Minden Press-Herald

Tuesday
Sep 16th

Along the Way

Death Became Silent

Since Abel was killed by Cain (Gen 4), death has been feared by all. An inevitable fate! With the entrance of sin (Adam and Eve in the Garden of Eden- Gen 3), death became the penalty of disobedience to God. Throughout the Old Testament, nothing could erase this penalty. Man's sin was smeared over every generation. Only the annual Passover sacrifice could provide forgiveness of sin and redemption before the Lord. This came with a blood sacrifice (unblemished lamb or goat) at the hands of the High Priest and the Levites.

Death was a dread, an enemy that was always lurking in the shadows wherever man was found. The deceiver, the serpent, the supreme rival of God, Satan himself, was outsmarting men and women 'right and left'. The Spirit may have been willing, but the flesh was weak. Temptation (Satan's great weapon) was strong.

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T'was the Week before Easter

This week before Easter is so special in our Christian heritage. So many things happened in that short span of time. All that Jesus taught about His purpose and pending d...

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Getting Ready for His Work

Throughout the Bible we read exhortations of the importance of 'being ready' for action. Man is always in preparation stages. Moses and Joshua are good examples to study....

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Flying High as a Kite

"Flying High as a kite" is an expression we all have heard. It describes one's excitement, state of sobriety, or a far-out attitude.Those high school basketball teams sti...

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Life's Most Important Question

"Why?" is the most oft-asked question. That's universally accepted. We all have questions that are important to us, and ask them for various reasons: expand knowledge, un...

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