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The Burning Bush

Richard Rogers's avatar Richard Rogers

The Burning Bush stands upon a pillar, its roots running deep. The iconic image of the Burning Bush from Exodus ch. 3; represents God's faithfulness and presence, even in the darkest times. This sculpture is filled with symbolism. Twelve Branches represent the Twelve Tribes of Israel. The 430 flame-like leaves represent a flame of jealousy kindled for Israel, one for each year of their persecution and captivity in Egypt. This sculpture serves as a reminder that God is still our deliverer; a brilliant light when there seems to be no hope; and a promise that we will not be forsaken.

Entry Details
  • Art form: 3-D
  • Depth: 20 in.
  • Medium: Mixed Media
  • Width: 20 in.
  • Year created: 2016
  • Height: 77 in.