Stronger Together

$67$1,600

Painted in live worship at ‘Faith Strong’ World Changers Church conference, Gold Coast, 6 August 2022

 

“Finally, my brethren, be strong in the Lord and in the power of His might. Put on the whole armor of God, that you may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil. For we do not wrestle against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this age, against spiritual hosts of wickedness in the heavenly places.” Ephesians 6:10-12.

 

We put on the armour of God so that we are able to stand our ground. The shield of faith is our protection. In the Roman times that Paul wrote his analogy of armour, armies fought in close formation and shields allowed the Romans to approach close to the enemy unopposed. Their shields were valued higher than swords.

Paul describes ‘putting on the armour of God’ to the Ephesians who would have understood Roman combat. The infantry legion marched and fought together. Behind a wall of shields, it was formation fighting, fighting in a close tight-knit community. The battle is not yours to fight alone.

We are stronger in community. When we surround ourselves with people of faith we are shielded as we fight. Our faith cross-pollinates. We borrow each other’s faith. If one struggles, there is someone on either side to fight for them until they are strengthened. We are ‘stronger together’.

 

“In addition to all this, take up the shield of faith, with which you can extinguish all the flaming arrows of the evil one.” Ephesians 6:16.

Description

Technically-speaking, our prints are not prints at all, not in the common use of the term, but are fine art reproductions of original works. The quality is so high that it is difficult to tell between the reproduction and the original. Giclee Reproductions are premium high resolution digital images produced on museum quality, Canson 300-320gsm Cotton Rag (fine cotton fibres woven into a paper-like product) printed with archival Canon Lucia EX 12-colour pigment high performance inks. Canon Lucia EX pigment inks achieve an “under glass” permanence of 95 years for colour images.

Giclee can be confusing, as many may incorrectly assume that all digital printing is equal. Essentially Giclee (pronounced ‘zhee-clay’) is an invented name from the French word ‘le gicleur’ meaning ‘to squirt’. Originally coined in 1991 to distinguish between common digital prints and the highest quality form of art reproductions using wide format inkjet printing technology. In 30 years, this technology has advanced enormously, giving an even wider distinction between Giclee reproductions and digital prints. However, we still use the word ‘print’ so that we are easily understood.

Fine Art Giclee Reproductions should be framed behind glass, using a matte to separate them from the glass. Consult your local framer for the best way to frame your reproduction and read our blog article “Caring for your Fine Art” for information on ensuring your artwork still looks amazing for 3 – 4 generations.

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Size

Original 91cm x 91cm, Print 90cm x 90cm, Print 20cm x 20cm, Print 30 x 30cm, Print 50 x 50cm