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Blocking the Holy Spirit

Blocking the Holy Spirit

Blocking the Holy Spirit A lack of common sense is an important ingredient in our blocking the Holy Spirit. I think that it is the Holy Spirit that allows humans to discern the emotions and personalities of animals.  Most, or many, humans want to ignore the promptings of the Holy Spirit, and their God-given common […]

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Animals Betrayed

Animals Betrayed Are animals betrayed because of a lack of common sense and compassion? God has given humans responsibility for the care (“dominion”) of animals.  Humans have betrayed that trust. Betrayal:  Every time humans slaughter for any reason or encourage the slaughter by using the products of slaughter.  Included in “products of slaughter” are dairy […]

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The Word of God

The Word of God We are to be the living examples of the word of God, overflowing with His love and life for all to share. A Sermon Delivered to The Compassion Internet Church 28 July 2013 Frank L. Hoffman, Pastor Scripture References: Hosea 1:1-11 Luke 11:1-13 Colossians 2:1-23 In the Old Testament days, God […]

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Evil in the World

Evil in the World A Sermon Delivered to The Compassion Internet Church 21 July 2013 Frank L. Hoffman, Pastor Scripture References: Psalm 52:1-9 Amos 8:1-14 Colossians 1:13-29 We hear from people all the time who mention or complain about the evil in the world and that it seems to be winning, particularly when it involves […]

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Use Your Brain

Use Your Brain Use your brain is another way of saying use common sense. Did Jesus withdraw periodically to pray (talk to His Father) alone because in that way He could get away from the distractions that might sway His good judgment and make Him go along with the crowd?  Or perhaps even He needed […]

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Regaining the Image of God

Regaining the Image of God A Sermon Delivered to The Compassion Internet Church 14 July 2013 Frank L. Hoffman, Pastor Scripture References: Psalm 82:1-8 Amos 7:1-17 Matthew 5:9, 48 Matthew 6:10 Romans 8:19-21 Why would we have to be regaining the image of God; didn’t He make us in His image? Yes, but through our […]

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Small Miracles Happen All the Time

Small Miracles Happen All the Time Small miracles happen all the time, but we still are constantly praying for a big miracle, such as having God intervene to end the use and exploitation of animals, simply because we want it to happen sooner. A Sermon Delivered to The Compassion Internet Church 7 July 2013 Frank […]

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Christian Perfection – 28: Entire Sanctification – Part 5

Christian Perfection – 28: Entire Sanctification – Part 5 Even to this very day, I hear many dissenting voices within the clergy and from the congregations.  The noisy clamor of their hearts is for “cheap grace” and not for Christian perfection. By: Frank L. Hoffman Jesus said, “Therefore you are to be perfect, as your […]

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Christian Perfection – 27: Entire Sanctification – Part 4

Christian Perfection – 27: Entire Sanctification – Part 4 The concept of Christian Perfection or Entire Sanctification is still before the attendees at the conference, who like us, don’t see all their sins being forgiven. By: Frank L. Hoffman Jesus said, “Therefore you are to be perfect, as your heavenly Father is perfect.” (Matthew 5:48) […]

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Christian Perfection – 26: Entire Sanctification – Part 3

Christian Perfection – 26: Entire Sanctification – Part 3 The concept of Christian Perfection or Entire Sanctification requires us to live in the heavenly will of our Father, where there is no pain, suffering, or death. By: Frank L. Hoffman Jesus said, “Therefore you are to be perfect, as your heavenly Father is perfect.” (Matthew […]

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