Tag Archives: Jesus Christ

IFRM Stories of Hope

Friends. In an Idaho Falls Rescue Mission office in the city downtown, John Howze has been posting a weekly story on the IFRM facebook page. Here is my nudge of encouragement to you: Like the IFRM facebook page so that you … Continue reading

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Student Bible Competition – 1st study sheet

Colossians – chapter 1 Observation Who is writing this letter? Who is receiving this letter? What are the two typical parts of a greeting by the apostle Paul? What are the three words in verses 4 and 5 that you … Continue reading

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Inductive study on Ephesians 2:19-22

“Now, therefore, you are no longer strangers and foreigners, but fellow citizens with the saints and members of the household of God, having been built on the foundation of the apostles and prophets, Jesus Christ Himself being the chief cornerstone, … Continue reading

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the Head of the Church

In the opening of two of his letters, Ephesians and Colossians, the apostle Paul declares Jesus as the Head of the Church. Each of these short epistles bring out special aspects and ministry of our Head. If you are tempted to follow some … Continue reading

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The Church of JESUS CHRIST of Latter-day Saints

This is the name of the religious organization headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah.  I like the title by itself because of the interplay of emphasis in the nine words.  But here is the big question, how Christ-centered is the … Continue reading

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the Bishop of Idaho Falls

Jesus is a multitude of positions for His people in Idaho Falls.  (1) He is the Shepherd (good – John 10:11, great – Hebrews 13:20-21, I Peter 2:25, chief – I Peter 5:4, and Revelation 7:17).  (2) He is the … Continue reading

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The King (12/17/03)

Kings are in much conversation, both in Hollywood and the news.  I have heard the stories of many kings.  Their power.  Their splendor.  I have seen pictures of palaces and beautiful estates where many of them have lived.  But unfortunately, all … Continue reading

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First John

First John Publisher – Kregel Publications:  Grand Rapids, Michigan, 1979 (1984 reprint) Author – Robert S. Candlish The volume is dense, a thick 577 pages.  And yet this is quite typical of a preacher’s devotion in the 1800’s to the … Continue reading

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Ten Thoughts on I John 1:1-2:14

While sitting on the west bank of the Snake River in Idaho Falls, here are ten of my thoughts which I quickly jotted down. For those of us who desire joy in Idaho Falls, it comes in this order:  redemption, … Continue reading

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The tree that waits

Jonathan Merritt writes in his book, Jesus is Better Than You Imagined (2014): The prophet Jeremiah says that every person is a plant, but we get to choose which kind of plant we want to be.  If I choose to … Continue reading

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