Wounds of Love - the Doubting Thomas story

Wounds of love April 20 26x24 AoC
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I've always felt sorry for the disciple Thomas, expected to believe that Jesus could be alive after not being dead but suffering a brutalising torture before his death; and when he meets Jesus, who invites him to touch the wounds of nails and spear, he is the first to declare 'My Lord and my God'; - 'Believing' Thomas? What do you think and what does this say to you? Love and God bless, Andy

A great lesson in humility Andrew and how often we can be so wrong about things. Beautiful message and thought provoking. God bless 🌈🌈

Thank you, my lovely friend for those thoughtful reflections! much love and God bless, Andy 🙂❤xx

and for your feedback Carole!

An outstanding painting, Andy. It's almost as if I myself could touch those wounds to see if they are real. Compassion for his fellow men, is shown in abundance. Beautiful artwork, Andy🤗❤️xx

Thank you, dear Jacqueline for those lovely comments and feedback! much love and God bless, Andy 🙂❤xx

Always loved this painting Andrew, the foreshortening of Christ’s right hand is very well done .. suffering but also hope and love for the future ...

Thank you, dear Linda, for those lovely comments! much love and God bless, Andy 🙂❤xx

Extremely powerful and emotive Andrew.

Oh my, a wonderful and thought provoking painting, excellent Andrew

Thank you, dear Russell, for those lovely comments! love and God bless, Andy 🙂

Thank you, dear Heather for those lovely comments; possibly your most wonderful yet! much love and God bless, Andy 🙂❤x

You are a very skillful painter Andrew.

Thank you, dear Diane for that lovely comment! much love and God bless, Andy 🙂❤x

Thank you everyone for your kind and generous comments; I really appreciate them all; many thanks; God bless, Andy

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This is when 'Doubting' Thomas finally meets Jesus a week after Easter and Jesus invites him to touch the wounds in his hands and side

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Andrew Smith

I’ve always loved water, its movement, its colour, its power. I had the privilege of working as a hydrologist for nine years before ordination, necessarily but enjoyably observing the movement of water in full flow or even in floods. That was thirty years ago but my love for moving water has not…

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