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harold sikkema

creator without capital

Having instilled in His creatures the same creative qualities whereby He Himself made them, God justly holds us, His image-bearers, accountable to mirror His greatness. Thus reflective, we inevitably discover surfaces (like watercolour paper) on which our own creative expression...

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Curtain

There was a moment, while Christ hung on the cross, that the temple curtain tore. It's not that I'm representing that event, but more a web of imagery that comes to mind in connection with it. Animal sacrifice fulfilled in...

There was a moment, while Ch...

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Decayto

Lately I've been experimenting with painting on a whiteboard with dry-erase markers. Here's a decaying tomato, begun as just such a painting, and then finished off with the embedded photographic textures of the reference. ...

Lately I've been experimenti...

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Pentecost

The speaking-in-tongues that we find in Pentecost is a reconciliation of the divided linguistic reality under which humanity suffers: the sinful separation that we deserved. Through the Holy Spirit, though, we again understand each other, and by God's grace are...

The speaking-in-tongues th...

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Babel

In response to humanity's proud attempt to build a tower to the heavens, the Lord confuses the speech of his fallen creation. Our own 20th & 21st century towers (or stairways, on Led Zeppelin's account) represent no less of a...

In response to humanity's pr...

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