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Easter by Emberblue Easter by Emberblue
This is the final version of . The other one was for advertising a church service. This one is just for fun. :) I'm so excited that Easter is almost here. It is my favorite holiday, even more than Christmas. In my opinion Easter celebrates the most critical event that ever happened in history. God/Jesus was born as a human (Christmas) and died for our sins on the cross (Good Friday) and rose from the dead (Easter Sunday). If Jesus didn't rise from the dead then our Christian faith is in vain. If He lived a perfect life and died...and stayed dead, then we have no hope of salvation or that the things He said were true. But because He DID rise from the dead, we can trust that He does have the power to forgive our sins and one day we will live with Him in heaven. The power that rose Jesus from the grave is the same power that works in us. :heart:

The bottom says "I am He who lives and was dead and behold I am alive forevermore" from Revelation 1:18


This is also the theme for a contest going on at :iconchristians: here: [link] Only members can participate. So if you are a member I want to encourage you to exercise those creative muscles and submit something to the Easter contest. :aww: (I'm not entering the contest because I'm an administrator.)

He is risen! :sun:
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greatjoy4 Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2014
Hello, I am new to this and want to ask if I could use this picture to post on our church's facebook?  Thank you.
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Emberblue Featured By Owner Mar 10, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you for asking :aww:  This was done for a client and I do not have permission to allow you to use it. I hope that you understand. Many blessings in Jesus!
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inhonoredglory Featured By Owner Apr 2, 2013  Student General Artist
This is gorgeous and I totally agree -- Easter is far more important than Christmas, and I think I love it as a holiday better too! Inspirational work here, my friend. I love the verse!
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Emberblue Featured By Owner Apr 3, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
Thanks for the encouragement. :tighthug: I hope you had a blessed Easter. :love:
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DouglasRamsey Featured By Owner Mar 27, 2013
I notice you used the same cool/warm color juxtaposition as your “Tree of Life” painting. I think that’s a great way to tie in the two subjects thematically for people who get to see them both.
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Emberblue Featured By Owner Mar 27, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
Cool, thanks for pointing that out. I didn't even notice, haha! They are even on the same sides...the cool on the left and the warm on the right. Maybe I should do a series ;) I really like how orange and blue work together.

Maybe this can by my signature style. ;) lol!

Thanks!
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370wii Featured By Owner Mar 25, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
Thank you Jesus for what you've done for us!!! :iconcryforeverplz:
Love this!
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Emberblue Featured By Owner Mar 25, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
Amen! Thanks! :tighthug: Happy Easter! :squee:
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cereal-in-a-bowl Featured By Owner Mar 24, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
Amen.
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Emberblue Featured By Owner Mar 24, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
:tighthug::love:
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