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Our Lady of Grace, Dearborn Heights, Michigan

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Building Name: Holy Redeemer Church

City: Burton

Window Shape: 2 (rectangle)

Subject/Title of Window: The Judges

Brief Description of Subject: The judges were the rulers of Israel after the time of Moses. At the top is a breast plate of twelve stones representing the twelve tribes of Israel who were led into the Promised Land by Joshua. The large horn and the falling rocks represent Joshua’s conquest of Jericho (Joshua Ch. 6) We also see the two columns of the temple with the seven cords which remind us Samson’s destruction of the temple (Judges Ch. 16). We also see the jawbone of an ass with which Samson killed a thousand Philistines (Judges CH. 15). Near the bottom of the center window, we see the fleece coat of Gideon and the water jar which played an important part in his battle at the camp of Midian (Judges Ch.6 and 7). We also see the dew which did not touch the fleece coat. This was a sign that God was directing Gideon to go to battle.  

Type of Glass and Technique: Opalescent Glass

The Judges
The Judges

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