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Articles by Pastor Nathan Pfeiffer:

DEVOTION – LORD’S PRAYER “Our Father who art in heaven.”  We address the heavenly Father who sent His beloved Son to save us from our sins and in His amazing grace chose us to be His children. Just as a three-year-old child is unafraid to ask her dad for whatever is on her heart, let […] Read More

On Watch

Written by Nathan Pfeiffer
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DEVOTION – ADVENT  “And what I say to you, I say to all: Watch!”  (Mark 13:37) “Place your order today to receive it by December 24.” Modern shipping services are pretty remarkable. Most orders we place online arrive on our doorstep three days later. If we’re in a real pinch, we can pay extra and […] Read More
In our family, there are few things we enjoy more than a freshly picked tomato out of our garden. As I write this article, the soil has been prepared and the tomato plants are in the garden and have been caged. We know that we will have to make sure the plants are watered and […] Read More
DEVOTION – NEW LIFE The year is 1753, in America. As long as you can remember, you have had to obey every whim of your master. He determines everything you do. He tells you when to get up and when to go to bed. He determines what you eat, how much you eat, and when […] Read More

“He is Elijah, Who is to Come”

Written by Nathan Pfeiffer
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There are few Old Testament Bible accounts that captivate one’s imagination more than the story of the prophet Elijah. Elijah served as the Lord’s mouthpiece in the northern Kingdom of Israel during the reign of wicked King Ahab and Queen Jezebel. The nation was rife with idolatry. The Lord used Elijah to show the folly […] Read More

Election Coverage

Written by Nathan Pfeiffer
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Election coverage seems as if it has been going on “forever.” But in reality, it was only last spring when candidates began announcing their campaigns to be the next President of the United States. Since then, the news media have been covering the campaigns and discussing things like polls, “favorability,” and “electability.” Such coverage will […] Read More

The One Thing Needed

Written by Nathan Pfeiffer
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This year it is especially heartening to note that there are three schools in the Church of the Lutheran Confession that are either starting up fresh, or have plans to reopen. “And Jesus answered and said to her, ‘Martha, Martha, you are worried and troubled about many things. But one thing is needed, and Mary […] Read More

FAITHFUL

Written by Nathan Pfeiffer
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DEVOTION – FATHER’S DAY FAITHFUL On the third Sunday of June, we are given the opportunity to reflect with thanksgiving on the blessings of our fathers. We buy cards, neckties, and golf balls to show our appreciation to those who worked so hard to raise us, train us, and provide for us. We are especially […] Read More
Reading through the four Gospels—particularly during the days leading up to the birth of Jesus—one often finds many of God’s people anxiously looking for ‘the Christ.’ The good news which the angels brought to the shepherds was that a Savior had been born “who is Christ the Lord” (Luke 2:11). Simeon was promised that before […] Read More
Many blessings of the Reformation of the 1500’s still affect us today. We could mention having a Bible translation in our native tongue, having many hymns to sing praises to God, putting into practice the doctrine of the priesthood of all believers (that Christ has given every believer—not just to the pope and his priests—the […] Read More