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 ...

Woollahra Courtyard House / CO-AP

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Good Friday - Illuminated Manuscripts

Good Friday - Illuminated Manuscripts

Missal and Book of Hours, Lombardy ca. 1385-1390 Good Friday marks the day on which Jesus Christ was crucified on the cross for the sins of the the people of the world. Good... Read more ...

Good Friday - 1500 Sandro Botticelli Crown of Thorns

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Sandro Botticelli (Italian Early Renaissance Painter, c 1445-1510) Christ Crowned with Thorns. 1500 Read more ...

Good Friday - 1460 - Crown of Thorns

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1460-75. Philadelphia Museum of Art Christ Crowned with Thorns. Artist unknown, Austrian In the Christian religion, Good Friday commemorates the crucifixion of Jesus. As early... Read more ...

New Work in a Series: Resilient Fences 2

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Harbour View Burial Ground and Crematorium / Western Design Architects

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© Shona Race Architects: Western Design Architects Location: Lytchett Minster, Poole BH16, United Kingdom Category: crematorium Area: 956.0 m2 Project Year: 2018 Photographs... Read more ...

K House / AIM Architecture

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© Jonas Bjerre-Poulsen, Noah Sheldon Architects: AIM Architecture Location: Sri Lanka Category: Hotels Lead Architects Aim: Wendy Saunders, Vincent De Graaf Lead Architect... Read more ...