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High Point Enterprise (Newspaper) - January 19, 1974, High Point, North Carolina A High Point Enterprise saturday january 19,1974 Quot the illustrated Bible the Earth swallows Korah and the Earth opened her Mouth and swallowed them up and their houses and All the men that a pertained unto Korah. A numbers 16 32 when Moses returned from mount Sinai with the second set of tables the lord had written for the israelite they repented their sins and began their wanderings anew. As they reached the Brook of Eshcol Moses realized they were nearing Canaan the end of their journey but close As they were to their goal certain israelite still feuded especially rebellious Korah who blamed Moses for their years of suffering and denied his Alliance with the lord. Incensed Moses called upon god who bade him depart the heretics immediately. Then he caused the Earth to open up and Swallow Korah and All his followers. Next week the Brazen Serpent Church Calendar christians observe week of prayer doctrinal convergence is Unity landmark by George w. Cornell a religion writer new York apr a sort of geographical log is accumulating in the movement for Christian Unity including the a Canterbury statement a the a Malta the a Windsor statement and the a Luenberg each document designated by the places where issued constitutes a major landmark of doctrinal Accord achieved Between official inter Church panels mostly joint groups of roman catholics and protes Tants. A growing consensus is emerging says a recent ecumenical conference at Salamanca Spain assessing the Progress. That doctrinal convergence among experts seemed to be the main current development toward Church reunion As christians of Many kinds began their annual Observance Jan. 18-25, of a a week of prayer for Christian in some cities it has been turned into a routine a week of platitudes by those fearing a any change in the ecclesiastical status quo a says the Rev. Edmund Delaney editor of the lamp a Magazine devoted to Christian Unity. Nevertheless he adds the week a has been a major instrument in keeping alive the Hope of Christian reunion among Ordinary Church people who gather in Many communities for joint worship and prayer in the period. While the Novelty of such protestant Catholic affairs has worn off somewhat in recent years the substantial efforts have shifted to the theological Arenas. A the honeymoon May be Over a says the Rev. Arthur Gouthro director of the ecumenical Institute of the Gray Moor n.y., franciscan friars who started the annual week 66 years ago among catholics and which since has become interfaith. A but the ecumenical movement is by no Means dead a he adds. A there Are signs of health and strength Denim Vanilla Flavoured seminar or. W. P. Wilson professor of psychiatry at Duke University medical school will give three presentations on the subject of Suici ology tuesday at the physicians clergy and nurses seminar being held at High Point memorial Hospital. He will speak at 9 15 and to 45 . And at a dinner meeting at 7 . This is the third year that the chaplaincy committee of memorial Hospital has offered this Type of seminar to the medical ministerial and nursing professions in the area. R a of or tote 1 Bible circulation improved by covers among the signposts Are the unprecedented roster of agreements reached by officially appointed dialogue teams of roman Catholic and protestant scholars. The major accords of the last three years include the a Canterbury statement a issued in Canterbury England in late 1973, an agreement Between Catholic and anglican Episcopalian theologians on the essential doctrine of the ministry and ordination. The a Windsor statement a issued at Windsor England in 1971, by the Catholic anglican representatives agreeing on the meaning of the eucharist or holy communion. The a Malta report a issued at san Anton Malta in 1971, by the joint International team of Catholic and lutheran repro speaker the Rev. Erskine l. Holt of Zephyrhills fla., will speak Jan. 25 at the regular meeting of the High Point chapter of the full gospel businessmen a Fellowship International. The meeting will be held at 7 . At the top of the Mart area in the Southern furniture exposition building. Gospel singers the Joy Belles gospel singers Are holding their anniversary sunday at Saint Matthew holiness Church located on Meredith Street and other groups will also participate. Guest speaker the Rev. William m. Currie a retired Greensboro minister will be the principal speaker sunday at the Crestwood presbyterian Church on the Greensboro Road. Colonial Heights a revival will be held at colonial Heights beginning sunday and running through Jan. 27. Preachers will be the Rev. Albert Terry the Rev. Jim Dillon and missionary Jimmy Rose. Singers will include Trulite Baptist choir Pine Grove Baptist choir Springfield Baptist Church colonial Trio and others. People used to buy the Bible in record numbers just because they thought every Home ought to have one. Today the Best seller is still the Bible but its because More people than Ever Are Reading and studying it especially the Young. A lot of things have been done to improve circulation from cloaking the Good Book in Blue Denim to Selling it in a variety of flavors a Strawberry Licorie Vanilla tee. A All aimed at reaching the contemporary youth. But