When he grew up he worked as a carpenter until the age of thirty (image)

“Carpenters are considered skilled craftsman who do detailed work. Here, Jesus is making a wooden spindle on which his mother will spin silk thread.”

Drawing by Sawai Chinnawong who employs northern and central Thailand’s popular distinctive artistic style originally used to depict Buddhist moral principles and other religious themes; explanation by Paul DeNeui. From That Man Who Came to Save Us by Sawai Chinnawong and Paul H. DeNeui, William Carey Library, 2010.

For more images by Sawai Chinnatong in TIPs see here.

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