Minden Press-Herald

Tuesday
Jul 22nd

Good News

The Upward Look

Revenge or Mercy

"You have heard that it was said, An eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth. But I tell you, don't resist an evildoer. On the contrary, if anyone slaps you on your right cheek, turn the other to him also." Matthew 5:38-39 HCSB

Jesus gives the fifth of His contrasting statements dealing with righteousness that goes beyond action to attitude and character. The ancient law stated a principle of limited retaliation that stressed justice over vengeance. The judicial punishment was to fit the crime and not to escalate the violence in vigilante style.

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Along the Way

Jesus Heals the Paralytic

Not all paralytics are healed. Not all surgeries are successful. Not all who pray for healing receives a perfect answer. Many times our prayers are selfish, misguided, or...

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The Bible Speaks

The Need for Church

Have you ever been tempted to think that perhaps you would have a richer spiritual life if you stayed home and worshipped alone rather than to attend church where there a...

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The Upward Look

Keep Your Word

"But let your statement be, 'Yes, yes' or 'No, no'; and anything beyond these is of evil." Matthew 5:37 NASB

Do people believe what you say? When you tell them you will do...

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The Bible Speaks

True Wisdom

"Wisdom is the principal thing; therefore get wisdom: and with all thy getting get understanding" Proverbs 4:7. The wise man, Solomon, is known for saying much about wisd...

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