Work of His Hands: The Agony and the Ecstasy of Being Conformed to the Image of Christ

Work of His Hands: The Agony and the Ecstasy of Being Conformed to the Image of Christ

by Ken Gire

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Work of His Hands: The Agony and the Ecstasy of Being Conformed to the Image of Christ by Ken Gire

In The Work of His Hands, Ken Gire develops an inspiring metaphor, using the restoration of one Michelangelo�s damaged statues to illustrate the way in which the Lord restores us, his creatures who have been damaged by death, disability, disease, the disobedience of sin, and the devil�s attacks. In May, 1972, a madman severely damaged Michelangelo�s premier creation, the Pieta, which depicts Mary holding the crucified Christ, and the best artists in the world carefully restored it. In this classically beautiful spiritual reflection, Gire says that in a similar way, God himself carefully restores us, his premier creations.


About the Author

Ken Gire is the author of many well-loved books, including The Weathering Grace of God, Windows of the Soul, Moments with the Savior, and the Reflective Living series. He and his wife, Judy, live in Monument, Colorado. They have raised four children and have two grandchildren.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781569552933
Publisher: Gospel Light Publications
Publication date: 09/28/2002
Pages: 140
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.36(h) x 0.64(d)

Table of Contents

The Mystery of the Pieta
The Image of God
The Image of Christ
The Wounds of Christ
The Mother of Christ
The Body of Christ

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