Timpson & Tenaha News (Timpson, Tex.), Vol. 16, No. 16, Ed. 1 Thursday, April 19, 2001 Page: 4 of 14
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PAGE 4A, TIMPSON & TENAHA NEWS, THURSDAY, APRIL 19,2001
^ We Epiphany Catholic Mission
By Fran Sobieski
The new mass schedule:
Saturday Mass at 5 p.m.,
Thurs. at 8:30 a.m.
Easter morning mass echoes the
Easter Vigil celebration of the night
before the triumphant Easter Sunday.
It remembers and celebrates the very
foundation of our Christian faith:
Jesus is risen and is Lord.
Easter does not end. It begins a
season. Like all major feasts of the
church, it continues for fifty days.
AREA CHURCH NEWS
By Margaret Freeman
Paxton Methodist Church
There were sixteen present for
Easter Sunrise Services. Dr. Keith
Whittiker was the speaker. Thanks to
all our friends and neighbors for a
record crowd. Good service and good
Tenaha Church of Christ
We had forty-six present for ser-
vice Sunday. Visitors were Bob Kaatz,
Nancy Keeling and family (Jimmye &
Joe Wallace’s children), Zoe
Studdard, Suzie and family (Roxie
Had a real good service and went
to Pine Grove for evening service at
Joaquin Methodist Church
There were fifty-six present Sun-
day. Baptizes the son of Mark and
Kandi (Swindell) Thompson. Didn’t
get all the visitors. Some were the
family of John Henry and Elnora
During the early centuries, those
who were baptized at the Easter Vigil
would gather the week of Easter for
further instructions in their Christian
faith, an important lesson for the
newly baptize adult’s journey of new
faith and into fifty days of Eastertime.
When the singing of the all eluia
echoes through clouds of incense
across the many burning candles into
the darkness outside of the church at
the end of the Easter vigil, the “mother
of all vigils” as St. Augustine called
it—we now know that it is celebra-
tion of both memory and hope. It is
praise of both the cross and the res-
urrection, of deliverance from sin and
final death, and of being able to await
ultimate and total redemption in
St. Augustine emphasized the
importance of singing the alleluia
every day throughout the fifty days
of Easter because alleluia will be sing-
ing in the heavenly liturgy. Read Rev-
KNOW YOU BIBLE
by A1 Neal, Church of Christ
Who are these people?
A Walk By
In the Light GeorgeGrace
Timpson Church of Christ
Teachings from the Bible
All the information in this column
comes from the New American Stan-
dard Bible, Thompson Chain Refer-
ence Bible and other Bible Reference
For forty-odd years, I have done
nothing. We have people who have
given people a place to lay their head,
but I have done nothing. We have
people who have given people food
to eat, but I have done nothing. We
have people who have gone out of
their way to help somebody. But I
have done nothing. We have people
who have counseled others. But I
have done nothing in forty-odd years.
We have people who have pointed
others to Christ Jesus, but I have
done nothing at all. We have people
who have comforted other people in
time of loneliness, but I have done
nothing at all. We have people who
have given others courage in time of
Texas today is more satisfied with each of the components of the crimi-
nal justice system than they were in 1994. The greatest increases in satis-
faction occurred in the area of local law enforcement departments, the
department of Public Safety and the State Prison System. The smallest
increases in satisfaction occurred in the county probation departments
and the State Parole System.
Maybe, finally, we are learning to do our jobs in the proper manner. That
is, more than likely, due to the state requiring more education to be a peace
officer and ongoing continuing education programs after becoming a peace
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fear. But I have done nothing at all.
We have people who have comforted
others in time of sorrow. But I have
done nothing at all. We have people
who have given others strength in
time of temptation, but I have done
nothing at all.
I have done nothing at all in these
forty-odd years. In helping people
find rest in time of weariness. I have
done nothing at all in these forty-
odd years. Rev. Robert Charles Paige
to give peace in time of tunnoil. I have
done nothing at all in these forty-
odd years to give relief to others in
time of suffering.
