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Pastor Claude T. Stauffer

Lord, Why?

Lord, Why?

“God is love” – 1 John 4:8  I have a question I’ve been pondering recently. It’s a question that has rocked me. It’s a question that has touched me to the core. It’s a question that overwhelms me. There’s a lot of questions we put before the Lord and a good many of...

The Mount of the LORD

The Mount of the LORD

“Come let us go up to the mountain of the LORD” – Isaiah 2:3a   Would you like to get closer to God? Let me suggest a way for that to happen. The book of Isaiah was written about eight centuries before the birth of Jesus. He wrote to a nation that had strayed from...

Saved?

Saved?

“That if you confess with your mouth the Lord Jesus and believe in your heart that God has raised Him from the dead, you will be saved” – Romans 10:9 Saved? What does it mean to be “saved”? Why does anyone need to be “saved”? What does it take to be saved? These are...

How to Get Saved

How to Get Saved

“Who then can be saved?” – Matthew 19:25 Have you ever wondered what it means when someone speaks about “getting saved”? Your initial response might be “Saved from what?” One day a smart rich young ruler came up to Jesus and asked Him the question, “Good Teacher, what...

Seven Things the LORD Loves

Seven Things the LORD Loves

“I the LORD love. . .” – Isaiah 61:8a   Do you feel unloved? Do you feel forgotten? Do you feel forsaken? Such thoughts can really get a person down. Such thoughts can drive us into deep depression. Such thoughts can discourage us and leave us in a deep dark pit of...

Jesus is Not a Bride Beater

Jesus is Not a Bride Beater

. . . Jesus who delivers us from the wrath to come. - 1 Thessalonians 1:10    There are few crimes,  if any, more repulsive and abhorrent than when a husband abuses his wife. In 1984 the movie The Burning Bed shocked audiences by addressing this issue. It was based on...

Love Vast as the Ocean

Love Vast as the Ocean

In this is love, not that we loved God, but that He loved us and sent His Son to be the propitiation for our sins – 1 John 4:10 Are you feeling unloved? Has your love been broken? Are you broken? Are you going through some form of rejection? Feel unwanted? Feel...

The Righteous Judge

The Righteous Judge

Now therefore, be wise, O kings; be instructed, you judges of the earth. Serve the LORD with fear, and rejoice with trembling – Psalm 2:10-11   President Trump just nominated another judge to be considered for a position on the Supreme Court. Whenever a judge is...

Death and Life

Death and Life

There is no fear in love; but perfect love casts out fear, because fear involves torment. – 1 John 4:18a The fear of death is universal. So many people fear death that the field of thanatology was created. Death is a big issue for the living. One article wrote the...

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