Lent Temptations - 1498 Stones into Bread

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Satan Tempting Christ To Change Stones Into Bread, breviary, Rouen before 1498 Besançon, bibliothèque municipale, ms. 69, p. 269
During His 40 days of fasting & praying in the Wilderness, Satan tempted Jesus: to make bread out of stones to relieve his own hunger; to jump from a pinnacle & rely on angels to break his fall (both Luke & Matthew have Satan quote Psalm 91:11-12 to indicate that God had promised this assistance); & to worship Satan in return for all the kingdoms of the world.
The temptation of making bread out of stones occurs in the desert setting where Jesus had been fasting...
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Lent Temptations - Rule over the World

Lent Temptations - Rule over the World

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The devil carries Jesus up to a mountain to tempt Him with an earthly kingdom Missal, France c.1470-75 Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, MS 425, fol. 48r.
During His 40 days of fasting & praying in the Wilderness, Satan tempted Jesus: to make bread out of stones to relieve his own hunger; to jump from a pinnacle & rely on angels to break his fall (both Luke & Matthew have Satan quote Psalm 91:11-12 to indicate that God had promised this assistance); & to worship Satan in return for all the kingdoms of the world.
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Lent - In The Wilderness

Lent - In The Wilderness

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Christ in the Wilderness by Moretto da Brescia
During His 40 days of fasting & praying in the Wilderness, Satan tempted Jesus: to make bread out of stones to relieve his own hunger; to jump from a pinnacle & rely on angels to break his fall (both Luke & Matthew have Satan quote Psalm 91:11-12 to indicate that God had promised this assistance); & to worship Satan in return for all the kingdoms of the world.
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Lent - Temptation in The Wilderness

Lent - Temptation in The Wilderness

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The Temptation of Christ by John de Flandes, circa 1500. wilderness is depicted as European rather than Judean.
During His 40 days of fasting & praying in the Wilderness, Satan tempted Jesus: to make bread out of stones to relieve his own hunger; to jump from a pinnacle & rely on angels to break his fall (both Luke & Matthew have Satan quote Psalm 91:11-12 to indicate that God had promised this assistance); & to worship Satan in return for all the kingdoms of the world.
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Lent - Temptation in the Wilderness 12C

Lent - Temptation in the Wilderness 12C

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The Temptation of Christ. The St Alban's Psalter created at or for St Alban's Abbey in the 12th century.
During His 40 days of fasting & praying in the Wilderness, Satan tempted Jesus: to make bread out of stones to relieve his own hunger; to jump from a pinnacle & rely on angels to break his fall (both Luke & Matthew have Satan quote Psalm 91:11-12 to indicate that God had promised this assistance); & to worship Satan in return for all the kingdoms of the world.
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Lent - Temple Temptation

Lent - Temple Temptation

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Detail from “Three Temptations of Christ” by Sando Botticelli, c. 1481. Satan stands with Jesus on top of the Temple in Jerusalem.
During His 40 days of fasting & praying in the Wilderness, Satan tempted Jesus: to make bread out of stones to relieve his own hunger; to jump from a pinnacle & rely on angels to break his fall (both Luke & Matthew have Satan quote Psalm 91:11-12 to indicate that God had promised this assistance); & to worship Satan in return for all the kingdoms of the world.
When Satan tempted Jesus to jump from the pinnacle of the temple, Satan said,
"If thou be the Son of...
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Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott is one of forty sculptors selected for on form 18, a biennial exhibition of sculpture in stone at Asthall Manor in the Cotswolds. She joins world renowned and... Read more ...

Uncanny Values: Artificial Intelligence & You Exhibition / Some Place Studio

Uncanny Values: Artificial Intelligence & You Exhibition / Some Place Studio

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Contemporary Acrylic Abstract Art Painting , “Color Study Red” by Colorado...

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12"x36"x1.5" Mixed Media on Canvas/Private Collection Commissions welcome. Read more ...

Cadogan Song School / Palassis Architects

Cadogan Song School / Palassis Architects

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Contemporary Impressionist Colorado Landscape Painting, Fine Art Oil...

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This large single tree growing out of inhospitable rocks looks like an aloof Queen surveying her domain. And like a protective queen, her strong branches offer a nesting place... Read more ...

Abstract Seascape Painting, Coastal Art, Contemporary Beach Art, “Late...

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FRESH OFF THE EASEL This piece is from my Skillern's Seas Series. It is wired and ready to hang. The paint flow continues around the sides for a beautiful finish. 24"x36"x1.5... Read more ...

Abstract Landscape Painting, Contemporary Art “Wonderment” by Intuitive...

Abstract Landscape Painting, Contemporary Art “Wonderment” by Intuitive Artist Joan Fullerton

16" x 20" x .75" Acrylic on Cradled Panel Read more ...

Hofstraat House Addition / Dierendonckblancke Architects

Hofstraat House Addition / Dierendonckblancke Architects

© Filip Dujardin Architects: Dierendonckblancke Architects Location: Ghent, Belgium Category: Extension Area: 141.0 m2 Project Year: 2016 Photographs: Filip Dujardin Read more ...

Albert Julius Olsson, Moonlit waves on the shore with The Longships...

Albert Julius Olsson, Moonlit waves on the shore with The Longships Lighthouse, Land's End, Cornwall

Private collection Date: Unknown Technique: Oil on canvas Source Read more ...

Contemporary Abstract Flower Art Painting "Bright and Lively Abstract...

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Bright and lively-a gold leaf vase, with bold, fun jolts of red, pink, orange, blue, and yellow abstract elements. 16"x18"x1/4" Acrylic and Oil on Panel- Available Read more ...

Aspen Tree Painting, Contemporary Art, Abstract Landscape "Enchanted Forest...

Aspen Tree Painting, Contemporary Art, Abstract Landscape "Enchanted Forest " by International Contemporary Artist Kimberly Conrad

Original 8"x8" contemporary aspen tree painting on acrylic paperThis little painting will fit a standard 8x8" frame, or may be matted and framed to a larger size. 8"x8" Acrylic... Read more ...