Living Water, by Simon Dewey. (Courtesy of Altus Fine Art, American Fork, Utah, may not be copied.) “Jesus answered and said unto her, If thou knewest the gift of God, and who it is that saith to thee, Give me to drink; thou wouldest have asked of him, and he would have given thee living water” (John 4:10; see vv. 6–30).
Peace, Not as the World Giveth, by Michael T. Malm. (Courtesy of the Museum of Church History and Art.) “Then shall the kingdom of heaven be likened unto ten virgins, which took their lamps, and went forth to meet the bridegroom. … “The wise [virgins] took oil in their vessels with their lamps” (Matthew 25:1, 4; see vv. 1–13).
Forsaking All, by Elspeth Young. Priscilla and her husband, Aquila, were exiled Jews living in Corinth, Greece. The Apostle Paul stayed with them during his second missionary journey. Like many other believers during New Testament times, Aquila and Priscilla forsook all for the gospel’s sake. Here Priscilla contemplates leaving Corinth for Ephesus. (See Acts 18:1–3, 18–19; Romans 16:1–3.)
That Good Part, by Elspeth Young. Siblings Mary, Martha, and Lazarus, of Bethany, were all devoted disciples of the Savior. On one occasion, “Martha received [Christ] into her house. “And she had a sister called Mary, which also sat at Jesus’ feet, and heard his word” (Luke 10:38–39). Of this, Christ said, “Mary hath chosen that good part, which shall not be taken away from her” (Luke 10:42).
Why Seek Ye the Living among the Dead? by Jan Astle. “Now upon the first day of the week, very early in the morning, they [Mary Magdalene and other women] came unto the sepulchre, … “And they found the stone rolled away. … “… Behold, two men stood by them in shining garments [and] “… said unto them, Why seek ye the living among the dead? “He is not here, but is risen” (Luke 24:1–2, 4–6; see vv. 1–13).
Touch of Faith, by Simon Dewey. (Courtesy of Altus Fine Art, American Fork, Utah, may not be copied.) “And, behold, a woman, which was diseased with an issue of blood twelve years, came behind him, and touched the hem of his garment: “For she said within herself, If I may but touch his garment, I shall be whole” (Matthew 9:20–21; see vv. 18–22).