Pantocrator, "almighty," is one of the many names of God used in the Bible. It refers to Christ as Sabaoth, "Lord of Hosts," the ruler of all, and the sustainer of the universe. This image of Christ is the most widely-used subject in all of Orthodox Christianity, appearing on the domes and iconostases of churches, as well as on panel icons in homes and chapels everywhere.
The Lord appears serious, sometimes even stern, but dispassionate as the eternal God. His right hand is raised in a gesture of blessing. As the Word Incarnate, He holds a Gospel book. When the book is open, it signifies Christ as the Teacher; when it is closed, He is the Judge, with the final verdict known only to Himself. This icon is also known as "Christ the Life-Giver."
Posted by Rachel Holmes on Mar 14th 2018
It has lovely detail looks and feels well made. I’m happy to begin building our family icon corner starting with this first piece.
It worth the money you pay for
Posted by Karam Shammas on Feb 1st 2018
I know it is not an original painting but it worth the money that you pay for it. It is done in a professional way.
Christ Rules All (with a reminder from Legacy Icons)
Posted by Unknown on Sep 8th 2017
The icon was sent and delivered in a short time. It was made with the high quality of workmanship that is a hallmark of Legacy Icons.