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Christian Perfection – 07: The Circumcision of the Heart

Christian Perfection – 07: The Circumcision of the Heart 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) From all my research, it appears that God’s intent for circumcision was to set His people apart with a very personal […]

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Christian Perfection – 06: Walking As Christ Also Walked

Christian Perfection – 06: Walking As Christ Also Walked 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) There are only two people in the Bible who, we are told, walked with God. The first was Enoch (Genesis 5:22-24 […]

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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 – 03: Our Effect On Others

Christian Perfection – 03: Our Effect On Others 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) At the time we are doing something, we seldom know the effect it will have on other people in the short or […]

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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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Christian Perfection – 01: Introduction

Christian Perfection – 01: Introduction 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) Many years ago, when I first read the Bible with the indwelling of the Holy Spirit to guide me, I believed its teachings. And, I […]

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