Planning to have one or more Christian tattoos done? If so, your first thought is probably about where and how to find the right picture. Which tattoo or tattoos will look best on you? Well, a lot depends on which part of your body will display the tattoo, the size of the tattoo, and the kind of impression you want it to make.
Fortunately, you have a great source of tattoo designs at your fingertips. That's right – the Internet. There are tons of online tattoo galleries where you can view graphics of lower back tattoos, arm tattoos, etc. Clean Out your diary and spend a few hours looking around. When you see a design you like, print it. Also, keep track of the tattoo artists behind the tattoos you see. You may be in luck – if they live and operate locally, you may be able to hire them to personally scratch your tattoos. Meanwhile, I also advise visiting a few highly regarded tattoo shops and looking through their scratch books. These are books of various tattoo designs.
It's one thing to peruse a flash book; it's another to settle on a Christian tattoos design. You may, in fact, want an original layout. For example, you may want the tattoo artist to scratch an image that you've seen somewhere… or you may even want the tattoo artist to use their creativity to adapt an existing image (or tattoo) design for your use. In either case, discuss your ideas with your tattoo artist to find out what they suggest, as well as what they're skilled to do.
Remember that just because you find some christian tattoos art that looks great in a book or on someone else, it doesn't mean it will suit you. A picture of a snake slithering up your arm may be more or less attractive depending on the width and relative length of your arm. Also, think of how certain colors will look on your skin. Since your tattoo is going to be with you forever (unless you wish to remove it via a painful procedure that will likely leave unattractive scars!) take your time and carefully consider your options.
The Bible does mention tattoos, but the context and interpretation of those mentions are a matter of debate among religious scholars and individuals. In Leviticus 19:28, it states “Do not cut your bodies for the dead or put tattoo marks on yourselves. I am the Lord.” Some interpret this verse as a blanket prohibition against tattoos, while others argue that it refers specifically to pagan mourning rituals and does not apply to modern tattoos. Additionally, in the New Testament, there is no explicit mention of tattoos. Ultimately, whether or not a Christian chooses to get a tattoo is a personal decision that should be made in accordance with their own beliefs and values.