Portland inquirer. (Portland, Or.) 1944-194?, July 28, 1944, Image 4

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    PORTLAND INQUIRER
Weekly Sermon
Ralph H. Faulic, Editor
Published Each Wednesday
REV’ . JEROME M. SCHMITZ,
Chaplain
Chapel of the Little Flower
By
Portland Inquirer Publishing Co.
) we have left for prayer, to receive
the sacraments, and by using our
means fo ralms. And God, the rich
man, will bless our efforts and give
us proper credit for being wise, for
He is always ready to forgive the
Prodigal Son— and to welcome back
the lost sheep.
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A t that time Jesus spoke to his i culties. Today’s parable of the Un-
House of Prayer
disciples this parable. "There was just Steward is one of these. A cer­
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a certain rich man who had a ste­ tain rich man had a steward who
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Vancouver, Wash.
ward.” iLuke 16, 1) Gospel 8th Sun­ was accused of having wasted his
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House of Prayer, 2205 S. E. 10th
master’s goods. He was commanded Ave., corner of Grant St. Services
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day after Pentecost.
Personal Club, local and Church News Must Reach Us Friday Preceding
This morning if I were to ask Lo give an account, but knowing Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Publication Date.
that he would be dismissed when his at 8:00 o’clock. Sundays, Radio
some of you just what a parable is,
accounts would be discovered short, broadcast 8:00 A. M. Sunday
I would likely receive different
and further being destitute because
school at 10:3t) A‘. M. Morning
answers. One might say a parable
of h i3 squandering he decided to worship 12:00 noon. Bible study
is a fable, another might claim the
Portland Inquirer
closed the sum of $5.00 ( Five Dol­ parables were true stories, and make friends with some of his mas­ and Young Peoples’ meeting 6:30
2736 N. Rodney Ave.
lars) for two six-months’ subscrip­ again others might have other ter’s debtors so that when he was P. M. Evangelistic services 8:00
no longer steward he might receive P. M. Women’s W illing Workers
Portland 12, Oregon
tions to the Portland Inquirer.
answers. Therefore, since parables
Dear Editor: Please find en-
I enjoy your paper very much occur so frequently in the Gospels favors from them. So he reduced will meet Tuesday, August 1st, at
and hope it continues to be a suc­ throughout the Liturgical year, it the amount of their debts.
2:00 P. M. Home of Mother Jose­
cess. I would like to state that I is important to know just what a
phine
Gross, 4224 S. E. Glenwood
Now what is the point or truth
am going to do all that I can to parable is, and the purpose it serves that Our Lord wants to teach us. street. SU 3153. All women cor­
get you more subscriptions.
Let us make a parallel application dially invited.
in the teaching of truth.
Yours truly,
of the story. The rich man repre­
First of all a parable is just a sents Alm ighty God, and the ste­
Miss Helena Searcie
story used to illustrate some prin­ ward is one of us to whom has been FRATERNAL ORGANIZATIONS
Planes and Guns Used in
cipal point of doctrine. It might be intrusted all the years, the months
Invasion Unveiled.
a true story as the parable of The and the days of life with all their
Household of Ruth
Rich Man and Lazarus, (Luke 16- moments of good health, perhaps
WASHINGTON. — The navy has
CATHOLIC
20), which allowing for certain fig ­ special talents, or good position and Golden West 844,
permitted brief mention of a whole
CHAPEL OF THE LITTLE FLOWER
ures of speech we judge to be so much material wealth, and most of ; Meetings 2nd and 4th Tuesday 2:30
batch of secret, new, or improved
Inter-racial
because proper names were used; or all, of course, the use of our Holy P. M„ 2504 Wililams Ave Mrs. Jose­
weapons, some of which even now
21 N. E. Broadway
“ tnight be a pure fable as is prob­ 'aith. All at once, either due to phine Morrison, M. N. G. Mrs. Anna-
are being tested on the European
Rev. Jerome Id. Schmitz, Chaplain
j belle Harris, N. G. Sec.
Miss
Doris
Reynolds,
Catechist
invasion front.
ably the case of today’s parable of some misfortune or accident, at any
SERVICES:
These weapons—along with many
the Unjust Steward, iiut the note rate we suddenly realize that great
Excelsior Lodge No. 23
Sunday, Mass and Sermon:
others which may not even be
of
prime importance for us to keep all powerful truth, that some day—
9
o'clock
A.M.
hinted at—were unveiled for news­
F. & A. M.
in mind is that a parable is designed it may be tomorrow, next week,
Wednesday, Novena Devotions:
men in a recent tour of naval estab­
Meets every 2nd and 4th Monday
8 o'clock P M.
to
teach
one
central
point
of
doc­
lishments authorized by Secretary of
month, one year or ten— but some
at 8:00 P. M.
trine or truth, and that the details day all too son we are through, we
the Navy James V. Forrestal.
