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December 28, 2000

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HOGANSVILLE HOME NEWS - THURSDAY, DECEMBER 28, 2000, hool TROUP HIGH SCHOOL have a drama production Thursday, January II, January 12th and 13th at 7:30 .m. in the Commons Area. CALLAWAY HIGH School have the Mr. and Miss CHS on Thursday, January 7:00 p.m. CALLAWAY HIGH School have a PTO Open House on January 22nd at 6:30 km. ETHEL W. KIGHT Magnet will have a PTO Supper on Tuesday, 30th at 6:00 p.m. TROUP HIGH School will a Spaghetti Dinner on January 30th at 5:00 b.m. followed by a PTO meet- at 6:30 p.m. Them CALL NOW! 706-882-2990 A number of Hogansville will be celebrrating birth- rs and anniversaries in the days. December 28 Kevin Wegienka,Kristy Michael Wade, Valerie December 29 Donna Duffey, Lois Varnum Deceer 30 Anna Wegienka, Brian David WiUiamson, Dixie McLaughlin, Decerer 31 Katelin Rippy, Rev. Wesley "Sara C. McKibben, Alan Johnson, Mr. Mrs. Mack Reynolds, Mr. Mrs. Donnie Williamson, and Mrs. Richard Cook. January 1 Billy McGhee, Misty Ttunlin. Cheri January 2 Ken McKenney, William Winston Braswell, Jr., Norwood. January 3 Edgar R. Barber, Kathy R. Melissa Wilson, Jr. The new year is almost here, and we'd like to take time out to thank our customers for supporting us this past year. Hope your year is filled with good fortune! T&S Accounting All Beds with new color linens All rooms have refrigerators & microwaves Free coffee Free continental breakfast 114 Commerce St. Hogansville Computerized Bookkeeping, Sales Tax, Payroll, Income Tax Preparation, Fast Tax Y ::? TAKING A BREAK - Most Hogansville youngsters are enjoying their holiday break, with pub- lic school not scheduled to start again until Jan. 8. Most, like Meagan Sharp, seen here partic- ipating in a book character day at Hogansville Elementary as Junie B. Jones, will spend the days off playing with new Christmas presents and spending time with friends and family. And the weather promises to stay interesting, too. , ,. ::I :::::: ::: :::!:!::::?::i;i::: ::: :::: : : :!::i:i:i:::: ::: :::i: :: :i::::;: ::::::::!: :::: .: : ::i: ::: : .... ::::::i:i::::: ::::::::: : ::i:::: '""::::: :: :::!:::::::: ::  ::: Rev. Harold Willis continued his Series of Sermons about the great words of Christmasduring the December 17th Morning Worship hour focusing on the word Peace with thesermon title and text being "On Earth, Peace" (Luke 2: 4- 14.) The angel's announce- mentincluded God's offer of peace..Peace comes through knowing Jesus Christ, the Prince ofPeace. Intro: One of the most significant words of Christmas is "peace." Isaiah called the Messiah the "Prince of Peace." The hearts of people everywhere hunger for peace. Many pray for peace. Some have wondered when Jesus Christ will bring peace." Most have concluded that peace will come only at the return of Christ, although He offered it 2000 yrs. ago. Some have sur- mised that Jesus is a failure as a peace-bringer. To take this- position is to misunderstand the nature of true peace and the character of the peace that He brings to the human heart. (The kind of peace many people think about is like tha- trecorded on a tombstone by widow, "May he rest in peace, until we meet again." I. The peace of a clean heart. A. The Lamb of God takes away our sin. (Jn.l:29.) His sinless life and sacrifi- cial death paid our penalty and redeems us to God. (Gen. 3:15; Ro.5:18-19.) B. The Lord of Life offers forgiveness that is full, free and forever. (I Jn. 1:7; Ro.5:l.) II. The peace of a right rela- tionship with God. A. Only faith brings us into a rightrelation- ship with God through Jesus. (Jn. 1:11-12.) Peace is offered only to per- sons in right relationship with God! (Lk. 2:14.) B. Only when we experi- ence the peace of God can we love Him (I Jn 4:19.(or even understand Him.) Only when we love God can we love other people and be atpeace with them. (Eph. 2:14.) "Blessed are the peacemak- ers, for they shall be called sons of God." (Matt.5:9.) III. The peace of a Sprit: controlled life. A. The Holy Spirit empowers us to give usvictory over sin. B. The Holy Spirit indwells us to mold us into the image of Christ. (Ro.8:29.) IV. The peace of a purpose for living. (Matt. 5:16.) (Dr. Perry Webb tells of boarding a train and seating himself in a car where he was the only occupant. When the conductor came by, he asked Dr. Webb to move to another car. "Why?" "Because this one isn't hooked to anything that's going anywhere." V. The peace of adequate resources. (It's a good feeling to have enough money to pay- all your bills, isn' it?) It is a bet- ter feeling to know that what- ever may happen to us inthis world, God will see us through and help us have an adequate supply of life's necessities. (Matt: 6:25-34; Phil. 4:13.) And, to know the security of being paid up in God's estimate on judgment morning. Concl. Jesus Christ offers the peace of forgiveness that is full and free and forever. Jesusoffers the peace of belong- ing to the Father God and to the family of God. He is thepeace- bringer to the individual heart. He will bring harmony and peace within therelationships of the home and help you estab- lish harmony with those about you. Will youallow Him to bring peace to you today? There will be no Fifth Sunday night song service in December. : "Exclusive But Not Expensive." Ill One Coupon Per Room/ I Expires March 15, 2001 Luxury Room Features Executive Suites Cable color TV Units for the handicapped Auto & truck parking Non-smoking rooms Swimming pools RESERVATIONS 706-846-4410 SPECIAL RESERVATIONS 877-435-4325 1119 Warm Springs Hwy. (Hwy. 41 ) Manchester "Come as a guest and leave as a friend." Newmans Observe 49th Anniversary Mr. and Mrs. Fred Newnmn of the St. Marks community, mem- bers of the Union Baptist Church, celebrated their 49th wedding anniversary recehtly. Fred Newman and Charlene Wheelus were married Dec. 22, 1951. Dennis Johnson [ at Parkway Mksubishi, Inc. I No Problem SPECIAL AUTO FINANCE PROGRAM: ASK FOR FREDDY . or call our [tffiis.lishi 24-HOUR HOTLINE 1327 Lafayette Parkway 1-866-882-5395 882-2990 Ring In the New Year[ The clock strikes twelve, and the new year arrives with bells a-ringing, people hugging and people singing. Everyone rejoices as you hear a chorus of voices: "Happy New Year. " We are most grateful for your support and friendship. N UNTRY 2139 Greenville Road 882-1555 "SHEER ENTERTAINMENT!" Here's hoping your New Year's celebration gets a rave review! May happiness and success play a starring role in the days to follow. Many thanks to our customers for our great success in 2000. 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