Category Archives: devotion

Miracles in the Margins

Bible Text:  Luke 17:11-19 So Jesus answered and said, “Were there not ten cleansed? But where are the nine?  Were there not any found who returned to give glory to God except this foreigner?” (vv. 17-18) Place:  City of Refuge … Continue reading

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Idaho Falls worship – Chuck A Rama style

“They feared the LORD, yet served their own gods” (II Kings 17:33). In ancient times, people were double-minded.  In other words, on some of their days during the week, they prayed to the one true God; yet during other parts … Continue reading

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The giftedness of the poor man

“The poor man uses entreaties.  But the rich answers roughly” (Proverbs 18:23). Sometimes a rich man thinks he can boss anybody and everybody around.  He needs to be taught lessons in “Communication 101” from the poor man.  King Herod should … Continue reading

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My oldest daughter’s testimony

I decided to follow Jesus Christ when I was very young. I knew I was a sinner who could never reach heaven without God.  Romans 3:23 states a universal truth, “For all have sinned and fall short of the glory … Continue reading

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Why another church plant?

1. The multiplication of church plants increase the number of places where people can taste and see that the Lord is good. The Idaho Falls yellow pages list 252 restaurants.  Probably, in the greater Idaho Falls area, including Ucon, Iona, Ammon, … Continue reading

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Why church plant?

Church planting pushes the good news proclamation of Jesus to the forefront.  The pioneering pastors are thinking as missionaries. Ample amounts of prayer and preparation during each week are devoted chiefly to glorifying God through gospel outreach.  For ambassadors of … Continue reading

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Three Readiness Tips for Back to School in Idaho Falls

School has already started for some of you; and for others, school commences this week.  Your parents have been weighing all the options in Idaho Falls — homeschool, private Christian school, charter school, or a traditional public school, etc.  Now … Continue reading

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Daughter-Daddy take on the silver lining in ugliness

My daughter Mariah’s take: Close your eyes. What do you see? Is it something ugly or beautiful? Both words are typically based on what we see, whether it be a mountain, sunset, architecture, or a human face. I find physical, … Continue reading

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Riches in Idaho Falls

I have been doing a study in the book of Ephesians.   The first three chapters unfold “the riches of His grace.”  It is staggering to consider what has been bestowed upon me as a sinner in southeastern Idaho. Union … Continue reading

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the Bible for the Berean

Hi all, I am very thankful this afternoon that each one of the Bereans in Idaho Falls has a Bible.  From our study this past Sunday morning (II Timothy 3:10-17) and then again last night (II Peter 1:19-21), we understand … Continue reading

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