2504 Williams Avenue
MT. OLIVET BAPTIST CHURCH
of the story are merely used to add are going to lose our job of living
A brand-new twin-engined fighter
K. L. CULP, W. Master
Rev. C. C. Clow
L. R. BLACKBURN, Secretary
N. E. First Avenue and Schuyler
plane of unprecedented fire power
color. For instance, in the parable life, and are going to die. And look­
Phone TRinity 1857
Portland, Oregon
which climbs practically straight
of the Prodigal Son (Luke 15, 12) ing back over our records we see
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up. The navy version of the jet-
the central truth taught is the loving
9:45 a.m. Sunday School
that we have wasted our goods; we
Enterprise Lodge
propulsion plane, known to the men
forgiveness
of Alm ighty God for an
Mrs.
Marie
Smith,
Supt.
see
that we have been so busy hav-
who fly as "swish,” because that is
Chapter No. 6 ,0 . E. S.
11:00 a.m. Morning Worship
erring but penitent soul; the parable in ga good time or amassing mate­
the way it goes.
6:30 p.m. B.Y.P. Fellowship
Meetings
1st Wednesday each month
of the Good Shepherd (John I I ) StncL rial wealth that we have forgotten
Improved rockets and rocket guns
Conducted by Lonworth Miner
8:00 P. M.
the lost sheep is designed to teach' God’s business; we realize with hor­
that won’t do the enemy any good.
8:00 p.m. Evening Worship
2504 N. Williams Ave.
Christ’s love for each one of us, ror that we have daily squandered
Battleships with 100 times the fire
Mrs. Elise S. Reynolds, Secretary
power of battleships built three
no matter how lost in sin one may the graces of God put in our hands;
BETHEL CHURCH, A. M. E.
years ago, and a new 27,000-ton
N. McMillen and Larrabee
be; and in the parable of the Must­ and that in His sight we stand with
o
battle cruiser which will be the first
Portland, Oregon
ard Seed that grew to be a tree, we empty hands. We know also that we
B.
vessel of its kind in the United
find described the growth of won’t be able to beg prayers or good
Meets every 2nd and 4th Wed.
ST. PHILIP'S CHURCH
States fleet.
Christ’s Church from a small be­ works from the living after we are
Episcopal
8:30 P.M.
Aircraft carriers from whose
Vicar L. O. Stone
ginning. The details of each parable dead, for who will hear us; we know 2504 N. Williams Ave. (Russell St.)
decks twin-engined medium bomb­
N. E. Knott and Rodney
W. L. SHINE, Exalted Ruler
may have been used to refer to some that it will then be too late to
ers will be able to take off—and
ED W ARD FELTS, Secretary
Portland,
Oregon
much else.
particular conditions or circum­ work, “ for the night cometh when
ORDER OF SERVICES
Even the most experienced navy
stances, but the reference is of sec­ no man can work,” (John 9, 4) and
7:45 a.m. Communion Service
Enterprise Lodge No. 1
fliers, the visiting reporters learned,
ondary
importance; the main thing it will then be too late to obtain
10:00 a.m. Church School
were amazed when they first ob­
11:00 a.m. Morning Prayer
F. & A. M.
is find out and keep in mind the
merit.
served the jet plane’s speed, maneu­
Thursday 9:00 a m. Communion
Meets every 1st and 3rd Monday
central
truth
or
point.
verability and climbing ability.
Service
8:00 P.M.
It will be too late, then— but it is
Navy fliers seemed even more
Why did Our Lord use parables? not too late now. There still is time;
2504 N. Williams Ave.
pleased with a newly perfected twin-
COMMUNITY M. B. CHURCH
W. H. BOWERS, W. Master
For the same reason we use stories we still have the job of living; we
engined fighter which appears about
JAMES L. WASSON, Secretary
Rev. H. C. Cheatham, Pastor
in sermons or lectures today, in or­ still have time, hours, days, months,
equal in performance to the
845 Cottonwood Street
der
to bring out more clearly the maybe years perhaps in which to
Y. M. C. A.
Vanport
City
17,
Oregon
“ swish,” despite the fact that it is
truth or point that is to be taught. do good; we still have our speech
831 S. W. 6th Avenue
equipped with heavy armament and
AFRICAN METHODIST
armor.
We have but to remember always to praise God and His Holy Name;
Y. W . C. A.
EPISCOPAL ZION CHURCH
that Our Blessed Lord came upon we still have our faculties to use for
Rev. J. F. Smith
834
S.
