Life is Eternal. Post a Scene from the Old Testament. (please)

They gave Moses this account: “We went into the land to which you sent us, and it does flow with milk and honey! Here is its fruit.” (Numbers 13:27)

The Messengers Return from Canaan by Giovanni Lanfranco 1582 – 1647

Then Miriam the prophet, Aaron’s sister, took a timbrel in her hand (Exodus 15:20)

Miriam in a stained glass window made by Sir Edward Burne-Jones 1833 – 1893

Moses Turning Aaron’s Staff into a Serpent by Nicolas Poussin 1593/94 – 1665


The LORD said to Moses, "Make a snake and put it up on a pole; anyone who is bitten can look at it and live. (numbers 21:8)

Moses and the Brazen Serpent by Anthony Van Dyck 1599 – 1641

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As soon as he finished saying all this, the ground under them split apart and the earth opened its mouth and swallowed them and their households, and all those associated with Korah, together with their possessions. (Numbers 16:31)

The Punishment of Korah, Dathan, and Abiram by Botticelli** ca. 1445 – 1510

Jacob persuades Leah and Rachel to flee by Pieter Potter ca. 1598 – 1652

Moses and Pharaoh’s Crown by Jan Havicksz. Steen ca. 1626 – 1679

Moses stood up and helped them, and watered their flock. (Ex 4:17)

Scenes from the Life of Moses by Botticelli ca. 1445 – 1510

Abraham looked up and saw three men standing nearby (Genesis 18:2)

The Angels Appear to Abraham by Giovanni Battista Tiepolo 1696 – 1770

Esther begs Ahasuerus to revoke the decree against the Jews. It works; Esther gets the king to grant the Jews permission to kill all their enemies, completely turning the tables on them.

In the background Haman, the source of all evil, hanged, on the pole intended for Mordecai.

Death of Haman from Azor masters ca. 1430

The LORD said to Moses: "Bring me seventy of Israel’s elders who are known to you as leaders and officials among the people. (Numbers 11:16)

Moses chooses seventy elders by Jacob de Wit , 1695 – 1754

As Solomon grew old, his wives turned his heart after other gods, and his heart was not fully devoted to the LORD his God, as the heart of David his father had been. (1 Kings 11:4)

The Idolatry of King Solomon by Willem de Poorter 1608 – 1649


"So give your servant a discerning heart to govern your people and to distinguish between right and wrong. For who is able to govern this great people of yours?" (1 Kings 3:9)

Solomon asks for wisdom by Govert Flinck 1615 – 1660

Now Joseph was the governor of the land, the person who sold grain to all its people. (Genesis 42:6)

Joseph Distributing Corn in Egypt by Bartholomeus Breenbergh 1598 – 1657

Jacob persuades Leah and Rachel to flee by Pieter Potter ca. 1598 – 1652

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