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Punishment is Different from Evil

Last week we talked about how God does not tempt us to do evil, and how evil is different from punishment. Many people struggle with what they see as the difference between the God of the Old Testament and the God of the New Testament. 610 more words

Christian Living

TLP Living: 11/19/18

Thanksgiving TReflections

Thanksgiving has been a central idea in American history and culture, even before there was an America.  Of course, all Americans have learned about the first Thanksgiving back in 1621 with the Pilgrims and the Indians, but there’s much more in our heritage that relates.   433 more words

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done wasting time

I recently finished the move Safely Home by Randy Alcorn, an incredible novel that chronicles the stories of two former Harvard University roommates and best friends. 955 more words

Books

Spiritual Gifts

The area of Spiritual Gifts and how they are put into practice in the Christian life has been written about in a multitude of forms – books, articles, websites, etc. 351 more words

Book Review

Bringing the I to the Do

Philippians 4:13 I can do all things through Christ which strengtheneth me.

My pastor (Jonathan Brozozog) regularly says, “We need to bring the I to the do.  729 more words

Christian Living

Why I've Been MIA, and a Recap on Thankfulness!

Hello, dear readers! I know it’s been a while since I’ve posted anything here at Claiming the Promise, but I assure you we are all doing fine. 252 more words

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Don't Set Yourself Up For Failure

Why was Saul chosen as the first earthly king of Israel? This is a question I’ve been pondering as we have studied I. Samuel. Here is a man who started off strong in faith, but then fizzled out in the end losing his kingship. 476 more words

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