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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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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 09

Forgiveness Without Sacrifice – Part 09 The part of this study involves the story of an immoral or sinful woman who came and washed the feet of  Jesus with her tears, dried them with her hair, and anointed them with perfume  (Luke 7:36-50).  John tells a similar story in 12:1-8 about Mary the sister  of […]

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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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Forgiveness Without Sacrifice – Part 07

Forgiveness Without Sacrifice – Part 07 In the last part of this series, we mentioned that the people followed the cultish sacrificial system, which some people may not understand; so we will let the words of God which were delivered through the prophet Jeremiah explain it a little further in 7:21-26, where He is speaking […]

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Forgiveness Without Sacrifice – Part 06

Forgiveness Without Sacrifice – Part 06 Daniel Salomon made the following comments: “Psalm 50 is another example of atonement without sacrifice. In fact, Psalm 50 challenges the excesses of “animal sacrifice”—asking ‘If I were hungry, would I not let you know?’ Making the case that God is not a hungry pagan god who needs to […]

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Forgiveness Without Sacrifice – Part 05

Forgiveness Without Sacrifice – Part 05 We saw in the Isaiah passage we discussed in the previous part, that God does not desire sacrifices, which is a strong indication that sacrifice and the shedding of blood does not bring about forgiveness, and this same kind of message has been spoken since the time of Samuel. […]

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Forgiveness Without Sacrifice – Part 04

Forgiveness Without Sacrifice – Part 04 We closed our previous discussion on forgiveness without sacrifice with a reference to Isaiah 1:10-21. In these verses we will see that neither sacrifice nor incense brings forgiveness. 10. Hear the word of the LORD, You rulers of Sodom; Give ear to the instruction of our God, You people […]

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Forgiveness Without Sacrifice – Part 03

Forgiveness Without Sacrifice – Part 03 As a follow-up to our discussion on Numbers 16:41-50, we looked at Norman K. Gottwald’s book, “The Hebrew Bible: A Socio-Literary Introduction.” His contention is that from the way a Biblical passage is written it can be dated and placed in a reference source. He also believes that the […]

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Forgiveness Without Sacrifice – Part 02

Forgiveness Without Sacrifice – Part 02 In reading the Hebrew Testament, we often come to the understanding that the only form of atonement was an animal sacrifice, but this isn’t the case when we read the passage in Numbers 16:41-50, and in particular verse 46, where Moses directs Aaron to make atonement with incense. 41. […]

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