Started by DianeL, August 10, 2009, 06:23:05 PM
Quote from: DianeL on August 10, 2009, 06:23:05 PMHave any of you ever tried this? I've seen it on-line as well as a woman from our mother church painted one for a member, it was amazing! Anyhow, I paint a little and thought perhaps one day I'd give it a try. Well, I was at a bargain store a couple of weeks ago and there was a water colour paint set on sale - really discounted, so I thought I'll buy it. I had a couple of old canvases from way back, I used to do oil paintings (just dabbling but won a prize at a fall fair a few years ago), so I painted them white to use them again. I wasn't certain how this was done so I just asked God what He thought about my church and city, this beautiful picture of a huge well with fire gushing out of it covering my church and city, my city's nickname is Corn-well. He also gave me a scripture for it out of Isaiah. Then, I asked Him about what He thought about my pastor, another beautiful picture came out. I said to God, this is for my pastor, I need a scripture, so He gave me one out of 1 Samuel. I took a deep breath, emailed the executive assistant at church and said I had a gift for my pastor. I went on Thursday just a little nervous. Needless to say, they received my paintings and we talked alot, my pastor was going to do a series on Holy Spirit and revival and he actually had tears in his eyes along with his assistant when I gave him his painting. It was amazing and a wonderful moment I was glad to be a part of. My pastor asked me next time we have a worship/healing service on a Saturday nite, he wants to set me up with my paints there and paint. I'm a little nervous on that but I've been practicing my painting at home. I felt God said, don't try to paint, let Me paint through you. You know, it's true, when I've tried (while practicing), it doesn't come out right.
Quote from: Pete on August 11, 2009, 03:35:16 PMThis is awesome!I think maybe I'll sticky this thread, so people can share their gifts with the rest of the forum!Feel free to post your paintings, music, writing, whatever God has given you.
Quote from: DianeL on August 11, 2009, 05:24:39 PMHey Pete, I took a picture of the paintings I took to Joh today, as well, she asked me to do one for the pastor's wife, which I did this aft since I'm off work for the week. I don't have a way yet to post them here. If I email them to you, would you post them, please?
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