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The Angel and the Shepherds

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And there were in the same country shepherds abiding in the field, keeping watch over their flock by night. And, lo, the angel of the Lord came upon them, and the glory of the Lord shone round about them: and they were sore afraid. And the angel said unto them, Fear not: for, behold, I bring you good tidings of great joy, which shall be to all people. For unto you is born this day in the city of David a Savior, tis Christ the Lord. And this shall be a sign unto you; Ye shall find the babe wrapped in swaddling clothes, and lying in a manger. And suddenly there was with the angel a multitude of the heavenly host praising God, and saying, Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace, good will toward men. --Luke 2:8-14

I love this passage so much! Seriously, it's got to be my favorite.

In this picture, an angel appears to shepherds outside of Bethlehem and tells them the Good News of Christ's birth while the star of Bethlehem shines down.
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mikesmom37's avatar
this is probably one of your best to date. the background really brings the whole piece together.
merry CHRISTmas my friend.Merry christmas everybody 
DisplacedSoutherner's avatar
Thank you! I spent a lot of time staring at the paper and going: How in Sam Hill am I going to do this? XD
Merry Christmas to you as well!
HolyArtsAlchemist's avatar
Magnificent job on such a nice passage.
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