THE STATUE WITHOUT A LIMB
A beautiful statue of Lord Jesus was carved in marble by a world-renowned sculptor of
When the damaged statue reached the port every one was in tears. The young vicar made a suggestion, which was soon accepted by all. Thus the statue was erected near the entrance to the church, with a board fixed to the broken hand. The board read thus: “Child, give me your arms”.
The statue conveys a meaningful message to every visitor, that today Jesus needs our arms - that is - our hands, our feet and our service to spread His gospel of love to the whole world around us.
By: Dr. Babu Philip, Professor, Cochin University of Science & Technology, Fine Arts Avenue, Kochi-682016, Kerala, India.
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