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Illustration Title Illustration Author
  • Folly of Glory Source unknown
  • J. S. Bach Kingdom Conflict, J. Stowell, Victor, 1985, pp. 77ff
  • Gossip A. Skevington Wood in Evangelism: Its Theology and Practice
  • H. G. Wells Source unknown
  • How Big is your God? Source unknown
  • Quotes Sources unknown
  • Scottish Theologian Source unknown
  • What God Does Experiencing God, Nashville, TN
  • Why God Will Never Get Tenure At Any University Source unknown
  • God Knows Sources unknown
  • God, Our Deliverer Sources unknown
  • Barna Poll Barna Research Group, 1992
  • Faithful Father Source unknown
  • For the Poor Olney Hymns, William Cowper, from Cowper's Poems, Sheldon & Company, New York
  • George Mueller Source unknown
  • God Knows Swindoll, Starting Over, p. 35
  • He Careth For You Bits and Pieces, November, 1989, p. 23.
  • Jehovah-Jireh Olney Hymns, William Cowper, from Cowper's Poems, Sheldon & Company, New York
  • Armistace Christian Theology in Plain Language, p. 81.
  • Grandfather in Heaven Source unknown
  • Motivation Source unknown
  • Thirty Years' War Source unknown
  • A Remarkable Conception Hugh Ross, The Fingerprint of God; Promise Publishing Co., 1991, pp. 76-77.
  • Can't Be Proven by Science Source unknown
  • God or Nothing Malcolm Muggeridge, Christian Medical Society Journal, Winter 78
  • God's Creating Hand HIS Magazine, April, 1983
  • Jailed for Praying Peter Dieson, The Priority of Knowing God, p. 4.
  • Nazi Death Camp Elie Wiesel, Night, Bantam, 1982, pp. 75-6, quoted in When God Was Taken Captive, W. Aldrich, Multnomah, 1989, pp. 39-41.
  • Nistzsche C. Colson, Kingdoms in Conflict, p. 181
  • Progress in Religion U. S. News & World Report, March 20, 1995, p. 24
  • Proving God Christian Theology in Plain Language, p. 95
  • Quotes Source unknown
  • The Mice Family Reprinted from the LONDON OBSERVER
  • We are Free to Say . . . G. K. Chesterton and George Bernard Shaw, Christianity Today, November 9, 1992, p. 37
  • The Existence of God Our Daily Bread, Sept.-Nov. 1997, page for October 24.
  • He Never Fails J. S. Baxter, in Explore The Book
  • Hudson Taylor Our Daily Bread, May 16, 1992
  • New Every Morning Source unknown
  • The Hitchhiker Why Christians Sin, J. Kirk Johnston, Discovery House, 1992, pp. 39-41
  • Thou Remainest Our Daily Bread, January 20
  • Earthly Fathers Always Daddy's Girl by H. Norman Wright, 1989, Regal Books, pp. 193-195.
  • Total Confidence Holy Sweat, Tim Hansel, 1987, Word Books Publisher, pp. 46-47.
  • Narnia Our Daily Bread, February 17, 1994
  • Teddy Roosevelt Source unknown
  • Corrie Ten Boom Source unknown
  • Faithful Missionary Source unknown
  • Where Was God? Source unknown
  • A Gracious God Source unknown
  • Just in Time Today in the Word, MBI, October, 1991, p. 30
  • Runaway Daughter Max Lucado, No Wonder They Call Him the Savior, Multnomah Press, 1986, pp. 158-9.
  • Only God Is Great Today in the Word, April, 1989, p. 24.
  • Jehovah Nissi: The Lord my Banner (Ex. 17:15) Olney Hymns, William Cowper, from Cowper's Poems, Sheldon & Company, New York
  • Say Not, My Soul The Disciplines of Life, by V. Raymond Edman (Minneapolis: World Wide Publ., 1948), p. 78.
  • Earthly Fathers Always Daddy's Girl by H. Norman Wright, 1989, Regal Books, pp. 193-195
  • The Image of God Your Father Loves You by James Packer, (Harold Shaw Publishers, 1986), page for February 23.
  • Repentance Your Father Loves You by James Packer, (Harold Shaw Publishers, 1986), page for January 4.
  • The Wind Source unknown
  • A Picture of God Em Griffin, The Mindchangers, Tyndale House, 1976, p. 16.
  • Pornography By Perucci Ferraiuolo, Christianity Today, March 7, 1994, p. 57.
  • C. H. Spurgeon Source unknown
  • Dog Loves You Richard A. Vurva, Merrillville, Indiana
  • Rosemary's Rag Doll Source unknown
  • New Every Morning Source unknown
  • God's Names Charts of Christian Theology and Doctrine, H. Wayne House, (Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan Publ. House, 1992), pp. 51-52.
  • I AM Helen Mallicoat, quoted in Holy Sweat, Tim Hansel, 1987, Word Books Publisher, p. 136
  • Augustine Source unknown
  • God Never . . . Source unknown
  • They Say . . . Lois Cheney, God Is No Fool, pp. 55-6
  • Watermelon Source unknown
  • Where Is God? Buff Spies, in 11-91, Reader's Digest
  • Guarded on All Sides Source unknown
  • Pascal Blaise Pascal, in Pensees
  • What God Can't Do Today in the Word, April, 1989, p. 43
  • Not Unprayerful but Unskilled Holy Sweat, Tim Hansel, 1987, Word Books Publisher, p. 63
  • Well Pleased Source unknown
  • Charles Hodge Source unknown
  • Nazi Death Camp Prisoner Elie Wiesel, Night, Bantam, 1982, pp. 75-6, quoted in When God Was Taken Captive, W. Aldrich, Multnomah, 1989, pp. 39-41.
