Wednesday, September 09, 2009

What do you see?

I've seen this picture a few times attached to different emails lately... have you seen it yet?

At first, I was saddened by it. After all, any reminder of Christ dying such a horrible death of course, brings up all the emotions that goes along with it. Saddness, heart break, & sorrow for what Christ had to go through - the pain...

But I looked again at this picture...

I noticed his hands & feet didnt have the holes in them... now I know in Scripture, Jesus had Thomas put his fingers in the holes... but for this picture - it just reminds me that Jesus is whole - HEALED!!! And I love that he's OFF the cross...

I looked at the picture again & can see a different view of it now... to me, I'm seeing our Savior with His job finished! Its almost as if I can hear His relieved sigh.... that His hands are in prayer fashion & He's saying to His Father... "I've done my job... the hard part is over"...I see hope in this picture now...
When you first saw it, or looking at it now... what did you see?


  1. I have not seen this picture! Thank you so much for sharing it. I completely see Him being like, it is done, I have done it for them, and relief like you said. Almost as if He can just relax now and know He did what He could for us.

  2. I had not seen this picture. Thanks for sharing it.

  3. When I saw this picture, it made me sad too. Thank you for showing me another side of it.

  4. This is so great Rebecca Jo...thansk for sharing :)

  5. Despair at first glance. Then exhaustion. Then, I'm not sure. It hurts to look at this picture. Does that make sense?

  6. Thank you as always for the inspiration! I haven't seen this and love your thoughts!

  7. So awesome!

    I've never seen this picture before, but you've given it such a nice perspective. Love it! =)


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