God’s Masterpiece – Pictorial Tour2018-09-17T20:03:14+00:00

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A Pictorial “Tour” of God’s Masterpiece

A montage of images from the play, "God's Masterpiece."

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“The Beginning”

The three narrator women dressed in Bible costumes.

“Three Women Remember” 

Song: “I Love To Tell The Story” 

The three women, who visited the tomb on that first Easter morning, narrate this play in a series of flashbacks. 

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“The Life of Christ In Still-Life” 

Instrumental: “The Passion Theme” and “The Masterpiece” 

Twenty-two human still-life poses tell the story of Jesus from His birth to the Ascension against the background of poetic narration and stirring orchestration of the “God’s Masterpiece” theme. (see “The Prologue”)

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An image of Jesus silhouetted in front of the open tomb.

Jesus walking rapidly down the ramp with others who celebrate His coming!

“The Triumphal Entry” 

Song: “Here He Comes” 

Adoring crowds, wide-eyed children, and skeptical Pharisees are caught up in the exuberant entrance of Jesus, as His disciples and an escort of dancers herald His coming into the town.

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“The ‘I AMs’ of Jesus” 

“The Upper Room” 

Staged masterpiece from:
“The Last Supper”
by Leonardo Da Vinci 

In turn, eight of the twelve disciples rise up from the last supper tables and narrate their own personal flashbacks of the miraculous events that surrounded the immortal “I AMs of Christ.” The disciples join the action and become both narrators and participants in these famous “Bible-come-alive” moments. The audience falls in love with Jesus all over again, as each disciple reveals the depth of love and devotion he had for his Lord.

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The staging of the "Last Supper."

Lazarus, coming out of the tomb, with his sisters by his side.

“The ‘I AMs’ Continue” 

John Remembers,
‘I AM the Resurrection and the Life.’

The raising of Lazarus.

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“The ‘I AMs’ Continue” 

Andrew Remembers,
‘I AM the Bread of Life.’
 

The feeding of the 5,000.

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Jesus holding a boy, and lifting up a basket of food at the feeding of the 5,000.

Jesus and the woman caught in adultery with religious leaders around them.

“The ‘I AMs’ Continue” 

Matthew Remembers,
‘I AM the Light of the World.’

Jesus forgives the adulteress and welcomes the little children.

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“The ‘I AMs’ Continue” 

James Remembers,
‘I AM the Good Shepherd.’

Jesus casts the demon out of the madman.

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Jesus healing a demoniac.

Jesus talks with Peter after catching the fish.

“The ‘I AMs’ Continue” 

Peter Remembers,
‘I AM the Son of God.’

The miraculous catch of fish.

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“The ‘I AMs’ Continue” 

Thomas Remembers,
‘I AM Not of This World,’
 

Jesus explains what it means to be “born again” to Nicodemus.

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Jesus talking with Nicodemus.

A man, dressed in Bible costume, portrays Judas.

“The ‘I AMs’ Continue” 

Judas Remembers

His frustration with Jesus and his desire to speed things along with a meeting. 

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“The Betrayal and the Persecution”

“The ‘I AMs’ Continue” 

Communion
‘I AM the Way, the Truth, and the Life.’

The sacrament of communion comes to life as Jesus and His disciples portray the ceremony of remembrance that has become so precious to the Church.

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Jesus breaks the bread at the Last Supper.

Jesus says "Farewell" to His disciples.

“The ‘I AMs’ Continue” 

The Farewell
‘I AM the Vine, You are the Branches.’
 

Song: “A Place for You” 

Jesus prays the “Priestly Prayer” as His disciples surround Him.

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“The Garden of Gethsemane” 

Staged masterpiece from:
“Christ In The Garden of Gethsemane”
by Heinrich Hofmann

Jesus begs God, “…let this cup be taken from Me.”

Jesus praying in Gethsemane, looking up.

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