Beth Moore’s Columbia Commission (An Artistic Interpretation)

April 18, 2007 at 12:46 pm 26 comments

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Below is a piece of worship art I created which was featured on Living Proof Ministries Blog delivered by Beth Moore in her Commission at the end of the Columbia LPM Conference.   I appreciated the opportunity to get my hands on the words for a while, as they pulled me out of a tough day.  I appreciate permission to post it as a remembrance of the life changing words, and the opportunity to have it featured on Beth and Amanda’s Blog…they made my week.

“Divine special effects”…those three words have changed my whole life and view of grace and mercy!



This work was created with Free Internet Tools:  fonts Japanese Fol Brushes/ Lam Sets.

Thanks for all the great feedback, comments, and emails.   All Beth’s students are so much fun!

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  • 1. Kevin Leggett  |  April 19, 2007 at 2:40 pm

    Thanks for sticking with my blog in spite of the change. *hug*

    Oh, I suspect I’ll go throught the change, too, brother. 😀 Mine will probably be more painful to deal with! Keep walking strong!

  • 2. Kevin Leggett  |  April 19, 2007 at 2:41 pm

    P.S. Don’t forget to update your blog roll. :o)

    Sure thing, Kevin: It’s correct now. Welcome to WordPress! I think you’ll like it.

  • 3. KV  |  April 19, 2007 at 10:25 pm

    WOW…I went to the blog site and read about this. Can you imagine being in that stadium and having these words prayed over you??? I wanted to share with you what happened to me after I read this. I went to the site, read it, was “wowed” and then closed down the internet and walked away from the desk. Not long before that, I received an email requesting prayer for a member of the GB team this weekend. Well, as I was walking out of our den (which is where the computer is), God spoke to me…telling me to go back and write the words down, put them in my pocket and take with me to the send off and I would know who to give it to when I saw them. You have to understand that these things don’t happen to me very often so when they do, I really try to obey. I had no idea who I was going to give it to until I saw their face and it was the same person I got the email about to pray for. MAN… I LOVE THE WAY GOD LAYS THINGS OUT FOR US!!! So…thank you for sharing this. If you hadn’t posted it, I wouldn’t have read it and wouldn’t have been given the pleasure of delivering it on to the next one. Love ya!!!

    That’s an awesome story, Kim. I’m so excited about your obedience and how God uses simple things to bless and encourage the body. The piece was so weird…when I read it, I felt compelled to pull out this slab I’d started weeks ago with nothing to go on it and had this out in 10 minutes. A God thing.

    I was really blessed by the prayer–made me long to be “a strong actress, easy to work with, of good tempernment”…not one curled up in a corner during “demanding life scenes”, constantly begging for a break and a fresh cappuccino! (Not that rest is bad, but attitude/perspective –“‘The Show’ much go on!”

  • 4. gchyayles  |  April 20, 2007 at 12:33 pm

    Thanks for sharing the inspiration. We often get caught up in wordly sorrows and forget that Jesus has overcome the world and we do not have to worry! I did not go to work this morning because I felt led to spend some time with God and with my husband. And to get some order in the house too. And I agree that sometimes I have to push myself to let the ‘show’ go on because if I don’t; I get left behind. Love ya! Have a blessed day.

  • 5. Holly Smith  |  April 20, 2007 at 1:19 pm

    Wow! What a great job you did on the commission! Do you design blog pages? Just curious.

    I have only been blogging for a couple of months and find that I really need to learn things like linking and putting art on it. Do you have any suggestions?

    I’m looking forward to reading your blog. God Bless you!

    In His Joy,
    Holly Smith
    Monument, CO

    Thanks so much. I design my own blog pages, but have been preoccupied with some freelance work lately publishing Upward soccer devotionals for our half time games and finishing our school’s yearbook. I sent you some tips to get you started. I hope you find them useful. Let me know how it goes.


  • 6. Dori  |  April 20, 2007 at 2:03 pm



    Thank you so much for the time you took to comment. I will come visit you soon.

  • 7. Jenny Williams  |  April 20, 2007 at 2:32 pm

    Your blog is great! I loved the commissioning!! Very Talented
    -Jenny Williams

  • 8. Karla~Looking Towards Heaven  |  April 20, 2007 at 3:18 pm

    oh, I’m so excited for you – it’s posted on the LPM blog!

    It’s beautiful!


  • 9. Rachel  |  April 20, 2007 at 5:42 pm

    That is absolutely gorgeous! I love it. I am glad I came across it. Can’t wait to read more of it.

    Maggie replies: It spoke to me so much. Thank you for commenting! Come visit Magnanimity any time.

  • 10. Big Mama  |  April 20, 2007 at 9:18 pm

    Wow, it’s just beautiful!

    Maggie Replies: Thanks, Big Mama.

