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==Last page==
 
==Last page==
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[[Image:Chick tract - Last Page.gif|thumb|300px|The last page of a Chick tract]]
 
The last page of each comic is always the same.  It says:
 
The last page of each comic is always the same.  It says:
  
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Certain themes appear over and over in Chick tracts, including:
 
Certain themes appear over and over in Chick tracts, including:
 
* [[Catholicism]] (''[http://www.chick.com/reading/tracts/5023/5023_01.asp Man in Black]'')
 
* [[Catholicism]] (''[http://www.chick.com/reading/tracts/5023/5023_01.asp Man in Black]'')
* [[Evolution]] and the supposed intolerance of its believers (''[[Big Daddy? (Chick tract)|Big Daddy?]]'')
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* [[Evolution]] and the supposed intolerance of its believers (''[[Big Daddy? (Chick tract)|Big Daddy?]]'' and [http://www.chick.com/reading/tracts/1041/1041_01.asp Moving on Up!])
 
* [[Homosexuality]] (''[http://www.chick.com/reading/tracts/1052/1052_01.asp Birds and the Bees]'')
 
* [[Homosexuality]] (''[http://www.chick.com/reading/tracts/1052/1052_01.asp Birds and the Bees]'')
 
* The importance of [[faith]] and the insufficiency of good works (''[[Gun Slinger (Chick tract)|Gun Slinger]])
 
* The importance of [[faith]] and the insufficiency of good works (''[[Gun Slinger (Chick tract)|Gun Slinger]])
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Chick tracts have clearly-defined "good guys" and "bad guys". "Good guys" are inevitably handsome, and "bad guys" are always unattractive, often cartoonishly so.
 
Chick tracts have clearly-defined "good guys" and "bad guys". "Good guys" are inevitably handsome, and "bad guys" are always unattractive, often cartoonishly so.
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==Tracts==
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* [[Apes, Lies and Ms. Henn (Chick tract)|Apes, Lies and Ms. Henn]]
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* [[Big Daddy? (Chick tract)|Big Daddy?]]
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* [[Dark Dungeons (Chick tract)|Dark Dungeons]]
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* [[Gun Slinger (Chick tract)|Gun Slinger]]
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* [[Here, Kitty Kitty! (Chick tract)|Here, Kitty Kitty!]]
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* [[There Go the Dinosaurs (Chick tract)|There Go the Dinosaurs]]
  
 
==External link==
 
==External link==
 
* [http://www.chick.com/catalog/tractlist.asp Chick Cartoon Tracts (English list)]
 
* [http://www.chick.com/catalog/tractlist.asp Chick Cartoon Tracts (English list)]
 
* [http://www.enterthejabberwock.com/?cat=11 Humorous dissections of many Chick Tracts]
 
* [http://www.enterthejabberwock.com/?cat=11 Humorous dissections of many Chick Tracts]
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* [http://jackchick.wordpress.com/2009/07/08/chick-parody-who-will-be-eaten-first Cthulhu-themed Chick tract parody]
  
 
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[[Category: Apologetic literature]]
 
[[Category: Apologetic literature]]

Revision as of 12:53, 19 October 2012

A popular Chick tract

Chick tracts are small evangelical comic book pamphlets produced by Jack Chick.

The stories in Chick tracts often follow a set formula:

  1. Setting the stage: the characters and situation are introduced. The situation involves the central theme of the comic.
  2. Exposition: a narrator character explains why another character is mistaken or wrong, and/or explains God's plan of salvation, with many references to the Bible.
  3. Repentance and/or damnation: one common ending has a main character die; he or she appears before God to be judged, and is condemned to Hell. In another common ending, one of the main characters turns to Jesus and is saved.

Contents

Last page

The last page of a Chick tract

The last page of each comic is always the same. It says:

THE BIBLE SAYS THERE'S ONLY ONE WAY TO HEAVEN!
Jesus said, "I am the way, the truth, and the life; no man cometh unto the Father, but by me." John 14:6 Bible-icon.png
NOBODY ELSE CAN SAVE YOU. TRUST JESUS TODAY!
"That if thou shalt confess with thy mouth the Lord Jesus, and shalt believe in thine heart that God hath raised him from the dead, thou shalt be saved." Rom. 10:9 Bible-icon.png
  1. Admit you are a sinner. See Romans 3:10 Bible-icon.png
  2. Be willing to turn from sin (repent). See Acts 17:30 Bible-icon.png
  3. Believe that Jesus Christ died for you, was buried and rose from the dead. See Rom. 10:9-10 Bible-icon.png
  4. Through prayer, invite Jesus into your life to become your personal Saviour. See Rom. 10:13 Bible-icon.png
WHAT TO PRAY
Dear God, I am a sinner and need forgiveness. I believe that Jesus Christ shed His precious blood and died for my sin. I am willing to turn from sin. I now invite Christ to come into my heart and life as my personal Saviour.
Did you accept Jesus Christ as your own personal Saviour?
Yes ( ) No ( )
Date _________
If you trusted Jesus as your Saviour, you have just begun a wonderful new life with Him. Now:
  1. Read your Bible (KJV) every day to get to know Jesus Christ better.
  2. Talk to God in prayer every day.
  3. Be baptized, worship, fellowship, and serve with other Christians in a church where Christ is preached and the Bible is the final authority.
  4. Tell others about Jesus Christ.

Recurring themes

Certain themes appear over and over in Chick tracts, including:

The main argument Chick uses, practically to the exclusion of all others, is avoidance of hell.

Chick tracts have clearly-defined "good guys" and "bad guys". "Good guys" are inevitably handsome, and "bad guys" are always unattractive, often cartoonishly so.

Tracts

External link

Jack Chick
General information

Chick tract

Tract list

Apes, Lies and Ms. Henn | Big Daddy? | Dark Dungeons | Gun Slinger | Here, Kitty Kitty! | There Go the Dinosaurs

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