ArtistStephen J. Vattimo
medium acrylic Size 3 ft. x 4 ft. year...
medium acrylic Size 3 ft. x 4 ft. year 1997 this painting illustrates The Parable The Sower And The Seed, A teaching of Jesus' , recorded in the book of Matthew, chapter 13. The 4 heart in the sky represent 4 different responses of those who hear the Gospel message. Heart on the lower left , represent those who have heard The gospel but reject it. The devil then comes and takes it away from their hearts, this is illustrated by the crows flying away with the seed, that had fell on the road side. The second heart on the upper left side of the sky, represent those receive the gospel message with joy, but doesn't take root in their faith, and their faith is temporal, falling away when trials or affliction come their way because of the gospel. This is illustrated by the grape vine that wither away in the heat of day, do to the lack of have a deep root system . The heart that is on the upper right corner of the sky represents those wh