As Vicky Martin was praying, the Lord gave her an image of a butterfly coming out of a chrysalis. This was the picture HE gave to her to paint for the young teenage girl who was on dialysis because of kidney failure. She was waiting for several years to be put on a donor list for a new kidney. At the time of the painting, the girl was not even on a list for a new kidney and the chances of her recovery looked very slim. Vicky obeyed the Lord and painted the butterfly painting and gave it to her, along with the words below to go with it. Within months she was on a transplant list, and six months later the girl was given a new kidney, and in her words "a new life." She felt immediately better after the surgery, and has now made a complete recovery.
Prophetic words to go with the painting by Vicky Martin & Sherrill Read.
Your Abba Father sees you…
“I have seen what has been going on with you. I have been with you all the way every moment. You are enveloped in my love and care.
“I have seen what you have been through. Now is a time of complete restoration.
I AM going to restore what the cankerworm has stolen. The enemy has tried to steal even your very life but I have set up a standard that the enemy will no longer be able to cross over.
“It’s a new day! It’s a new season! You are entering a new season of breakthrough!
You have been in the chrysalis for a long time and I want you to be set free to fly. Close your eyes and picture yourself flying free as a butterfly. This is what I want for you.
“You are becoming who I intended you to become in the beginning. You will live and not die! You are the head and not the tail! You may feel as if the enemy has been surrounding you. But actually, I have surrounded you with both ministering angels and loving friends to watch over you and pray for you. You are emerging out of the darkness and I AM bringing you new life.”
“See, I am doing a new thing! Now it springs up; do you not perceive it? I am making a way in the wilderness and streams in the wasteland.” – Isaiah 43:19 NIV
A large print of Vicky’s painting is part of the Healing Gallery Traveling Art Exhibit, that travels to churches and art galleries in Illinois and Indiana.
Learn more about Vicky and her art: go to her Instagram or her website.
The image of Vicky Martin's Butterfly was used with her permission. She owns the copyright to her art and to her words.
Sometimes it’s too easy to find ourselves in a place where we need to be rescued. We might have started out in the right direction, only to discover we took a wrong turn and got lost. We might be stuck in the mire, surrounded by a swamp, or need to be saved from a murky mess. No matter what our situation, we can cry out to the Lord Jesus Christ. HE is an expert at pulling people out the muddy waters and dangerous quicksand. HE knows where to find us. And HE will leave the 99 who are safe, to seek out the one who needs to be rescued.
Rescued by the Lord is an illustration created by Lynn Zuk-Lloyd that has brought hope to people in difficult situations. The art is part of the Healing Gallery Traveling Art Exhibit that travels to church galleries in Illinois and Indiana. The illustration has also been in exhibits at Burning Bush Art Gallery in Wheaton, and Arterie Fine Arts, when Arterie was still in Naperville. Rescued by the Lord was also published in “Speaking to the Heart” – a book containing prophetic visual art from more than 50 artists across North America.
Rescued by the Lord appears on Fine Art America, where art prints of the illustration can be purchased.