The verse on the back of the greetings card reads, “As a bridegroom rejoices over his bride, so will your God rejoice over you.” Isaiah 62 : 5
“Last summer our church held a tent mission on Eelbrook Common. I received the idea for this image in prayer before the event and painted it live over the two days. Many people were encouraged by it and found it interesting and inspiring. Some asked why Jesus had a Jewish prayer shawl. Others wanted to know who “The Bride” was. It felt like a really easy way to talk about the Christian faith. Many people from other countries live in the area and were intrigued by the middle eastern feel of the picture.” Emma Pilkington
The verse on the back of the greetings card reads, “He guides me in paths of righteousness for his name’s sake.” Psalm 23 : 3
“This delightful woodland walk was in Aberystwyth, with bluebells nodding gracefully on the slopes.” Sue
The verse on the back of the greetings card reads, “Those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles.” Isaiah 40:31
“This is a verse that has spoken to me on many occasions. I wanted to capture the hope, the power and the energy of the verse in this vibrant painting.” Mark Wiggin
“Christ is in conversation with the Father as he gazes into Heaven. His image is upon a black background with a thin backlight of white tracing his figure. Our Father is a foundational prayer for the faith. Anything we want to pray about can be contained by this powerful prayer. Christ allows us an intimate glance into the deeply personal conversations he has with Abba, our Daddy.” Shawn Alyea
The verse on the back of the greetings card reads, “Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name, your kingdom come, your will be done, on earth as it is in heaven.” Matthew 6 : 9-10
This painting blurs sea and land. The storms of life sometimes overwhelm our lives. In these times, it becomes clear that peace can only be found in Christ’s presence. In this picture, we see Christ casting nets in the midst of the storms of life that he uses to draw us to him. He is our only salvation. Christ invited the disciples to cast their nets too and said he would make them fishers of men. (Matthew 4:19)
The verse on the back of the greetings card reads, “The Son of Man came to seek and to save the lost.” Luke 19 : 1
The verse on the back of the greetings card reads, ‘Wait for the Lord; be strong and take heart and wait for the Lord.’ Psalm 27:14
“I was reflecting upon the divine and ethereal time between the crucifixion and resurrection, seeing in it the delicate heavenly light of angelic presence.” Wendy Ross
This mixed media picture explores the mystery that when we are firmly rooted in Christ we experience our greatest freedom.
The verse on the back of the greetings card reads, “Remain in me, as I also remain in you. No branch can bear fruit by itself; it must remain in the vine. Neither can you bear fruit unless you remain in me.” John 15 : 4
This mixed media piece explores the Bible verse “See, I lay a stone in Zion, a chosen and precious cornerstone, and the one who trusts in him will never be put to shame.” 1 Peter 2 : 6
This verse is on the back of the greetings cards.
The words on the back of the greetings card read, “When I survey the wondrous cross, on which the Prince of Glory died. My richest gain I count but loss and pour contempt on all my pride.” Isaac Watts 1707
“Set Free” symbolically depicts the saving blood of Jesus Christ setting free those who accept Him from the power and penalty of sin and giving freedom from addictions, bondages and purposeless lives. “Grace and peace to you from him who is, and who was, and who is to come…and from Jesus Christ, who is the faithful witness, the firstborn from the dead, and the ruler of the kings of the earth. To him who loves us and has freed us from our sins by his blood.”
The verse on the back of the greetings card reads, Jesus loves us and has freed us from our sins by his blood. Revelation 1 : 5
“Set Free” is a hand-coloured linocut printed on drafting vellum and coloured with coloured pencils.
The verse on the back of the greetings card reads, “Go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, and teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you.” Matthew 28 : 19-20
“This is a meditation and prayer on the unchanging unity, grace and love of the Trinity: Father, Son and Holy Spirit.” Mark Wiggin
The verse on the back of the greetings card reads, “So do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you; I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.” Isaiah 41 : 10
Even when we walk through darkness, God knows where we are and is walking with us.
The verse on the back of the greetings card reads, “I waited patiently for the Lord; he turned to me and heard my cry.” Psalm 40 : 1
Waiting on the Lord can seem like inactivity, but enables us to align our hearts and minds with his plans.
The verse on the back of the greetings card reads, “Show me your ways, Lord, teach me your paths. Guide me in your truth and teach me, for you are God my Saviour, and my hope is in you all day long.”
This image is based on the text in Nehemiah 9, where God guided the Israelites day and night. “Because of your great compassion you did not abandon them in the wilderness. By day the pillar of cloud did not fail to guide them on their path, nor the pillar of fire by night to shine on the way they were to take.”