Don Morris' Miscellaneous Sermons, Papers, Newspaper Clippings, and Collected Poetry

Folder 1: Sermons.

  • The Love of Christ Constraineth Us.
  • The Church.
  • The Spirit of the West.
  • The Spirit of the West.
  • Prayer: An Item of Worship.
  • Work.
  • The Word of God.
  • Man's Need of Christ.
  • Heaven.
  • Fear God.
  • Notes on the Church in Thyatira.

Folder 2: Sermons (continued).

  • The Church in the Judgement of the World.
  • Never Spake a Man Like This Man.
  • Walking With God.
  • Some Unscriptural Practices.
  • Acceptable Worship.
  • The Name We Should Wear.
  • A Worthy Appeal.
  • Bridling the Tongue.
  • Cost of Discipleship.
  • The Establishment of the Church.
  • Significance of Parental Attitudes in the Destiny of the Individual.
  • The Sin of Self-Satisfaction.
  • A Sermon for Children.
  • And Ye Shall Know the Truth and the Truth Shall Make You Free.
  • The Badge of a Christian.
  • Oracles of God.
  • The Word.
  • The Jericho Road.
  • Hiding Sins.
  • Christian Sermon.
  • King Saul.
  • Immortality.
  • Stand Up and Walk.
  • 4th of July.
  • The Power of the Gospel.
  • Sin in the Church.
  • Paul.
  • II Peter: A Very Unique Book.
  • Age When They Began to Offer Sacrifices.
  • The Balanced Education.

Folder 3: Sermons (continued).

  • The Book of Psalms.
  • The Prophets.
  • Joel.
  • Hosea.
  • Hebrews 5:12-6:5.
  • Thanksgiving.
  • Deuteronomy 27-34.
  • Be Sure, Your Sins Will Find You Out.
  • First Gospel Sermon.
  • Race of Christianity.
  • Peter 1:22-2:5.
  • But God.
  • II Peter 1 - Growth.
  • What Think Ye of Christ?
  • Jesus Was the Christ.
  • The Bible.
  • Thankfulness.
  • Character Education.
  • Thanksgiving.
  • The Practicability of the Word.
  • Man-Like and God-Like.
  • Meeting Objectives, Aims -- This Church.
  • Let Us Go On.
  • The Conversion of Saul.
  • Doing What We Can.
  • Our Bodies.
  • Forsake Not the Assembling of Yourselves.
  • Prayer: An Item of Worship.

Folder 4: Sermons (continued).

  • Two Great Commandments.
  • 10 Ways to Test the Genius of a Man or Woman.
  • Obedience of Children.
  • I John 1.
  • I Corinthians 14:50.
  • God Is Love.
  • Hebrews 10:19-31.
  • Faith.
  • Leviticus 8-17.
  • The Bible.
  • Excuses.
  • Acts 6:1-7, Working in the Church.
  • A Meeting For This Year.
  • The Mission of the Church.
  • The Potter and the Clay.
  • What Think Ye of Christ?
  • Ephesians 6:1.
  • Choosing a Sermon Subject.
  • Task of Deuteronomy.
  • Numbers 25-36.
  • The Bible - Word.
  • II Timothy 2:5.
  • Characters for Your Study.

Folder 5: Sermons (continued).

  • Ecclesiastes 12: 1-2; I Timothy 4.
  • Sin and What It Does For Man.
  • Jesus Christ, the Gift of God.
  • Christian Growth.
  • Thinking Ought.

Folder 6: Miscellaneous Papers.

  • Population of the 37 Largest Cities in the U.S. - from 1930 Census.
  • Farmers and Merchants National Bank Check.
  • Devotional.
  • Speech for Wedding.
  • Bible lesson, "A Tree Which Bore No Fruit," 02.11.1934.
  • The New Testament Church.
  • How Many Ways of Salvation Are There?
  • The Prodigal Son.
  • The Rotator.
  • Reverence.
  • Giving As We Are Prospered.
  • The Lord's Supper and the Thousand Years.
  • "Dead Churches, Dead Preachers," pamphlet.
  • Things to Think About.
  • I Am Still Rich.

