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Behold the Lamb of God by Elandain Behold the Lamb of God by Elandain
Illustration for Messiah: The Greatest Sermon Ever Sung, an illustrated guide to G.F. Handel's famous oratorio: Messiah.

John 1:29 Behold the Lamb of God, that taketh away the sin of the world.

**If you are interested in a print of this piece, please email me directly.**
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Sheliel86 Featured By Owner 3 days ago
Impressive!
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:iconv-242:
v-242 Featured By Owner Apr 13, 2014
A very stunning image.

;)
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:iconsullobog:
sullobog Featured By Owner Oct 9, 2013
very nice, agnes dei
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brazance Featured By Owner Jul 3, 2013  Student
very emotive wonderful concept
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:iconapencil:
Apencil Featured By Owner Jun 28, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
Praise that we are saved! Beautiful work :D
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WhiteAltan Featured By Owner May 5, 2013
Though it may not have a lot in it, it conveys so much as well.
Bless you for making such an inspirational piece. ^^
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HandmadeOfferings Featured By Owner Apr 19, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Still a stunning piece, I'm hoping you still post your work somewhere but I think you left DA some time ago... anyway, wonderfully done....
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ReverendAspen Featured By Owner Mar 29, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
I featured this in my journal: [link]

By the way, in case I haven't commented already, I adore this piece.
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fuadviento Featured By Owner Mar 14, 2013  Professional Photographer
Wonderful
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:iconfuzzycreaturepainter:
FuzzyCreaturePainter Featured By Owner Jan 26, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
Love the concept, really hits the verse home.
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:iconblixbrunner:
blixbrunner Featured By Owner Oct 29, 2012
Really good! Great work. I like what you have done (even if you missed off New Zealand!!)
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:iconplueschopossum:
Plueschopossum Featured By Owner Oct 24, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Nice idea! :)
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fedechiccaaa Featured By Owner Sep 11, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
amazing picture and concept
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:iconhomercat17:
Homercat17 Featured By Owner Jun 16, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Inspiring!
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:iconprrowl:
Prrowl Featured By Owner Mar 26, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Absolutely amazing work with a beautiful message, simply stunning! :)
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Master-of-the-Boot Featured By Owner Mar 19, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
Is it wrong of me to think this grotesque?

though after someone pointed out that the blood was a map of the world I had some second thoughts?
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XBonestripeX Featured By Owner Feb 29, 2012
My heart skipped a beat when I realized what I was seeing^^ Very beautiful message here~
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Demientieff Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2012  Professional General Artist
Amazing...
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NanaCasas Featured By Owner Jan 27, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Wow! I am blown away at this illustration and how profound it is! Thank you for sharing this because it speaks louder than words. Especially to those who know the sacrifice Jesus made for us. He is the Lamb of God Who "takes away the sin of the world"
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Jassypants Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2012
Poor lamb this hasa made me sad but amazing drawing mixed emotions so (anger= sad and amazed)
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Jadscriber Featured By Owner Dec 28, 2011  Hobbyist Writer
That is actually amazing, i love it
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:iconferno777:
Ferno777 Featured By Owner Dec 22, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
nice
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:iconhope-road:
Hope-Road Featured By Owner Dec 22, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
Wonderful!
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NightThief777 Featured By Owner Dec 6, 2011  Student Traditional Artist
Great Art! Perfect Message
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KSHamilton Featured By Owner Nov 2, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
.........

Wow....just wow.
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towel00 Featured By Owner Sep 30, 2011
Speechless....
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Arrowriter Featured By Owner Sep 7, 2011
Very sad, but you caught me on the concept. :nod:
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shpongled357 Featured By Owner Aug 18, 2011  Hobbyist Writer
"I say unto all who desire to be my disciples, keep your hands from bloodshed and let no flesh meat enter your mouths, for God is just and bountiful,who ordaineththat man shall live by the fruits and seeds of the earth alone."

Gospel of the Holy twelve. Lection 38
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MexicanAlbino Featured By Owner Aug 5, 2011
woah, this has left me speechless
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:iconcnz19:
CNZ19 Featured By Owner Jul 11, 2011  Student Digital Artist
Wonderful..
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SetoEevee7 Featured By Owner Jul 11, 2011  Hobbyist
Wow that is so amazing. Beautiful job.
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huey56 Featured By Owner Jul 7, 2011
Worthy is the Lamb who was slain, for He takes away the sins of the world.
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huey56 Featured By Owner Jul 7, 2011
Very cool, very elegant. I'm a minister always looking for a different approach. I lack artistic talent but I love it in other people. Power is the word I see in this piece. I think wonderful creativity. Thanks.
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cloverpuppy10 Featured By Owner Jun 12, 2011
Wonderful. < 3
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:iconrewiller:
Rewiller Featured By Owner May 29, 2011
Simbolical! I really like the idea, and the tehnique is also great!
Amazing work! Very impressive!
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:iconkali-balekrone:
Kali-Balekrone Featured By Owner May 12, 2011  Student General Artist
Whoa.... Very nice!! It has a moving message!
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Erebhe Featured By Owner Apr 29, 2011
the world's continent created by blood!??!??!...makes sense when you don't think about it :3
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PiousSeraph Featured By Owner Apr 15, 2011
Wow. The power in this depiction is overwhelming.
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:iconelandain:
Elandain Featured By Owner Apr 18, 2011
Thank you.
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lizamuchiha Featured By Owner Apr 12, 2011
Wow what an idea! you are really talented :w00t:
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TREXSACK Featured By Owner Apr 9, 2011
wonderful idea!
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KetsiaLessard Featured By Owner Apr 8, 2011   Traditional Artist
This is certainly inspired. :) Very moving. Reminds me of "Simeon's Moment" by Ron DiCianni.
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:iconelandain:
Elandain Featured By Owner Apr 11, 2011
Thanks very much for the compliment. :)
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chained2stone Featured By Owner Apr 3, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
Truly an amazing piece of artwork and something everyone should relate you. Thank you for this bueatiful image if what Christ did for us!! :heart: :+fav:
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:iconelandain:
Elandain Featured By Owner Apr 4, 2011
You're welcome.
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wolfplanet102 Featured By Owner May 5, 2011  Student General Artist
Seriously though, very powerful in many ways.
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wolfplanet102 Featured By Owner Apr 2, 2011  Student General Artist
(sarcasm) Alert PETA.
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TreeTracer Featured By Owner Mar 24, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
This image is visually striking and very attention grabbing. I wonderfully powerful illustration.
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:iconelandain:
Elandain Featured By Owner Mar 26, 2011
Thank you.
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:icontreetracer:
TreeTracer Featured By Owner Mar 26, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
No, thank you for posting such a wonderful image.
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