The Cuero Record (Cuero, Tex.), Vol. 71, No. 78, Ed. 1 Friday, April 2, 1965 Page: 2 of 6
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IWt CUKRO HISCOIp, Friday, April 2.
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Trial of Jesus ILLUSTRATED SUNDAY SCHOOL LESSON
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•y Alfred j. •uoscher LUTHERAN
8T. JOHN’S LUTHERAN
l-*r O. Mueller, Pa«tor
Worship Service 9:00 a.m
Church School 10.00 a.m
Communion lr* Sunday each
1st Sunday each WSCS Clrclea — Second Men.
f k Second Tuteday.
~'———— Official Board — Second Mon-
I day 7:30 p.m.
, Wesleyan Service Guild — Third
Tuesday 7:30 p.m.
Methodist Men - Fourth Mon-
day — 7:00 p.m.
Dlvlae Same# it_________
Sunday Schosl *i00 A. M.
Csmmtfnlen lit Sunday »ocK Mantb
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Before the Passover, Judas conspires
tvlth the high priests to betray Jesus.
At the feast Jesus predicts His be-
trayal and Peter s denials, then in-
stitutes the sacrament of the Lord's
After the meal Christ and the dis-
ciples go to the Garden of Gethse-
niane. When Jesus returns from His
prayers He is betrayed by Judas, ar-
rested, and deserted by His disciples.
Outside the place where Jesus is
standing trial. Peter denies Christ
three time*. Christ is condemned and
Judas, hearing this, returns the blood
money and hangs himself.— Mat-
When Jesus is brought before him for
sentencing Pilate .seeks a way to free
Him. But, trapped by the conspiracy,
ho is forced to condemn Jesus.—
GOLDEN TEXT: Matthew 27:23
GA — 3:15 p m Ural Church of Christ.
Brotherhood — First Tuesday Stri H. Stayins. Victoria
of monlh. Scientist*
WEDNESDAY jSundav _______________ 11.00 a.m
Prayer service 7:30 p m. - j Sunday School........... 11:00 a.m
Business meeting first Wed- [ Wednesday ___________ 800
ST. MARK'S LUTHERAN 1 Rev' Joh" R<'bl"»on. Pnstor
( KERCH Morning Worship—9 00 AM.
loo v Esplanade Second and Fourth Sundays in
Otero. Texas _____________ ___________
.J >hn A. Jacobs. Pastor FIRST METHODIST (fK'KCH
Dn in* Worship- 8 00 A 10 4.': ( oiirthouse at (Union
a rr. j Hev. W. Bold Harris. Pastor
j Church S-hool 9:25 am Sun- Sunday:
, days jSu y 9 15 a.m
Holy Communion: 8 U0 a.m i Morning Worship 11 00 a.m.
PENTOOOSTAL CnURCH OP
Ht. 77 North
L. C. Barnett. Paator
Sunday School 10:00 a m.
Evening Worship 7:00 p m.
Piayer Service 7.00 p m.
Service 7:3Q n m.
ASSEMBLY OF GOD BAPTIST
CUERO ASSEMBLY Oi GOD
Rev. O. » Franklin.
. A J
PKLMrm x narrisT church
Billy Derrick, Pastor
Service* - j 3 1 Sundays ai
9:45 a.m • D:.10 a.m.
.. nn Evangelistic serv ice on 2nd
a nl and 4th Sundav 7 45 p.m *
-Christ Ambassadors 6:00 p.m.. t'ALVARY BAPTIST CHURCH
Junior Church 6:00 p.m
Evangelist .Sendee 7:00 p.m
Council 9.00 a.m
Study 7:00 p.m.
Youth Bail.-_7:00 p.m.
•lame* Slone, Jr., Pastor
i Sunday School — 9 45 with
preaching at 10:35.
Training Union 6:30 pm. —
Eve-mg wqr.svijj 7:45 p.m.
WMU - 3:30 p.m.
j Royil Ambassadors 5:00 p.m
Sunbeams - 3:15 p.m.
nesday after firsi Sunday
C. E. Bottorff, Pastor
Morning Worship 11:00 a m
Pastor in pulpit first, third and
Evening Gospel Ser. 8 00 p.m
Sundav School 10.00 p.m
Baptist Womans Missionary
Esplanade at Live Oak At*,
p m Rev. Andrei* Krumbhaar.
Reading Room Hours: Rector
Tuesday and Thursday 10:00 a Holy Communion 7:30 a m
n,. to 2:00 p.m. Church .School 10:45 a.ni
first Sunday* <othe: times
after third Sunday
The Trial of Jesus
FORSAKEN BY HIS OWN, JESUS IS UNJUSTLY
DEALT WITH BY THE AUTHORITIES
BEFORE HIS CONDEMNATION.
