Men’s Prayer at the City of Refuge

Men gather for prayer during the Tuesday noon hour at the City of Refuge downtown in Idaho Falls.  Join us at the COR! I am wearing my t-shirt in the middle of January.  Can you believe it? This week, would you like to donate any of these supplies to the City of Refuge?   The top […]

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2012 Bible Reading in Idaho Falls – Relationship & Trust

1.  “I will appease him with the present that goes before me, and afterward I will see his face; perhaps he will accept me” (Gen. 32:20).  Jacob wanted to give gifts to his brother, but he really didn’t want to have any close relationship with Esau.  The gifts are more like bribery.  Isn’t it possible […]

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Mormon Factor for Romney

Today’s headlines in our local newspaper: ‘Mormon factor’ wears off for Romney Here is the input from Greer and Greenville, South Carolina: “Although Romney’s faith is still a matter of some discussion, it is less of a political problem for him than it was in 2008,” said Jim Guth, a political scientist at Furman University […]

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2012 Bible Reading in Idaho Falls – Trust

Sitting outside in the sunshine today during the noon hour and reading scripture (can you believe this weather in Idaho Falls?) . . . 1.  God tells Abraham:  “Take now your son, your only son Isaac, whom you love, and go to the land of Moriah, and offer him there as a burnt offering on one […]

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Craig Cooper – “Hail to the Pastafarians”

Guest Columnist, Craig Cooper, had his piece, “Hail to the Pastafarians”, published in the Post Register today.  “Cooper is a local scientist with expertise in energy, environmental, and policy issues; and a former member of U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein’s legislative staff.” Excerpts from his article, My pastor and I were chatting after church the other day, and […]

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2012 Bible Reading – Ammon

1.  Our church building where I preach sermons resides within the city limits of Ammon.  Of course, that name in the Bible has a sordid history.  We read about it, today.  “It happened on the next day that the firstborn said to the younger, ‘Indeed I lay with my father last night; let us make him drink wine tonight also, and […]

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LDS architecture in Idaho Falls

Click here for a picture of a LDS meetinghouse built 75 years ago in town.  But believe it or not, LDS architecture is not the first religious architecture in the city.

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2012 Bible Reading in Idaho Falls – Sermon on the Mount

We just finished reading the Sermon on the Mount today.  It is a well-known passage in Idaho Falls, especially in the KJV. Highlights from today’s reading: 1.  “Remove the plank from your own eye” (Matt. 7:5).   That could be really painful.  This is a bigger job than what the Advantage Eye Center, Idaho Family Vision, and the […]

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2012 Bible Reading in Idaho Falls – Questions

1. “Melchizedek king of Salem brought bread and wine” . . . “Abraham gave him a tithe of all” (Gen. 14:18, 20).  Among the “Melchizedek priesthood” in Idaho Falls, why no kings? no wine? and no tithes given to them? 2.  “Be angry, and do not sin” (Ps. 4:4)  Challenging verse, isn’t it.

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2012 Bible Reading in Idaho Falls

“So He destroyed all living things which were on the face of the ground” (Gen. 7:23).  Yes the Creator can do that.  It behoves the creature to not rebel.  It’s pure folly. (Sidenote:  What do you think about the new Ark Encounter?  Sidenote 2: What is your stance on the opening chapters of Genesis and […]

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