1910 ~ The Centennials ~ 2010
William Holman Hunt – Louis Klopsh – The Fundamentals – F. F. Bruce
This is the opening talk by Dr. Ralph Blair given at the 20120Preaching Festival. The 201o weekend focused on a group of centennial, historical Christians whose journeys and testimonies are an encouragement and inspiration to all. Sermons from the weekend are available here.
William Holman Hunt April 2, 1827 – September 7, 1910
In 1854, 27-year-old William Holman Hunt unveiled his first rendering of what eventually would be three versions of his painting, “The Light of the World”. It was an instant classic – enthusiastically received by both the art world and the general public. The painting depicted the text of Revelation 3:20 where Jesus says: “Behold, I stand at the door and knock. If anyone hears my voice and opens the door, I will come in to him and I will sup with him and he with me.” Read more →