  • Promises Don't Break by Leaning on them Source unknown
  • Twelve Promises Our Daily Bread, January 1, 1985
  • Missionary John Paton Today in the Word, MBI, October, 1991, p. 18.
  • Abraham Lincoln Martin Luther in Day by Day We Magnify Thee
  • Bombing Run Over Germany Source unknown
  • Heroes Kinlaw, Christianity Today, January 15, 1990, p. 13.
  • Ira Sankey (Moody's Song Leader) K Hughes, Liberating Ministry From The Success Syndrome, Tyndale, 1988, p. 69.
  • Light Shining Out of Darkness Olney Hymns, William Cowper, from Cowper's Poems, Sheldon & Company, New York
  • The Mud Bath Slightly altered from Finding Men for Christ by George Dempster, (London: Hodder & Stroughton, 1935). quoted in Prodigals and Those Who Love Them, Ruth Bell Graham, 1991, Focus on the Family Publishing, pp. 85-94
  • For the Poor Olney Hymns, William Cowper, from Cowper's Poems, Sheldon & Company, New York
  • Lucy the Dog John Underhill
  • The Parable of Tomorrow Daily Bread, Tuesday, June 18.
  • Deadly Forest Fire Today in the Word, March 14, 1995
  • Flight 191 Quoted by Charles Swindoll, Growing Strong, p. 268
  • Icebergs Source unknown
  • It Happened on the Brooklyn Subway Paul Deutschman, Great Stories Remembered, edited and compiled by Joe L. Wheeler, Focus on the Family Publishers, December 1996.
  • Master's Hand Source unknown
  • Molding a Man Source unknown
  • Priestly Intercession L. S. Chafer, True Evangelism, pp. 90-1
  • The Mud Bath Slightly altered from Finding Men for Christ by George Dempster, (London: Hodder & Stroughton, 1935). quoted in Prodigals and Those Who Love Them, Ruth Bell Graham, 1991, Focus on the Family Publishing, pp. 85-94
  • Two Ropes John Morren, Lake City, Michigan
  • World War II Prisoners Source unknown
  • Quotes Sources unknown
  • In Whom Do You Trust Ladies Home Journal, 1981
  • Light Shining Out of Darkness Olney Hymns, William Cowper, from Cowper's Poems, Sheldon & Company, New York.
  • John Wesley Our Daily Bread, Sept.-Nov. 1997, page for November 6
  • Add Nothing to Scripture From the Westminster Confession of Faith
  • Continue Working George Sweeting, Moody Monthly, May 1988, p. 95
  • Guidance Your Father Loves You by James Packer, (Harold Shaw Publishers, 1986), page for October 13
  • Jessica Hawn Source unknown
  • Misuse of Scripture Reader's Digest, March, 1993, p. 71.
  • Pastoral Call Source unknown
  • Short Prayer Source unknown
  • Take Another Look at Guidance Bob Mumford, Take Another Look at Guidance.
  • To Do Thy Will Source unknown
  • Wesley's Marriage Wycliffe Handbook of Preaching and Preachers, W. Wiersbe, Moody Press, 1984, p. 246
  • Let Me Be a Woman Elizabeth Elliot, Let Me Be a Woman
  • Earthquake By Perucci Ferraiuolo, Christianity Today, March 7, 1994, p. 57.
  • Wrath Source unknown
  • Company Rules Source unknown
  • The Rescue Source unknown
  • The Kingdom of God Source unknown
  • Chapter 11 Reader's Digest, March, 1993, pp. 71
  • Guide Elizabeth Elliot, A Slow and Certain Light
  • He Leads Me Source unknown
  • Know the Way Source unknown
  • Old Sailor Source unknown
  • Sailboat Source unknown
  • Spirit and Word Combined George Mueller
  • Too Busy for Religion Morning Glory, July 13, 1993
  • A Definition
  • Cling to Both Ropes John Morren, Lake City, Michigan, quoted in Leadership, 1986, p. 38
  • Five Smooth Stones Our Daily Bread
  • God Has the Absolute Right to Work His Will The Shaw Pocket Bible Handbook, Walter A. Elwell, Editor, (Harold Shaw Publ., Wheaton , IL; 1984), p. 359
  • God's Sovereignty C. H. Spurgeon
  • God's Word Does Not Return Void Scocaster, April 23, 1995, p. 7
  • Hang On to Both Ropes John Morren, Lake City, Michigan
  • He Did Not Look Back Today in the Word, March 14, 1995
  • His Father Accepted the Lord Footprints, Howard & Jeanne Hendricks, Multnomah Press, 1981, pp. 16-19
  • If You Ask Anything in My Name I Will Do It L. S. Chafer, True Evangelism, pp. 90-1
  • Quote
  • God's Wrath The Shaw Pocket Bible Handbook, Walter A. Elwell, Editor, (Harold Shaw Publ., Wheaton , IL; 1984), p. 361
  • He Must Punish Sin Source unknown
  • The Word "Wrath" Albert Barnes