Lego Jesus – The Easter Chronicles: Good Friday

A long time ago, Sofa took a series of photos showing Lego minifigures performing the Easter story. My first real attempt at Toy Photography, that was inspired by the Bible. Here is how that turned out. I’ve always meant to try updating the photos, here is the new attempt…

Mark Chapter 15


With a loud cry, Jesus breathed his last.

Mark Chapter 15

Alright. Quick note about this one, and my attempt at explaining why I’ve taken this as a photo for Good Friday. I guess I have two seperate trains of thought about the above picture.

One. There are certain… technical issues involved with hanging a Lego figure on a cross. Basically I wasn’t keen on taking Lego Jesus apart – particularly when I couldn’t be sure I would be able to put him back together.

Second reason. Well, I wondered. If I was a disciple where would I be? You can argue its cool to hate on Peter for his actions on Maundy Thursday, but at least he was around, involved, and trying. Would I be more likely to be found somewhere quiet? Quietly freaking out about my world falling apart? Or would I be found drinking a pint in The Winchester, waiting for it to all blow over?

There will be more throughout the week… Please come back! (And please share any inspiration for future images)

See The Lego Jesus Adventures for more of Lego Jesus. To catch any you may have missed!!!!

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Lego Jesus – The Easter Chronicles: Praying Alone

A long time ago, Sofa took a series of photos showing Lego minifigures performing the Easter story. My first real attempt at Toy Photography, that was inspired by the Bible. Here is how that turned out. I’ve always meant to try updating the photos, here is the new attempt…

Mark Chapter 14

Lego-Jesus-Praying-Alone


32 They went to a place called Gethsemane, and Jesus said to his disciples, “Sit here while I pray.” 33 He took Peter, James and John along with him, and he began to be deeply distressed and troubled. 34 “My soul is overwhelmed with sorrow to the point of death,” he said to them. “Stay here and keep watch.”
35 Going a little farther, he fell to the ground and prayed that if possible the hourmight pass from him. 36 “Abba,[f] Father,” he said, “everything is possible for you. Take this cup from me. Yet not what I will, but what you will.”
37 Then he returned to his disciples and found them sleeping. “Simon,” he said to Peter, “are you asleep? Couldn’t you keep watch for one hour? 38 Watch and pray so that you will not fall into temptation. The spirit is willing, but the flesh is weak.”
39 Once more he went away and prayed the same thing. 40 When he came back, he again found them sleeping, because their eyes were heavy. They did not know what to say to him.
41 Returning the third time, he said to them, “Are you still sleeping and resting? Enough! The hour has come. Look, the Son of Man is delivered into the hands of sinners. 42 Rise! Let us go! Here comes my betrayer!”

Mark Chapter 14

There will be more throughout the week… Please come back! (And please share any inspiration for future images)

See The Lego Jesus Adventures for more of Lego Jesus. To catch any you may have missed!!!!

Please follow on Instagram for more photography from The Sofa.

Lego Jesus – The Easter Chronicles: The Last Supper

A long time ago, Sofa took a series of photos showing Lego minifigures performing the Easter story. My first real attempt at Toy Photography, that was inspired by the Bible. Here is how that turned out. I’ve always meant to try updating the photos, here is the new attempt…

Mark Chapter 14


22 While they were eating, Jesus took bread, and when he had given thanks, he broke it and gave it to his disciples, saying, “Take it; this is my body.”
23 Then he took a cup, and when he had given thanks, he gave it to them, and they all drank from it.

Mark Chapter 14

There will be more throughout the week… Please come back! (And please share any inspiration for future images)

See The Lego Jesus Adventures for more of Lego Jesus. To catch any you may have missed!!!!

Please follow on Instagram for more photography from The Sofa.

