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ituol " " f THE BAIH COUNTY NEWS-OUTLOOK OwingsviUe, Ky.mWeek of November 28 - December 5, 2002 2 DEATHS AND FUNERALS The Titus 2:11-15 Gal. 2:20 By: Luther M. Cain As Paul traveled over the country on his missionary journeys he con- stantly proclaimed a religion of purity. He had faith in a God who revealed himself in splendor and great power. We hear him say, "The grace of God has appeared, training us to renounce irreligion." With these words Paul be- gan to shake traditional idolatries. Wherever Paul went he found that the prevailing religious practices not only endorsed but encouraged the in- dulging of baser passions. At Athens and Ephesus hundreds of "sacred" prostitutes lured and enticed men to abase themselves in the name of their false gods. The disclosure of God's grace to men had a deep and profound effect upon this situation. The great mark of the true Christian has always been his changed moral character. Paul says, "denying ungodliness and worldly lusts, we should live sober, upright and godly lives in this world." Unholy passions were turned loose when Jesus was crucified. Among those who had .shouted "Hosanna" on the occasion of his entry into Jerusalem were those who cried "crucify" him. Surely there were those who spent the rest of their lives regretting their part in that great crime. There is a very fine demarkation line that divides man's goodness from his baseness, and it takes but little stimulation to arouse ones worldly passions. The power of good can be despoiled by passions. The struggle for righ- teousness in thought, and deed calls for staunch souls immersed in the grace Cross Calls Us On bear tesimony to goodness. It can prove that a life of goodness is indeed life at its best. Jesus gave himself to redeem us from all iniquity. This is one of the great truimphs of the cross. It was for you he died upon the cross, this blessed truth can be owned by each and every one of us. Jesus gave himself"to purify for himself a people of his own who are zealous for good deeds." (2:14) Many of our songs about the cross exult in and exalt the personal salva- tion it affords. This is one of the tri- umphs of the cross. When Jesus was placed on the cross he had little assur- ance of the loyalty of the men he had chosen left. His great teaching, his friendship, his miracles failed to give him" a people of his own". As the days passed men began to reflect upon the meaning of his death. When they rec- ognized Jesus as the victor instead of the victim, they entered into the fel- lowship of his suffering. As the days passed the number of those believing on Jesus multiplied. The cross had given Jesus what he wanted most - "a people of his own." The cross speaks to us today. The cross calls us to go on in His name. How do we show our gratitude for Jesus' great love for us? Singing hymns, reading the Bible, and praying are forms of gratitude. But this alone is not enough. Christians are urged "to be obedient, to be ready for any honest work, to speak evil of no one, to avoid quarreling, to be gentle, and to show perfect courtesy toward all men." (3:102) Such demands are difficult. But if you follow them they will vouch for the integrity of your Christian fellow- I The Bath County Band Boosters are doing their annual fruit sale until December 2nd. For more information contact any BCMS or BCHS band student or parent. Or Contact Virgie Crouch at 683-2117 for more information. Thanks for your continued support of the band programs at both schools. for the at the Church of God 320 Slate Avenue, Owingsville Saturday, December 7th 5-8 p.m. Sponsored by: Participating Churches, Local Community Organizations and Contributing Businesses Kenny has been battling life-threatening colo-rectal cancer. This benefit will be a real Christmas Holiday boost to Kenny, his wife and children. Kenneth Patterson, 74, Bath Co. native, passes away in Indiana Kenny Roscoe Patterson, age 74, of 210 West High Street, in Dunkirk, Indiana, passed away Wednesday morning, November 20, 2002, at his home, of lymphatic cancer. He was born in Midland, July 10, 1928, to John R. and Maude (Traylor) Patter- son, who preceded him in death and a brother, Reginald Junior Patterson. He was a member of the Church of the Living God, in Dunkirk, and re- tired from the Indiana Glass Compa- ny in 1992. Surviving are: his wife, Marilyn Joan; one son, Michael, of Pendle- ton; one stepson, Barry Danforth, of Anderson; four brothers: Charles and Howard Patterson, both of Dunkirk; and Anderson and William Patter- son, of Midland; three sisters: Betty Zimmerman, of Midland; Mary Al- ice Baumgardner, of Bloomfield, Indiana; and Christine Minks, of Lin- ton, Indiana. He also leaves behind several nieces and nephews who loved him dearly. Mary Treadway, 93, Bath Co. native, passes away Mary Treadway, age 93, of Cleve- land Road, in Lexington, passed away Thursday, November 21, 2002, at the Rose Manor Health Care, after a long illness. She was the widow of Vibert Treadway and a native of Bath County. She was a member of the Owingsville Christian Church. She was born April 6, 1909, to the late Amanda Purvis McCarty and the late Isaac McCarty. Survivors are five nephews; James Crouch and Francis Crouch, both of Ohio; Fred Crouch; Harold McCarty, and Paul McCarty, all of Lexington; three nieces: Dorothy Mays and Sa- rah Amanda, both of Ohio; and Joan Logston, of Nicholasville; and sev- eral great-nephews and great-niec- es. