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Christian Perfection – 05: Being a Whole Christian

Christian Perfection – 05: Being a Whole 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) John Wesley considered it to be an absolute impossibility to be half a Christian, and I agree. One person may not have […]

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Christian Perfection – 02: The Truth as it is in Jesus

Christian Perfection – 02: The Truth as it is in Jesus 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) Wesley’s book, “A Plain Account of Christian Perfection”, begins with the statement, “As Believed and Taught by The Rev. […]

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Our Resurrection Promise

Our Resurrection Promise A Sermon Delivered to The Compassion Internet Church 31 March 2013 Frank L. Hoffman, Pastor Scripture References: Luke 24:1-12 John 3:16 1 Corinthians 15:19-28 Revelation 21:4 This is Resurrection Day, a day that we are to focus upon the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead, and the hope and promise that […]

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From Captives to Children of God

From Captives to Children of God A Sermon Delivered to The Compassion Internet Church 17 March 2013 Frank L. Hoffman, Pastor Scripture References: Psalm 126:1-6 Isaiah 43:16-21 Matthew 5:48 John 12:1-8 Philippians 3:1-16 One of the main problems within Christianity today is that most are following the fallen and ungodly ways of the world. They […]

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Challenging Church Compassion – 08: Chased Away “L”

Challenging Church Compassion – 08: Chased Away “L” Almost every day we receive emails, letters, or see postings from compassionate people who care deeply about animals who were chased away from church by the church’s hardness of heart. One of these was “L” who wrote: “I stopped going to Church a while ago after I […]

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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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Living in the Will of God – 15 The Quail Concession

Living in the Will of God – 15 The Quail Concession If we continue from the Bible passage we looked at in part 14, we come to another of God’s reluctant concessions, which we have called the quail concession. Note what we are told in Exodus 16:9-12… 9. Then Moses said to Aaron, “Say to […]

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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 – 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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