Resurrection of Christ

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Description

A bed sheet with text and/or artwork used as a visual aid to a preacher's sermon. This particular sermon chart illustrates a sermon in four points. The main thrusts of each are: Jesus was "really dead", the tomb was empty, was the resurrection a "vision or hallucination?" and the many witnesses of the life and ministry of Jesus. The final point transitions into an appeal based on the evidence presented. Affirming from the four points that Jesus' "right to authority' is unquestionable, the preacher finally "declares our faith" urging hearers to "...obey him...live for Him and be Ready."

Physical Description

1 art original : Cotton with hemmed and/or pinked edges to prevent fraying ; 68.75 in. (174.6 cm) x 78 in. (198.1 cm)

Creation Information

Creator: Unknown. [1900..1960].

Context

This artwork is part of the collection entitled: Abilene Christian University Sermon Charts and one other and was provided by Abilene Christian University Library to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 25 times . More information about this work can be viewed below.

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Abilene Christian University Library

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A bed sheet with text and/or artwork used as a visual aid to a preacher's sermon. This particular sermon chart illustrates a sermon in four points. The main thrusts of each are: Jesus was "really dead", the tomb was empty, was the resurrection a "vision or hallucination?" and the many witnesses of the life and ministry of Jesus. The final point transitions into an appeal based on the evidence presented. Affirming from the four points that Jesus' "right to authority' is unquestionable, the preacher finally "declares our faith" urging hearers to "...obey him...live for Him and be Ready."

Physical Description

1 art original : Cotton with hemmed and/or pinked edges to prevent fraying ; 68.75 in. (174.6 cm) x 78 in. (198.1 cm)

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Abilene Christian University Sermon Charts

Sermon charts, or bed sheets painted with text and/or artwork, were used as visual aids to preachers' sermons. The sermon charts in this collection date from the 1900s to the 1970s.

Abilene Library Consortium

Featuring thousands of newspapers, photographs, sound recordings, technical drawings, and much more, this diverse collection tells the story of Texas through the preservation and exhibition of valuable resources.

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  • [1900..1960]

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Added to The The Portal to Texas History

  • Oct. 29, 2013, 6:48 a.m.

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  • Nov. 12, 2013, 11:10 a.m.

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Resurrection of Christ, artwork, [1900..1960]; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth347042/: accessed October 22, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Abilene Christian University Library.