Can everyones face be For that, he used the stories and sermons and holy speeches. This is Rembrandt's only seascape painting. MATTHEW 8:18, 23-27 MARK 4:35-41 LUKE 8:22-25, JESUS CALMS A STORM ON THE SEA OF GALILEE. the effect the light in the left side of the painting. and risk-taking by the then twenty-seven-year old Rembrandt distinguished After preaching to large crowds near the Sea of Galilee, Jesus and his apostles took a boat to the opposite shore to find some time and solitude to rest. Johann Strauss II -The Blue Danube We have collections of famous paintings in different categories. Having been stolen from the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in 1990, its recovery has yet to take place. Be quiet!” (Mark 4:39) The raging wind stops and the sea becomes calm. just as he is about to command the storm to stop. How reassuring it is to know that God’s Son has power over the elements! St. Peter exhorted the early Christians to trust in God in persecutions, saying: "Cast all your anxieties on … Oil on canvas, 160 x 128 cm (63 x 50 3/8 in.) works. Over on the eastern shore of the Sea of Galilee is the region of the Gerasenes. an entirely new and startling interpretation. This example of experimentation Rembrandt chose a story from the Bible perhaps to show the seriousness A year earlier he had stilled a storm on the same Sea of Galilee. story in its geographic location using a map. Article Images Copyright © 2020 Getty Images unless otherwise indicated. What do Jesus Christ’s miracles and teachings show about Jehovah? seen clearly? There are surrounding mountains, and the surface of the Sea of Galilee is often quite warm. As they sailed, he fell asleep. It appears that the storm which struck on this occasion was a severe westerly wind. light that opens hopefully in the distance, drenching the edge of the Though, as it is obvious in the stories, Jesus never exhibited his powers in public until it was a sheer necessity. Our visitors can easily navigate around different cultures, era, countries and styles of paintings in seconds. In desperation, what do the disciples do? The Storm on the Sea of Galilee depicts the time when the disciples were terrified of the violent storm and are perplexed about their actions. Small boats caught out on the sea are in immediate danger. Numbered among the twelve disciples There are other boats that at least start to cross the sea. Look at the way the characters are drawn. (Mark and Luke tell of this impressive episode, first emphasizing that Jesus miraculously calms the storm, and then they mention the disciples’ lack of faith.). However, he created this painting using a maritime theme.