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Our Lady of Grace, Dearborn Heights, Michigan

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Building Name: Calvin Reformed Church

Studio Name: Sunburst Stained Glass Studio

City: Grand Rapids

Window Shape: 3 (arched)

Date of Window: 1989

Subject/Title of Window: Jesse

Brief Description of Subject: The subject of this window is Jesse, which was the father of King David. At the bottom of the window is the star of David which is located deep within the roots of the family tree. The sides of the triangle represent the God’s attributes: power, wisdom, majesty, love, mercy. and justice. The tracing of Jesus’ ancestry from the roots of Jesse, through the star of David, through the tree, and through the doves illlustrates that Jesus was both true God and true Man. Just as man was the crown of God’s creation, Jesus was the crown of God’s marvelous plan of salvation for all mankind. The cross and the crown at the top represent the fact that Christ is forever and that man can have no greater lord than his Christ who is the first fruit and the sacred genealogical Tree of Life.

Condition of Window: Good

Height: 8'

Width: 2'

Type of Glass and Technique: Opalescent Glass, Antique or Cathedral Glass, Lead Came, Jewels or Cast Glass, Etching or Sandblasting

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