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By Michael J. McManus An Interview With Jesus If Jesus were to glve you what- has observe and recorded in re- ever you asked for Christmas, markable detail every moment of what would it be? For me, as a his life" that works on a separate reporter, it would be an opportu- track from a limited conscious nity to interview Him. I'd ask, mind. "When did you know you were "Jesus the man could have the Messiah? What was your possessed Jesus the God at the childhood like? Why did you wait same time...Jesus limited his ac- until age 30 before you began cess to his own omniscience and your ministry? Were you had to learn about himself. He tempted on the c31bss?" chose to step within our bounda- This week He gave me that gift, ries." a book written with hundreds of "Did you ever have a fight?" questions---and answers that are Jesus replies he had "one or two" powerful, plausible and provoca- defending himself against bullies. tive: "Jesus: An Interview Across What about telling followers "to Time," (A Psychiatrist Looks at turn the other cheek?" "Always His Humanity), (Bantam, 1988) try to do that first, but that ap- The Mountain Messenger, Sunday, January 1, 1995 5A Tin A. Banton and betrothed, Gregory W. Gilley, plan a February wed- ding in Gatllnburg, Tennessee 'A Victorian Christmas'--- Window Winners Announced "A Victorian Christmas" was the theme for the 1994 Christ- mas Window decorating contest sponsored by Main Street White Sulphur Springs. The contest complements a downtown mar- keting campaign, "Visit the Vil- lage," which features a drawing for a two-night stay at The Green- brier. First place display winner was Greenbrler Limousine with a de- lightful life-sized Santa baking cookies in a Victorian period kitchen. Second place went to Village Square Antique and Craft mall for their charming display of Victorian furniture, decorations and accessories. Third place was presented to Gfllespie's Flowers for a beautiful Christmas tree scene decorated In the character- istic Victorian lace, florals and finery. First place painting winner was The Village Store with a painted window depicting a Victo- rian Village skating party. Hon- orable mention was given to Kit- ten Korner's, the Cablevision of. rices and Dr. Craske's office. Mary Ann Rowlands of Lewis- burg served as Judge for the con- test. 15% - m at in Lewisburg Beginning Monday, December 26 Many beautiful items on sale~ Free Gift Wrapping/ Downtown Lewisburg, West Virginia 645-5270 Call 647-5724 to place your ' FREE private party classified ad. The Greenbrier Valley Trader is available at these locations: Atderson Exwess Mart George's Rexall Little General - Echols Acres Gadd's IGA. Alderson Crawtord's Liltle Genelal - WSS Littk~ General- Alderson P~naer Cards & Gifts Vii/age Store Corner Market Whiting-Jarnison Shell Hylton's Bestway Little General. Fairies Aide's Dixon's Gadd's IGA - Fairlea Charlia's Caldwell Ashland Farmer Mac's Whiteakm's Exxon LK~uor Shoppe - WSS Roadrunner Press Stop In D 8, D Convenience Store Mountain Messenger Lewisburg Fo~d & Pioduca Quick Essentials I Z 'r !i :r n ~ The Junior Women's Club of Anothqr highlight of the eve- Lewisburg held their annual nlng is the receiving of *secret Christmas party on Wednesday, pal" cards. Names of Lewlsburg December 21 at the home of club Women's Club members are Is- member Anne Baldwin. sued to the Juniors. Through the Each year, the members year, the Juniors' recognize their gather for a traditional covered- "secret pals" on holidays and dish dinner and a Christmas or- birthdays by mailing them a spe- nament exchange; clal gift or a card. by Dr. Andrew G. Hodges, 52. proach won't work every time. Next to the Bible it's the most Scriptures also say, 'Love is not Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Banton Legg of White Sulphur Springs. Lewlsburg area Girl Scouts recently gathered to Christmas carol along important book rye ever read, for easily angered.' They don't say of Frankford are pleased to an- She is a 1990 graduate of the residential areas of Lewlsburg. Approximately 80 girls and 30 its unveils the heart of the most love is never angered. 