Brownwood Bulletin from Brownwood, Texas on March 24, 1968 · Page 3
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fHinffwiiroiwiMimnflitflnnnti WEEKLY imnmniinmiiiiiiitnniiiiiiiiiiitiiiiiniiir LESSON ly DR. 2, f. Abiding Ifl Christ Jn. 15:1-12. This lesson is based on the allegory of the vine and its branches. Jesus said, "I am the true vine, and my Father IS the husbandman." ! Christ is the feal vine. He is the true vine, as truth is opposed to pretense and counterfeit. His is the fruitful plant. The Father is the cultivator. Me is the worker of the soil. God not only owns, He also has a care for the vine and all its branches. He cuts away any branch that docs not bear fruit, and He repeatedly prunes every branch that continues to bear fruit, to make it bear more. In order to bear fruit we must remain in union with Christ by faith and do all we do in religion by virtue of that union. The Duty of Abiding in Christ V. 4a. Jesus said, "Abide in me, and I in you." Christ not only wants people to abide in Him, He also expects them to do so. His abiding in us is dependent upon our desire to abide in Him. His invitation to abide in Him is imperative. It is urgent. If we remain in union with Him, He has promised to remain in union with us. The communion between Christ and believ- vers never fails on His side. We must abide in Christ's merit as our righteousness and plea and it in us as our support and comfort. It is the great concern of all of Christ's disciples constantly to keep up a dependence upon Him and communion with Him, habitual- Jy to adhere to Him, and actually to derive support from Him. The Necessity of Our Abiding in Christ Race for Governor's Chair Entangled in National Politics Vs. 4b-S Jesus said, "As As bfaftch cannot bear fruit of itself, except it abide in the vine; no more can ye, except ye abide in me. 1 am the vine, ye are the branches: He that abideth in me. and I in him, the same bringeth forth much fruit: for without me ye can do nothing." So necessary is it to our happiness and comfort that we be fruitful, that the best argument to cause us to abide in Christ is, that otherwise we cannot be fruitful. Abiding in Christ is essential to our doing much good. He who is constant in the exercise of faith in Christ and love to Him, who lives upon His promises, and is led by His Spirit, bears abundant fruit. Such an individual is very serviceable to God's glory. A life of faith in the Son of God is incomparably the best life a man can live in thi< world. Abiding in Christ is necessary to our doing any good. This is the root and spring of all good. We cannot do anything cut off from union vrith Christ. We are absolutely dependent upon Jesus for all the actions of the spiritual life. The Consequences of Not Abiding in Christ V. 6 Christ conveyed this concept in these words, "If a man abide not in me, he is cast forth as a branch, and is withered; and men gather them, and cast them into the fire, and they are burned." This is a description of the fearful state of the unbeliever. A person who has not accepted Christ as Savior has never become a part of Him. He is not a branch of the true vine. Anyone who is not in union with Christ by faith is subject to punishment by Sy OAftttt JONfeS Associated Press Staff Writer Texas' elbow-to-elbow race for the governor's chair finally gained full force the past week, then immediately got entangled in President Johnson's politics. By the end of the week it appeared some candidates considered Bobby Kennedy a personal opponent. With absentee voting only three weeks away, it was expected the crowded field of 10 Democratic and three Republican candidates for governor would try to peak their campaigns within the next month. Lt. Gov. Preston Smith, 55, Lubbock businessman finishing iis third term as second top state executive, began his cam- jaigning before Christmas and has been at it steadily since then. The past week Smith fwinted out he had already visited more than 360 cities and towns and therefore, Smith said, he knows more about Texans' problems than any other candidate. Eugene Locke, 49, Dallas lawyer and former deputy ambassador to South Vietnam, got his statewide campaign under way about March 1, using unusual amounts of newspaper, radio, television and billboard advertising for an early campaign. Locke frankly told voters he needed to get his name known quickly throughout the state. Locke quickly jumped to Johnson's defense against Kennedy and Sen. Eugene McCarthy, D-Minn., and challenged other would-be goverors to take a stand. "Kennedy's actions can only be divisive," Locke