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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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Child Abuse and Fishing

Child Abuse and Fishing A few days ago when we were logging in and out of Facebook, we were greeted by an image of a little boy with a big smile on his face holding a fishing line with two fish hanging from it. The image really bothered us, and all we could think of […]

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Love and the Golden Rule

Love and the Golden Rule For the past couple of days, we’ve been talking about unconditional love being the major ingredient to fulfill the whole Law and the Prophets, as the Hebrew expresses it, or the whole of the Bible, as we would refer to it today. This is what Jesus was talking about in […]

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Unconditional Love of Self

Unconditional Love of Self Today’s article is a follow-up to yesterday’s blog article on unconditional love, in which Jesus explained about the greatest commandment. And while loving God and the whole of His creation is the greatest commandment, and includes everything, Jesus singled out one portion of this all inclusive commandment in Matthew 22 as […]

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Unconditional Love

Unconditional Love Most people say they want love and peace and an end to violence, but when they are told what they have to do on their part, and it requires a change in their lifestyle, such as what they put on their plates, they want to put conditions upon what they have to do. […]

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Peacemakers Don’t Need Guns

Peacemakers Don’t Need Guns A few of our blog articles on being peacemakers and not needing guns or other weapons has sparked some controversy even among Christians, with some agreeing with “our” position, and others saying that we should be armed for protection. We said “our” position, because that’s what the arguments referenced, but they […]

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Violence in the Name of Religion

Violence in the Name of Religion Maynard S. Clark wrote a very interesting observation about a major problem within Christianity: “We’ve all been treated to public discussions of Violence in the name of religion, and we also know how many “gun toting pastors” are eager to teach their congregants that the “manly” art of self-protection […]

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Is The True Spirit Of Christmas Still With You?

Is The True Spirit Of Christmas Still With You? A Sermon Delivered to The Compassion Internet Church 13 January 2013 Frank L. Hoffman, Pastor Scripture References: Isaiah 6:1-13 Matthew 6:25, 33 7:13-14 Mark 4:1-20 Preparation Verse: “For this reason I say to you, do not be anxious for your life, as to what you shall […]

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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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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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