Lego Jesus – The Easter Chronicles: Palm Sunday

A long time ago, Sofa took a series of photos showing Lego minifigures performing the Easter story. My first real attempt at Toy Photography, that was inspired by the Bible. Here is how that turned out. I’ve always meant to try updating the photos, here is the new attempt…

Matthew 21: 6-9

The disciples went and did as Jesus had instructed them. They brought the donkey and the colt and placed their cloaks on them for Jesus to sit on. A very large crowd spread their cloaks on the road, while others cut branches from the trees and spread them on the road. The crowds that went ahead of him and those that followed shouted,
“Hosanna[b] to the Son of David!”
“Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord!”[c]
“Hosanna[d] in the highest heaven!”

Matthew Chapter 21

There will be more throughout the week… Please come back! (And please share any inspiration for future images)

See The Lego Jesus Adventures for more of Lego Jesus.

Please follow on Instagram for more photography from The Sofa.

The Complete Lego Star Wars Easter Story

As seems to now be tradition. Heres a repeat of a little something I did a few years ago as part of a wider online project. (And also gave birth to Tales From The ToyShelf). Here is a series of of photos of Lego men telling the Lego Easter Story…  Please feel free to drop me an email if you have any questions about it.

(It also seems to be turning into a tradition that I keep meaning to update this a little)

The Star Wars Lego Easter Story.

“Go to the village ahead of you”

PalmSunday: Mark Chapter 4 - Jesus Comes to Jerusalem as King 1 As they approached Jerusalem and came to Bethphage and Bethany at the Mount of Olives, Jesus sent two of his disciples, 2 saying to them, “Go to the village ahead of you, and just as you enter it, you will find a colt tied there, which no one has ever ridden. Untie it and bring it here. 3 If anyone asks you, ‘Why are you doing this?’ say, ‘The Lord needs it and will send it back here shortly.’”

1 As they approached Jerusalem and came to Bethphage and Bethany at the Mount of Olives, Jesus sent two of his disciples, 2 saying to them, “Go to the village ahead of you, and just as you enter it, you will find a colt tied there, which no one has ever ridden. Untie it and bring it here. 3 If anyone asks you, ‘Why are you doing this?’ say, ‘The Lord needs it and will send it back here shortly.’”

Mark Chapter 11

 

Mark11: HorsePower?

 

PalmSunday2 - After failing in their search for a lego donkey... the disciples decided at least something with horsepower would do...

After failing in their search for a lego donkey… the disciples decided at least something with horsepower would do…

#EasterLIVE Mark11 Palm Sunday

 

8 Many people spread their cloaks on the road, while others spread branches they had cut in the fields. 9 Those who went ahead and those who followed shouted, “Hosanna![a]” “Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord!”[b] 10 “Blessed is the coming kingdom of our father David!” “Hosanna in the highest heaven!” 11 Jesus entered Jerusalem and went into the temple courts. He looked around at everything, but since it was already late, he went out to Bethany with the Twelve.

8 Many people spread their cloaks on the road, while others spread branches they had cut in the fields. 9 Those who went ahead and those who followed shouted,
“Hosanna![a]”
“Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord!”[b]
10 “Blessed is the coming kingdom of our father David!”
“Hosanna in the highest heaven!”
11 Jesus entered Jerusalem and went into the temple courts. He looked around at everything, but since it was already late, he went out to Bethany with the Twelve.

Mark Chapter 11

Turning The Temple Tables 

 15 On reaching Jerusalem, Jesus entered the temple courts and began driving out those who were buying and selling there. He overturned the tables of the money changers and the benches of those selling doves, 16 and would not allow anyone to carry merchandise through the temple courts. 17 And as he taught them, he said, “Is it not written: ‘My house will be called a house of prayer for all nations’[c]? But you have made it ‘a den of robbers.’[d]” 18 The chief priests and the teachers of the law heard this and began looking for a way to kill him, for they feared him, because the whole crowd was amazed at his teaching.

 

15 On reaching Jerusalem, Jesus entered the temple courts and began driving out those who were buying and selling there. He overturned the tables of the money changers and the benches of those selling doves, 16 and would not allow anyone to carry merchandise through the temple courts. 17 And as he taught them, he said, “Is it not written: ‘My house will be called a house of prayer for all nations’[c]? But you have made it ‘a den of robbers.’[d]

18 The chief priests and the teachers of the law heard this and began looking for a way to kill him, for they feared him, because the whole crowd was amazed at his teaching.

