Tempted (August 2008)
Scripture: Matt. 4:1-11 / Mark 1:12-13 / Luke 4:1-13
20” x 20”
I am always amazed when I think of the fact that Christ understands everything about me and has experienced every
temptation I have yet without fault. As I read the three passages recording his temptation in the wilderness, I was interested in how angels attended Him and that He was hungry just like you or I can be. In the piece, you will find a hidden scene of a golden figure – Jesus – with angels (hidden in blue) aiding Him. Lines and words move the viewer in to this scene from the outer edges of the work.
The blue also serves to represent the oasis the angels must have brought to a man weakened and struggling in the