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Challenging Church Compassion – 02: Love of Fishing

Challenging Church Compassion – 02: Love of Fishing A Love of Fishing Causes Emotional Violence People are constantly writing to us about how emotionally shocked and upset they become at the church’s hardness of heart when it comes to the suffering of animals.  The following letter from Jenny Moxham is one of these examples: “My […]

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Living in the Will of God – 16 Summarizing

Living in the Will of God – 16 Summarizing Let’s begin this section of our study of living in the will of God by answering a few questions and summarizing what we have discussed so far. How do we live in the will of God? How do we live in the perfection of our Father […]

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Removing Ourselves from a Violent World

Removing Ourselves from a Violent World A Sermon Delivered to The CompassionInternetChurch 3 March 2013 Frank L. Hoffman, Pastor Scripture References: Luke 13:1-9 Acts 3:1-26 We have talked about the fact that our living as peacemaking children of God is not a sometimes situation, such as during the Lenten season; it is for every day […]

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Living in the Will of God – 11 Wicked People

Living in the Will of God – 11 Wicked People A vital part of living in the will of God is being obedient to Him and serving Him in faith, trust, and righteousness. Also, those who live in this state of being have unlimited compassion for the whole of creation. No being is excluded, and […]

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Living in the Will of God – 08 Hardness of Heart

Living in the Will of God – 08 Hardness of Heart In part 07 of this series, we saw in Jesus’ answer to the Pharisees about divorce (Matthew 19:8), “Because of your hardness of heart, Moses permitted you to divorce your wives; but from the beginning it has not been this way.” Hardness of heart […]

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Do We Believe and Trust in God?

Do We Believe and Trust in God? A Sermon Delivered to The Compassion Internet Church 24 February 2013 Frank L. Hoffman, Pastor Scripture References: Genesis 15:1-21 Luke 13:31-35 Philippians 3:17–4:1 A lot of people say they believe in God, but relatively few truly live like they really believe and trust in God. Most people seem […]

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Living in the Will of God – 07 Divorce

Living in the Will of God – 07 Divorce Sometimes religious leaders change or exploit the true intent of God in order to satisfy themselves or others. This is the case with marriage and divorce, as in Matthew 19:3-9, when Jesus is tested by some Pharisees about divorce. 3. And some Pharisees came to Him, […]

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Living in the Will of God – 06 A King?

Living in the Will of God – 06 A King? As we continue in our discussion about the problems of having a human king, it is important to realize that all of these things are outside the will of God, and stem from the reluctant concession that God granted the people in the days of […]

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Living in the Will of God – 03 God’s Heavenly Will

Living in the Will of God – 03 God’s Heavenly Will After looking at God’s creation intent, the next obvious place to look and learn what it means to live in the will of God is to look at our Father’s heavenly will. Jesus commands us in Matthew 5:48… 48. “Therefore you are to be […]

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How Does God Want Us to Live?

How Does God Want Us to Live? A Sermon Delivered to The Compassion Internet Church 17 February 2013 Frank L. Hoffman, Pastor Scripture References: Genesis 4:6-8 Matthew 6:9-13 Romans 6:12-15 1 Corinthians 10:1-13 1 John 2:15-17 This has been a very interesting week: we had Ash Wednesday, Valentine’s Day, and now the first Sunday in […]

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