- Isaiah 66:1-2 (NKJV) Thus says the LORD: “Heaven is My throne, And earth is My footstool. Where is the house that you will build Me? And where is the place of My rest? For all those things My hand has made, And all those things exist,” Says the LORD. “But on this one will I look: On him who is poor and of a contrite spirit, And who trembles at My word.
- Psalm 111:10 (NKJV) The fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom; A good understanding have all those who do His commandments. His praise endures forever.
- Psalms 68:32-35 (HCSB) Sing to God, you kingdoms of the earth; sing praise to the Lord, Selah to Him who rides in the ancient, highest heavens. Look, He Thunders with His powerful voice! Ascribe power to God. His majesty is over Israel, His power among the clouds. God, You are awe-inspiring in your sanctuaries. The God of Israel gives power and strength to His people. May God be praised!
Psalm 40:5 (NASB) Many, O Lord my God, are the wonders which You have done, And Your thoughts toward us; There is none to compare with You. If I would declare and speak of them, They would be too numerous to count.
Psalm 40:5 (CJB) How much you have done, Adonai my God! Your wonders and your thoughts toward us — none can compare with you! I would proclaim them, I would speak about them; but there’s too much to tell!
Painting Sunsets reminds us Who creates the splendor surrounding us. He has created this majesty, we stand in awe.
“Don’t you know? Haven’t you heard? The eternal God, the Lord, the Creator of the ends of the earth, doesn’t grow tired or become weary. His understanding is beyond reach.” Isaiah 40:28 (GW)
Heart Praise represents the place our heart and spirit go as we pour out unabashed praise for our King.
“Release your heart’s joy in sweet music to the Eternal. When the upright passionately sing glory-filled songs to Him, everything is in its right place. Worship the Eternal with your instruments, strings offering their praise; write awe-filled songs to Him on the 10-stringed harp. Sing to Him a new song; play each the best way you can, and don’t be afraid to be bold with your joyful feelings.” Psalm 33:1-3 (VOICE)
“Compose a new song, and sing it to the Eternal because of the unbelievable things He has done; He has won the victory with the skill of His right hand and strength of His holy arm.” Psalm 98:1 (VOICE)
Prophetic Light was inspired by the ministry PropheticLight.org, whose words have been a blessing to me personally and others in the Dyed4you community (through the inclusion of the words in the art and silk letters). This image strives to capture the feeling both giving and receiving prophetic words can evoke.
“For as many as are the promises of God, they all find their Yes [answer] in Him [Christ]. For this reason we also utter the Amen (so be it) to God through Him [in His Person and by His agency] to the glory of God.” 2 Corinthians 1:20 (AMPC)
“He who believes in Me [who adheres to, trusts in, and relies on Me], as the Scripture has said, ‘From his innermost being will flow continually rivers of living water.’” John 7:38 (AMP)
“This is what I will do in the last days – I will pour out my Spirit on everybody and cause your sons and daughters to prophesy, and your young men will see visions, and your old men will experience dreams from God. The Holy Spirit will come upon all my servants, men and women alike, and they will prophesy.” Acts 2:17-18 (TPT)
“Lord, Your name is so great and powerful! People everywhere see your splendor. Your glorious majesty streams from the heavens, filling the earth with the fame of Your name!” Psalm 8:1 (TPT)
Refreshing Love depicts the interior landscape of the soul – rich and verdant from the water of life flowing from the river of God – and high in the midst, in a place of authority and victory, the worshipper dances with joy having been filled with His love. As she has received, freely she will give.
“According to Your steadfast love refresh me and give me life, So that I may keep and obey the testimony of Your mouth.” Psalm 119:88 (AMP)
“You are a fountain in a garden, A well of fresh and living water, And streams flowing from Lebanon.” Song of Solomon 4:15 (AMP)
Boldly Approach depicts the joyful worshipper who knows she is welcome at the foot of the throne. Unrestrained and with assurance she approaches her King. The warmth of His glory warming her face and covered by His promises, she ascends.
“Let us then fearlessly and confidently and boldly draw near to the throne of grace (the throne of God’s unmerited favor to us sinners), that we may receive mercy [for our failures] and find grace to help in good time for every need [appropriate help and well-timed help, coming just when we need it].” Hebrews 4:16 (AMPC)
“Exalt the Lord our God, And worship at His holy hill; For the Lord our God is holy.” Psalm 99:9 (NKJV)
“Blessed [happy, prosperous, to be admired] is the man who listens to me, Watching daily at my gates, Waiting at my doorposts.” Proverbs 8:34 (AMP)
“Where can I go from Your Spirit? Or where can I flee from Your presence? If I ascend into heaven, You [are] there; If I make my bed in hell, behold, You [are there]. [If] I take the wings of the morning, [And] dwell in the uttermost parts of the sea, Even there Your hand shall lead me, And Your right hand shall hold me.” Psalm 139:7-10 (NKJV)
Without Excuse shows us how the beauty of God’s creation reflects His majesty and reminds us that His existence is affirmed in His handiwork.
- Romans 1:20 (NLT) For ever since the world was created, people have seen the earth and sky. Through everything God made, they can clearly see his invisible qualities — his eternal power and divine nature. So they have no excuse for not knowing God.
All Creation Praises is a reminder that everything is created to praise the Creator and that He is worthy of our efforts to pour forth an acceptable praise offering to our King.
“Praise the Lord from the earth, you creatures of the ocean depths,” Psalm 148:7 (NLT) Continue reading
Shining Light represents our role as light-bearers shining against any obstacle and reflecting the Master’s glory.
In the same way, let your light shine before others, so that they may see your good works and give glory to your Father who is in heaven. Matthew 5:16 ESV Continue reading
King of Glory depicts the Lion of the Tribe of Judah – our King – emanating His glory over His glorious creation.
- Isaiah 6:1, 3 (ESV) …I saw the Lord sitting upon a throne, high and lifted up; and the train of his robe filled the temple… Holy, holy, holy is the Lord of hosts; the whole earth is full of his glory!
- Psalm 24:8 (VOICE) Who is the glorious King? The Eternal who is powerful and mightily equipped for battle.
Praise Him reminds us that ALL creation is to praise Him and rejoice in the blessings He has poured out on us.
“Praise the Lord from the heavens! Praise Him from the skies! …Let every created thing give praise to the Lord, for He issued his command, and they came into being. Praise the Lord from the earth, you creatures of the ocean depths… wild animals and all livestock, small scurrying animals and birds… Let them all praise the name of the Lord. For His name is very great; His glory towers over the earth and heaven!” Psalm 148:1, 5, 7, 10, 13 NLT Continue reading
Reflections of Grandeur depicts the glory of His creation, all declaring that He is.
“They know the truth about God because he has made it obvious to them. For ever since the world was created, people have seen the earth and sky. Through everything God made, they can clearly see his invisible qualities—his eternal power and divine nature. So they have no excuse for not knowing God.” Romans 1:19-20 NLT Continue reading