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Lenten Series Week Two
As you study and consider each piece of artwork, reflect on the scripture reference, and how it relates to this week's theme.
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Edvard Munch, 1893
The Lord said to Cain, “Why are you angry, and why has your countenance fallen? If you do well, will you not be accepted? And if you do not do well, sin is lurking at the door; its desire is for you, but you must master it.”
St. John in the Desert
by Domenico Veneziano (1400-61)
In those days John the Baptist appeared in the wilderness of Judea, proclaiming, “Repent, for the kingdom of heaven has come near.” Then the people of Jerusalem and all Judea were going out to him, and all the region along the Jordan, and they were baptized by him in the river Jordan, confessing their sins.
MATTHEW 3:1, 5-6
The Good Samaritan
by Rembrandt van Rign 1663
He went to him and bandaged his wounds, having poured oil and wine on them. Then he put him on his own animal, brought him to an inn, and took care of him.
The Return of the Prodigal Son
by Rembrandt van Rign 1661-69
So he set off and went to his father. But while he was still far off, his father saw him and was filled with compassion; he ran and put his arms around him and kissed him.
The man who had been blind said, “One thing I do know, that though I was blind, now I see.”
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