Brownwood Bulletin from Brownwood, Texas on July 11, 1969 · Page 4
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5 fiULVITN Frtftft My T1,.t«9 WEEKLY f DR. 2< T. mn •'• M.I Ciifl killed his brother Abel thus reduced the earth's pdB;€JfrJd§E§ A PEOPLE. | tiiiued to talk with Abram afld reveal Himself more fully to him. At the same tittle God e*- pecled mote aftd Wore from Abraham, because tie flow call- by one-fourth. In or- i ed upon him to live iri Hte pre- to get a righteous branch sence, and be upright, in the human race God lh changing Abram's name gave to Adarh another son the Lord said to him, "Neither n Eve called Seth, "For shall thy name any more be Odd, said she, hath appointed j called Abram, but thy name another seed instead of'shall be called Abraham: For a ilj whom Cain slew." To Selh' father of many nations have I 1ft lUffl a son was born whom made thee." he named Enos, In whose lime : < After God changed his name people began to call on the He confirmed the AbrahamJc flame of the Lord. Following the covenant and made if everlast- grfiat flood only Noah and his' ing. He told him that He would thtee sons—Shem, Ham, and, make him extremely fruitful, Japhetrp-Witb their families and designated him as the fath- survived. In suceeding genera- er of many nations, and said tions Abram, who was destined that from him Kings should to become the father of nations, spring, and continued," and I will establish my covenant between me and thee and thy seed after thee in their genera- Was born. GOD CALLED ABRAM. Gen. 12:14 While Abram and his family, tions from an everlasting cove- including his nephew, Lot. were nant, to be a God unto thee. living in Chaldean Ur. the Lord and to thy seed after thee." said to him, "get thee out of i THE BmTH f , SAAC thy country, and from thy kin- r . M 91 .<. dred t and from thy father's , , 1 u house, unto a land that I will 1 ! n accordance with His pro- show thee: and 1 will make of i"»« G ? d & a ™ Abraham a^son thee a great nation, and I will ! whom bless thee, and make thy name j " a . m great; and thou shall be a bless-' tnis he called Isaac. Abraham and Sarah both recognized as a fulfillment of God's ing. And I will bless those that; P™™ s e to g|ve uthem a son bless thee, and curse him that! At ^is time Abraham was one curseth thee; and in thee shall hundred years old, and Sarah all the nations of the earth be I expressed her joy at birth of blessed." Although God asked Abram to a son in Abraham's old age. ABRAHAM BLESSED FOR OF- give up much, He promised him | FER1NG 1SAAC - Gen - 22:15 ' 19 great things if he would do so. j At Beersheba in Philistine As difficult as it would be for j country God tested Abraham by him to leave his home and rela-j telling him to offer as a sacri- taives and friends in Ur, and go fice his only son Isaac in Mount to an undisclosed destination, Moriah. He dutifully set out on he was assured of better things! this mournful mission carrying if he would so so. In spite of; in his hand the knife and torch, difficulties and dangers he cou-' while Isaac carried the word rageously went to Canaan. God for the burnt-offering. On the promised to take care of Abram j way Isaac asked his father and to bless him and the gene- : where the Iamb was for the rations that would succeed him;: burnt-offering, to which he re- and also to make him a bless-i plied, "My son, God will provide ing to others. Abram was not j himself a lamb for the burnt- only to be a recipient of favors j offering." When they arrived from the Lord, he was also to at the place God had appointed, serve others. Upon his arrival in Canaan Isaac submitted calmly to being placed on the altar; and Abram set up altars for the when Abraham extended his worship of God. When the Lord appeared to him at Sichem and told him, that He would give this land to his offspring, "there he builded an altar unto the Lord, and called upon the name of the Lord." This became one of the sacred places of Canaan, hand to take the knife to slay his son, the Lord stopped him, and said, "Lay not thine hand upon the lad, neither do thou anything unto him: for now I know that thou fearest God, seeing thou hast no', withheld thy son, thine only son from me." Faith in God and obedience to Him were shown here both by father and son; the latter was meaning "house of God." ABRAM BELIEVED GOD. Gen. 15:1-6 Abram and Sarah remained! 3 willing sacrifice, while the childless until they were well J former was willing to sacrifice advanced in years. When the j n ' s son Lord told him that his own off- j Because he had not held back spring would become as numerous as the stars of heaven, Abram "believed in the Lord; his only son, the Lord told Abraham that He would bless him beyond words, "In blessing I and he counted it to him for j wi!i bless tneej and in mu ] t j p iy. righteoushess." His boundless j j ng j w ju multiply thy seed as faith gave him right standing] lne stars of the heaven, and as with God. | the sand which is upon the sea- ABRAM BECAME ABRAHAM.