Imlitmola a* W. Court House
Rev. E. E. Ramirez, Pastor
Bible Study and
10:30 a m.
7 30 p.m.
By R. H. RAMSEY 1 to wait. These three accompan-
It is generally agreed that the ted Christ further, but then He
Opening paragraphs of Matthew separated Himself from them to
25 are not in exact chronologi- * go even deeper into the garden
cal order. What took place in and pour out His soul to the
verses 6-13 occurred on the Sat-j Father. On Hi* Knees, Jesus
urday before the Triumphal En-| asked that God s will be carried
try, whereas the event described out absolutely, and. if possible,
in the opening verses took j in this carrying out of God s
place the following Tuesday. will that the cup of sorrow
In any event, the hour has
come when the Son of God is to
die for the sms of the world.
He is to die by the hands of
should pass from Him
Here the soldiers led by Judas
found him, and Judas pointed
opt the Lord with a kiss, the
His own brethren, the people of tenderest token of human af-
.Prael who professed to believe feetlon. Jesus refused to be res-
Scriptures which foretold the : cued from the soldiers by force,
coming and death of their Mes- rebuked the onlookers, and the
si ah. These were not just any I disciples, frightened, fled, thus
people, they were the religious i fulfilling the prediction of verse
authorities of Israel, including ; 31.
their highest ruling body, the f There were actually six trial*
Sanhedrin. Their plans to avoid j of the Lord Jesus between the
putting Jesus to death during time of His arrest and Pontius
the Passover feast were thwart- PiltOe'n final verdict that He
ed by an unexpected incident - be Crucified. The first was be-
the offer of Judies to betray the fore Annas and is recorded only
7-‘or(L in John 18. Following this there
Despite the fact that Judas were two trials before Calaphas
was a thief with a great, beset- and the informal assembling of
ting love for money. Jesus bad the Sanhedrin, which condemned
named him treasurer of the Him to death.
Apostolic company. Besides be- Because the Jews.were under
lug dominated by this passion Roman rule, they did not have
FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH
Norman A. Sanders. Pastor
Broadway st Gonzales
Sunday School 9:45 a m
Morning Worship Serv-
1 ice 10:55 a m
Training Union 6:00 pm
Worship Serv.ce 7 00 p.m
WMS Meetings a* announced ir
Church. Sunbeams and G.U-
meet each Monday at 3:30 p
m. Deacon's meet Monday
night aftn first Sunday. Bro-
therhood meets on third Tues-
day ntght of each month
Church Conference on Wed-
noday night after first Sun-
day. Prayer Meeting every
| Wednesday night. Choir prae-
: tire on Wednesday night af-
ter Prayer Meeting.
Res. B. J. Hall
' Sunday School 10:00 a.m.
I Training Union 7:45 p.m. 1
t Evening Worship 8;30 p.m. |
WMU ~_3:00 p.m.
for money'. Judas had lived for
three years as a hypocrite. Small
wonder that Judas was fair
game for the whisperings of
Satan which ied him to ap-
proach the chief priest and of-
fer to sell the Lord for 30 pieces
of silver—the going price for a
the right to carry out the death
penalty. They could condemn a
man to death, but the actual
sentence had to be ordered by
a Roman officer. Thus, the Jews
brought Christ to Pontius Pilate.
After questioning Christ, Pi-
late was convinced of His Inno-
cence, but found his hands tied
"Pilate saith unto them. What ahaXl J do than with Jean*
which is called Christ T They all say unto him, Let him be
crucified.’'—Matthew *7 :tt.
Because the verses dealing
With the Last Supper (w 17-301
have been so often assigned to
than# lessons, we are going to
deal with them but briefly. The
words of our Lord at the table
regarding Die meaning of His
broken body and shed blood are
easily the most important and
profound words spoken that
night. Nevertheless, we must
not forget that our Lord actual-
ly gave more attention to the
dual tragedy of Jlis imminent
betrayal by Judas and the de-
nial Of Simon Peter than to all
Oth^r subjects Ha discussed that
Our Lord's prophecy regard-
ing the denial of Pater is min-
ute in its detail: Peter will deny
Him thrice—not only deny His
Lord, but also deny he even
knaavs Him; sad, after the third
denial, a fowl will crow at an
unusual and unnatural hour. Yet
Patsr did not fail at tha Lord’s
feat and plasd .with Him about
time whan tha Lord
Aid death, Ha
to talk quietly with
that was Mt to Mas In tbs M»
lowing 96-hour parted.