the biggest boost has been the by product of making the Bible easier to understand and to read. In the Long run this has attracted by far the largest number of Young readers. Of course that a what William tyndale had in mind when he brought out the first printed English new testament to make it available to the folks who weren table to read it. So it s really no coincidence that the fastest Selling Bible on the Market today a the living Bible published by a company called tyndale House which recently ran its 12-Millionth copy off the press. Thus while the Thomas Nelson co. Has As its slogan a Nelson bibles Are bound to be better a and finds Blue Denim its hottest cover tyndale House has its a living Bible listed in publishers weekly Magazine As the Best Selling non fiction Book of 1972. Young people continue to have a lot to do with the Rise in Bible sales up 20 per cent across the Board this year. They re starting Bible study groups in Ever increasing numbers and providing the Challenge to their elders to follow their Lead. A the living Bible is a paraphrased translation which has changed Many of the conventional patterns of Bible distribution and Reading. Tyndale House maintains however that it has taken its share of the Bible Market from the mass of people who yearn to understand what the Book is saying to them. Tyndale puts out a full paperback Bible called a the each Book of this Bible is introduced with contemporary photographs of Young people coupled with relevant comments. For instance Ecclesiastes is prefaced by a photograph of a Young woman standing by a souped up Volkswagen. New testament versions of a the living Bible include one for Young people called a reach out a and one for Blacks called a soul each utilizes the photographs and pertinent copy which makes it a Book of practical use. The next Market a the living Bible will try for is women. Paul Mouw advertising manager for tyndale pointed out that a women control most of the Money and they re interested in passing on the Faith to their a the living Bible got off to a slow Start la years ago with practically everybody predicting it would t sell. Then Billy Graham decided to use it on his television show As a free offer. It s been going great Ever since and is a big item in j c. Penney stores Macy a and Many other secular outlets. To speak the Rev. Henry f. Flowers superintendent of Oxford orphanage will preach sunday at la . At the Brentwood presbyterian Church. He will speak on a a great time to be Calvary Assembly of god i Soo Guyer Street Quot holding the word above the world Quot Daniel r. Duncan pastor la 54 uti end is drawing near Bible study or. Calvin e. Rains will Lead a study of the Book of colossians at the first Baptist Church beginning sunday. He is presently pastor of the first Baptist Church in Cainsville a. The study will begin with the Sermon sunday morning continue through the sunday evening service and will be held at 6 . Monday through wednesday. Fair havens Baptist Mission 200 w. Springdale set Nav or Huttl t 45 pm. Geraint warship 11 00 am. A Naif 7 30 . Prim Mel Pitt wed. 7 30 . Rev. . Sechrest pallor Welcome w. George Condilis District supervisor of Jehovah a witnesses has declared a we Are convinced that the end is drawing near for the present system. A new order of god s making will be Here in this generation. Our extensive preaching proves that we believe Condilis was the principal speaker during a two Day circuit Assembly in the Greensboro coliseum Complex exhibition building which was featured by his discussion of the subject a act wisely As the end draws Condilis urged the audience to reason As he said a in View of continued worsening world happenings Over which Man has no control there Are questions one must answer. Where does one find answers As to what course to take should one look to Man or god a he said a one must be vigilant and sound and act wisely. Prophecy proves a new order is at hand in the lord s prayer we have prayed for it. Are we ready for any adjustment to living in that new order there Are definite things we can do now a clean moral life one marked by a a new personality evidenced by meditation and prayer will give proof of our acting wisely. a Church of Jesus Mendenhall re. Off w. Fairfield High Point . And when Paul had Laid hards upon them the Quot holy ghost Quot came on them and they spake with tongues and prophesied. Isi first Church of Christ 301 East Lexington ave. High Point . Everyone Welcome revivalfires.7 30 . Channel 8 Bible study hour .l0 morning worship .11 00am christeens.5 00 pm evening worship.6 30 Junior youth hour .6 30 pm wednesday Bible study.7 30p.m non Deomina two Al free in Christ for information Call 882-8217 or 888-7395hoyt l. Johnson minister first it Wesleyan u Hurch 1915 North Centennial ave. Quot serving the whole family Quot phones Church-882-1117�?day care-885-0712 nursing Home 886-5051 9 45 .-sunday school 10 40 .-worship hour Sermon by Rev. J a. Grout a the glory of the Church genesis 312 6 00 .