< shore, and in thy seed shall Gen. 17:1-8 i and in thy seed shall all the When he was ninety-nine ! possess the gate of his enemies, years old, the Lord appeared! nations of the earth be blessed; to Abram, and said, "I am the Almighty God; walk before me, *nd be thou perfect." God con- because thou hast obeyed my voice." Obedience to God brings blessings upon the believer. /^gf WW/ fee wi^ yew s/^f/y. He k injui p /Mi OUNS-OUN5 irtes-pitTQU SHOTGUNS /HtUVNITIOK Ht trnt ftuw Moraon & Son 1M MAVSS "A FAMILY WHO TOGETHER STAYS TOGETHER" ATTEND THE CHURCH OF YOUR CHOICE THIS WEEK MAKE CHURCH A FAMILY HABIT READ YOUR BIBLE DAILY WORSHIP Somewhere This Week REST A day of play has tired this little one, but now sleep will bring about (he needed rest. This is (he time for restoring energies, and breaks the day's pace. The; Lord set aside a day for rest and worship. This day allows us to be in the Lord's house and renews our energies for the week to come. Th« Church is God's appointed agency in this world for spreading the knowledge of His love for man and of His demand for man to respond to mat love by loving his neighbor. Without this grounding in the love of Cod, no government or society or way of life will long persevere and the freedoms which we hold s« dear will inevitably perish. Therefore, even from o selfish point of view, ont should support the Church for the sake of the welfare of himself and his family. Beyond that, however, every person should uphold and participate in the Church because it tells the truth about man's life, death and destiny; the truth which alone will set him free to live as a child of God. Office Supply 114 WEAKLEY. WATSON 100 646-2511 Worship Together Sunday OWINGS JEWELRY 407 Vj Center 646-0391 A, M. DAVIS FLORAL CO, "Flowers Whisper Whot Words Cannot Soy" 707-09 Fisk 646-9595 Brownwood Bulletin ADVENTIST COG6IN AYE, DRUG 1121 SUPPORT YOUR ICUaiOUS FAITH EACH WEEK Seventh Day Adventist Avenue D and lllh Street ASSEMBLY OF GOD First Assembly of God Church Fisk and 4th Southside Assembly of God 13th and Ave. I BAPTIST Austin Ave. Baptist Church 27JO Austin Ave. Old Fashion Fundamental Baptist Church Corner of Abilene and Hickory Primitive Baptist 1515 Brady Ave. Mt, Zion Baptist Church 9H Bailey St. Little Zion Baptist Church 601 Cordell Brady Avenue Baptist Church 2QOO Brady Avenue Faith Fundamental Baptist Church Uth »nd Brady SOUTHERN BAPTIST , fell* Plain Baptiit 2010 Belle Plain Calvary Baptist Ninth at Ayr, J Jones Chapel loptist Church Fert Worth Hirhway Hillerest Baptift Church Corner 18th and Ave. C Central Baptist Church Cor«er Uridy jnd Second SJ, Avenut P Baptist Church UOl Arc, |J Coggin Avenue loptist 'Jill-Cant* Northitde Baptist iad Clebumt Si, laptiit Eirly First Ifptist r«1 Worth Hlffcway at yy wo "y» First loptiir Church IDS Austin Avt, Rocky Creek Baptist Cross Plains Hwj. Woodland Heights Baptist Indian Creek Road CATHOLIC S. Mary's Catholic 1105 Main Ave. CHRISTIAN First Christian Church Co g gin and 13th St. CHRISTIAN SCIENCE First Church of Christ, Scientist 18U Vincent CHURCH OF CHRIST Church of Christ 1101 Brewster St, Austin Avenw* Church of Christ 1020 Austin Ave. Brady Ave, Church of Christ 1610 Brady Avenue Woodland Heifhts Church of Christ Indian Creek Road Sixth Street Church of Christ 408 Sim St, iariy Church of Christ Early Community on fort Worth Hifhway North Side Church of Christ HJ2 Kflle plain Vine Street Church of Christ 1133 Vine St. Soufhfide Church of Christ Third and Ave, K HPISCOPAk St John's ipitctpil Church CONGREGATIONAL METHODIST First Congregational Methodist Church 3001 Cog-fin Ave. METHODIST Central Methodist Second St, and Ave, G Emanuel Chapel Methodist 900 Beaver First Methodist 3501 10th Johnson Memorial Methodist 1811 Main Boulevard Lee Chapel A.M.E, Church Beaver and Cordell St*. West Side Lotin-Americon Methodist Church 1105 Victoria St. First Methodist Richlaml Sprints Bowser Zephyr Methodist Mullin Methodist MORMON Church of Jeius Christ of totter Poy Saints (Mormon) 'Services 9:30 a,m. to 12:30 p.m. 506 Edward* St. NAZARENE First Church of the Noxoreni Seventh and Are. I Willis Memorial J045 West Commerce St, THERE IS A FRIENDLY CHURCH NEAR YOU WHERE YOU AND YOUR FAMILY WILL BE WEL- COME. "MANY ARE CALLED, BUT FEW ARE CHOSEN" CURRY'S JEWELRY Gospel Assembly J617 Church of Hi* Good Sheph»rd Ooad Shepherd Prive 3P«th Bf Hick Sfhopl Full Gospel Church (it jto si. The United Pentecoitil Church Corner Hth and Ave, I) Pinttcsstol Church «f Qod 1001 Bellt i>lil|i Mission 401 R Fisk at Wtfjey S|. Wfit Gfntff Baptiit Chyrch tt'wl Pffliir litiVAmfriton doptiit }f«t ^ Holl HOI 7th St. Irpvnwoof 1 Si»th Unit 108 .IMIIIUM Grgce Uthiran An- G nut firit St. Union 104 Thf Community Pi Chwrch DAVIS- MORRIS

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