The Royal Priesthood

One of 6 works in the series: Kenneth Burtch Collection available on this site.

Description

A bed sheet with text and/or artwork used as a visual aid to a preacher's sermon. This particular sermon chart contrasts the Levitical priesthood (figure on the left) with "every Christian" on the right, citing ten Biblical passages. The major point of the sermon is to demonstrate that every Christian is a priest before God and that the elements of the Levitical priesthood (cited specifically is "animal sacrifice") are no longer in effect for "every Christian."

Physical Description

1 art original : Cotton with hemmed and/or pinked edges to prevent fraying ; 48.25 in (123 cm) x 81.25 in. (207 cm)

Creation Information

Burtch, Kenneth & Burtch, Kenneth [1970..1990].

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 709 times , with 54 in the last month . 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 contrasts the Levitical priesthood (figure on the left) with "every Christian" on the right, citing ten Biblical passages. The major point of the sermon is to demonstrate that every Christian is a priest before God and that the elements of the Levitical priesthood (cited specifically is "animal sacrifice") are no longer in effect for "every Christian."

Physical Description

1 art original : Cotton with hemmed and/or pinked edges to prevent fraying ; 48.25 in (123 cm) x 81.25 in. (207 cm)

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This work is part of the following collections of related materials.

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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  • [1970..1990]

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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, 11:14 a.m.

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Burtch, Kenneth & Burtch, Kenneth. The Royal Priesthood, artwork, [1970..1990]; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth347059/: accessed October 20, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Abilene Christian University Library.