Advent to Pentecost: Liturgical Cycle

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Transfiguration

Acrylic and Gold Leaf on Canvas 12 x 48

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Pentecost

“On the day of Pentecost all the believers were meeting together in one place. Suddenly, there was a sound from heaven like the roaring of a mighty windstorm, and it filled the house where they were sitting. Then, what looked like flames or tongues of fire appeared and settled on each of them. And everyone present was filled with the Holy Spirit and began speaking in other languages, as the…

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Easter

At the bottom left of the painting is the dark cave– Joseph of Arimethea’s tomb where Christ was laid after his crucifixion. Red, symbolizing the work of the Holy Spirit, moves around and within the tomb. Then, moving upwards, white light bursts out from the tomb, joining bits of gold and yellow as Heaven and Earth rejoice in the resurrection of Jesus from death to life. The white also moves…

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Ascension

At the bottom of the painting, blue, brown, and green represent Earth. Our eyes are pulled upwards as blue and white are pulled up out of Earth and into the clouds above, symbolizing Christ’s ascension into the clouds: “…he was lifted up, and a cloud took him out of their sight.” (Acts 1:9b) Above the clouds, the glory and beauty of the triune God is represented by gold. Behind this…

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Advent

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Epiphany

Acrylic and Gold Leaf on Canvas 12 x 48