Paintings for the Advent Season

This year I made a festive contribution to my church in the form of 5 Advent paintings.  Each week leading up to Christmas, the church revealed a new painting, telling a bit of the story leading up to Christ’s miraculous birth.  These whimsical paintings each come with a bit of hand-written scripture which inspired each segment.  It was a fun way to celebrate Christmas this year!

The first painting is a depiction of the Prophet Isaiah fortelling Christ’s birth. (Isaiah 64)

The second is John the Baptist announcing the coming of Christ. (Isaiah 40)

The third shows a pregnant Mary and Joseph making their way through the wilderness in route to Bethlehem. (Isaiah 35)

The fourth shows the announcement of Christ’s birth to the Shephards. (Isaiah 61)

The fifth and final shows an empty nativity scene with the Holy Spirit hovering overhead, and Zion in sight. (Isaiah 52)

Wishing you all a very Merry Christmas!


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  1. Naoma Clark

     /  December 20, 2011

    Ah, lovely way to celebrate Advent. I look forward to your future efforts (as well as future visits!) Miss you

  2. Stacey Cox

     /  December 20, 2011

    Truly amazing!!

  3. Sylvia Harrison

     /  December 20, 2011

    Beautiful work Mandie! You are indeed gifted with a wonderful talent. I would love to see them in person sometime.

    May the Lord bless and keep you and Robert. My your celebration of the Incarnation of Christ be filled with joy!

  4. Thank you all for your lovely comments! May you have a blessed Christmas this year! 🙂

  5. This is absolutely amazing Amanda! Wow! Speechless!

  6. Oops! I mean Mandie!

  7. (((((HUGS))))) sandi

     /  December 1, 2013

    LOVE!!!! Would love to make it my fb cover ~ would you grant permission? TIA either way. 🙂

  8. Barbara

     /  September 25, 2017

    I have just found your website and think this painting is absolutely beautiful. Thank you so much for sharing it.

    I have an Advent poem which I want to use in my church magazine and wonder if you would allow me to insert this painting…..of course, saying you painted it.

  9. Debs

     /  December 13, 2017

    This is fabulous. Do you intent to print it in any format? It would make an amazing fold out background for advent.


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