Herbert W Armstrong Library
Sign In  |  MyHWA  |    
Home Return

Know The Answer?
What did Jesus say when Thomas asked, "How can we know the way?"
I am the way, the truth and the life.

John 14:5-6

The Bible Story - The Fire That Failed!
Plain Truth Magazine
May 1964
Volume: Vol XXIX, No.5
QR Code
The Bible Story - The Fire That Failed!
Basil Wolverton   
Church of God

Born: July 9, 1909
Died: December 31, 1978

Wrote and Illustrated - The Bible Story: Was an American cartoonist, illustrator, comic book writer-artist, and professed "Producer of Preposterous Pictures of Peculiar People", whose many publishers included Marvel Comics and Mad.

While Abimelech's men were on their way up Mt. Gerizim to do away with him, Gideon's son, Jotham, stood atop the mountain. From there he spoke loudly to the thousands of people below in and around the Baal-infested city of Shechem. Jotham's Amazing Prophecy. "Let me tell you a story!" he called down. (Judges 9:6-7.) The people listened with tense excitement. "There was a time when all the trees decided that they should have some kind of tree rule over them. They agreed that the olive tree was best fitted as a leader, so they asked the olive tree to be king. The olive tree refused, saying 'I honor God and man by the oil I produce. Why should I forsake my outstanding service even to be king?'

Please click the above PDF icon(s) to view or download the full Magazine Article in PDF format.

Searchable HTML version coming.



Plain Truth MagazineMay 1964Vol XXIX, No.5
|  Fundamental Doctrines of the Church of God  |  Comments or Suggestions?  |  FAQ  |   Holy Day Information   |   Site Map   |   Donations   |
|  Sabbath & Holy Day Services   |   Weekly Bible Study Services   |   Video Groups   |   2016 Feast of Tabernacles   |
Follow Us: HWALibrary - Mobile Site
Copyright © 2016 Herbert W Armstrong Library
Important Notice

Please Note:

The address and phone number for the Worldwide Church of God given for material are no longer valid for obtaining the material offered in booklets, magazines, telecast and radio broadcast.

HWALibrary.com has all material offered on this site 100% free. You do not need to call or mail your requests, simply do a search for the material offered on our site.

The Worldwide Church of God dissolved after Mr. Armstrong's death in January 1986.

Visit our FAQ page for instructions on downloading audio and video files.

Sabbath Services

Sabbath Services:

Hello, and welcome to our Sabbath and Holy Day service tab. The services provided are selected from the recorded library of this website HWALibrary.com.

Services are posted every Sabbath or Holy Day. Our service consists of 3 hymns, a Sermonette, a hymn, the Sermon and a final hymn.

Continue to the Sabbath Service page.

Bible Study Services

Bible Study:

Hello, and welcome to our Bible Study service tab. The services provided are selected from the recorded library of this website HWALibrary.com.

Bible Study services are posted each Wednesday. Our service consists of an opening hymn, a Bible Study and a final hymn.

Continue to the Bible Study Service page.