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Christian Perfection – 25: Entire Sanctification – Part 2

Christian Perfection – 25: Entire Sanctification – Part 2 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) The concept of Christian Perfection or Entire Sanctification is based upon our desire to overcome the corruption of this present world as it […]

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Christian Perfection – 24: Entire Sanctification – Part 1

Christian Perfection – 24: Entire Sanctification – Part 1 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) John Wesley’s concept of Christian Perfection and Sanctification appears to be centered in the fact that from the moment of our re-birth, we […]

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Jesus, Demons and Pigs

Jesus, Demons and Pigs A Sermon Delivered to The Compassion Internet Church 23 June 2013 Frank L. Hoffman, Pastor Scripture References: Luke 8:26-39 Galatians 3:23-29 There is a lot of controversy about why Jesus, who teaches us to be loving, compassionate, and peacemaking children of God, who live in the heavenly will of our Father, […]

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Judge Not but Discern Much

Judge Not but Discern Much A Sermon Delivered to The Compassion Internet Church 16 June 2013 Frank L. Hoffman, Pastor Scripture References: Jeremiah 5:30-31 Matthew 5:48 Matthew 7:1-5 3 John 9-10 Since today is Father’s Day, I thought it would be interesting to talk about our earthly father as compared to our heavenly Father. Today […]

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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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