The Voice of God in a Great Storm

Today is Trinity Sunday; the day in the Western Christian calendar where we celebrate the three “persons” of God. Traditionally these are referred to as Father, Son, and Spirit (but I’d love to play around sometime with non-traditional representations of the Trinity). I have mentioned before the not-so-tongue-in-cheek descriptions of Trinity as “two White dudes …

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The Cornerstone

The stone that the builders rejected has become the chief cornerstone. Psalm 118:22, and referenced in Acts 4:5-12 So, what is a cornerstone? Most simply, it is the first stone that is laid down in constructing the foundation of a building. And…wait for it….it’s in the corner. But this stone has become imbued with so …

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Fear No Evil

Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil; for you are with me (Psalm 23:4) The artwork above is by Watson Mere, circa 2018. “I will fear no evil.” What drew me to this painting is the shadows. It connects so well with Psalm 23 and …

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Enforced Rest

Even if you’re not Christian, you have probably heard Psalm 23 before. It is often read at funerals. But have you ever really examined it closely? Consider this part: “He makes me lie down in green pastures;  he leads me beside still waters;     he restores my soul.” Psalm 23:2-3 He MAKES me lie down. Ha! …

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The Lost Sheep

Happy Sunday! Today’s art is from Luke 15:3-7, which includes the Parable of the Lost Sheep. In the parable Jesus asks “who among you wouldn’t leave 99 sheep to go out in search of the one you lost?” You know what? Me. That’s who. I wouldn’t. In fact, if I had a hundred sheep, I …

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I dare you to dance

This painting is called Friendly Friendship Baptist Church, and was made by Ernie Barnes (an ex-NFL player!) in 1994. Look at that movement! That joy! Don’t you want to just climb on in and join them?

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