  • 11. Stacy  |  April 21, 2007 at 12:39 am

    Thank you so much for the beautiful interpretation of the Columbia Columbia Commissioning. I was there last weekend for the LPL event and the commissioning was something I truly hold dear to my heart. Beth blessed us all that weekend with her usual wisdom and sweet spirit! I am still letting it all sink in, grateful for our Lord and Savior and the Divine Special Effects that HE has placed into our lives for HIS Glory – and through our many trials, HE IS painting an amazing masterpiece!
    Irmo, SC

    Maggie replies:
    Yes! “Divine special effects” had me gripped–in the most untantalizing, embarrassing, or dramatic parts of my life when I feel I’ve probably worn everyone out…they are on the edge of their seats, gripped by the special effect of music and lighting I never see until the completed work is done…just like a movie drama. The intensity of it all helps them remember that “God stuff” THEY saw all the more. Thanks for your kindness, Stacy. ~Maggie

  • 12. Connie Barris  |  April 21, 2007 at 7:29 am

    I saw your entry on Beth Moore’s site…and your beautiful piece that you did.

    I think you are so precious to open your heart and share..

    you are talented.. in your words and display…

    thank you for sharing

    Maggie replies: Connie, thank you for taking time to say, Thank you. You have a thankful heart, and God will bless you for your grace and time, I’m sure. May you be blessed in a special way this week with a fresh touch of His “divine special effects”…may you see some of them and be in wonder and awe.


  • 13. Andrea  |  April 21, 2007 at 11:45 am

    This is just beautiful. I had to post it on my blog and I used the “create link” function to insert the link back to this post, but when you look at my site, the link does not show. I want to make sure I give credit, so if you can tell me how to fix it, I will. Thank you for your great work!

    Maggie replies: Thanks!

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  • 15. Blessed Beyond Measure  |  April 23, 2007 at 6:22 pm

    Okay, reading this post it sure sounds to me like thats what happened. I have been impressed at your template, but this is absolutely gorgeous. Look at you!

    Maggie Replies: 😀 Always a constant source of encouragement to me! Thank you for the compliments! Can I follow in your footsteps? Pitter, patter, pitter, patter…

  • 16. Rhonda~Harleyville~Girl  |  April 24, 2007 at 1:57 pm

    You are so PRECIOUS – I would love to have this FRAMED in my house and workplace. I was there – you are so BLESSED with an awesome talent. Keep it up!!! LOVE YA! FRIENDS IN CHRIST!

    Mag replies: Thanks for the sweet words!>

  • 17. Deanna  |  April 25, 2007 at 3:18 pm

    DEFINITELY gonna have to come back!! I just jumped over from lpm blog to check on permissions to use your work with the commissioning prayer. The words are very powerful and even more so with what you’ve done so I wanted to put it up over on my blog…anyway…only had time to skim some of your posts but I’ll definitely be back!!!

  • 18. Amy  |  April 26, 2007 at 10:59 am

    Thank you for creating this beautiful artwork of Beth Moore’s commissioning prayer. It means so much to me and I am so glad to have permisson to post it on my son Colin’s blog. It speaks volumes to us about having faith through our brain tumor journey and the goodness and mercy of the Lord through it all! Now all I need is a framed print of this on my desk to see everyday….
    Thank you—
    Amy (Colin’s mom)

    Maggie replies: You are so welcome, Amy. I needed it. Or it needed me! I can’t figure out which. Yes, you have had a long journey, and I have joined in prayers for you. I am glad you hear you got a good report! Praise God!

  • 19. mom  |  April 26, 2007 at 12:04 pm

    No one could be more proud of you than I. My heart just leaps with unbearable joy. I rejoice that our Saviour is using your gifts and talents as he does. He continues to amaze me, and so do you. I love you. Mom

    Maggie replies: Thanks, Mom. How blessed I am. Always believing in me.

  • 20. Happi  |  April 26, 2007 at 3:27 pm

    Hi Maggie,
    Thanks so much for letting us post this on our blogs and for visiting mine. : ) I am also intrigued by the Arts Conference…We live near the “original” Willow Creek tho we don’t attend there. We are Harvest Bible Chapel members in the Chicago area. I lead worship quite often for women’s events and am active in the worship dept. at our church. I would be interested in learning more about this…Thanks and have a blessed day!

    Maggie replies: You are welcome! Check online…all sorts of info there. And…the COOLEST brochure. I was just mesmerized by it! Very cool.

  • 21. Karla~Looking Towards Heaven  |  April 27, 2007 at 11:45 pm

    wow maggie — wasn’t that fun for you??!!


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  • 23. Cathy Davis  |  September 10, 2007 at 12:26 pm

    How beautiful!

  • 24. prov33  |  October 4, 2007 at 9:33 am

    Thank you so much! What a blessing and inspiration!

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