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Jesus of Nazareth by shimoda7 Jesus of Nazareth by shimoda7
A drawing I made for my mother. It's a scene (probably the most famous one) from the movie 'Jesus of Nazareth'.
She told me the other day that she would love to have one of my drawings hanging on her wall and asked me to draw this one. She hasn't seen it yet but I'm pretty sure she'll like it. Mothers always do right? ;)

Hope you like it too.

- Graphite pencil on paper
- A3 (30x42 cm)
- About 30 hours


edit: Thank you =ZazzyPaws and ^PurpelBlur for the DD! Much appreciated.
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Jesus of Nazareth by *shimoda7 ( Suggested by ZazzyPaws and Featured by PurpelBlur )
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xxxRubensxxx Mar 3, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Awesome
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:iconrockmanforte:

1 Corinthians 11:14


Doth not even nature itself teach you, that, if a man have long hair, it is a shame unto him?


1 Corinthians 11:7-10


For a man indeed ought not to cover his head, for as much as he is the image and glory of God: but the woman is the glory of the man. For the man is not of the woman: but the woman of the man. Neither was the man created for the woman; but the woman for the man.  For this cause ought the woman to have power on her head because of the angels.

What Christ Did Look Like?? 


You shouldn't made a picture of Jesus according to the Bible's law:


Exodus 20:4


Thou shalt not make unto thee any graven image, or any likeness of any thing that is in heaven above, or that is in the earth beneath, or that is in the water under the earth.

Almost all artists’ renderings portray Jesus with long hair, soft, feminine—if not effeminate—features, and a sentimental, sanctimonious look in His eyes. They bear no similarity in any way to what Christ really looked like.

The Christ of your Bible did not look like this! If it were important for us to know exactly what He looked like as a man, it would have been recorded.


Credit goes to: rcg and bible book itself.

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Nightfang50 Mar 1, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
You have no way of knowing what Jesus looked like. You were not there, and have no recordings of his features. It is not a sin to create an image that reminds us of the great sacrifices that have been made to allow us forgiveness from our father. 
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:iconrockmanforte:
You didnt read what I say! You are ignorant. You must obey God's law! It is sin to create an image.. Read this again.. Read this again... Read this again:

You shouldn't made a picture of Jesus according to the Bible's law: OBEY GOD'S LAW! It is the 10 Commandments:


Exodus 20:4


------------------> "Thou shalt not make unto thee any graven image, or any likeness of any thing that is in heaven above, or that is in the earth beneath, or that is in the water under the earth."  <-----------------------


Almost all artists’ renderings portray Jesus with long hair, soft, feminine—if not effeminate—features, and a sentimental, sanctimonious look in His eyes. They bear no similarity in any way to what Christ really looked like.


The Christ of your Bible did not look like this! If it were important for us to know exactly what He looked like as a man, it would have been recorded.

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dreamingofspring 5 days ago  New member Hobbyist General Artist
This is utterly ridiculous. I draw pics of Jesus amd im not sinning. And if Exodus 20:4 were true, ART WOULD BE A SIN!!!!! Which it's not. I am proud to see that people are drawing Jesus. Its an effort to be closer to him.
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:iconrockmanforte:
Remember, Jesus doesnt has a long hair! Listen to the BIBLE's verse I gave to you. Obey God as a Ruler rather than men. Jesus said listen to his father. Jesus obey his father in heavenly. Do not be ignorant! That's simple.
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:iconrockmanforte:
Nobody say you are sinning.. An artist is an gift. Drawing Jesus is fine but drew Jesus himself to worship is wrong according to the Law. Nobody know what he looks like anyway. Jesus himself did say his father's name, do you know ? I am just here to help you out as bible itself help me out as well. I am not perfect either but obey God's law about image is important than listen to people's words telling you that its okay to worship the image.
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Nightfang50 Mar 2, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
If you are looking for a way to make people turn away from sin, or become closer to God, you are going about it the wrong way. Pointing out peoples flaws and mistakes won’t make them listen to you. It will only make them cling harder to their set beliefs.

Matthew 7:3

Why do you see the splinter in your brother's eye but not notice the log in your own eye?"
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:iconrockmanforte:
Therefore, his long hair is unacceptable and false, that it.
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