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Challenging Church Compassion – 21: Christian Bowhunters

Challenging Church Compassion – 21: Christian Bowhunters an Oxymoron These comments are in response to the article: Christian Bowhunters use archery as a way to spread the word about God by Beth Slaughter Sexton. Bryan White, the founder of the local group in Georgia, is quoted in the article as saying, “All of us were […]

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Challenging Church Compassion – 20: Kicked Out for Animal Beliefs

Challenging Church Compassion – 20: Kicked Out for Animal Beliefs On 3 June 2013 Mark Anthony DiBello www.markanthonydibello.com sent us the following comments about the indifference of churches to the suffering of animals and the people who care about them. “In the beginning… Do you know that in one version of Scripture, the Lord God created animals before He created […]

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Kingdom Living for the World

Kingdom Living for the World A Sermon Delivered to The CompassionInternetChurch 2 June 2013 Frank L. Hoffman, Pastor Scripture References: Matthew 22:37-40 Luke 7:1-10 John 3:16 Galatians 1:1-12 Most Jewish people believe that the Torah and the rest of the Hebrew Bible were written for them and, similarly, most Christians believe that the whole Bible […]

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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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