The Risen Christ and Apostles with Scenes from Acts

  The Risen Christ and Apostles with Scenes from Acts

Photo © Martin Crampin, Imaging the Bible in Wales

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about 1885

Three-light window with Christ surrounded by his apostles in the centre light, with the text below from the end of Matthew's Gospel exhorting his disciples to preach the gospel in all nations. In the outer lights Paul is shown preaching in Athens and Troas. In Athens the Parthenon is shown as well as the the altar to the unknown God, with text in Greek. At Troas Eutychus can be seen sleeping on the window.

technique: stained glass

firm/studio: Ward & Hughes

Church of St Peter, Machynlleth, Powys
south wall of the nave

Text: 'Preach the gospel to every creature, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost; teaching them to observe all things whatsoever I have commanded you' (Matthew 28:19-20).




 

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