My submission, Worldly Distractions, was created by using a digital painting program. The girl's was drawn with a subtle serious/sad expression to show her difficultly with dealing with the temptations of her past distractions (TV programs, computer gaming, and phone addiction). She gently holds hers bible to demonstrate that in the end, everything will be good as long as she relies on the word of God.
This image shows how the distractions of the world can cause us to lose focus on God and our purpose on this earth. The TV (secular shows and movies), the computer (violent gaming) and the phone are tools that the devil can use to not only take our minds off of God but also as a way to infiltrate our souls and create demonic strongholds. The girl holds her bible, as a way to use the powerful word of God to hold off from such temptations as satans minions (the arms) attempt to pull her back into these sinful desires. The battle for our hearts and minds is fierce in this life. But, we know that with all the schemes of the devil trying to pull us in his direction, the power of God is stronger. The blood that thus Christ shed on the cross was the payment that follows us to stand against these distractions allowing God to take ground in your life and fight these unseen battles with his living word.
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