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People See When We’re Transformed

People See When We’re Transformed A Sermon Delivered to The Compassion Internet Church 10 February 2013 Frank L. Hoffman, Pastor Scripture References: Exodus 34:29-35 Isaiah 6:8 Luke 9:28-43 2 Corinthians 3:12–4:2 Ephesians 2:10 Philippians 4:13 This is Transfiguration Sunday, which celebrates the transfiguration of Jesus on the mountain, but it should also speak to us […]

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Forgiveness Without Sacrifice – Part 10

Forgiveness Without Sacrifice – Part 10 In John 8:2-11, we are told another account of how Jesus taught us, and the people in the Temple, that people can be forgiven of their sins without the sacrifice of any animal or the shedding of any blood. 2. And early in the morning He came again into […]

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Forgiveness Without Sacrifice – Part 08

Forgiveness Without Sacrifice – Part 08 In this part of our  study of the forgiveness of sins without the need for an animal sacrifice, we  will take a look at the story of a paralytic who was healed by Jesus.  This  story is recorded in three Gospels: Matthew 9:1-8, Mark 2:1-12, and Luke  5:17-26. As […]

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Now That We Still Have Christmas With Us, Where Do We Go From Here?

Now That We Still Have Christmas With Us, Where Do We Go From Here? A Sermon Delivered to The CompassionInternetChurch 3 February 2013 By Frank L. Hoffman, Pastor SCRIPTURAL REFERENCES: Joshua 24:14-15 Ruth 1:16-17 1 Peter 1:8 1 John 4:11-21 Preparation Verse: (1 Peter 1:8) And though you have not seen Him, you love Him, […]

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How Do We Show the Love of Christmas to God?

How Do We Show the Love of Christmas to God? A Sermon Delivered to The Compassion Internet Church 27 January 2013 Frank L. Hoffman, Pastor Scripture References: Isaiah 1:13 Ephesians 2:8-10 James 2:14-17 1 John 4:11 Preparation Verse: (1 John 4:11) Beloved, if God so loved us, we also ought to love one another. Over […]

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Guns and Violent Deaths

Guns and Violent Deaths Stephen Augustine sent us some very interesting information from Lorraine Devon Wilke’s article (20 Jan 2013) about gun deaths. In the past 43 years (1968-2011) there have been 1,384,171 gun deaths in the United States. This is 18% higher than all the war deaths in U. S. history, which stands at […]

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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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