I have done nothing at all in help-
ing others to go in the right way. I
have done nothing at all in teaching
God’s Holy Words. I have done noth-
ing at all in telling others that sin is
sin any way you look at it. It’s still
sin. I have done nothing at all in call-
ing, going by to see the sick. Remem-
ber that I, George Willie Grace has
not done anything at all in helping
Remember, Lord, I have done what
you told me to do. I have spoken
what you told me to speak. I have
gone where you told me to go. But I
still have not done anything at all.
Though I speak with the tongues of
men and of angels, and have not char-
ity, I am become as a sounding brass
or a tinkling cymbal. I am nothing.
And though I have the gift or proph-
ecy and understand all mysteries and
all knowledge, and though I have all
faith, so that I could remove moun-
tains, and have not charity, I am noth-
ing and though I bestow all my
goods to feed the poor and though
I give my body to be burned and
have not charity (love), it profiteth
Charity (love) suffereth long, and
is kind. Love envieth not. Love
vaunteth not itself, is not puffed up.
Doth not behave itself unseemly,
seeketh not her own, is not easily
provoked, thinketh no evil, rejoiceth
not in iniquity, but rejoiceth in the
Last week, we started a list of char-
acteristics that identify a Christian.
We talk of fearing God, hear and hum-
bly accept His word, boldness an
meekness. But there are several oth-
A Christian is devout, earnest, fer-
vent, not give lip service to God or
fellowman . Cornelius was such a man,
although he was a centurion.
Acts 10: 2 “A devout man, and
one that feared God with all his house,
which gave much alms to the people
and prayed to God always.”
A Christian is a hearer and doer.
James 1: 21, 22 “Wherefore lay
aside all filthiness, superfluity of
naughtiness and receive the en-
grafted word which is able to save
your souls. Be ye doers of the word
and not hearers only deceiving your
own selves. For any be a hearer of
the word and not a doer, he like a man
beholding his natural face in a glass.
For he beholdeth himself, and goeth
his way, and straightway forgetteth
what manner of man he was.”
A Christian must be without guile.
I Peter 2: 1,2 “Wherefore lay aside
all malice and all guile and hypocri-
sies and envies and all evil speakings.
As newborn babes, desire the sin-
cere milk of the word, that ye may
Matt. 5: 6 “Blessed are they which
do hunger and thirst after righteous-
ness for they shall be filled.” A Chris-
tian is holy.
Deut. 7: 6 “For thou are an holy
people unto the Lord thy God: the
Lord they God hath chosen thee to
be a special people unto Him, above
all people that are upon the face of
Col. 3: 12-14 “Put on therefore, as
the elect of God, holy and beloved,
bowels of mercies, kindness, humble-
ness of mind, meekness,
Mr. Bo Pilgrim will be guest
speaker at the SC Chamber
Banquet at new Center High
School cafetorium at 7 p.m.,
April 26. Buy Tickets by 20th.
Buena Vista Baptist Church-James Hall, pastor
Messiah Baptist Church, Danny Buckley, Pastor
Caledonia United Methodist Church, Walt Roberts, Pastor
Church of Christ - Dwayne Sowell, min.
County Line Missionary Baptist Church, Bro. Jim Taylor, Pastor, SS 10 a.m., S. Eve.
6 p.m. (FM 1971)
Corinth Missionary Baptist Church - Bro. James Williams, Min. FM 1970
Ephipany Catholic Mission-Mass 8:30a.m., Sun.&Thur. Spanish, 8:30a.m., 2nd Sun.
Each month, at Mission, 3 mi. So. Hwy. 59, Father Susai
First Assembly of God, John Richerson, Pastor
First Baptist Church-SS 9:30 am, Ser. 10:45 am, Clark Stricklin, Min.