said. "Is this what some of these men who want to be governor want?" Don Yarborough, 42, Houston lawyer and twice an unsuccessful gubernatorial candidate, crisscrossed the state sketching his plans. Yarborough, the only avowed liberal In the field, said he would establish regional offices eternal separation from Him, and to the torture of continual suffering in hell. The Blessed Privilege Of Abiding in Christ Vs. 7-8 Union with Christ is a great privilege and blessing. Jesus said, "If ye abide in me, anc my words abide in you, ye shal ask what ye will, and it shal! be done unto you. Herein is my Father glorified, that ye bear must fruit; so shall ye be my disciples." If we have Christ we shall want nothing that is good for us. If we have union with Christ, and His word is in us we shall not ask anything bui that which is proper. Furthermore we shall have such an interest in God's favor and Christ's mediation that we shal have an answer to our prayers By continuously bearing abundant fruit and in this way proving ourselves to be true disciples of Christ, we glorify the Father. 6f the fovefftof! office, fight public during the tftek called 'of lowef auto insurance fates, for higher teacher salaries, create a human resources de-more vocational and technical veloptnent program, strengthen education, traffic relief for air and water pollution controls,cities, state park development, and s pe fid more money tobettef air and watef pollution match federal fund! available control and increased efforts to Busy Season Seen i For Casa Manana ; persons \vere killed and one ift- Casa MaMfta has afmouficed ; graduate who will soon star . jured shortly before midnight its fifst group of stars signed season of summer for needy old folks. attract industry and tourists. Several opinion polls during Houston businessman Edward the week indicated Smith, Locke L. Whittenburg, 39, earned his and Yafborough were leading "flying candidate" title with a the face currently. 1,700-mile tour to all corners of Waggottef Carr, 49, former the state. Texas law enforce- attorney general, said polls he fnent is not geared to cope with saw had him the favored can- legalized horse race betting and didate, particularly in name the organized crime it would recognition. Carr hit directly at invite, he said. several candidates. He singled Pat O'Daniel, 49, of Dallas, out Yarbofough and said state son of a former govemof, made in an off-Broadway production • Friday when a tractor-truck and of "Once Upon a Mattress." , an automobile collided on musicals. "Camelot" will be the Casa' 136 about three miles north of Previously announced was \ Manana production from Aug. j this West Texas city. Ruta Lee as Annie Oakley in' i2.,\ug. 24. Plftying Lancelot j Killed were Charles OKvef "Annie Get Your Gun," playing \ will be James Hurst and Guin- j Lea, 45. and his wife, Ora Ruth May 20 through June 1. Miss Lee is possibly the most popular entertainer to appear at Casa Manana, and was named best actress of the year by Casa Amigos in 1967 for her title fole in "The Unsinkable Molly Brown." She also played the leading fole in "South Pacific" at Casa Manana in 1%5. __ _ Staffing in "Kismet," Junej the'capital oTohio^-Chillicothe,; was not believed injured, police evere will be Linda Bennett.; Langdon Lea. 44, and their son. Season tickets to the musi-! Steven Lea^lO, all of Borger, in cals are available for a limited time. For information interested persons may call ED 2-6221 of write P.O. Box 9054, Fort Worth 76107. the Texas Panhandle. Isaac Hutchins .41, of Montgomery, Ala., a passenger in tha truck was taken to a Borger hos- pUal where his edition was described as good. The truck driver. John Hart- Three cities have Served as man. 41, also of Montgomery, 17 through June 29. will be a i Zanesville and Columbus. newcomer to Casa, Wayne Geis said. ou arofou an sa sae son o a ormer govemof, mae newwmei •*» v«»«, MOJM.C uci 3) . - -. - . -• • fienwNWOOD BULLETIN _ 3A government should not be en- one of his few appearances of as the Caliph. Geis is a singer j Sunday, March 24, 1968 6ROWNWOOD BULLETIN 3A ' ' ........... ' trusted to "untrained, inexperi- the campaign, a Dallas speech of serious music who likes his enced experimenters." He in which he repeated his call came out against legalized for a state investigation of the hofse race betting and chal- Kennedy assassination, lengend other candidates to other Democratic candidate speak up. "t can't tell how for governor who will be on the some of them stand," he said, primary ballot are Alfonzo He spoke frequently of someVeloz, 44, Houston bank em- opponents' "billboard cam-p] 0 ye; and Mrs. Johnnie Mae paigns." Hackworthe, 63. Brenham and John Hill, 44, Houston law-Houston Bible School teacher, yer and former secretary of Paul E 48 VVkMa state, promised to work for pay Fa]]s } f backcd ' b state riaes for peace officers, legis- Repub | ic ^ , caders in tl [ e GOP lators and school teachers. He primao , told Houston group suggested lowering the rrunii..... * . . .. ^ 6 .; mum school age to 5 years, at l f >' ou vote in the Democratic the end of the week Hill saldf ni i la . I X. do !? l . forge . 