'Love at- nounce the engagement and Greenbrier East High School and adults enjoyed the caroling and contributed $85 to the Lewlsburg/ extraordinary man who ever lived ways protects.' That includes forthcoming marriage of their is attending Greenville Beauty Fairlea FoodLocksr. Pictured above are members of Daisy Troop 2043 far better than 50 years of ser- one's self as well as one's family." daughter, Tla Antoinette to Gre- School in Greeneville, Tennessee. presenting the check to Ray. Gary Waple, manager of Locker. mons I've herd in my life. Jesus sees compatibility be- gory Wayne Gllley, son of Mrs. Gl]]ey is a 1989 graduate of "Mother never told me directly tween psychiatry and Scripture:Linda Snipes of Bulis Gap, Ten- Grace King High School, Meteria, who I was as a chfld...God's only "You']] find a tremendous agree- nessee and Mr. Tom Gilley of Louisiana and is employed by Son...Savior of the world. That's ment between my Father and Monroe, Louisiana. Musco Lighting in Oskaloosa, (:/kl~.N[~_(_,]~_'~ an unbelievable story to tell your Freud on what's in the closets of Banton is the granddaughter Iowa. le- child. SO she let my Father tell the mind: fear, envy, greed, an- of Mr. and Mrs. Murl Boothe of The couple will be wed Febru- ~- me,"desus reports, ger, lust." But therapists err in Frankford and the late Sam and ary II, 1995 in Gatlinburg, Ten- ng "Joseph?" asks the author, speaking for GOd, telling patients: Jean Banton of Auto and Ruth nessee. no "No, my Father," Jesus replies. "Don't worry about your behav- to- "You mean your Father In for---do what you want---God IS~ ~ re heaven? How did he tell you?" not there." J"lt ..~.t Hall ri- "He left me written messages What was Palm Sunday llke? l[ arne le ;e, in the Scriptures which he con- He thought of Alexander the ~ ad firmed to me with 'clrcum- Great who rode triuphanfly into--~ ~Announces Winter Class Session stances." Isaiah wrote: "The vir- Jerusalem 300 years earlier: ~l ~, ~ Carnegie Hall is offering the following classes and workshops for ~-f- gin will be with child and will give "Move over Alexander. A Naza- ~~l the 1995 winter session of classes. Registration for classes is one week prior to the first class session and payment for classes must be eda birththree tOmonthsa sOn.pregnant(7:14) MarYand wasun_ thisreth world."carpenter is the true king of . ~'w" .... ~J~- received at the time of registration. For more information or to married when she returned to Days later he faced doubts II request registration forms for any of the classes listed below, call Nazareth after staying with Eliza- about his crucifixion, wondering ~ ~ -~ ~... Carnegie Hall's education director at 304/645-7917. of beth. So Jesus was called "file- why God couldn't forgive people~~1: i~ ~~ ~ January 3--Registration deadline for "Designing and Producing - gitimate." without killing His son. It ' . ' ~ ":~:~: Stained Glass Windows ; class meets Tuesdays, January "My Father was making known seemed unfair: "I had done noth- ~~ ~!:; 2 10 through March 28 from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at to me my role in this world. Iing but cure the sick, made the ~': January 6--Reglst~raflon deadline for"Winter Wonders in Black and m was to be abased so that my blind see. What I got in return ~~ White, workshop by photographer Jim Stansbury held Lad people could be free," Jesus says. was torture and death." He ~ ~ ~ January 13 (6:30-9:30 p.m.) and 14 (8-5 p.m.) s- "I was to be illeglLimate so that prayed that God would "remove , January l 1--Registration deadline for first "Wonderful Wednesday" d- they might be legitimate. But it this cup from me." He had read ~ ~ after school program at Carnegie Hall. Call 304/645- rs hurt. Psalm 22 predicting "They have ~ ~l 7917 for more details. * ~, The 69th Psalm described hispierced my hands and my feet. I "lostess clu-~-fs fo-tthe----"Chrl~ ~'-f- ....... ___--_._ ~ January 12--Regis ,t~tion deadline for class "Creating Hot Glass HOS ess cluos mr the Christmas Surprisee workshop are represented Beads held January 19 from 10:30-1 p.m. ' ss pain: "Shame covered my face. I can count all my bones." by Front Row Marguerite McClung, Fort Spring Club (left); Jennet Jef- january 18---'Creative Exploration Through Drama" with actress am a stranger to my brothers."Then he thought of Job: fries, Rlchlands Club; Mary Eggert, Tri-Clty Club; Back Row Maraeret --" .......................... ;n He identified with the stories of "though he slay me, yet will I Margaret uaKer, uontact uarnegie tlan at ~Ua, lt:~a,O-/~I/ Shanklln .Organ CaveClub (Isft); Josephine Henson, Cornstalk ( lub; .......... .........i. ....... .._ ...... .., ,r- David and Joseph who suffered trust him." Jesus replied, "Nay- end Charlotte rjonen Hunert Club tu ==c=,vc .uu..,muu. u. u=~ uuu,~c =u= ~=~.uu-=c c~cu~t. ,- , r January 20---Registration deadline for class "Basic Watercolor". atq" byaS youngGod. Whenmen' bUthe readWerethatrescuedlike erthelessbe done." not my will, but thine Class meets Tuesdays from January 30 through March ~e ~ Abraham, Moses and Joseph, the The author calls that declslon tlomemaKers u;njoy 6from9a.m.