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Our Lady of Grace, Dearborn Heights, Michigan

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Building Name: First United Methodist Church Sanctuary and FUMC Chapel

City: Ann Arbor

Window Shape: 5 (gothic arched, 2 vertical sections)

Subject/Title of Window: Temptation and Baptism of Jesus

Brief Description of Subject: On the left, the serpent is the symbol of temptation. The tree symbolizes the Tree of Life, while the serpent twined around the tree represents the closeness of temptation to life. On the right, are two figures, book, and a dove. The book represents the law and the descending dove represents the Holy Spirit. These two symbols appear frequently in Christian Art. This window represents the baptism of Jesus. The book represents the lesson that the Holy Spirit serves as the light of the teacher.

Temptation and Baptism of Jesus
Temptation and Baptism of Jesus
Temptation and Baptism of Jesus
Temptation and Baptism of Jesus

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