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m., Saturday, November 23, at the Richie Hunt Funeral Home, in Ow- ingsville, with the Rev. Charles Lees officiating. Burial was in the Ow- ingsville Cemetery. Senior Citizens Menu," week of Dec. 2 -- Potato salad; peas and Brenda White benefitauction--on Saturday night, November 16, at the Owingsville First Church of God, several hundred people showed up to donate their time and money for a good cause. The event was for Brenda White, Todd Tout's mother-in-law m Todd is married to C Lisa White Tout, Brenda's daughter. ground, you can see Todd placing the auction table, so Auctioneer Mike striped shirt, can ask the audience for benefit raised about $7,000 for expenses. (News-Outlook photo, Harry D. semester student is a great way to get started. PIE has students coming from Korea and Brazil. The host family is responsible for room and board. The students have their own spending money and medical insurance. Child- less coiaples, retired, single parents and large families may apply. This is a way of getting to know another culture and making life long friend- ships. PIE also needs a few more Repre- sentatives in your area. If you would like to work with Foreign Teens and make extra money or are interested in hosting a student, call Karen Shell, Regional Coordinator at 1-800-422- 9940. Free report on cutting drug costs The Cost Containment Research Institute in Washington D. C. has just released a special report on the top seventeen ways to cut your pre- scription drug costs. The six-page report gives consumers detailed in- formation on how to cut their pre- scription drug costs by up to ninety- three percent. Consumers can receive a free copy of the report by going on line to the Institute's web site: www.institutedc. or by sendinga self addressed stamped envelo to: Cut Your Drug Costs Report, P]O. Box 818, Dallas, PA 18612-0818. Harpers/White Oak Homemakers The Harpers/White Oak Home- Lick 00vst Chuvch 4 Ck,,00istmces play Dec. I st, 6:30 p Bro. Cordell Link an d congregation invite everyone to attend. Attention Bath World War 11 You are invited to an Appreciation Brealffast for Bath Coun.ty World War H and their immediate families at the carrots; white or wheat bread; salad/ makers held their November meet- [,'i ff' m SV--" mayonnaise; chocolate pudding; and ing, with Virgalene Lewis presiding. milk. Seven members answered roll call -- Fish nuggets; baked beans; creamy cole slaw; white or wheat bread; margarine; fresh pear; and milk. Wednesday -- Pinto beans/ham bits; seasoned greens; Harvard beets; cornbread; margarine; peanut butter cookie; and milk. Thursday -- Oven-fried chicken; steamed cabbage; mixed vegetables; cornbread; margarine; pineapple slic- es; and milk. Foreign Teens need host families Pacific Intercultural Exchange (PIE) is looking for host families for second semester and January-to-Jan- uary high school students, If you have thought about hosting, taking a i THE BATH COUNTY NEWS-OUTLOOK Postmaster: Send address changes to: Bath County News-Outlook (045260) P.O. Box 577 Owingsville, KY 40360 The Bath County News-Outlook is owned by Community Newspapers, Inc., P.O. Box 577, Owingsville, KY 40360, and is published each Thursday at its offices on Water Street in Owingsville, KY. Sub- scription rates are: $16.50 per year in Bath County; $20.50 per year in Ken- tucky; $27.00 per yearelsewhere; all pay- able in advance. Periodicals postage paid at the Post Office at Owingsville, KY 40360 i i We will try to show the birth of the Savior from the perspective of Mary and Joseph. Imagine how they must have felt. Also, imagine how busy heaven must have been. Many angels made appearances on the earth like no other time before or since. written by: Ricky Clark December 14th - Time: 7:00p.m. P,00st00n F0000tehur0000f with their favorite patriotic song. The pledge to the flag was led by Michelle Ray and Dorothy Dean had her devotion on "Giving Thanks". Reports were given on the sick in our club: Betty Haycraft and Margie Bailey. Three cards were sent. After reviewing the newsletter highlights, we filled out our lesson sheet for the next year. We discussed wrapping gifts at the next meeting, at Lillian McNeill's. After a wonderful lunch, Ada June gave a very interesting and informa- tive lesson on Managing $$$. Focus on Women. Use the News-Outlook| want ads for real results. I First Church of 320 Slate Avenue, Owingsville Saturday, December 7th (Peu'l Harbor Attack 9:00 A3 Sponsored by: Owingsville First Church of God and supporting businesses We hope to see you t t 000Iil00ap 00r00iti0n00 at 00ome! invites you to the Christmas Parade and Open Saturday, December 7th in Owingsville Parade Entries---Contest Contact Jeff Ray at 674-2266 or 674-2650 Shop locally this Christmas and keep our communities "