-12p.m. Messiah would come from Egyptthe third most significant event in - ~ where Jesus lived until, age 3, he human history "after the lncarna- ' ChristmasSurprises' s, avidly read Messianic Scriptures, tlon and resurrection. Suppose i such as Isaiah 7:14, and first Jesus had put that cup down? red atC thought "that I might be the Mes- There would have been no salva- omputer Course Offe "Christmas Surprises" was a Christmas tree skirt, Christmas . =. = m V- ~ slah. l was almost embarrassedtion, no Christian church .... no very appropriate theme for the i11ow Ch --as st " o Monroe uoum:y -teen ~Jener at such a thought." lasting democracy, no womeffs r'.re,,nbHer C o,mtv P , nstm ocmng, yen ~n Thus, Dr. Hodges explalns how rights, no abolition of slavery, no Homemakers Workshon when mit, cross stitch ornament, fab- A Basic SmartCAM training this training course would be en .... r- Christ could "maintain his deity clvil rights, no hope and no life. 1032 Extension Homemakers ric wreath, blessing bag, pringle course sponsored by the Robert glneers, design persons, CNC and become one of us...Man pos- There would be only ultimate and o, ,r, v, o,,m , can decoration, clothes pin C Byrd Institute and the Monroe machine operators, CNC pro- sesses subliminal mind which final death for everyone." ga .......... e i~uw .......... - ea .... t .... " nit,, Center recenit,,. wr m, ~tu cake, crocnetea an- County Technical Center will grammers and general machln- ;r ; -s --a t " b .gels, terry towel bathrobe, pepper start January 21 and end March isis in need of CNC training. ~n ..... ~,~ .................... ~ ....................................................... ~ Meditation was presen ea y Jelly, Mr. and Mrs. Snow, older 18. Classes will be held on Satur- The Monroe County Technical Laura Sawer of the Richlands brother and sister, younger days from 8 to 11 a.m. Center also offers company-spe- ::: ::: ::::: ::: :: ......... Club on Keeping Christmas, ex- brother and sister (done in cro- The course will provide in- cite courses in the following ar- - .... .... pressing thoughts: sow seeds of chet), clorox bottle Santa, covered structlon on the basic skills in eas--Basic and Advanced An- . happiness; do for those.growing coffee cans, and paper twist an- computer aided manufacturing toCAD, CNC Programming, Prod- old; trim your lamp to glve more gel. (CAM) using SmartCAM. Upon uct Development, Machine Tool- light; love is tl~e stron_gest tl~ing .. Following th.e demonstrations, completion of the course, trainees ing and Design Assistance. ;r the worla--Ke p it for a .(lay, trte group enjoyed salads and will have the ability to: create and Seating for this course is lim- n men a year ana men ~orever; De a desserts prepared by the follow- modify toolpaths and layers from Red and will be on a first-come, living candle. _ Sarver read aing hostess clubs: Rupert, Rich- blank or existing flles;" transfer first-served" basis. Registration poem, "Dipping candles, lands, Tri-City, Fort Spring, CAD geometry into a SmartCAM must be completed by January I- ........ ein Cornstalk and Organ Cave. shaperile; modlfytransferredge- 17, 1995. Due to the limited cnnsunas urpnses cam The un wo ......... next co ty rkshop isometry into correct toolpath; gen- number of spaces, refunds will many xorms as me muovnng aem sched ed or ebru ...... " ul fi l~ ary 17, 1995, crate CNC machine code from not be given to cancellations after x- onstratin~ha~r;dglv;n_st:sn;la~ to be held at Lewisburg Unitedcreated toolpath and send CNC January 17, however, substitu- te mas ana p g ;, , Methodist Church, Heritage andcode from computer Into a CNC Lions are welcome bottle cover, bead necklace, Pro-'ressive Clubs will serve as .......... g . machine For more information or a reg- is unrmtmas wreams, t~nrmtmas hostesses The theme is Sensa " ' ..................... . _ . . Prerequisites to the course are Istratlon form for this training le can(lie centerpmccs, mr areso=.- tional Sou s This ts a covereo .............. "~'-'-*"-as P" basic machining knowledge in- course, call or write: Dave Sizem- e. ers, t~ccc~u=,~=,, ~..,.==,u. dish and those attendin need to sweaters cheese cloth an"els g eluding tooling and setup and ore, (3041 832-6724, Monroe w , , - . ~; ,,' brin~ their own dish service and basic com uter knowled e Coun Technical Center, CIM e, broom doll, Reaaers Digest aou, - p g . ty the recipe for their covered dish. Those who would benefit from Department, Rt. I, Box 97, Lind- )r side, WV 24951. ,eTM [ Support Your Local Merchants-- I " ! ] 1 Gre .nbrie Vafley ;o I r ~ :~ IBnJoylngtheholldaypariywereClndlKnlght, ClssleMor.n.Dawn,Martha ,o, . " '~.~ Tr ~:= Klzer, Teresa Bugas, Thelma McMIIIion, LIz McGoffle, Lynne T uckwlller, Hylton Emily Shlrey