Fort Wayne Weekly Sentinel from Fort Wayne, Indiana on August 11, 1916 · Page 12
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THE FORT WAYNE SENTINEL. Friday, August 11, 197-* The Sentinel Representative tosou (By B. O. SELLERS, Acting Director of the Sunday Schpol Courso of th» Moody Bible Institute. Chicago.) (Copyright. 1S16, Western Newspaper Union ) LESSON FOR AUGUST 13 ·THE GRACE OF LIVINO. -Will Be At- COLUMBIA CITY, SATURDAY, AUG. 12. ·Can't you meet him and renew your subscription? 15-Jewel Elgin or Wal- ·tham Gold Filled, 18-size patches, $6,95. DYGERT ' 227 E. Main St. U N D E R T A K E R S . MungovanRyan || Undertakers 1908-1910 Calhoun St. MOTOR AMBULANCE J.C.PeltierSoo UNDERTAKERS BOTH PHONES NO. 2S. 117 WE8T WAYNE STREET EAEHN MELCHING UKDERTAKERS iUBilMERS 221-223 East Washington Boulevard OFFICE--HOME PHONE 223 Bert of Service at Reasonable Prices MOTOR AMBULANCH. --Best Grades of Coal-.COKE, CHARCOAL^ WOOD AND Fort Wayne Coal Co. Phone» 1082 and 1905. WEIGHTS G U A R A N T E E D Wm. Kaough Goal- COAL, COKE, WOOD, Eft5. Yard* «t Lako Shoro Tracki, Wost of Wells Street. Phone 502-- HARD AND SOFT COAL Ord«r» Filled Promptly. AH Grades. Home Phone 135. Bell Phone 450. GEO. H. KRUDOP. J. J. VOORS COAL 00. Pbone 220. Res. 1831 Green. Come* Jackson Street and Nickel Plate Railroad. EEED BEOS. COAL FEED CO. CORNER yXTH ou A|iD WORTH 2874. l.'SSSON TEXT--H Cor. 9. GOLDEN TEXT-In all things I gave you an example, that so laboring ye ought to help the weak, and to remember th» ·words of the Lord Jesus, that he himself eald, it is more blessed to give than to receive --Acts 20 35. Paul's letters to the church In Corinth are a divine commentary upon church government. A stricter adherence to the principles enunciated and a clearer interpretation of those principles to the church of Jesus Christ would save us from many errors and heartaches. In this rich and populous nation the lessor for consideration today is most vital, for it concerns one of the fundamental principles which underly the progress of mankind as well as the kingdom of God. 1. Cheerful Giving (vv. 1-7). One of the dangers assailing the early Christian church was that of division between the Jewish and Gentile believers. One party suggested that the Gentiles ought to have a closer union with the Jews; on the other hand, certain Gentiles could not see the necessity of the Jewish ceremonial, and la this Paul agreed with them, and therefore they refused to assume any unnecessary burden. The great feasts at Jerusalem were crowded with pilgrims, both Jews and Jewish Christians. The pilgrims were often very poor, and fatigue must have fostered diseases. Here then was a place where a work of ministry to the needy might be done with the money which had been systematically gathered through the weekly contributions of Christian believers. Note how skillfully Paul appealed to these Corinthians. He recognizes their forwardness of mind and their zeal (vv. 1 and 2, Am. B.). Most delicately doea he compliment them upon their work, for, Bald he, "I glory in your behalf. 1 ' He desired their collections to be a matter of bounty, and not of covetousness or extortion. Paul's principle of giving is that it shall be n matter of free and beneficent gifts, not a matter of covetous greed; not a quid pro quo. He says that they who sow sparingly shall reap sparingly. II. The Results of Giving (TV. 8-15). The law of reaping according to the seed we sow and of reaping In propor- 1 tlon to the quality and quantity of thi ! seed sown is also to be supplemented i by the law of the necessity of systematic giving (See I Cor. 16:2). One of the sweetest and most cheerful and inspiring promises of the Bible is found in verse 8 of this section, ;'God Is able." He is able to make all grace abound, and he does this "to the bountiful giver." Nothing more surely limits the measure of grace that we receive than our penurious, niggardly ghlng (Phil. 4:19 and context). This ghing of grace Is "In order that ye always having nil sufficiency in all things may abound unto every good work." God's abundant grace is bestowed upon us that we may work for others, and live abounding, sufficient lives in everything. How poor Indeed our lives must appear when measured by the standard of this verse. Literally this is "hilarious giving." God loves the full-souled, hilarious giver who gives time nnd money. Such giving Is like unto God's giving, who gave his only begotten son. If we sow as God (provides, he will multiply the s»sed for sowing and Increase the fruits of our righteousness. If we do not sow, he will cease to supply. This liberality will work through as to others and thanksgiving to God on the part of those who receive (v. 11, K. V.). Such giving abounds to his honor nnd glory through the many thanksgivings which it will occasion (Heb. 33:15). The more we give, the more God will increase our power to give, and in this way we will he enriched In everything unto all liberality (Prov. 31:24-25). The church in Jerusalem, when the saints of Corinth had given proof by the ministration to their need, would glorify God for the ohrcHrncc of the saints in Corinth and their confession of the gospel of Christ, and also for the liberality of their contribution unto them (v. 13, R. V.). They would repay their generosity with prayer (v. 