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Artistic Applications of the Bible Wheel

One thing have I desired of the LORD, that will I seek after; that I may dwell in the house of the LORD all the days of my life, to behold the beauty of the LORD, and to enquire in his temple.

Psalm 27:4

Adaptation of Christ Pantocrator

Christ Pantocrator from ~1260 AD
Original icon

The icon used as the basis of the image above is from the Church of Hagia Sophia (Holy Wisdom). It was produced around 1260 AD. Its title "Christ Pantocrator" is from Revelation 1:8, where the word Pantocrator is translated as Almighty:

I am Alpha and Omega, the beginning and the ending, saith the Lord, which is, and which was, and which is to come, the Almighty [Pantocrator].

The wonderful thing about this icon is that it expresses the deep theological truth of the Divinity of Christ and the meaning of Alpha Omega (represented here with the Hebrew Aleph Tav) by the all-encompassing circle. My adaptation of the same icon where I use the stained glass Canon Wheel can be seen in my article on Art, Theology, and Prophecy. Note that the icon uses the abreviations IC and XC for IHSOUC (Jesus) and XRISTOC (Christ). This style of writing the Divine Names by using only the first and last letters follows the pattern of Alpha Omega and Aleph Tav. This form is found in many early Greek manuscripts of the New Testament. Chuck Missler gives some good insight into this form of shorthand called the nomina sacra This link takes you off the Bible Wheel site and opens a new window.

The Bible as Menorah

In my adaptation, which required transforming the icon to black and white for the Bible Wheel book (pg 92), I highlighted the three bars that constitute the tri-radiant halo. The result is striking; the three bars, which were pretty broad in the original piece, enlighten the three Spokes that are divided by the three pairs of divisions:

  • Spokes 1 & 22 (Aleph & Tav)
  • Spokes 5 & 6 (Hey & Vav)
  • Spokes 17 & 18 (Pey & Tzaddi)

These paired divisions follow exactly the same pattern as the paired Days of Creation, and both are represented by the paired branches of the Menorah which was designed by God Himself (Exo 25:40)! This means that we have a (super)natural artistic integration of the entire Word of God with the Menorah via the Bible Wheel! And it all integrates with the Word of Creation recorded in the first chapter of Genesis! This is explained in detail in my article called The Sevenfold Light of God's Word.


Zechariah's Vision of the Entire Bible

And the angel that talked with me came again, and waked me, as a man that is wakened out of his sleep, And said unto me, What seest thou? And I said, I have looked, and behold a candlestick all of gold, with a bowl upon the top of it, and his seven lamps thereon, and seven pipes to the seven lamps, which are upon the top thereof: And two olive trees by it, one upon the right side of the bowl, and the other upon the left side thereof. So I answered and spake to the angel that talked with me, saying, What are these, my lord? Then the angel that talked with me answered and said unto me, Knowest thou not what these be? And I said, No, my lord. Then he answered and spake unto me, saying, This is the word of the LORD unto Zerubbabel, saying, Not by might, nor by power, but by my spirit, saith the LORD of hosts.

Zechariah 4:1-6

In Hebrew, the "bowl" is called a "gullah" which is a pun on the word for a "revealer" or "revelation." It is cognate with galgal - the Hebrew word for a "wheel." The "seven pipes" correspond to the seven canonical divisions that generate the sevenfold symmetry of the Canon Wheel. This is all explained in the Divine Seal and Capstone article.


The Holy Bible as God's Signet Ring

In that day, saith the LORD of hosts, will I take thee, O Zerubbabel, my servant, the son of Shealtiel, saith the LORD, and will make thee as a signet: for I have chosen thee, saith the LORD of hosts.

Haggai 2.3

Throughout history, kings and other governing authorities have made signet rings to proclaim their identity, signify their authority, and validate the content of their official documents declaring their laws, judgments, and commandments. The seals were typically set in a signet ring that would be pressed in soft clay or wax. When the clay or wax hardened, the signet's impression could not be changed. The various uses of seals and signets are exemplified in many Scriptures, such as Esther 8.8, which emphasizes three fundamental.phpects of the King's Seal: 1) Identity, 2) Authority, and 3) Immutability ... [read more ...]


Bible Wheel Medalion

Set me as a seal upon thine heart, as a seal upon thine arm: for love is strong as death; jealousy is cruel as the grave: the coals thereof are coals of fire, which hath a most vehement flame.

