about a Methodist pastor who had his “ordination paper” […]

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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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Praise the Lord All Creation

Praise the Lord All Creation A Sermon Delivered to The CompassionInternetChurch 28 April 2013 Frank L. Hoffman, Pastor Scripture References: Psalm 148:1-14 Luke 19:39-40 John 13:31-35 Revelation 21:1-8 This week when we heard the news that Harvard was closing their primate breeding center for laboratory use, we were rejoicing and praising the Lord for the […]

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Challenging Church Compassion – 16: Chased Away “Barb”

Challenging Church Compassion – 16: Chased Away “Barb” Barb is another one of the people who have been a part of our compassionate ministry. She points out how much real spiritual damage the hardness of heart and the lack of church compassion in the churches can do, and how far they can push people away. She […]

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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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Living as Disciples of Jesus

Living as Disciples of Jesus A Sermon Delivered to The CompassionInternetChurch 21 April 2013 Frank L. Hoffman, Pastor Scripture References: Matthew 5:48 John 10:22-33 Acts 9:36-43 Revelation 7:9-17 Last week we saw how Jesus, after His resurrection, persuaded the apostles, particularly Peter, to finally leave the fish killing business forever, and concentrate fulltime on preserving […]

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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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