I call this painting “reclaim” and it shows the iconic soldiers that raised a U.S. flag at Iwo Jima. Instead of a flag in this painting, I replaced it with a cross. My inspiration behind this painting was the idea of combining military and Christianity. The symbolism in this piece is very deep and powerful. I feel like the United States has fallen away from relying upon and trusting in God and we as a nation need to “Reclaim” this country in the name of Christ. We need to raise the cross and declare Christ as the head of our great nation. Our founding fathers understood we were nothing without God but unfortunately over the years we have collectively forgotten.
We each need to recommit our faith and trust the words of Christ in John 15: 5 “I am the vine; you are the branches. If you remain in me and I in you, you will bear much fruit; apart from me you can do nothing.