Sweet Hour of Prayer by Abraham Hunter
Embellished Giclée Limited Edition Canvas
Signed by Abraham Hunter
Sweet Hour of Prayer is published in the below limited editions:
18x24 SN 95 $895 Framed or $695 Unframed 18x24 AP 15 $1395 Framed or $1195 Unframed
Often when I’m working on a particularly moody painting that somehow reminds me of my childhood, an old classic hymn starts playing deep in the back of my mind. On cassette tapes, we had hundreds of classic hymns that I would listen to, and the tunes are still in my mind and played on my guitar. One of those hymns was my song for this painting. The hymn “Sweet Hour Of Prayer” has a soft and mellow sound much like this painting has a soft mood. This painting reminds me that even when storms might arise and cloud the sun, there’s always a place to go where the flowers are in bloom, the critters are thriving, and the creek is softly singing. This place is prayer. Prayer works, no matter what is going on around you. It causes the world to stop roaring and allows peace to fill your heart and quiet your mind to hear the voice of the Creator. One of my favorite scriptures in the Bible is Philippians 4:6-7, “Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication, with thanksgiving, let your requests be made known to God; and the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus.” I hope this painting blesses you and gives you peace and reminds you that you’re never too busy to calm your mind and open your heart in prayer.
~ Abraham Hunter