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GREENWOOD ENTERPRISE
A Complete News Service for Negro Citizens of Greenwood
and Leflore County
REV. GEORGE A. HARPER . Editor
JERRY T. CHESTNUT . Circulation-Advertising
REV. W. M. HALL . Associate
GL 3-4610 or GL 3-5892 or GY 3-7599 for Advertising rates and
(Send news to Rev. Geo. A. Harper, 511 Avenue G or Mr
Jerry T. Chestnut, 1207 Early Street Greenwood, Miss or Dial
other information).
SUNDAY SCHOOL LESSON
By Rev. George A. Harper,
511 Avenue G.,
j Greenwood, Miss.
OUT OF THE HEART
Scripture Lesson — Pro
verbs 3:1-8; 4:20-23: Luke 6:
43-45
Print — Proverbs 3:1-8; 4:
20-23; Luke 6:43-45
MEMORY SELECTION —
Keep thy heart with all dili
gence; for out of it are the
issues of life — (Proverbs
4:23). The heart here stands
for the center of the moral
being. Physically, the heart
is the central organ of the
body. Morally, it is the seat of
consciousness. The moral con
duct with its actions and pro
ceedings are determined by
the conditions of the heart.
When the heart is pure then
the life will be pure; but if
* the heart is corrupt then the
life and conduct will be cor
rupt. Also, the heart here is
likened to a fountain. The
best manner in which to keep
the heart is to allow the Lord
to save and purify it, fill it
with His love, claim it for His
own and control the heart for
His use and glory.
THE REWARD OF A WISE
AND DEVOUT LIFE:
Today’s lesson provokes
serious thought concerning
our motives for living the de
vout life. Some very good
people have died young, in
cluding Jesus Himself. Some
notoriously wicked people live
i ntr> r»1H a cro Thorofnro it i e
possible for some people to
suffer great disillusionment if
they begin to obey God’s
commandments with wrong
motives in mind. If one truly
loves God and keeps His
commandments there is no
doubt that such a person will
have peace, However, this
peace does not presuppose
absence of conflict and strug
gle. The mere fact of obeying
God in the midst of wicked
men will precipitate conflict.
But the peace which is the
reward is an inner peace.
That is the peace that Christ
Jesus gives and not as the
wo~ld gives. So le us trust
God for his wisdom and good
ness in the journey of life.
Let us acknowledge God and
make our requests known to
Him, He will direct our paths
in righteousness for His name
sake. In order to enjoy the
reward of truly wise living
we must unconditionally sur
render to God. We cannot
give some of our life, but all
of it. God demands the whole
of a man’s life, and when
that is done He will smooth
the path of that man. Now
once again we could not mean
God will remove stumbling
stones, but we do mean God
will strengthen a man to
transform stumbling stones
transform stumbling stones
into stepping stones.
AN EXHORTATION TO
RIGHT LIVING:
The heart is regarded in
this Scripture as the controll
ing center of the individual’s
actions. If a person can keep
his heart, if he can control
the source of his emotion and
aspirations, he has mastered
the art of self-discipline and
has insured his chances for
rich and full living. This is
how purity of heart is obtain
ed, by learning to live accord
ing to the will of God and
accepting Him as the highest
good in one’s life. There is
an intimate relationship be
tween health of mind and
health of body. They know
- !
now that ma.iy more human
ailments stem out of emo
tional conditions than was pre
viously believed. A deep seat
ed sense of guilt for success
fully hidden wrong doing can
become the eventual undoing
of a person. Therefore it is
sound modern medicine to
keep God’s words in mind
and give heed to them. This
may be done by memorizing
passages of Scripture. It may
be done by daily reading and
meditation upon Scripture. It
may be done by regular sys
tematic study of the Scrip
tures as in Sunday School or
Bible classes. Whatever
means we might choose to
keep God’s word in mind
must be seriously attended to,
This is vital protection for
the Heart (the seat of life).
JESUS EXHORTS US TO
SINGLENESS OF HEART:
Here Jesus is emphasizing
the place which fruit bearing
hold in determining genuine
ness of character. Viewed
from the outside it is diffi
cult to determine just how
genuine a person’s character
or motives are, but the life
of the individual is a good
indication of what he is, If a
person is good of heart and
sincere in spirit his deeds will
reflect the same, but if he is
insincere and evil of heart
uiai, 100, win reveal itself in
the conduct of that individual.
By the same token we are
warned by Jesus that that
which defiles £ person is the
product of the heart. In other
words, it is the motive or
thought which springs from
the heart that we are iudged
by. That is why it is so essen
tial that the heart be kept
with all diligence, and kept
in a pure state lest it become
corrupt and defile the whole
life of the individual. We can
only bring forth the kind of
fruit that our inner self pro
duces. The most fearful en
emy of our country is not ex
ternal, It is no other country
on the face of thh globe. Our |
most fearful enemy is within.
