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Dost thou see how the unjust tyranny of worldly power and the might of darkness prevail? Hear, thou knight of Christ, ride on beside the Lord Jesus; guard the truth, win the martyr's crown!

A prayer for the safety of Martin Luther

Albrecht Dürer1521
Adam and Eve

Adam and Eve

Gustav Klimt1917-1918
Calling of Saint Matthew

Calling of Saint Matthew

Caravaggio1600
Cattedrale di Santa Maria del Fiore

Cattedrale di Santa Maria del Fiore

Giorgio Vasari, Arnolfo di Cambio1296-1436
Christ and the Storm

Christ and the Storm

Giorgio de Chirico1914
Christ and the Woman Taken in Adultery

Christ and the Woman Taken in Adultery

Pieter Bruegel the Elder1565
Christ Carrying His Cross

Christ Carrying His Cross

Giampietrino1530
Christ Carrying the Cross

Christ Carrying the Cross

Titian1565
Christ Crowned with Thorns

Christ Crowned with Thorns

Fra Angelico1438-1439
Christ in the House of His Parents

Christ in the House of His Parents

John Everett Millais1849-1850
Conversion on the way to Damascus

Conversion on the way to Damascus

Caravaggio1600-1601
Crucified Christ

Crucified Christ

Agnolo Bronzino1545
David and Goliath

David and Goliath

Titian1542-1544
David with the Head of Goliath (1607)

David with the Head of Goliath (1607)

Caravaggio1607
David with the Head of Goliath (1610)

David with the Head of Goliath (1610)

Caravaggio1610
Deposition of Christ

Deposition of Christ

Agnolo Bronzino1540-1545
Descent from the Cross

Descent from the Cross

Rembrandt van Rijn1633
Elohim Creating Adam

Elohim Creating Adam

William Blake1805
Esther before Ahasuerus

Esther before Ahasuerus

Artemisia Gentileschi1628-1635
Fiding of Moses

Fiding of Moses

1685-1689
Hortus Deliciarum — The Holy Spirit descends on the Apostles

Hortus Deliciarum — The Holy Spirit descends on the Apostles

Herrad of Landsberg1180
Jacob and the Angel

Jacob and the Angel

Gustave Moreau1878
Jacob's Dream

Jacob's Dream

Giorgio Vasari1557-1558
Jael and Sisera

Jael and Sisera

Artemisia Gentileschi1620
Job And His Friends

Job And His Friends

Ilya Repin1869
John the Baptist

John the Baptist

Caravaggio1610
John the Baptist in the Wilderness

John the Baptist in the Wilderness

Caravaggio1604
Judith and the Head of Holofernes

Judith and the Head of Holofernes

Gustav Klimt1901
Judith with the Head of Holofernes

Judith with the Head of Holofernes

Elisabetta Sirani1660
Madonna and Child

Madonna and Child

Giampietrino1510
Moses in the Bullrushes

Moses in the Bullrushes

Henry Ossawa Tanner1921
Nativity

Nativity

Luca della Robbia1460
Prophet Habbakuk

Prophet Habbakuk

Donatello1423-1426
Prophet Habbakuk - Detail

Prophet Habbakuk - Detail

Donatello1423-1426
Raising of Lazarus

Raising of Lazarus

Caravaggio1609
Rebecca et Eliézer

Rebecca et Eliézer

Alexandre Cabanel1883
Saint Catherine of Alexandria

Saint Catherine of Alexandria

Raphael Sanzio1507
Saint Francis Receiving the Stigmata

Saint Francis Receiving the Stigmata

El Greco1585-1590
Saint John the Evangelist

Saint John the Evangelist

El Greco1605
Saints Jerome and John the Baptist

Saints Jerome and John the Baptist

Masaccio1428-1429
Salome

Salome

Giampietrino1510
Samson and Delilah

Samson and Delilah

Anthony van Dyck1628-1630
St Jerome

St Jerome

Trophime Bigot1630
St. Sebastian Aided by St. Irene

St. Sebastian Aided by St. Irene

Trophime Bigot1640
Susanna and the Elders

Susanna and the Elders

Artemisia Gentileschi1610
Temptation of Saint Anthony

Temptation of Saint Anthony

Hieronymus Bosch1510
The "Little" Tower of Babel

The "Little" Tower of Babel

Pieter Bruegel the Elder1565

The penalty of sin remains as long as the hatred of self...

The 95 Theses

1517
The Adoration of the Bronze Snake

The Adoration of the Bronze Snake

Agnolo Bronzino1540-1545
The Adoration of the Magi

The Adoration of the Magi

Hieronymus Bosch1515
The Baptism of Christ

The Baptism of Christ

Piero della Francesca1448-1450
The Birth of Saint John the Baptist

The Birth of Saint John the Baptist

Artemisia Gentileschi1635
The Childhood of Mary Virgin

The Childhood of Mary Virgin

Dante Gabriel Rossetti1849
The Crucifixion

The Crucifixion

Fra Angelico1420-1423
The Death of Moses

The Death of Moses

Alexandre Cabanel1850
The Garden of Gethsemane

The Garden of Gethsemane

Giorgio Vasari1570
The Good Samaritan

The Good Samaritan

Rembrandt van Rijn1633
The Holy Family

The Holy Family

Martin Schongauer1485
The Holy Trinity

The Holy Trinity

El Greco1577-1579
The Madonna of the Lilies

The Madonna of the Lilies

William-Adolphe Bouguereau1899
The Martyrdom of Saint Matthew

The Martyrdom of Saint Matthew

Caravaggio1599
The Penitent Magdalene

The Penitent Magdalene

Giampietrino1530
The Procession to Calvary

The Procession to Calvary

Pieter Bruegel the Elder1564
The Sacrifice of Isaac

The Sacrifice of Isaac

Titian1542-1544
The Sacrifice of Isaac

The Sacrifice of Isaac

Caravaggio1601-1602
The Tower of Babel

The Tower of Babel

Pieter Bruegel the Elder1563
The Virgin and Child with St. Dominic and Thomas Aquinas

The Virgin and Child with St. Dominic and Thomas Aquinas

Fra Angelico1430
The Virgin Mary

The Virgin Mary

El Greco1597
The Virgin with Child, Angels and Saints

The Virgin with Child, Angels and Saints

Piero della Francesca1472-1474
The Yellow Christ

The Yellow Christ

Paul Gauguin1889
Torcello Cathedral

Torcello Cathedral

639 CE
Très Riches Heures du Duc de Berry

Très Riches Heures du Duc de Berry

Limbourg Brothers1412-1416

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