How to lead a GIG

Art and the Bible

by Sarah Mitchell: Team Leader, Campus, GFM Mid-Atlantic

This is a 12 part study that goes through different passages of the bible and art pertaining to them. Questions for the study tie together the passage to the art piece and bring together thought-provoking questions on their relation.

1. The Downfall of Adam and Eve (Genesis 2:8-17 & 3:1-24)

Exploring the fall of man through Biblical art.

2. Noah's Ark (Genesis 6:9-20, 7:4-24, 8:1-20, 9:8-15)

Exploring the flood and story of Noah through Biblica artwork.

3. The Crossing of the Red Sea (Exodus 13:17-18, 14:5-31; Deuteronomy 34:9)

Exploring the Israelites crossing the Red Sea through Biblical artwork.

4. Nativity (Luke 2:1-20)

Exploring the birth of Jesus through Biblical artwork.

5. The Massacre of the Innocents (Matthew 2:1-23)

Exploring the killing of children in Bethlehem after Jesus, Mary, and Joseph fled to Egypt.

6. John the Baptist (Luke 1:13-80; Matthew 3:1-17, 14:3-12)

Exploring the life of John the Baptist through Biblical artwork.

7. The Return of the Prodigal Son (Luke 15:1-32)

Exploring the story of the prodigal son through Biblical artwork.

8. The Last Supper (Luke 7:7-23; John 13:20-30)

Exploring the last supper of Jesus and his disciples through Biblical artwork.

9. Crucifixion with a Donor (Luke 23:33-49; John 19:25-27)

Exploring the crucifixion of Jesus through Biblical artwork.

10. The Resurrection (Matthew 27:62-66, 28:1-10; John 20:19-22)

Exploring the resurrection of Jesus through Biblical artwork.

11. Deliverance of Saint Peter (Acts 12:1-19)

Exploring Peter's escape from prision through Biblical artwork.

12. The Light of the World (Revelation 3:17-22)

Exploring the role of Jesus to us through Biblical artwork.

These Bible studies and more can be found on the International Student Ministry website.