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Forgiveness Without Sacrifice – Part 08

Forgiveness Without Sacrifice – Part 08 In this part of our  study of the forgiveness of sins without the need for an animal sacrifice, we  will take a look at the story of a paralytic who was healed by Jesus.  This  story is recorded in three Gospels: Matthew 9:1-8, Mark 2:1-12, and Luke  5:17-26. As […]

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Forgiveness Without Sacrifice – Part 07

Forgiveness Without Sacrifice – Part 07 In the last part of this series, we mentioned that the people followed the cultish sacrificial system, which some people may not understand; so we will let the words of God which were delivered through the prophet Jeremiah explain it a little further in 7:21-26, where He is speaking […]

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Now That We Still Have Christmas With Us, Where Do We Go From Here?

Now That We Still Have Christmas With Us, Where Do We Go From Here? A Sermon Delivered to The CompassionInternetChurch 3 February 2013 By Frank L. Hoffman, Pastor SCRIPTURAL REFERENCES: Joshua 24:14-15 Ruth 1:16-17 1 Peter 1:8 1 John 4:11-21 Preparation Verse: (1 Peter 1:8) And though you have not seen Him, you love Him, […]

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Forgiveness Without Sacrifice – Part 06

Forgiveness Without Sacrifice – Part 06 Daniel Salomon made the following comments: “Psalm 50 is another example of atonement without sacrifice. In fact, Psalm 50 challenges the excesses of “animal sacrifice”—asking ‘If I were hungry, would I not let you know?’ Making the case that God is not a hungry pagan god who needs to […]

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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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Forgiveness Without Sacrifice – Part 03

Forgiveness Without Sacrifice – Part 03 As a follow-up to our discussion on Numbers 16:41-50, we looked at Norman K. Gottwald’s book, “The Hebrew Bible: A Socio-Literary Introduction.” His contention is that from the way a Biblical passage is written it can be dated and placed in a reference source. He also believes that the […]

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Forgiveness Without Sacrifice – Part 01

Forgiveness Without Sacrifice – Part 01 This Bible study series looks at several instances where a person’s faith was all that was needed to forgive their sins. There was no need to sacrifice an animal. Forgiveness was given by God as a gift of grace. The first instance occurs in Genesis 15. This was more […]

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How Do We Show the Love of Christmas to God?

How Do We Show the Love of Christmas to God? A Sermon Delivered to The Compassion Internet Church 27 January 2013 Frank L. Hoffman, Pastor Scripture References: Isaiah 1:13 Ephesians 2:8-10 James 2:14-17 1 John 4:11 Preparation Verse: (1 John 4:11) Beloved, if God so loved us, we also ought to love one another. Over […]

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Child Abuse: Teach Children to Kill

Child Abuse: Teach Children to Kill For years we have been observing and studying the ungodly practice of teaching our children to kill through the supposed pleasure of hunting and fishing (fish killing), and how such practices harden the hearts of these children so that they no longer have any empathy for the feelings of […]

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Walked With God

Walked With God There were only two people in the Bible who were said to have walked with God: Enoch (Genesis 5:22) and Noah (Genesis 6:9). Genesis 5:22 Then Enoch walked with God three hundred years after he became the father of Methuselah, and he had other sons and daughters. NASB Genesis 6:9 These are […]

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