Mark Chapter 11

 

“Every one will be thrown down”

 

Based on Mark Chapter 13

Based on Mark Chapter 13

“You Said You Wanted To See Me?”

 

You Wanted to See me??

Based on Mark Chapter 14, Verse 10

#EasterLIVE – Supper Time

 

Most People seemed to enjoy the food

Based on Mark Chapter 14

Praying at Gethsemane

 

Welcome to Gethsemane

Based on Mark Chapter 14

Its A TRAP!

 

When he realised he couldn't kiss. Lego Judas just got himself a pointing stick instead.

Based on Mark Chapter 14

Jesus… taken away…

#EasterLIVE - Jesus arrested

Based on Mark Chapter 14

Pilate meet Jesus…

 

Pilate meet Jesus...

Based on Mark Chapter 15

 

 

His Last Journey

His Last Journey

Based on Mark Chapter 15

 

I See Him Hanging There

 

I see him hanging there...

Based on Mark Chapter 15

 

Game Over?

Game Over?

Based on Mark Chapter 15

 

Heads Down Lads…

 

Easter Live Heads Down Lads

Easter Saturday…

“NO WAY!!!!!!”

 

#EasterLIVE - No Way!

Based on Mark Chapter 16

The Complete Lego Star Wars Easter Story

As seems to now be tradition. Heres a repeat of a little something I did a few years ago as part of a wider online project. (And also gave birth to Tales From The ToyShelf). Here is a series of of photos of Lego men telling the Lego Easter Story…  Please feel free to drop me an email if you have any questions about it.

The Star Wars Lego Easter Story.

“Go to the village ahead of you”

PalmSunday: Mark Chapter 4 - Jesus Comes to Jerusalem as King 1 As they approached Jerusalem and came to Bethphage and Bethany at the Mount of Olives, Jesus sent two of his disciples, 2 saying to them, “Go to the village ahead of you, and just as you enter it, you will find a colt tied there, which no one has ever ridden. Untie it and bring it here. 3 If anyone asks you, ‘Why are you doing this?’ say, ‘The Lord needs it and will send it back here shortly.’”

1 As they approached Jerusalem and came to Bethphage and Bethany at the Mount of Olives, Jesus sent two of his disciples, 2 saying to them, “Go to the village ahead of you, and just as you enter it, you will find a colt tied there, which no one has ever ridden. Untie it and bring it here. 3 If anyone asks you, ‘Why are you doing this?’ say, ‘The Lord needs it and will send it back here shortly.’”

Mark Chapter 11

 

Mark11: HorsePower?

 

PalmSunday2 - After failing in their search for a lego donkey... the disciples decided at least something with horsepower would do...

After failing in their search for a lego donkey… the disciples decided at least something with horsepower would do…

#EasterLIVE Mark11 Palm Sunday

 

8 Many people spread their cloaks on the road, while others spread branches they had cut in the fields. 9 Those who went ahead and those who followed shouted, “Hosanna![a]” “Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord!”[b] 10 “Blessed is the coming kingdom of our father David!” “Hosanna in the highest heaven!” 11 Jesus entered Jerusalem and went into the temple courts. He looked around at everything, but since it was already late, he went out to Bethany with the Twelve.

8 Many people spread their cloaks on the road, while others spread branches they had cut in the fields. 9 Those who went ahead and those who followed shouted,
“Hosanna![a]”
“Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord!”[b]
10 “Blessed is the coming kingdom of our father David!”
“Hosanna in the highest heaven!”
11 Jesus entered Jerusalem and went into the temple courts. He looked around at everything, but since it was already late, he went out to Bethany with the Twelve.