14, R, V.) nnd they would long after them by reason of the grace of God which was in them. Paul's words about our giving with thanksgiving to God for his unspeakable gift--(See Ch. 8:9) the unspeakable gift of God, Jesus Christ (John 8:16; Rotn. 8:82)--is an exhortation to us. Nothing should so move us to give to others as the thought of what God has given of his very best and 3earcs.t for us. The Sunday school, as the training Bchool of the church, ought to give Instruction not nlone in salvation trutli tnd life teaching, but nlso iu systematic giving. Train the children early to give to the church a portion of their substance, and they will learn to love ,t and support It in tho years to come. Persistent 'practice is the secret of mastery here as* In everything else. We say: "When a rich man dies ho leaves all his wealth behind him." True, but it is also true that we change Into the currency of the country to which we nre going the gifts which we nave clven here. Our purchases during the Julv furniture exhibitions are already beginning to arrive and more wiU arrive shortly. We must have, adcO- s £^^^ p . ^originalprice tag stays on each piece of goods and the August sale tag is merely slipped over the original tag, so that you may see the exact saving you make on each piece of furniture you may purchase. August Sale of Brass Beds REGULAR 112.50 BRASS BED REGULAR $18.00 BRASS BED REGULAR $27.00 BRASS BED REGULAR $35.00 BRASS BED ' August Sate of Iron Beds REGULAR $8.75 IRON BED REGULAR $12.00 IRON BED REGULAR $15.00 IRON BED .55 $10.00 CASH OR CREDIT ·--Despite the reductions we are making, you will have advantage of the usual Hartley terms, which are always arranged to suit your own convenience. August Sate of Parlor Suits $30.00 Three-Piece Parlor Suite 535.00 Three-Plece Parlor Suite $19.75 $25.00 545 00 Three^Piece Parlor Suite $55 00 Three-Plece Parlor Suite $30.00 $40.00 August Sate Davenports $22 50 AUTOMATIC BED DAVENPORT --August Sale $36 00 AUTOMATIC BED DAVENPORT --August Sale ?42 00 AUTOMATIC BED DAVENPORT --August Sale $50 00 AUTOMATIC BED DAVENPORT g 4 A A A --August Sale tjWJ.UU August Sate of Dining Tables $12.00 Solid Oak Extension Table, $9.75 $12.75 $21.00 $32.50 $16.50 SOLID OAK EXTENSION TABLE $30 00 SOLID OAK EXTENSION TABLE $45.00 SOLID OAK EXTENSION TABLE August Sale of Buffets ?16 50 Solid Oak Buffet, August Sale ·27 50 Solid Oak Buffet, August Sale $37 50 Solid Oak Buffet, August Sale $50 00 Solid Oak Buffet, August Sale $18.50 $25.00 $35.00 August Sale of Go-Carts Every Go-Cart m our stock is marked down from 15 to 35 %. See the exact saving on each one by comparing the original price tag which stays on them with the August Sale Tag. Go-Carts d»1 QQ start at «PJ.oJ/O 25% Off On AH Refrigerators Tennessee Red Cedar Chest a "SpeciaV Reg. $11.50 t»o rrr Cedar Chest. .$0. 3 Reg. $16.60 Cedar Chest $12.00 Reg. $20.00 Cedar Chest $15.00 Reg. $25.00 fr-t O JTA Cedar Chest$l-O.)U Each Chest Is Handsomely Brass Trimmed Another August Safe "Special" Dustless Vacuum Sweeper $4.95 MpH^^^MMOmMMa^MMManM 1 ^^*»**IBMBM«W«WB««MBIlM*W II^^W"^"^^^*^^^"^* 11 ^^ f^^^WB^lB^W^^^B Glides smoothly over your rugs and by the combination brush, and powerful bellows suction, removes in a sanitary manner, not only surface dirt, but also the dirt deep down in the nap. EIree from complicated parts-a willing and ever-ready servant. August Sate of Dressers $13.50 Solid Oak Dresser; August Sale Pi ice .$9.75 ik Dresser, $12.50 Oaic Dresser, $17.50 Oak Dresser, $21.00 $18.00 Solid Oak Dresser, August Sale Price $25,00 Solid Oaic Dresser, August Sale Price $30.00 Solid Oak Dresser, August Sale Price August Sale of Kitchen Cabinets $20.00 Kitchen Cabinet , 27 .60 Kitchen Cabinet $ 35.00 Kitchen $24.75 Cabinet ........ ^ $45.00 Kitchen Cabinet $35.00 I FATHER WENT TO THE NORTH POLE BY LAND--DAUGHTER MAY;; ' MAKE THE TRIP THROUGH THE AIR. H^^'HH^'H'»W^»**^**^ I MH»***»»**»»*»***********' , GO TO CEDAR POINT SATURDAY AUGUST 12TH. Electric Works Excursion Lake Shore Railway Tickets $1.50--Children half price. Trains leave 5:30, 5:45, 6:00 and 6:30 a. m. Fourteen different ftpceios of violets have ICMI found growing near St. Johnsbury, VI. WANTED--Experienced carriage woodworkers. City ] Carriage Works, 8-5-tf Will i-- "-vt \.«ior to tue nortii pole be a \\oitian who will fly to the frozen north in an aeroplane? That is what friends of Miss Marie Anlghto Peary, daughter of Admiral Robert Peary, the arctic explorer, aie asking since she hfes announced her intention to become an aviatrix. · Certain it is Mis Peary feels the call of the north where she was born during the second of Lieut. Peary's expeditions in search of the pole. Because she \vas i Dura in Greenland she was called AmghtoT vT hi7h is Eskimo for "Sno\\ Baby." According to Miss Peary she will learn to fly In order to desist her father in establishing an aerial coast patrol with stations along the Atlantic and Pacific MAMFAWGHTO - , Her friends believe the "daughter of the arctic" has an ulterior motive, however, and predict she will attempt to penetrate the practically unexploisd regions of the north. ELECTRIC CURRENT FOR Light, Power and Heat The Electric Light Co." Light and Power Dept. Fort Wayne Northern Jndlana Traction Co, PHONES 298-299. 1025 OALHOUN ST. *·£#

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