Folder 7: Newspaper Clippings.

  • He Is An American.
  • A Crisis Can't Make Him a Hero Unless He Has a Capacity For Heroism.
  • The Employment Agency.
  • The Guide Post.
  • The Bible Has Everything, Contends Hair, Why Men Should Study the Book of Books.
  • All Historians Are Members of the Superior Race.
  • The Prodigal Son.
  • The Stranger Needs Watching If He Offers the Watchdog Meat.
  • Down and Up.
  • When Guests Saw Only the Parlor, There Was Trash in the Closets.
  • He Is No Good as a Fox Hound If a Rabbit Track Can Turn Him.
  • He Never Shirked a Day.
  • Unsung Pilgrim Made American Saint?
  • The West Texas Spirit.
  • The Ten Commandments.
  • Appreciation of Editorial Shown by ACC Official.
  • Witt Delivers Chapel Address.

Folder 8: Other Miscellaneous Papers.

  • Sermon on the way, the truth, and the light.
  • Sermon on Jesus and the fact that he is the Christ is the basis of our hope and faith - 11.09.1923.
  • "In 1492, Columbus sailed the ocean blue..."
  • Why Go To College - given in Merkel.
  • Ephesians 6:10ff.
  • Short sermon on focus and diligence.
  • Oracles.
  • Character Development.
  • First in series on Kingdom of Heaven.
  • Sermon on parents and teaching children.
  • The Practicability of the Word.
  • List of states in the U.S. with 12 or less congregations of the Church of Christ.
  • What He Is.
  • Romans 6 - Reasons for our not sinning.
  • The parable of the soils.
  • Short sermon about very member being a part that completes the whole.
  • Sermon on the Lord's Prayer; sermon on the Church on the back of the page.
  • Luke 10 - Applied Christianity.
  • Note card with ambiguous notes on it.
  • Speech to Rotary Club on remembering.
  • ACC Lecture program, during Cox's presidency, with unreadable misc notes all over it.
  • Letter to Morris from Neal Moore of the Church of Christ in Putman, TX, including a list of items collected for donation to "the home" (?).
  • Handwritten program (baccalaureate?) with Morris' sermon notes on back - 04.23.1933.
  • Handwritten roster of the original Tuscarora (later Sub-T 16) as founded on the banks of Elm Creek in January, 1923.
  • Sermon on Christ and the old law.
  • Speech to ? about improvements in education in Taylor County - possibly speaking at a commencement.
  • 1916-1926 religious census info from U.S. Census Bureau.
  • Handwritten order of worship.
  • Apparently an address to parents of students about the role of parents, teachers, students, and school.
  • Speech on citizenship - possibly a school assignment or speaking competition, dating this before 1924.
  • Sermon on man's need for Christ - about 1925.
  • Sermon, "Drifting," - Luke 16:1-17.

Folder 9: Collection of Poetry.

  • "Plastic Clay," no author.
  • "Wanted, a Worker," no author.
  • "What the World Needs," Exeter Herald.
  • "Brevities: Who Should Not Give To Missions," no author.
  • "We Caused It So," Kendreth Parker.
  • "Home," Henrietta McLane.
  • "The Old Negro Dreams," Kendreth Parker.
  • "The Metaphors of Disciples," no author.
  • "Starting Anew," no author.
  • "Life Is a Game," no author.
  • "no title" Lord Byron.
  • "He Fessed Up," no author.
  • "Oh Take Me Back To Abilene," Kendreth Parker.
  • "Our Mother," no author.
  • "Three Things," Philip Jerome Cleveland.
  • "All the World Bows Down To Her," Joaquin Miller.
  • "That Little Boy of Mine," no author.
  • "What Is Your Task?" Edwin Markley.
[ [MS 4] Don Heath Morris ]

Thanks to a donation from an alumnus, the Special Collections at ACU's Center for Restoration Studies now houses two Ethiopian religious texts dating back to the turn of the 19th century.
 

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