Posted by on Sunday, February 17, 2013 | 27 comments


Jesus Christ Art Adoration

The expression between Jesus and the little girl (who happens to be one of the model’s daughters in real life) says it all in this piece—“I adore you.”  The closer one draws towards the Savior, the more he or she adores everything about Him. Thus, I can only imagine the overflowing joy and love we will feel when we are actually in His presence, in His embrace. The feelings of adoration will be so intense and amazingly, I don’t think they will be one-sided. I picture Christ peering so deeply into our hearts, with His perfect love, that His adoration for us will be just as intense.

Have you ever felt adoration in your life between you and Jesus Christ? Have you come close? Please share your experiences and thoughts below.

I’m always humbled to hear back from you.

To prove it and show my love, for the month of  February, everyone who leaves a comment I will put your name in a hat. If you comment and link back to my blog on your blog, you get your name in the hat twice. If you leave a comment, and link back to my blog, and mention any of my art work in your blog…you get your name in the hat THREE times. What do you win?

I will pick a winner once a month and you can pick any 8×10 print from my Expressions of Christ series.

David Bowman

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  1. You truly are inspired and talented.

  2. You truly are inspired and talented!

  3. David
    You already know I am one of your greatest
    Fans!! Your work brings deep reflection and
    Adoration of OUR LORD!!!

  4. Just beautiful.

  5. David Bowman, YOU have the heart of a child of God. I love the way you can express in your paintings how much He loves us.

  6. That is my favorite painting! The love between these models is palpable – just like I imagine Jesus to be with all of His children! Love, love, love this painting! Thank you for sharing your talent on Facebook! God bless!

  7. Awe thank you so much Brigitte! That means a lot to me.

  8. For many of us who do not have a father image, let me tell you that when you experience His love, and see what He does with a broken heart and life, you will feel as close as this child does and share the adoration with the one who wanted you so much that He created you!

  9. What a great point Toni. Thanks for sharing that. J

  10. Thank you.

  11. Thank you so much.

  12. Yes…I appreciate you so much. J

  13. Thank you!

  14. Awe…well thank you. J

  15. I appreciate it. J

  16. I have your painting “Security” above my bed. At times during this last year while I have been away from home attending college I have felt very alone. Your painting is the constant reminder that when life is most difficult I am never, ever alone. It has touched my heart, and continues to do so each day. You have an incredible talent, I am truly grateful for your work.

    Thank you!

  17. Love your picture. As I’m on SS I”m sure I can’t afford one of these beautiful pictures of Jesus’s adoration or of him smiling. What I would like to know is there anywhere where a company has transferred pictures of Jesus adoration or smiling into cross stitch patterns/kits. I would love to do one for my family and my church.

  18. I love your paintings , reminds me of Jesus holding my daughter Miranda ~ I am a blessed Mom who has Lost my Daughter at the age of 20 ~ My perfect Angel in earth , now perfect Angel in Heaven ~ so hard to talk about what she’s been though . Miranda was born October. 27th 1992 best day of my life ~ first time I’ve ever felt unconditional love ! 24 days before Miranda’s 3rd birthday , I was pregnant with her sister Erica … we were in a really bad car accident ~ Erica was born at 6 1/2 months , she wasn’t breathing but she is ok now ~ Miranda was on life support for 47 days , this is hard so I’ll make this as short as I can cause her life means so much ! Miranda was in a coma for 6 months ~ ended up in a wheelchair cause of the tbi ~ 25 surgeries , one step forward and 2 step back every time all the time 🙁 very frustrated ( very intelligent ) seizures made things even worse ~ such a fighter , so brave • she tryed so hard to get better … Miranda has been all over the world even China , so she has made so many friends everywhere she has been ( to know Miranda is to love her ) I’m so proud of my girl and so proud to be Miranda’s mom . The seizures got worse then the sleep apnea ~ Jim ~ her dad found Miranda , I’ll never forget him screaming my name name when he found her ~ our angel went to heaven march 22 th 2013 .. The pain is unbearable ~ part of me went with my Miranda that day , the rest of me died that day . Special soul connection , a Bond like no other between a daughter and Mother

  19. During a very difficult time with one of our two adult children, my heart felt broken. Incredibly one night I had a vivid dream of being cradled on Jesus’ lap, and as I leaned against his chest, the pain left me. It seemed like an infusion of his grace that from there on helped me rise above the circumstance.

  20. This literally looks like me as a kid and I found it after someone prophesied over me. Thank you so much I will cherish this forever. It has been my screen savor for 6 months.

  21. Only today I heard of David Bowman, and here you are! The model was well chosen; this Jesus looks real, alive with loving kindness, a beautiful depiction of God’s love! Would like to download this painting!

  22. Your paintings resonate so deeply for so many of us, David. Thank you for sharing your God given talent with the public at large. Two others that I love deeply are what looks like Jesus’ embrace to a child come ‘home’ and also his tender embrace of s woman who may have been very ill or went through a tragedy.

  23. Awesome pictures.

  24. Thank you, this painting has touched my heart. It reminds me of jesus holding me in his arms as a child and looking into my eyes with his eyes of love for me.Blessings to you

  25. Love your work.

  26. Hey David, thank you for the extra effort it took to ship to Canada! They arrived without a scratch and the framing quality is excellent. Because one of the Adoration prints was a Christmas gift, I kept both of them in the box, protected until this week. Tonight (our early family Christmas), I presented the print to my parents and sister with an explanation of my meaning and your commentary. My Dad said that it was one of the most meaningful gifts he has ever received – and I know that him saying so wasn’t flattery. Pass on my praise to the father-daughter models that you used as a study!

  27. When I saw this painting on the internet I searched your name and came here. This is the most deepest and emotional painting for me. I literally imagine myself in Jesus arms and His embrace is just as gentle as He is. My heart is filled with love again. I love Jesus So Much❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️ I want Jesus to embrace me just like that✝️

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