Christ the Teacher icon
Our most popular icon! Holding a Gospel declaring: "I am the Light of the world" Christ blesses the beholder. In these icons of Christ His halo includes the letters "I AM," symbolizing His divinity and referring to His words, ""Before Abraham was, I AM." The Greek letters "IC" and "XC" in the upper corners of the icon are abbreviations of the Greek words for "Jesus"" and "Christ. "Explore all of the icons of Christ available at Monastery Icons.