Saved by Grace-Eph 2:8

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A bed sheet with text and/or artwork used as a visual aid to a preacher's sermon. In this particular sermon chart, the preacher understands grace to be the organizing principle undergirding the seven means of salvation cited in the upper left column. Each appears to emerge from grace. Next the preacher presents the plan of salvation ([H]ear, [B]elieve, [R]epent, [C]onfess, [B]aptism) as it was also practiced by the Ephesians. Further, Paul was also "saved by grace" in this manner. It appears the second set of abbreviations stand for faith, repentance, baptism and obedience in the grace and blood of Christ. ... continued below

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1 art original : Cotton with hemmed and/or pinked edges to prevent fraying ; 55 in. (139.7 cm) x 74 in. (187.9 cm)

Creation Information

Villines, Frank (1899-1979) [1900..1960].

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This artwork is part of the collection entitled: Abilene Christian University Sermon Charts and was provided by the Abilene Christian University Library to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 56 times. More information about this work can be viewed below.

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A bed sheet with text and/or artwork used as a visual aid to a preacher's sermon. In this particular sermon chart, the preacher understands grace to be the organizing principle undergirding the seven means of salvation cited in the upper left column. Each appears to emerge from grace. Next the preacher presents the plan of salvation ([H]ear, [B]elieve, [R]epent, [C]onfess, [B]aptism) as it was also practiced by the Ephesians. Further, Paul was also "saved by grace" in this manner. It appears the second set of abbreviations stand for faith, repentance, baptism and obedience in the grace and blood of Christ. The final appeal, "Why should his great love -- grace -- blood be in vain?" draws the hearers to the point of decision and closes the sermon on an evangelistic note.

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1 art original : Cotton with hemmed and/or pinked edges to prevent fraying ; 55 in. (139.7 cm) x 74 in. (187.9 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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  • Oct. 29, 2013, 6:48 a.m.

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  • May 31, 2018, 12:38 p.m.

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Villines, Frank (1899-1979). Saved by Grace-Eph 2:8, artwork, [1900..1960]; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth347049/: accessed December 3, 2020), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Abilene Christian University Library.