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Christian Perfection – 21: Being a Perfect Christian

Christian Perfection – 21: Being 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) We now come to the second question 1n the seventeenth part of A Plain Account of Christian Perfection,  where John Wesley discusses the […]

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Christian Perfection – 20: What Is It To Be Sanctified?

Christian Perfection – 20: What Is It To Be Sanctified? 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 the seventeenth part of A Plain Account of Christian  Perfection, John Wesley discusses the substance of four Annual Conferences.   […]

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Christian Perfection – 19: A Repentant Spirit

Christian Perfection – 19: A Repentant Spirit 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) One of the obvious signs that God’s love is being perfected  in us is that we develop a repentant spirit.  If we truly […]

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Christian Perfection – 18: To Walk As He Walked

Christian Perfection – 18: To Walk As He 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) Throughout A Plain Account of Christian Perfection,  John Wesley continually refers to our walking as Jesus also walked, which we  specifically […]

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Restoring God’s Heavenly Kingdom

Restoring God’s Heavenly Kingdom A Sermon Delivered to The CompassionInternetChurch 12 May 2013 Frank L. Hoffman, Pastor Scripture References: Acts 1:6-11 Acts 16:16-34 Revelation 3:15-16 This is Mother’s Day, and since we are also looking at ways of restoring God’s heavenly kingdom here on earth, it would be appropriate to look beyond our own mothers […]

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Christian Perfection – 14: In What Sense Christians Are Perfect

Christian Perfection – 14: In What Sense Christians Are Perfect 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) It was a little after 6:30 in the morning on 13 October 2001, and as I sat in front of […]

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Christian Perfection – 12: Opposition to Perfection

Christian Perfection – 12: Opposition to Perfection 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 the eleventh part of “A Plain Account of Christian Perfection”, John Wesley discusses his brother’s and his surprise at the opposition from […]

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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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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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Keep Following Jesus

Keep Following Jesus A Sermon Delivered to The CompassionInternetChurch 14 April 2013 Frank L. Hoffman, Pastor Scripture References: Numbers 11:31-34 Matthew 4:18-20 Matthew 5:9 Matthew 6:10 Matthew 14:19 Mark 1:17 John 21:1-23 1 Corinthians 3:16-17 Revelation 5:11-1 One of the things that we have experienced in our lives, and have had many other people tell […]

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