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Wisdom of Solomon 10-11
I was there, proclaims wisdom in Wisdom of Solomon chapters 10 through 12. There from the beginning of time, when God formed creation. There at the initial fall in the garden, and when God destroyed ...
Song of Solomon 8:6-7
Artist: Donald Jackson
This verse captures the intense desire explored by the lovers in Song of Solomon, and makes for a compelling gift to a husband or wife, or for a couple on their anniversary or wedding. The passage rea ...
Special calligraphic treatments in The Saint John’s Bible are designed to celebrate the text and are perfect for well-known passages such as the Sermon on the Mount. Artist Thomas Ingmire gives specia ...
Isaiah 7, 9, 11
Artist Thomas Ingmire fills this text treatment with explosive energy, color and radiating gold. Familiar gilded phrases burst out of the foundational text: Prince of Peace, King of Kings, Everlasting ...
The LORD bless you and keep you; the LORD make his face to shine upon you, and be gracious to you; the LORD lift up his countenance upon you, and give you peace. This familiar passage is a blessing de ...
He is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn of all creation; for in him all things in heaven and on earth were created, things visible and invisible, whether thrones or dominions or rulers or ...
In this scene, the devout Jews from every nation under heaven are already in Jerusalem for the great Jewish pilgrimage feast of Pentecost which occurs fifty days after Passover. The depiction here com ...
In the immediate foreground John the Baptist sees bright yellow blooms and green plants. The flora reflect another passage from Isaiah, The wilderness and the dry land shall be glad, the desert shall ...
All eyes are drawn to the crib in this illumination of the Birth of Christ from the Gospel of Luke. The presence of the child is central; yet we do not see the baby. We know He is there; but He is not ...
"Donald Jackson, artist; Brian Simpson, scribe"
Instead of illuminations like those seen in Gospels and Acts and Pentateuch, Mr. Jackson did special treatments, which hint at the ways in which we might see Psalms if they are sung or read poetically ...
God’s giving of the Ten Commandments atop Mount Sinai ranks as one of the greatest religious events of all time. Moses acts as the intermediary for the people who are too frightened to approach the mo ...
Donald Jackson with contributions from Chris Tomlin
This opening illumination uses gold throughout to symbolize God’s intervention in the chaos and his ordering of the universe and its elements. Hence the gold squares are applied geometrically, startin ...
Two disciples are en route to Emmaus. Although Jesus joins them on their walk, they do not recognize him. These disciples think Jesus is a stranger until they recognize him in the breaking of the brea ...
The shorter and longer ending of the Gospel of Mark
Chris Tomlin, a natural history illustrator, is the artist with whom Donald Jackson has collaborated for the butterflies and milkweed, part of the Minnesota flora and fauna represented in this 21st ce ...
End of Acts of the Apostles
Donald Jackson with contributions from Sally Mae Joseph and Andrew Jamieson
"To the Ends of the Earth is a special treatment at the end of the Acts of the Apostles that completes the volume containing the four Gospels and the Acts of the Apostles.