1 w , ell , s H he had taken 19 definite statements of position during the campaign, while his closest op-yer. proposed in an Amarillo ponent had taken only 12. appearance that the three GOP Dorph Briscoe, 44, Uvalde candidates for governor get to- rancher-banker, spent much ofg etlier for a debate, the week discussing education The third GOP candidate is improvements and belter lawWallade Sisk, 38, Houston law- enforcement. A platform made yer. . lookin g for y° u in the fal] Jolin Trice, 35, Dallas law- Seminar to Seek Learning Afield musical comedy too. Gary Oakes has been signed to play the role of Curly in "Oklahoma," June 17 through June 29. He will be remembered as Li'l Abner in Casa's production of that show in 1966. Appearing with him as Ado Annie Will be Betty Buckley, a i former Miss Fort Worth. She ' appeared last year as the comical Susan in "The Desert Song.' Leonard Drum will return to repeat his role of Mysterium in "A Funny Tiling Happened on the Way to the Forum," July 15 through July 27, in which he enjoyed such success n Casa's previous production of the musical. Mama Rose in "Gypsy," on July 29 through Aug. 10. will played by Roberta MacDonald. Miss MacDonald starred as La Mome Pistache in last season's "Can-Can." In private life she is the wife of Robert Ennis Turoff, Casa's director for the season. Appearing with her as Louise or Gypsy Rose Lee, will be Fort Worth's Joy Garrett, TWC "The story of America and the things that have made her the greatest nation the world has ever known is told not only by her military victories, but by the accomplishments of economics and culture and religion, as well," thinks Mrs. Dorothy Jean • Schroeder, head of the department of sociology at Howard Payne College. Believing that the learning process does not have to be confined to a classroom in an ivy-covered building, HPC has established within its Douglas MacArthur Academy of Freedom a fully accredited college course that will take the student to the place where the story of America has been and is being unfolded, she noted. Mrs. Schroeder will serve as the tour director for the course, to be held June 5-30. Mrs. Schroeder, who served as assistant tour director under Col. Russell 0. Fudge for the trip last year, likes to refer to the American Shrines Traveling Seminar as "education in motion." "But", she says, "this is not just another tour. In the first place, it is cross-disciplinary education. It carries a course number in the division of social sciences, because its scope is not limited to any traditional college discipline. This course is for the well-rounded studenl who seeks to become a complete citizen knowledgeable in the facets of contemporary American life." Planning for the course un dertakes to intergrate histori cal and sociological sites, anc to include sights and observa tions pertaining to economics psychology and politica science. But music, drama art, literature, theology, engin eering, business, nature, arch eology, and other academic classifications also have im portant places in the schedule, Mrs, Schroeder said prepar atory lectures will be present ed prior to the visit to all the stops, whether they be battlefields or the New York Stock Exchange. Night stops for the trip wil be Monroe, La., Montgomery Ala., Macon, Ga., Greenville S.C., Durham, N.C., Norfolk Va., Williamsburg, Va., Rich mond, Va., Washington, Phila delphia, New York, Cam FLIP OUT FOR THE COLOR OF A NEW Personality Very, very groovy . . . jMyched-up flat* m vilely h*ppy colon] JViuc 'em or match em •with your bright new clothes ,.. have a fashion bash all lc c, A. Youth Kick 8.95 Block pqtent pr white kid B. Gem-Fun 10,95 C. Cappy 9,95 Qrang^ yellow, green Raspberry with pink 1MQI ITQRI FOR bridge, Mass. Syracuse, N.Y., Hamilton, Ont., Detroit, Michigan City, Ind., St. Louis, and Tulsa. FAIR AND IMPARTIAL COURT LET'S KEEP Judge Joe Dibrell "OUR" DISTRICT JUDGE PAID POL. ADV. t'liiun/i ALWAYS FIRST QUALITY m

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