Mark Chapter 11

Turning The Temple Tables 

 15 On reaching Jerusalem, Jesus entered the temple courts and began driving out those who were buying and selling there. He overturned the tables of the money changers and the benches of those selling doves, 16 and would not allow anyone to carry merchandise through the temple courts. 17 And as he taught them, he said, “Is it not written: ‘My house will be called a house of prayer for all nations’[c]? But you have made it ‘a den of robbers.’[d]” 18 The chief priests and the teachers of the law heard this and began looking for a way to kill him, for they feared him, because the whole crowd was amazed at his teaching.

 

15 On reaching Jerusalem, Jesus entered the temple courts and began driving out those who were buying and selling there. He overturned the tables of the money changers and the benches of those selling doves, 16 and would not allow anyone to carry merchandise through the temple courts. 17 And as he taught them, he said, “Is it not written: ‘My house will be called a house of prayer for all nations’[c]? But you have made it ‘a den of robbers.’[d]

18 The chief priests and the teachers of the law heard this and began looking for a way to kill him, for they feared him, because the whole crowd was amazed at his teaching.

Mark Chapter 11

 

“Every one will be thrown down”

 

Based on Mark Chapter 13

Based on Mark Chapter 13

“You Said You Wanted To See Me?”

 

You Wanted to See me??

Based on Mark Chapter 14, Verse 10

#EasterLIVE – Supper Time

 

Most People seemed to enjoy the food

Based on Mark Chapter 14

Praying at Gethsemane

 

Welcome to Gethsemane

Based on Mark Chapter 14

Its A TRAP!

 

When he realised he couldn't kiss. Lego Judas just got himself a pointing stick instead.

Based on Mark Chapter 14

Jesus… taken away…

#EasterLIVE - Jesus arrested

Based on Mark Chapter 14

Pilate meet Jesus…

 

Pilate meet Jesus...

Based on Mark Chapter 15

 

 

His Last Journey

His Last Journey

Based on Mark Chapter 15

 

I See Him Hanging There

 

I see him hanging there...

Based on Mark Chapter 15

 

Game Over?

Game Over?

Based on Mark Chapter 15

 

Heads Down Lads…

 

Easter Live Heads Down Lads

Easter Saturday…

“NO WAY!!!!!!”

 

#EasterLIVE - No Way!

Based on Mark Chapter 16

The Star Wars Lego Easter Story

A Long Time Ago On A Sofa Far Far Away…

… well a couple of years ago…

There was a collection of Easter / Passion stories told on Twitter under the banner of #EasterLive, which the The Church Sofa joined in with… and well… we decided to try and be different, and ask: What would happen if the Rebel Alliance, and the Empire decided to put aside their differences for one moment, and put on an Easter play? How would that go? We tried to find out by using a collection of Star Wars Lego related photos.

Well, as Easter is coming up, it felt like a good time to repeat the collection of Lego photos telling the Easter story.. Please feel free to drop us an email if you have any questions about it:

“Go to the village ahead of you”

PalmSunday: Mark Chapter 4 - Jesus Comes to Jerusalem as King   1 As they approached Jerusalem and came to Bethphage and Bethany at the Mount of Olives, Jesus sent two of his disciples, 2 saying to them, “Go to the village ahead of you, and just as you enter it, you will find a colt tied there, which no one has ever ridden. Untie it and bring it here. 3 If anyone asks you, ‘Why are you doing this?’ say, ‘The Lord needs it and will send it back here shortly.’”

1 As they approached Jerusalem and came to Bethphage and Bethany at the Mount of Olives, Jesus sent two of his disciples, 2 saying to them, “Go to the village ahead of you, and just as you enter it, you will find a colt tied there, which no one has ever ridden. Untie it and bring it here. 3 If anyone asks you, ‘Why are you doing this?’ say, ‘The Lord needs it and will send it back here shortly.’”

Mark Chapter 11

 

Mark11: HorsePower?

 

PalmSunday2 - After failing in their search for a lego donkey... the disciples decided at least something with horsepower would do...

After failing in their search for a lego donkey… the disciples decided at least something with horsepower would do…

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