W. Broadwcv
earth and lived there for the pur­ His greater Honor; we still have
'Going to the Dogs’ Is
2007 N. Williams Ave.
pose of teaching the men. of all ages health to use for His glory; and per­
Portland, Oregon
Easily Done in London
what were the eternal truths and haps we still have material goods
LONDON.—It’ s easy to go to the
BAPTIST
what they must do to be saved. It to devote to his work on earth. It is
dogs in London—
People's Community Baptist
was not necessary for Him to be­ not too late; for we still have the
And it’s a very popular pastime.
Church
come a babe, to live thirty years possession of all these things to use
N. E. 74th and Glisan St.
All you need is a few pence trainfare
in
obscurity, to live three more for our benefit when we can no
Rev.
R.
E.
Donaldson,
Minister
to the nearest whippet track and
SERVICES:
years
of rejection in His public life longer be stewards. Why not use the
two shillings to get in at the gate.
Sunday School 10:30 A. M.
and
then
to die ignominiously on opportunities the hours of living yet
Then it’s up to you—and the dogs
Morning Worship 11:00 A. M.
the Cross. No, St. Augustine tells afford us? Why not use what God,
you bet on—whether you walk home
ROBERT N. JOYNER, JR.. M. D.
B. Y. P. U. Meeting 7:00 P. M.
Physician and Surgeon
loser or ride back in style in a four-
us that He could have redeemed the rich man, has put in our charge,
Offices:
1415 N. Williams Av.
FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH
buck taxi.
fallen humanity by the mere shed­ and buy a place for ourself in
Portland, Oregon
1205 Hathaway Drive
Even the war hasn’t wiped out the
ding of a single drop of His precious Heaven. We know that we can’t take
VErmont 4404 or BEacon 3181
Burton Homes
Briton’ s love of gambling. Anyone
blood.
But had He done so, poor, anything with us after death; but
Vancouver, Wash.
•who thinks these people phlegmatic
WILLIAMS AVENUE U. S. O.
Rev. J. W. Brown, Pastor
weak, ignorant man might never we may now spend what we have
should spend an evening watching
6 N. Tillamook Street
have recognized their leader, would for grace and merit which will serve
them in the grip of betting fever at
Portland, Oregon
TRinity 4615
never had learned the cost of their us in the next life. We will use what
one of the weekly dog races which Pet Crow Rides Bicycle
MRS. BEATRICE REED
draw the attendance of many thou­
redemption. Therefore, Our Blessed
And
Doe«
He
Love
It?
time and strength and worldly
Licensed
Funeral Director
sands, including many American sol­
DES MOINES. IOWA. — What Lord had to teach His truth in a goods we have to store up grace for
Personal Attention at Holman <5
diers and officers on leave.
next? Joe, a pet crow belonging to language that all men would under­ ourselves. Though we have been
Lutz Mortuary
The first of eight races starts at
Dorothy Jean Henry, actually begs stand and remember— even a child., foolish in the past we will now be
N.
E.
14th
apd Sandy Blvd.
6:30 p. m. and the last is over by
for rides on her bicycle. Joe caws He chose for His pupils simple men,
3:35 so the crowd can get home be­
wise, there is still time to bargain,
WYATT W. WILLIAMS
and caws until Miss Henry puts humble fishermen who would carry
fore the blackout.
Attorney-at-Law
him on the handle bars and takes on His teachings; and beyond all before we have to turn in our ac­
It costs two shillings or 40 cents
523-4
Lumberman's Bldg.
counts. There is still time to obtain
him for a ride. If she doesn’t hurry,
320 S.W. 5th Ave. - AT. 6871
the lovely precepts and truths
to sit in the “ bleachers,” 80 cents
grace from God by using the time
Joe flaps his wings and flies right
Portland’s only Negro Lawyer
for a grandstand view and $3 for a
up to his coveted perch without which He gave them, He also left us
reserved seat in the finish l'ne sec­
help, and caws. “ Come on, what that eternal, perfect parable, the
tion where it is considered “ bad
are we waiting for?” That’s what it true stroy of His life and death, in
form” to drop less than 10 pounds
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sounds like, anyway.
which we find expressed and exem­
or $40 at. a clip.
plified every truth— in which we
find revealed solutions for our every
1412 N. Williams Avenue
problem and difficulty— in which
we find con3oliation and sympathy
in our every need. And the striking
truth of the parable of His life is
Hauling oi All Kinds
that every man who wishes to be
saved must live a life like Christ’s,
Now at New Location
a Christian life.
Portland, Oregon
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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
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Now we have said that a parable
is a story used by Our Lord to set
forth jne important truth or prin­
ciple. But some parables we find
are not so simply understood at
first sight and offer some diffi-
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