Wait’ll they see this!

As I walk into the room in the Norton Art Gallery in Shreveport, LA, that is dedicated largely to the paintings of Peter Ellenshaw, I stop in my tracks, catching my breath.  I stop, stunned speechless in wonder at the majesty of his painting of the Himalayas, which occupies all of one wall.  Besides being arrested by the natural beauty depicted, I immediately want to know, “Who painted this?”  Did he spend time there?  How did he come upon this particular captivating view?  What is he trying to say?

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God speaks to us in the same way — through what He has created.  He places us in His museum of Creation, hoping that we will pause and want to know the Creator of all of it. I can imagine Him saying, as He takes great pleasure in creating unusual and clever designs, “Wait’ll they see this!” — with a grin on His face.

IMG_1064For 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 1:20

 

 

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