Salvation In A Storm by Stephen  J. Vattimo
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2’ X 4’ canvas medium acrylic Painted 1996This painting illustrates a man who finds safety from drowning in a stormy sea by climbing on to the platform in shape of a cross. the storm it’s self represents the trail we face in life. the ship wrecked person show that we have nothing we can approach God with, that would sway Him to help us when we call on Him for help. Only out grace and mercy does He rescue us. The platform in the shape of the cross represent that God has provided a way for man to escape punishment for his which would be casting them into the lake of fire once they die . Through God’s love and mercy He punished Jesus for man’s sin , guiltless Son of God being punished so that the guilty of sin human race may be save through faith . The step represent man’s need to come to God humbly through Jesus to receive anything from God. The light breaking through the clouds represents God hearing the man’s prayer and answering it.

Stephen J. Vattimo born 1965, in the Philadelphia area of the state of Pennsylvania.
Spent child hood in privet boarding school,due to hyper activity and not able to function in structure setting.
graduated from boarding school and attended regular public High school and graduated.
Served in the U.S. Military ,U.S. Army,Pa National Guard,Army reserves,Civil Air Patrol.
Artistically: Painter,Poet,Humorous short stories,commentator

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  • dancingminds
    dancingmindsabout 7 years ago

    u seem to have an interesting yet unique style that makes cthe paintin catches the eye

  • Stephen  J. Vattimo
    Stephen J. Va...about 7 years ago
    Thank you for your words of encouragement I hope you will enjoy my other painting. I will also be desplaying my poetry soon. I hope you will stop by often. I am going to stop by your site and look at your work.Stephen
  • Estelle O'Brien
    Estelle O'Brienabout 7 years ago

    Wonderful way to express the message Stephen, I sometimes have dreams like this.
    God has given you a gift.

  • pheonixit
    pheonixitabout 7 years ago

    Interesting and and beautifully done. I worked in acrylics many years ago and liked them also have not done anything drawing painting in quite awhile. Keep coming back, your soul harvest was also beautifully done and interesting looking forward to your writings.

  • MysteriousVoice
    MysteriousVoiceabout 7 years ago

    nice artwork including your other peices, but you might wanna invest some time into a spell checker.

  • Stephen  J. Vattimo
    Stephen J. Va...about 7 years ago
    i am glad you like my work i hope God has blessed you through them. Yes it is no secret, I can’t spell my way out of a paper bag. Thaks again, stop by any time!Stephen
  • KEITH  R. WILLIAMS
    KEITH R. WILLIAMSalmost 7 years ago

    very nice, and very creative

  • Keith, thanks for your complement on Salvation In A Storm.Have you been following my mini series Jesus The Bridge To Heaven ?Stephen

    – Stephen J. Vattimo

  • bamagirl38
    bamagirl38almost 7 years ago

    Very nice!!!!!!!!!!!

  • thank you for your words of encouragement. I hope you will check out my other art work and poetry and teachings. It is my hope God will bless you through them.Stephen

    – Stephen J. Vattimo

  • Robert O'Neill
    Robert O'Neillalmost 7 years ago

    Great work

  • Thank you for your complement.Stephen

    – Stephen J. Vattimo

  • rosepepper
    rosepepperalmost 7 years ago

    Wonderful painting, great that you can paint your passion and belief and share it with others…artists are so lucky, salvation can come through the act of painting- creation in itself can be the salvation when it is the truth for the artist.

  • Rosepepper,thank you for taken the time to share a encouraging word about my work. I would like to share a little about my self. Before I asked God to show me how to use my talents to serve him, I would only pull out my talents to impress people, then I would neglect using them . Having the privilege to Serving God with my gifts makes boardum and hardship I experence at work, and surviving poverty by the skin of my teeth worth it.Stephen

    – Stephen J. Vattimo

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