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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

Christ in the House of His Parents

John Everett Millais, 1849-1850
Eliphaz, Bildad and Zophar consoling Job, Giulia Lama

Eliphaz, Bildad and Zophar consoling Job

Giulia Lama, c. 1730
Elohim Creating Adam, William Blake

Elohim Creating Adam

William Blake, 1805
Esther before Ahasuerus, Artemisia Gentileschi

Esther before Ahasuerus

Artemisia Gentileschi, 1628-1635
Fiding of Moses, The Enlightenment

Fiding of Moses

Jacob and the Angel, Gustave Moreau

Jacob and the Angel

Gustave Moreau, 1878
Jacob's Dream, Giorgio Vasari

Jacob's Dream

Giorgio Vasari, 1557-1558
Jael and Sisera, Artemisia Gentileschi

Jael and Sisera

Artemisia Gentileschi, 1620
Job And His Friends, Ilya Repin

Job And His Friends

Ilya Repin, 1869
John the Baptist, Caravaggio

John the Baptist

Caravaggio, 1610
John the Baptist in the Wilderness, Caravaggio

John the Baptist in the Wilderness

Caravaggio, 1604
Joseph Interpreting the Eunuchs' Dreams, Giulia Lama

Joseph Interpreting the Eunuchs' Dreams

Giulia Lama, c. 1730
Judith and the Head of Holofernes, Gustav Klimt

Judith and the Head of Holofernes

Gustav Klimt, 1901
Judith with the Head of Holofernes, Elisabetta Sirani

Judith with the Head of Holofernes

Elisabetta Sirani, 1660
Lamentation, Plautilla Nelli


Plautilla Nelli, 1550

Madonna and Child with the Infant Saint John the Baptist

Orsola Maddalena Caccia, c. 1625
Nativity, Luca della Robbia


Luca della Robbia, 1460
Pentecost, Plautilla Nelli


Plautilla Nelli, 1554
Procession of the Magi, Bernardo Parentino

Procession of the Magi

Bernardo Parentino, c. 1450
Rebecca et Eliézer, Alexandre Cabanel

Rebecca et Eliézer

Alexandre Cabanel, 1883
Saint Catherine of Alexandria, Raphael Sanzio

Saint Catherine of Alexandria

Raphael Sanzio, 1507
Salome, Giampietrino


Giampietrino, 1510
Samson and Delilah, Anthony van Dyck

Samson and Delilah

Anthony van Dyck, 1628-1630
Susanna and the Elders, Artemisia Gentileschi

Susanna and the Elders

Artemisia Gentileschi, 1610
The "Little" Tower of Babel, Pieter Bruegel the Elder

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

The Adoration of the Bronze Snake

Agnolo Bronzino, 1540-1545
The Adoration of the Magi, Hieronymus Bosch

The Adoration of the Magi

Hieronymus Bosch, 1515
The Childhood of Mary Virgin, Dante Gabriel Rossetti

The Childhood of Mary Virgin

Dante Gabriel Rossetti, 1849
The Death of Moses, Alexandre Cabanel

The Death of Moses

Alexandre Cabanel, 1851
The Garden of Gethsemane, Giorgio Vasari

The Garden of Gethsemane

Giorgio Vasari, 1570
The Good Samaritan, Rembrandt van Rijn

The Good Samaritan

Rembrandt van Rijn, 1633
The Holy Trinity, El Greco

The Holy Trinity

El Greco, 1577-1579
The Last Supper, Plautilla Nelli

The Last Supper

Plautilla Nelli, c. 1550
The Martyrdom of Saint Matthew, Caravaggio

The Martyrdom of Saint Matthew

Caravaggio, 1599
The Miracle of St. Mark Freeing the Slave, Tintoretto

The Miracle of St. Mark Freeing the Slave

Tintoretto, 1548
The Penitent Magdalene, Giampietrino

The Penitent Magdalene

Giampietrino, 1530
The Procession to Calvary, Pieter Bruegel the Elder

The Procession to Calvary

Pieter Bruegel the Elder, 1564
The Sacrifice of Isaac, Titian

The Sacrifice of Isaac

Titian, 1542-1544
The Sacrifice of Isaac, Caravaggio

The Sacrifice of Isaac

Caravaggio, 1601-1602
The Tower of Babel, Pieter Bruegel the Elder

The Tower of Babel

Pieter Bruegel the Elder, 1563
The Virgin Mary, El Greco

The Virgin Mary

El Greco, 1597
The Virgin with Child, Angels and Saints, Piero della Francesca

The Virgin with Child, Angels and Saints

Piero della Francesca, 1472-1474
The Yellow Christ, Paul Gauguin

The Yellow Christ

Paul Gauguin, 1889
More Themes in Art
Jesus Christ, Religion

Jesus Christ

Demons, Religion


Hell, Religion


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