All tha (a
da*) want with Jasus to the
enter part of tha Gardes of
Ce'Juemane There all but
James, Mar and John sat down
as to a way to free Him. On a
technicality, Pilate sent Jesus to
Herod for trial, but that wily
king refused to fall into the
trap and returned Christ to Pi-
Under Roman law. which was
famous for its justness, Pilate,
has but one course: he must de-
clare Jesus innocent (which he
doee), set Him free, and dare
the Jews to lay their hands
upon Him. But Pilate wss weak
and cowardly; his position in
the Roman hierarchy w'as none
too secure, and. politically, he
could not afford revolt among
the highly-placed Jews. Well
aware of this, the high prieet
had maneuvered Pilate Into a
situation where he had no other
choice but to condone the San-
hedrin's actions and condemn
Jesus to death.
Yet Pilate grasped at one fi-
nal straw in his attempt to free
Jesus. It was customary for one
prisoner, chosen by the people,
to be freed during the Passover.
Pilate offered the mob gathered
about his gate a choice between
Barabhas and Jesus. But the
Sanhedrin bad thwarted even
this last chance, planting bribed
ms In the mob to cry out
for Barabbas’ release and
Washing Ms hands In a basin
• futile symbolism of inno-
nce in what was to follow—
Pilate ordered the release of
Barabbas and delivered Jesus to
OIJI LADY OF
GUADALUPE < Hi IK H
Rev. Donald Murrav, MSE.
6.30 a.m. and 10.00 a m.
Confession* every Saruhdaj
;it 4.30 p.m. to 6 p.m. and 7:30
p.m. lo 9 p.m.
Oiher Masse* will be announ-
ced every Sunday in the parish
CATHOLIC CHU RCH
Father Wm. Jansen, Pastor
Father John Flvnn, Asst.
Sunday, Masses 6:30, 8:30 X-
10:00 a m.
-Week day Masses. 6 30 X 11:20
a.m. and 7:00.p.m.
Saturday Masses, 6:30 a m. X
"Station of the Cross" Friday
3:00 p.m. and 6:40 p.m.
Confession! — Before week day
masses and Saturday 4:30 to
5:30 p.m, X 7:30 to 8:30 p.m.
ST. PETER It PAUL
Father M. O'Sbaugbnehoy
■Sunday Mass 9:00 a.m.
Wednesday Mass 6:30 p.m.
Mon. thru Sat. Mass 7:30 a.m.
First Friday Mass 6:30 p.m.
C'onlessions before all Masses.
8T. 4LOYSIU8’ CHURCH
Rev. Renton Thurmond, Tastor
Sunday masses: 8:00 a m.
Friday evening masses: 7
i Confession* before each mas*
CHURCH OF CHRIST
to acourgsd and crucified.
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Dtrtritotto hr Sin Pattons baton
*14 E. French St.
W. Gordo* Pesvy, Minister
10:00 a m.
8T. JOHN’S LUTHERAN
W LSI HOFF
Melvin T. Helen, Tastor
Worship Service .. 10 00 a.m
Sermon 10:30 a.m. Church School . 9 00 a m
as M5'F 5:30
I Evening Worship
“ Communion — Each
Cl -o') Practice
WSCS — First Monday
' :3« m: !
7 30 p m
Halter C. Oulu, Pastor
>lcl-eod and Court House St*.
11:00 a m.
6:30 p m.
7 .30 p m.
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EION LUTHERAN (HIR(H. ARNECKEATII.E
not deceitfully belie totrnv backbite nor slamler your neighbor Matlin
RAYMOND H . Dl RST
That This Page Be
An Inspiration To
Many Is The
Sincere Desire of
An old slorv tells u* of s king who once ssked the wise men of Greece to bring
him the best and worst pan of the sacrifice. Shortly after the wise men sent the
tongue of a sacrificed animal to the king. Thu* the wise man showed that the tongue
may he the be*t or the worst part It depends on die use made of it The New Testa-
ment writer Jams* compares the tongue to the little helm th t steers great ships.
But it is also the most dangerous member in the human body which can < rvate untold
misery. Our good name and charm ter may tie defamed and wrecked by the tongue
that peddle* rumors rather than fact* The tongue > rentes wars w hich throw nations
and the world Into rhno*. God gave us our tongue to speak truthfully aod to glorify
Hi* name in everything we say.
.Tame* 3 6-10 "And the tongue is a fire Die tongue I* In an unrighteous world
among our members, staining the whole body, setting on fire the cycle of
nature and set no fire by hell. For every kind of beam and bird, of reptile
and sea creafuiv. can be tamed and has been tamed by humankind, but no
human being can tame the tongue a restless evil full of deadly poison.
With it we ble** the Ixird and Father, and with it we curse men. wtio are
made in the likeness of God From the same mouth come blessing and
cursing My brethren this ought not to be ao.’ —RSV Bible
Prayer: Heavenly Father, eleanse our heart from evil that our speech may be clean
and pure. Help us to glorify Thee in everything we say and do. For Jesus' sake. Amen.
—Every person has the Christian duty to speak out in truth on any matter
which concern* the welfare of the eommimity. —
RAYMOND W. DURST ~
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