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[Outline of Painting Notes by Minister Murray]

Description: "Outline in brief of remarks made on the painting for the Adams Oklahoma Church of Christ" by Minister W.R. Murray of Liberal, Kansas (undated). Title on front reads, "Dedication of Adams Okla [Oklahoma] Picture." Notes in outline indicate painting theme of Jordan River. Symbols mentioned in outline include hills, cross of light, Jordan, light, trees, leaves, rocks and stones, birds. Painting possibly no. 124.
Date: 1935/1966
Creator: Murray, W. R.

[Baptistry Painting in Corsicana, Texas #3]

Description: Color photograph of baptistry painting by Perry installed in the church in Corsicana, Texas. Photograph shows painting framed by wooden arch of baptistry, part of the pulpit, and microphone. Inscription on back of the photographs reads, "Jordan River. Mt. of Temptation. This Present Temporal and Eternal Life."
Date: 1935-1966

[Baptistry Painting in Corsicana, Texas #1]

Description: Color photograph of baptistry painting done by Blanche Perry for the Church of Christ in Corsicana, Texas. Closeup of painting installed in baptistry. Scene is of wide water, rocks, trees, mountains, clouds, and sunbeam cross. Shows part of baptistry arch framing the painting. Inscription on back reads, "Colors have faded. A golden and rose sunset with rose and mauve shadows and glow on cliffs."
Date: 1935-1966

What Pleasures May We Have?

Description: A bed sheet with text and/or artwork used as a visual aid to a preacher's sermon. This particular sermon chart attempts to provide Scriptural guidelines for determining acceptable and unacceptable types of enjoyment. Specific areas addressed are dance halls and shows. Provenance uncertain. Probably part of the G. Dallas Smith Collection.
Date: [1930..1960]
Creator: Villines, Frank (1899-1979)

High Cost, Sin, Tragedy of Neglect

Description: A bed sheet with text and/or artwork used as a visual aid to a preacher's sermon. This particular sermon chart illustrates textually the results of sin and the results of neglecting one's Christian duties. Provenance uncertain. Probably part of the G. Dallas Smith Collection.
Date: [1930..1960]
Creator: Villines, Frank (1899-1979)

Crossing the Deadline of Life

Description: A bed sheet with text and/or artwork used as a visual aid to a preacher's sermon. This particular sermon chart addresses the issue of a Christian being cut off from God because one has strayed so far for so long (what Christians often refer to as falling from grace). The illustrator refers to that line as the Dead Line of Life. Provenance uncertain. Probably part of the G. Dallas Smith Collection.
Date: [1930..1960]
Creator: Villines, Frank (1899-1979)

Sin

Description: A bed sheet with text and/or artwork used as a visual aid to a preacher's sermon. This very textual sermon chart examines the subject of sin using Biblical texts from both the Old Testament and the New Testament. Provenance uncertain. Probably part of the G. Dallas Smith Collection.
Date: [1930..1960]
Creator: Villines, Frank (1899-1979)

Golden Text of the Bible

Description: A bed sheet with text and/or artwork used as a visual aid to a preacher's sermon. This particular sermon chart chart parses out the text of John 3:16, which the illustrator refers to as "the Golden Text of the Bible." Provenance uncertain. Probably part of the G. Dallas Smith Collection.
Date: [1930..1960]

High Test of God's Silence

Description: A bed sheet with text and/or artwork used as a visual aid to a preacher's sermon. This particular sermon chart attempts to trace throughout Scripture the idea that God, through the Bible, has revealed to mankind an explicit pattern by which to live, and therfore, anything not specifically authorized in Scripture, is forbidden. Provenance uncertain. Probably part of the G. Dallas Smith Collection.
Date: [1930..1960]

God's Special Blessings on the Faithful

Description: A bed sheet with text and/or artwork used as a visual aid to a preacher's sermon. This particular sermon chart traces throughout Scripture the blessings of God promised to faithful Christians. Provenance uncertain. Probably part of the G. Dallas Smith Collection.
Date: [1930..1960]
Creator: Villines, Frank (1899-1979)