That is that potion of us
which confesses a creed of
democracy and practice dis
crimination. It is that potion
of us which confesses a creed |
of brotherhood and practice
caste. Jesus has only one
word for this enemy — hyp- j
ocrisy. That is why Jesus
urges that we pay regular
and frequent attention to our
selves, and cultivate our
hearts, for out of the heart
the mouth speaketh.
PRACTICAL POINTS ON
THE LESSON:
The heart in the Bible
stands for the inner man, the
center of the moral being,
where the seat of afflictions
lie, and the will originates.
The inner heart regulates the
outward life. For this reason
God always looks upon the
heart to see what its desires,
ambitions and motives are,
which determine all outward
acts. It is possible that a per
son may have desires in the
heart which may not be car
ried out by the acts of the
hand, while on the other hand
he may perform some acts
through his hands which are
not in his heart, but are a
form or hypocritical deeds.
Inward nature is manifested
in outward conduct. A good
tree brings forth good fruit
and a corrupt tree brings
forth corrupt fr ait. The moral
fruit of a blind leader in the
church will be corruption. All
are known by their fruit.
LOANS
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Co-Signers Autos
Come To
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126 So. Farish Street Phone FL 3-5285
JACKSON, MISS.
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GREENWOOD NEWS
THE LAMAR ADDITION
COMMUNITY CLUB, met
Tuesday night 7:30 April 25th
1961 with Mrs. Velmar Will
iams, Vice President in
charge; the devotion was led
by the chaplin Mrs. Sago,
then the President called the
house in order, the roll was
called and everyone respond
ed nicely, total money raised
was $8.75 the Beautification
Committee is sponsoring a
clean up, paint up, drive for
the month of May and asking
everybody with in our Com
munity to Co-opperate with
us Please. Every-one within
the Lamar Addition is asked
to contact Mrs. Velmar Will
iams, at 1013 Hollaway Street
to become a member of this
Club.
Charlie Patterson,
Reporter.
MRS. MILLIE D. BELL,
left the City, last Wed. April
27th 1961 for Antonia, Texas
to be at the bedside of her
grand-daughter, whc was re
ported very ill, but at this
writing she is doing well un
der her condition and Mrs.
Bell’s friends hope that she
may soon be back home
again.
The Leflore County Baptist
S. S., B.T.U. Singing Conven
tion, Held its Inspirational
meeting April 30, 1961 with
the Green Chapel Church, of
Ruby, Miss. Rev. C. H. Flem
ming, Pastor This was one
of the best meeting held yet,
with a very good attendance
and the finance also. This
meeting was both Inspiring
and Instructive and every one
was much helped; The In
structors: Mrs. C. V. Good
son, and Mrs. R. L. Moore,
Rev. W. W. Walker, Rev. J.
S. Saffold, and Rev. E. W.
Weathers, delivered the Ser
mon and several ministers
were present, The good peo
ple of ,£reen Chapel, made
this meeting a most pleasant
one.
Rev. W. H. Kingston, Presi
dent, S.S.; C. H. Frelix. Pres.
B.T.U. and W. H. Harris,
Pres. Singing Convention.
MRS. FANNIE BECK, OF
Greenwood, Miss, is leaving
the city this week for the
Mayo Clinic at Rochester,
Minn, for Medical treatment
she will spend some time at
this Medical Education and
Research, Mother Beck’s
many friends hope for the
best of care for her eyes, and
that she may soon be back
home at her post of duty.
Mother Beck’s Brother Mr.
Charles Scott, of Idlewild,
Mich, is at home with her
this week before she goes to
the Hospital.
MRS. FLORA BELL, OF
Detroit, Mich, came down to
; Greenwood, Miss, with Mr. &
I Mrs. Essie Deberry, also of
Detroit, they motored here,
; and Mrs. Flora Bell, spent
| her time with her mother
: Mrs. L. P. Sheard, and she
j chance to meet many old
i friends while here, while Mr.
| & Mrs. Deberry, was called
i to the bedside of his mother
i and she passed shortly af
i ter they arrived and they
' stayed for the Funeral and
shortly after that they came
back to Greenwood, and they
all left for home in Detroit,
And their many friends join
| ed in extending their sympa
thy to the Deberry, family.
This news is late it as over
■ looked.
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Is Coming To Mississippi
TO GIVE YOU A
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No. 2Vi Hunts - Sliced or Halves
PEACHES 3 <.r 79c
3 lbs. J. J. All Vegetable '
SHORTENING 59c
10 lbs. Colonial
SUGAR89c
Magnolia-16 to 20 lb. Average
HAMS
Shank Portion up to 6 ibs. ib. 37c
Butt Portion to 6 lbs. lb. 45c
U S. GOOD BABY BEEF SALE:
Round Steak >» 69c
Sirloin Steak >» 69c
T-Bone Steak »> 75c
Chuck Roast »> 39c
Fresh Louisiana Sweet Red
STRAWBERRIES iM3or 79c
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