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  • Thomas Clawser, M. Div.

    Contributing sermons since Jan 24, 2002
Thomas's church

Campbelltown United Christian
Palmyra, Pennsylvania 17078
717-838-1766

About Thomas
  • Education: Evangelical Theological Seminary | Myerstown, PA
  • Experience: 28 years teaching, 17 years as pastor
  • Family: Evangelical Protestant
  • Hobbies: Golf, music (5-string banjo player)
  • What I want on my tombstone: He helped us learn to know God better
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  • When God Interrupts

    Contributed on Jan 13, 2019
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    God Interrupts the Mundane to Bring about the Magnificent

    The January 13, 1992, issue of Fortune Magazine featured the "Biggest Business Goofs of 1991": In an act of corporate cooperation, AT&T reached an agreement with the power company in New York City, ConEd. The contract stated that whenever power demands exceeded the utility's grid, ...read more

  • Mary's Song Of Praise

    Contributed on Jan 13, 2019
     | 70 views

    Do you sing with Mary? Do you have that joy this Christmas—are you overwhelmed by the promise of his return, or simply lost in the holiday?

    On Sunday June 1, 1975, Darrel Dore was on an oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico. Suddenly it wobbled, tipped to one side, and crashed into the sea, trapping Darrell inside a room on the rig. As the rig sank into the sea the lights went out and the room began to fill with water. Thrashing about in the ...read more

  • He Delights In You!

    Contributed on Dec 16, 2018
     | 203 views

    What if you knew just how much God loves you?

    In September of 2006, Sociologists from Baylor University released the results of a study looking into America's different views of God. The study included a Gallop survey, which identified four distinct views of God's personality and interaction with the world. Those who believe in: • An ...read more

  • Who Is This Jesus?

    Contributed on Dec 11, 2018
     | 489 views

    The evidence of Jesus’ deity demands a response from every person: allegiance or rejection.

    We open with these words concerning the identity of Jesus: “I can't help wondering how we can explain away the greatest miracle recorded in history. No one denies there was such a man, that he lived and that he was put to death by crucifixion. Where is the miracle I spoke of? Consider this and ...read more

  • Christ, The King Of Kings!

    Contributed on Nov 25, 2018
     | 340 views

    John, on the Supremacy of Christ

    A couple driving home from a conference talked about how they might use what they had learned at their jobs. Rounding a curve in the road, they came upon a serious motorcycle accident. The bike seemed to catch on something and flip into the air. The helmet-less driver was thrown fifty yards or so, ...read more

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  • A Lesson In Hope

    Contributed on Apr 1, 2017
     | 2,412 views

    They still tell the story at William and Mary College of daffy, magnificent President Ewell. For a century and a half, this prestigious Virginia school had been a leader among American universities. Then came the Civil War. In the hard days of reconstruction that followed, William and Mary went ...read more

  • Wishing Vs. Hoping

    Contributed on Dec 3, 2011
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     | 1,715 views

    WISHING VS. HOPING Eugene Peterson (Living the Message: Daily Help for Living the God-Centered Life) points out that what a lot of people call hope is in reality something different. It's wishing, not hoping: and wishing and hoping are not the same thing. "Wishing," Peterson says, "is ...read more

  • In The Year A.d. 303, The Roman Emperor ...

    Contributed on Oct 18, 2004
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    In the year A.D. 303, the Roman Emperor Diocletian issued a decree that he hoped would extinguish the spreading flames of Christianity. One of his primary objectives was the seizure and destruction of the Christian Scriptures. Later that year, officials enforced the decree in North Africa. ...read more

  • An Ancient Chassidic Parable Tells The Story Of ...

    Contributed on Aug 21, 2004
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    An ancient Chassidic parable tells the story of Yechiel, the young grandson of a Chassidic rabbi, who once played hide-and-seek with a friend. When it was his turn to hide, he found a great hiding place where he waited, somewhat impatiently, for his friend to find him. He waited and waited; it ...read more

  • The Scottish Preacher John Mcneill Liked To Tell ...

    Contributed on Feb 9, 2002
    based on 25 ratings
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    The Scottish preacher John McNeill liked to tell about an eagle that had been captured when it was quite young. The farmer who snared the bird put a restraint on it so it couldn’t fly, and then he turned it loose to roam in the barnyard. It wasn’t long till the eagle began to act like the ...read more