Christ stands and delivers a sermon. Detail from a larger engraving.

Christ Preaching

Christ stands and delivers a sermon. Detail from a larger engraving.

A drawing of a Jesuit missionary preaching to Native Americans.

A Jesuit Missionary Preaching to the Indians

A drawing of a Jesuit missionary preaching to Native Americans.

"And why are ye anxious concerning raiment? Consider the lilies of the field, how they grow; they toil not, neither do they spin: yet I say unto you, that even Solomon in all his glory was not arrayed like one of these. But if God doth so clothe the grass of the field, which to-day is, and to-morrow is cast into the oven, shall he not much more clothe you, O ye of little faith?" Matthew 6:28-30 ASV
<p>Christ preaching and gesturing toward lilies at his feet. He is surrounded by a group of followers.

Jesus Preaching, Consider the Lilies of the Field

"And why are ye anxious concerning raiment? Consider the lilies of the field, how they grow; they toil…

An illustration of a man standing on a rock preaching.

Man Standing on Rock

An illustration of a man standing on a rock preaching.

A missionary in a long black robe addresses a group of seated Native Americans. The setting is a collection of Plains Indian teepees, although the surroundings are forested.

Missionary Addressing Native Americans

A missionary in a long black robe addresses a group of seated Native Americans. The setting is a collection…

A man preaching to a crowd in medieval times in front of a large cross.

Medieval Preacher

A man preaching to a crowd in medieval times in front of a large cross.

Illustration depicts Jesus speaking to a crowd. One man has climbed a palm tree to see better. As this illustration is placed at the end of Matthew chapter 7, it can be assumed to represent the Sermon on the Mount, although the composition does not seem to represent a mountain.

Sermon on the Mount

Illustration depicts Jesus speaking to a crowd. One man has climbed a palm tree to see better. As this…