to humans, to animals, to our environment, to our economy, to our education, to our finances, and to our health
By: Mary T. and Frank L. Hoffman
Christian Cruelty: An Unfortunate Reality
Response from Frank and Mary Hoffman
There's a phrase that describes what these hard of heart Christians are doing; itís called "proof-texting." It is a way of selectively quoting only those Bible verses that agree with oneís position and ignoring the others.
This is a form of giving false testimony, which is another of the "Thou shalt nots."
In the Love of the Lord,
Frank and Mary
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The intent of this series is to wake up and encourage the Church to greater works of love and compassion (John 14:12). It is not to condemn the Church, in general, or any individual, any more than Jesus condemned the woman caught in adultery. Jesus said to her, "...go your way. From now on sin no more." (John 8:11) And this is our message to the Church: Recognize our sins of the past and go forth seeking to be perfect as our heavenly Father is perfect (Matthew 5:48), correcting the sins of the past, for that is the only way we can truly show the world that we love the Lord our God with all our heart, soul, might, and mind, including the whole of creation, which includes our neighbors whom we are to love as ourselves.
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