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FrankM 08-13-2018 02:41 PM

Gen 22 - Ram in Thicket
 
Thanks to @Johndk for suggesting I post this image here - I was not aware of this channel - thanks, John!

This painting is based on a sermon series following the life of Abraham called "Stepping Out." This particular message focused on Gen 22 when God provided the ram in place of Isaac.



Thanks for any helpful C&C!
Frank

Johndk 08-14-2018 08:55 AM

Re: Gen 22 - Ram in Thicket
 
Simply brilliant - inspired!!

IfanJones 08-27-2018 02:23 PM

Re: Gen 22 - Ram in Thicket
 
A quite remarkable depiction of an aspect of the history of Abraham and Isaac that's often relegated to secondary importance in other paintings, yet to Christians is of the utmost significance. I mean, of course, the way the event prefigured the greatest ever sacrifice of a son, that of Jesus Christ at Calvary many years later. All is brought out in your work - the ram (akin to a lamb) obviously represents the man whom John the Baptist called "The Lamb of God", the thicket stands for the Crown of Thorns, while in the terrified creature's eye we see a reflection of the Cross.

I cannot praise this painting enough - it is absolutely superb.

jonc50 05-14-2019 04:52 PM

Re: Gen 22 - Ram in Thicket
 
Nice work on the ram!


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