Tuesday, May 14, 2019

New Release! Joy Clair's Heir of God

Did you hear?  Joy Clair has an amazing new May Launch!  Check out this new set in the Color By Faith Series called:  Heir of God! Today we're having the first of two blog hops to introduce you to all the new fabulous stamp sets available in the Joy Clair Shop!  If you've arrived here from Connie's blog, you're on the right track.  If not, just check out my blogroll at the bottom.  Visit the Joy Clair Blog to see more inspiration and the full line-up is listed at the bottom of my post! It's perfect for cardmaking, bible journaling, faithbooking and so much more! 

When I first saw this set, the verses in 1 Timothy 1:16-17 came to mind and heart.  

Christ Came to Save the Sinners...

"But I received mercy for this reason, that in me, as the foremost, Jesus Christ might display his perfect patience as an example to those who were to believe in him for eternal life.  To the King of the ages, immortal, invisible, the only God, be honor and glory forever and ever."

My interpretation:  

While it doesn't directly speak of slavery or being shackled, it speaks of the utmost of patience to those who are troubled; the sinners and those who who struggle to find their way.  He is ever so patient, allowing us time (in our own time) to discover The Way and The Light..So while our hearts and minds feel enslaved or trapped, we have time to find our way...Be patient...  And when it is time, our path will be clear...and we will be welcomed into His kingdom with open arms.  

What are your thoughts?
To conclude my study, I designed this page by watercoloring the background in  YELLOW (purification/fire/light) and PURPLE (kingship, royalty).  After that, I added hints of pinks (representing right relationship) and white (purity and righteousness).  Next, I colored the castle with hints of BLUE (to represent the Holy Spirit and Authority) and the crown was colored in Golden yellows and oranges (Glory, divinity, Kingship) If you're interested in learning more about the symbolic meanings of color as they relate to the Bible, there is a great read on  Biblical Meanings of Colors
After stamping my sentiment over my watercolored background, I applied the castle and the crown and then splattered some white.  This white "fleck/splatter" represents the turbulent journey back and forth always catching pieces of His righteousness in the journey to find our way.

Thank you for hopping along with us today.  Please hop on over to Angie's blog to see what she has to share.  Remember, leave a comment on each blog for a chance to win a 25$ Gift Card to the Joy Clair Shop!
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13 comments:

  1. So wonderful with those images on your Bible journal page.

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  2. Perfect page for this design.
    thanks for sharing
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  3. Like your interpretation of the verse, the stamps are a great compliment.

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  4. I love the set and your page is amazing.

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  5. Pretty journaling! Love the castle!

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  6. Stunning work! I love to see new stamps and inspiration for Bible Journaling TFS

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  7. Tricia A PodmoreMay 15, 2019 at 9:55 AM

    Super inspiration from your Bible page and the stamp set you chose to use. So creative and well thought out.

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  8. Perfect images for the scriptures. I LOVE THE CROWN AND CASTLE. We go to Europe every year, so this stamp set is on my list...

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