First Christian Church-Rex Humphries, Pastor, 1/3 N. 2nd, SS 10 am, Assem. 11
First United Methodist-Linda Maxey, Min., Ch. Sch. 9:30 am, worship 10:50 am,
Youth Fellowship 6:30 pm
Highway Tabernacle, Hwy. 84, Douglas McDonald, Pastor
Good Hope Baptist Church (Blair) Elmer Mathews,Pastor, SS10 am, Ser. 10:45 am
Mt. Olive Baptist Church (Silas) Cliff Hughes, Min.
New Columbia Missionary Baptist, Frank Summers, Min.
Pleasant Grove Baptist Church-Hwy. 87, near Timpson, Bro. Johnny Lewis, Pastor
Stockman United Methodist Church- 4 pm Sunday except 5th Sunday
Timpson Missionary Baptist Church, Sammy Eldredge, Min.
United Pentecostal, Larry Minton, Min.
Woodland Christian-Jon Forrest, Min.
Wallace Chapel Baptist Church
Bright Morning Star Baptist
First Baptist Church-Bill Holmes, Min.
First United Methodist-Rev. Karen Williams, pastor
Old Center Baptist Church
Paxton Missionary Baptist Church
Paxton United Methodist Church - Billy Freeman, pastor
Ramah Missionary Baptist Church, Bro. Perry, Pastor
Tenaha Church of Christ
Tennessee First United Methodist Church (Tenn. Comm)Rev. Karen Williams, Pastor
Tennessee Presbyterian Church, FM 947, Rev. W.E. Lytch, Pastor
Woods New Hope Church, Woods Community
Cold Springs Bap Church, Harry Lee Wilson, Pastor, SS 10 a.m. Ser. 11 am, Wed 6:30
Garrison First United Methodist - SS 9:45 am, Ser. 11 am, Rev.Walt Roberts, Pastor
Church of Christ-Shannon Arrington, min. SS 10 am, Ser. 11 am & 6 pm, Wed - 7 pm
Spirit of Life Apostolic-Rev. L. C. Landtroop, Pastor, SS 10 am, 6:30 pm and Wed. 7:30
Church of Christ, Benny Ener, Min.
First Baptist Church, Haslam, Bro. Larry Parks, Pastor
First Baptist Church, Paul Silvey, Min.
Friendship Baptist Church, Bill Martin, Min.
Fellowship Baptist Church
Jackson Missionary Baptist Church-Dock Lazarene, Min.
Joaquin Community Church, Hwy. 84 at Hwy. 7, Jody Hooker, Min.
Lone Cedar Baptist Church- Sam Glover, min.
Woodland Christian Church - Timpson
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longsuffering; forebearing one an-
other, if any man have a quarrel
against any, even as Christ forgave
you, so also do ye. And above all
these things put on charity, which is
the bond of perfectness.”
Christians are to rejoice.
I Thess. 5: 16 “Rejoice evermore.”
Paul gives a good picture of what
will make a Christian stand out from
Romans 7:10-21 “Let love be with-
out dissimulation. Abhor that which
is evil, cleave to that which is god.
Be kindly affectioned to one another
with brotherly love, in honor prefer-
ring one another, not slothful in busi-
ness, fervent is spirit, serving the
Lord, rejoicing in hope, patient in
tribulation: continuing instant in
prayer, Distributing to the necessity
of the saints, given to hospitality.
Bless them them that persecute you,
bless and not curse. Rejoice with
them that do rejoice, and weep with
them that do weep. Be of the same
mind on toward another. Mind not
high things, but condescend to men
of low estate. Be not wise in your own
conceits. Recompense to no man evil
for evil. Provide things honest in the
sight of all men. If it be possible, as
much as lieth in you, live peaceable
with all me. Dearly beloved, avenge
not yourselves, but rather give place
unto wrath, for it is written, Ven-
geance is mine, I will repay, saith the
Lord. Therefore, if thine enemy hun-
ger, feed him, if he thirst, give him
drink: for in so doing, thou shaft heap
coals of fire on his head. Be not over-
come of evil, but overcome evil with
The source of eternal salvation—
In reference to Jesus, the Hebrew
writer said, “Although He was a Son,
He learned obedience from the things
which He suffered; and having been
made perfect, He became to all those
who obey Him the source of eternal
salvation.” Heb. 5: 8,9).
