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Early Christian Peacemaker – Justin Martyr

Early Christian Peacemaker – Justin Martyr The early Christian peacemakers, such as Justin Martyr, needed no weapons for he had the peace of Jesus Christ in his heart. In 160 AD, five years before his death, he wrote: “We ourselves were well conversant with war, murder, and everything evil, but all of us throughout the […]

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In the Image of God

In the Image of God Are we living as though we were created in the image of God, and are we seen by others as being the image of God among them? We sure hope so, because this is the way that all other human beings and all the animals should see us. Listen to […]

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Early Christian Peacemaker – Irenaeus

Early Christian Peacemaker – Irenaeus When we look at Christianity today, we see that it’s filled with violence: our warring madness that pits one nation against another, and our exploitation of animals. Together they kill millions of humans and more than 100 billion land and sea animals every year. This was not the case before […]

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God’s Curious Remark

God’s Curious Remark In Genesis 8:20-22 God makes a very curious remark: 20 Then Noah built an altar to the LORD and, taking some of all the clean animals and clean birds, he sacrificed burnt offerings on it. 21 The LORD smelled the pleasing aroma and said in his heart: “Never again will I curse […]

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Where Was Jesus Born?

Where Was Jesus Born? A Sermon Delivered to The CompassionInternetChurch 6 January 2013 Frank L. Hoffman, Pastor Scripture References: Hosea 11:1 Micah 5:2 Matthew 2:23 5:9 Luke 2:1 0-11 10:38-42 John 14:27 Romans 8:19-21 10:16-17 Hebrews 13:5-6 Preparation (John 14:27): 27. “Peace I leave with you; My peace I give to you; not as the […]

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God Clothed Them with Skin

God Clothed Them with Skin In Genesis 3 we find the story of how the serpent led Eve and, in turn, Adam astray. It is the story of the Fall of the human race, and the whole of creation with them; but there is a very curious passage in this story. Note Genesis 3:21. 21. […]

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Animals in Heaven – 2

Animals in Heaven – 2 When reading the Bible, we need to remember that the Bible was written for the benefit of us human beings, but within the message to us there is ample evidence that animals will be in heaven, just as humans are. Let’s begin with what Paul wrote to the Corinthians in […]

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No Golden Rule

No Golden Rule Two days ago we talked about the golden rule, and how God wants us to live, but unfortunately there is no golden rule being applied in most cases. A case in point… A few days ago Doris wrote to us and briefly expressed her innermost troubled feelings. She said in part: “I […]

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Good News for Animals

Good News for Animals We work in the face of the torturous suffering and death of more than 50 billion land animals and even more sea animals every year, and many of us are working to end the greed and corruption that causes all the exploitation, and the lack of empathy that allows these atrocities […]

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