-Worthip hour Sermon by or. Clyde porker a is my brother really to blame a ii Peter 2 9-10 7 30 . Wednesday prayer and Bible study 1194 Randleman will be featured singers at a singing at it. Pleasant United methodist Church on it. I in Trinity sunday night at 7. The Church is located below Hillsville. Junior Ushers the Rev. Fred w. Henderson will speak on the a mystery of love to the Junior Ushers of Williams memorial me sunday at 4 . Mount Vernon mount Vernon United methodist Church of Trinity will dedicate their new Sanctuary sunday at la . Bishop Earl g. Hunt will preside. Singing the spiritual Light gospel keys the Curtis family and other groups will highlight a singing at it. Olive Baptist Church sunday at 2 30 . Anniversary the youth i ted Calvar Lettes will celebrate their 13th anniversary sunday at 2 and 7 . At Browne a new Calvary Baptist Church in Thomasville. Service changes the new Bethel Baptist Church is now holding service in the turn key 3 Community Center according to the Rev. Emanuel t. Rucker. Sunday school is at 9 45 ., devotions at 10 45 and regular worship at la . Rankin memorial this weeks schedule at Rankin memorial United methodist Church will begin with sunday school at 9 45 . Morning worship will be at la . Sunday evening activities begin with or. High my at 5 30 . Followed by a meeting of the administrative Board and Council on ministries at 6 children a choir practice at 6 30 and Chancel choir rehearsal at 7. Prayer service will be held wednesday night at 7 30 at the Home of mrs. Ida Gray 330 Hodgin St. Pioneers the �?opioneers1 of bin int 8 Tom tap a or of i Ferndale Orive anti Locke streets re Dyjor to amp a Jat a c disciples of Christ a a Stanley c. Gibson pastor Vaa sedatives agreeing basically on the Bible the ordained ministry and holy communion. The a Luenberg concluded in 1973 at the Luenberg conference Center in Holstein. Switzerland is a pact Between representatives of european lutheran reformed presbyterian and congregational bodies. Springfield Baptist Church 1322 Baker Road Bobby Loving pastor 9 45 . Sunday school 11 00 . A worship service 7 30 . Evening worship midweek service a 7 30 . For bus she Sci 431 i s teaching and preaching the fundamental doctrines and gospel of Christ Jesus. N j 4 peace Baptist Church 210 Fraley Street 9 45 . Sunday school 11 00 . Worship service 7 00 . Evening service reverend Purdue pastor everyone Welcome holiness Church too Kenilworth drive 9 45 . Sunday school 1 00 . Worship hour 6 15 . Life liners 7 00 . Worship hour Bible study 7 30 . Wednesday for but service 43 to Imp us a a a. Rev. . Spargo pastor test your Bible knowledge answer True or false answers at Bottom god is not pleased with the modern speech translations of the Bible Uke the living Bible paraphrased and Good news for modern Man True although translation of the Bible into modern speech Are needful we must recognize that some of these Are not translations but commentaries not versions but perversions the two Basic languages of the Bible Are hebrew old testament and greek new testament. Though some loss of shades of meaning can be expected with any translation we should desire that with the closest to the original text. But How can one Tell which is More accurate by Reading the translators note at the beginning and by noticing if the translation is by one Man or a committee. Since the original text is verbally inspired every word-2 Tim. 3 16-17an objective translation is demanded by god. For it is a serious matter to Odd to or subtract from god s word Rev. 22 18 19. Although some Quot one Man Quot translations Are fairly Good his preconceived beliefs often slip into the work. A Good example of this is in Good news for modern Mon romans 1.17 is through Faith most other translations do not have the word Quot alone because it was added by the translator not the holy spirit there is a vast difference Between Quot Faith Quot and Quot Faith alone Quot. Obviously the translator was commenting not translating. The so called Quot living Bible is being sold cheaply and the word Quot por phase Quot should cause us to be suspicious though accuracy is found in some places inaccuracy is found in others which have to do with matters of Faith. For instance in i Peter 1 21. This one Man translation has Peter teaching salvation coming before baptism while every other translation teaches Quot baptism doth also now save us. Gutter language is found in i Sam. 20 30 and in 2 Sam. 112 5, vulgarity in wording is obvious. Well known and scholarly translations such of the King James revised Standard and american Standard versions Are committee works not one Man commentaries falsely called bibles learn More Send to Box 1789 . For o Bible correspondence course free visit the Clur Coj of Christ 1934 Eastchester or. Box 1789 High Point pm. 883 6972 services study.9 30 am sun.-worship.10 30 am amp 6 30 pm wed Bible study.7 30 pm program mfr .10 15 am non no to ump Nial Lott any now Fott Mont Chr Emily a a Jim Stutts minister every facility of this Church is dedicated to providing you and your family the spiritual uplift for a Happy life. 8 35 Mes Les of Faith 9 40 sunday school 10 55 morning worship 7 00 evening worship mfr 1230 on am or. Price a place of Bible study for everyone. Special classes for the deaf and retarded a a sacrifice for Jesus a or. Price Luke 22 19 the lord s supper will be observed during morning worship. All christians Are invited to attend. Bible study in the Book of romans. Or. Price Observance of a new testament baptismal service hour of Power wednesday evening 7 15 . Main Sanctuary Green Street Baptist Church Green drive at Mangum Street e. W. Price the. D. Pastor in in

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