Most people who claim to be
Christian, religiously speaking, rec-
ognize and realize that Jesus is the
source of eternal salvation—thus, the
name Christian. However, many times
the same people overlook the part
where it says, “to all those who obey
Him.” Jesus Himself said that those
who do the will of the Father are the
ones who will enter heaven. (Matt. 7:
Obedience to God and Jesus in-
cludes faith (Heb. 11:6) repentence
(Acts 17:30) and baptism (immersion)
for the remission of sins (Acts 2: 38,
8: 36-39). Will YOU be saved eter-
The WMU of the First Baptist
Church, Timpson, met March 13,
in the home of Lorraine
Asherbranner for Home Missions
Following fellowship and deli-
cious refreshments, several
women presented the program.
On April 10, the meeting was
held in the home of Irene Horton
with Barbara Gibson leading the
Bible Study for both months
was taught by Peggy Yarbrough.
Prayer list of First
Baptist Church -
In hospital: Bray don Howard.
Home: David Sumler, Anita
Stubblefield, Dianne Cross, Ray
Swint, Baby Nathaniel Williams, Baby
Hannah Menefee, Gina Gay, Jim
Cunningham, Richard Shafer, Janet
Davis, Clydell Cox, Geraldine Smith,
Missouri Wilson, Bonnie Miles,
Joann Norris, Elwanda Ogden, Alma
Weir, Laura Bowers, Ara Parrish,
Mildred Taylor, Pauline Brown, Ed
Cummings and Dorothy Cummings.
“Two rules for happy living. ”
1. Be able to experience
2. Cause only those
things which others are able
to experience easily.”
—L. Ron Hubbard
Will be from 6-10 p.m. at the Ambu-
lance Building in Timpson, on Tues.
and Thurs. Call Tracy Lee at 254-2608.
Meet every first Wed. at Tenaha
Housing Auth. 11 a.m. Business.
11:30 to 12: 30 regular meeting.
Old Home Missionary Baptist Church - Bro. Bob Baker, min.
Pine Ridge Missionary Baptist - Pastor Mark Woolf
United Methodist Church, Billy Freeman, Pastor
Word of Faith Outreach, Hwy. 84, Haslam
Arcadia Church of Christ - Arcadia Rd.
Center Christian Church- Timpson Hwy. Jim Wheeler, Min
Center Christian Fellowship - Tenaha Hwy. Don C. Murphree, Min.
Church of Christ- Jeff Kidd, min.
Church of Christ, Hurst St., Center
Hillcrest Baptist Church- 901 Southview Dr., Henry Hughes, Min.
James Church of Christ- Hwy. 7 East, Elton Hughes, min.
Mt. Herman Church of Christ, Hwy. 7 West
Mt Pleasant Church of Christ- H.B. Bounds, Min.
Northside Church of Christ- Tenaha Hwy. Cecil I. Jones, Min.
St. Therese Catholic - Father Susai min. Upper Arcadia Rd.
United Pentecostal Church - San Augustine Hwy., M.H. Shubert, Min.
Bethel Baptist Church - Clayton
Calvary Baptist Church - Tenaha Hwy. S.
Cedar Grove Baptist Church - Carthage, Freddy Mason, Min.
Deadwood United Pentecostal
Enterprise Missionary Baptist - Gary Rd.-175
First Baptist Church - Clayton, Corner of Hwy. 315 & FM 1970, Ken Tone,
Shady Grove Baptist - Gary
Spring of Living Water - Leroy Rowley, FM 1970 & 999, Gary and Timpson, SS
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