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Christian Stories

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 Dürer, 1521

Christ in the House of His Parents

John Everett Millais, 1849-1850

Eliphaz, Bildad and Zophar consoling Job

Giulia Lama, c. 1730

Elohim Creating Adam

William Blake, 1805

Esther before Ahasuerus

Artemisia Gentileschi, 1628-1635

Fiding of Moses


Jacob and the Angel

Gustave Moreau, 1878

Jacob's Dream

Giorgio Vasari, 1557-1558

Jael and Sisera

Artemisia Gentileschi, 1620

Job And His Friends

Ilya Repin, 1869

John the Baptist

Caravaggio, 1610

John the Baptist in the Wilderness

Caravaggio, 1604

Joseph Interpreting the Eunuchs' Dreams

Giulia Lama, c. 1730

Judith and the Head of Holofernes

Gustav Klimt, 1901

Judith with the Head of Holofernes

Elisabetta Sirani, 1660


Plautilla Nelli, 1550

Madonna and Child with the Infant Saint John the Baptist

Orsola Maddalena Caccia, c. 1625


Luca della Robbia, 1460


Plautilla Nelli, 1554

Procession of the Magi

Bernardo Parentino, c. 1450

Rebecca et Eliézer

Alexandre Cabanel, 1883

Saint Catherine of Alexandria

Raphael Sanzio, 1507


Giampietrino, 1510

Samson and Delilah

Anthony van Dyck, 1628-1630

Susanna and the Elders

Artemisia Gentileschi, 1610

The "Little" Tower of Babel

Pieter Bruegel the Elder, 1565

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

The 95 Theses


The Adoration of the Bronze Snake

Agnolo Bronzino, 1540-1545

The Adoration of the Magi

Hieronymus Bosch, 1515

The Childhood of Mary Virgin

Dante Gabriel Rossetti, 1849

The Death of Moses

Alexandre Cabanel, 1851

The Garden of Gethsemane

Giorgio Vasari, 1570

The Good Samaritan

Rembrandt van Rijn, 1633

The Holy Trinity

El Greco, 1577-1579

The Last Supper

Plautilla Nelli, c. 1550

The Martyrdom of Saint Matthew

Caravaggio, 1599

The Miracle of St. Mark Freeing the Slave

Tintoretto, 1548

The Penitent Magdalene

Giampietrino, 1530

The Procession to Calvary

Pieter Bruegel the Elder, 1564

The Sacrifice of Isaac

Titian, 1542-1544

The Sacrifice of Isaac

Caravaggio, 1601-1602

The Tower of Babel

Pieter Bruegel the Elder, 1563

The Virgin Mary

El Greco, 1597

The Virgin with Child, Angels and Saints

Piero della Francesca, 1472-1474

The Yellow Christ

Paul Gauguin, 1889
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