Tuesday, December 25, 2007

Advent - Day 25 - Merry Christmas

This painting by Cambiaso of the Virgin and Child with John the Baptist has the young John with a Lamb. When they both came to the time of their ministry, John would declare Jesus to be the Lamb of God, and here this is prefigured by this painting.

Consider the concept of God presenting Himself as a Lamb to the world, as you view this oil painting from 1550 on this Christmas Day.


IZenBet said...

He is born the HOLY CHILD...play the harp and bagpipe merrily

He is born the HOLY CHILD

Let us Sing of mercy mild!

IZenBet said...

Dominus Vobiscum

ti rhyddghy

spirit with you