Song of Solomon 8:6

Bible Wheel Medalion

Here is a picture of the Bible Wheel Medalion that my wife Rose made. It has 66 stones set in solid silver. Its really amazing to be able to wear the Bible as a piece of Divinely Designed Theological Art. Many folks comment on how beautiful it is without having any idea about what it really represents - the Book sealed with seven seals! The Eternal Word of God, sealed with utter perfection from Aleph to Tav, from Beginning to End! I'm looking for a company that will reproduce them for a reasonable price. It takes Rose about five hours to make one and its pretty tedius setting all those tiny stones, so I can't offer them for sale yet.

 


Adaptation of "Christ the Geometer" from the Bible Moralisee

I was set up from everlasting, from the beginning, or ever the earth was. When there were no depths, I was brought forth; when there were no fountains abounding with water. Before the mountains were settled, before the hills was I brought forth: While as yet he had not made the earth, nor the fields, nor the highest part of the dust of the world. When he prepared the heavens, I was there: when he set a compass upon the face of the depth:

Proverbs 8:23-27

Christ the Geometer from the Bible Moralisee
Original icon

We have in this adaptation a convergence of many theologically significant themes. The ancient icon pictured Christ with the tri-radiant halo which is reflected in the structure of His Word which He is designing with the compass. In the original, He was placing His compass "on the face of the depths" to create the world. So we have an overlap of His Word of Creation and His Act of Creation, and a self-similarity between the ancient prophetic iconic form that represents Deity (tri-radiant halo) with the image of His Word.

 

 

 


Stained Glass Renditions of the Bible Wheel

All thy works shall praise thee, O LORD; and thy saints shall bless thee. They shall speak of the glory of thy kingdom, and talk of thy power; To make known to the sons of men his mighty acts, and the glorious majesty of his kingdom.

Psalm 145:10-12


Stained Glass
Canon Wheel Cross

Stained glass has been used in Christian Churches throughout most of its history. The beauty of it is that the effect changes with the ambient light. The photograph above was caught nere sunset to give the sense of the Bible Wheel "shining in the darkness." You can see how it changes with various lightings here. The tri-radiant design of the Bible Wheel naturally extends to form a cross so that the geometric structure of the Bible inevitably returns us to the central message of all Scritpure, Jesus Christ and Him crucified (1 Cor 2:2). Extending the three rays inward yields a cross in the center, as above, whereas extending them outword yields a variation on the Celtic Cross. [See For Glory and for Beauty]

 

 


The Spiral Galaxies, Spiral Sealife, and God's Living Word

The heavens declare the glory of God; and the firmament sheweth his handywork.

Psalm 19:1

The Bible Wheel naturally lends itself to wonderful artistic expressions that point to the glory of what God has done in His Holy Word. I made the image below for the back of the Bible Wheel book, but later opted for a different image that showed the completed Bible Wheel.

In the image above, I was hoping to offer a vision of the unity of God's design in everything He created, from spiral galaxies to spiral seashells (based on spirals of DNA), to the structure of His Holy Word.

 


There's a Bible Wheel on the Rise

For, behold, the day cometh, that shall burn as an oven; and all the proud, yea, and all that do wickedly, shall be stubble: and the day that cometh shall burn them up, saith the LORD of hosts, that it shall leave them neither root nor branch. But unto you that fear my name shall the Sun of righteousness arise with healing in his wings; and ye shall go forth, and grow up as calves of the stall. And ye shall tread down the wicked; for they shall be ashes under the soles of your feet in the day that I shall do this, saith the LORD of hosts.

Malachi 4:1ff

There's a Bible Wheel on the Rise

 


Big Bible Wheel Tricycle

And said, Verily I say unto you, Except ye be converted, and become as little children, ye shall not enter into the kingdom of heaven. Whosoever therefore shall humble himself as this little child, the same is greatest in the kingdom of heaven. 5 And whoso shall receive one such little child in my name receiveth me.

Matthew 18:3-5

I was arguing with a very rude atheist on an internet forum back in 2004 and he began mocking me as they usually do when they can't refute the Bible Wheel with logic and facts. Then one day he thought he would mock me some more by posting a picture of a Big Wheel Tricyle, as if it had something to do with the Bible Wheel. So I took it as inspiration and produced this little piece of art. He actually liked it quite a bit, and it did loosen up the conversation some and gave me a chance to preach the Gospel. Its important that we don't take ourselves too seriously.






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