“Our Church Speaks” (Illustration series)

“Our Church Speaks” is a project that combines Ben’s love for history, literature, and theology with his love for portraiture and illustration. See the latest entries below, or visit the project’s Facebook page to view all of the entries in this series. 

Our Church Speaks
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“Man cannot save himself, for man is not the measure of all things and humanity is not God. Bound by the chains of his own sin and finiteness, man needs a Savior.” - Martin Luther King, Jr., Baptist Civil Rights Leader & Martyr #martinlutherking #ourchurchspeaks #baptist #civilrights #martyr #martinlutherkingjr #savior
Our Church Speaks
Our Church Speaks
“The giver of every good and perfect gift has called upon us to mimic His giving, by grace, through faith, and this is not of ourselves.” - Nicholas of Myra ("Santa Claus"), Greek Bishop #saintnicholas #santaclaus #nicholasofmyra #churchfathers #greekchristianity #historicchristianity #churchhistory
Our Church Speaks
Our Church Speaks
“There is more mercy in Christ than there is sin in us.” // “God can pick sense out of confused prayer.” - Richard Sibbes, Anglican Puritan Theologian #ourchurchspeaks #richardsibbes #sibbes #puritan #anglican #reformed #reformedtheology #prayer #mercy #christianhistory #historicchristianity #englishchristianity #churchofengland
Our Church Speaks
Our Church Speaks
“The glory of God is a living man; and the life of man consists in beholding God.” - Irenaeus of Lyons, 202, Greek Early Church Father, Bishop and Martyr #irenaeus #churchfather #greekchristianity #christianity #churchhistory #church #earlychurch #quotes #historicchristianity #christianquotes #churchquotes
Our Church Speaks
Our Church Speaks
“It’s is good for us to keep some account of our prayers, that we may not unsay them with our practice.” - Matthew Henry, Presbyterian Minister & Teacher of the Faith, 1714 #ourchurchspeaks #historicchristianty #presbyterian #presbyterianism #reformed #reformedchristianity #matthewhenry #puritan #puritanism #churchhistory
Our Church Speaks
Our Church Speaks
“When the opportunity is there, I preach the Gospel with all my might, and my conscience is clear before God that I have not sided with the present government, which is utterly self-seeking.” - Janani Luwum, Archbishop of Uganda, 1977 #jananiluwum #luwum #anglican #africanchristianity #uganda #ugandaanglican #martyr #historicchristianity #churchhistory