Yes. This answer comes from people who live all over Idaho Falls. Sitting in the Bella Vita coffee shop this morning, a friend shared his confidence of encountering God through the pages of Scripture. I rejoiced.
Today, the Lutheran teacher, Gene Edward Veith writes:
I remember when I first began to read the Bible seriously. I had read theologians from Lewis to Tillich, but I had never read the Bible, except in little snippets. I resolved to read the whole thing from beginning to end, an enterprise that took me from the beginning of the universe to the end of time–from Genesis to Revelation. I suppose I began my Bible-reading project for literary reasons, but as I read I found that I was meeting God.