Skip to comments.Swedish parishioners unveil Lego statue of Jesus
Posted on 04/12/2009 11:29:39 AM PDT by JoeProBono
STOCKHOLM - Parishioners at a church in Sweden celebrated Easter on Sunday by unveiling a 6-foot-tall (1.8-meter-tall) statue of Jesus that they had built out of 30,000 Lego blocks.
It took the 40 volunteers about 18 months to put all the tiny plastic blocks together, and their creation shows a standing Jesus facing forward with his arms outstretched.
The Protestant church was filled to capacity with about 400 worshippers on Sunday when the statue went on display behind the altar, and some of the children in the congregation couldn't help but touch the white art work.
A statue of Jesus Christ made entirely out of Lego construction bricks stands in a church at Vasteras, Sweden, April 12, 2009. The 1.8 metre (5.9 fet) tall statue, a copy of Thorvaldsen's "Resurrected Christ", has taken parishioners 1.5 years to construct out of 30.000 tiny plastic pieces
I am sorry but I don’t see that as idolatory.
IMHO it was a labor of love by people who truly love Jesus.
This projects was a manifestation of that love.
And the officers of the children of Israel did see that they were in evil case, after it was said, Ye shall not minish ought from your bricks of your daily task.
— Isaiah 5:19
Thanks for providing a picture of the church and the Lego-titioners.
The church of Legodecia.
Christ knows their hearts. We’re in the Age of Grace. Christians can admire the thought and love and work that went into the project without idolizing the results.
Christ is Risen! Let us rejoice and be glad!
The thought just came to me, and thought it made a good play on names.
Wow that is awesome.
Just think of the time in resolution and peace that artist had taking on such a peace of work...
Thanks for the pic of obvious.
Bricks that crumble may be more help in wisdom then hard ever lasting bricks.
One suffers under weight while the other takes on all weight with out a moments regard/love of how they will in the long run may crumble..
Wow is that a Lego art?
Heroes Saviors wanted...”
Beats the heck out of “touchdown Jesus.”
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