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Kerrville, Texas: Giant Empty Cross, Large Jesus on Horseback

Giant steel outline of a Christian cross and an equestrian statue of a regal Jesus, part of the Coming of the King Prayer Garden.

The Coming King Sculpture Prayer Gardens

530 Benson Dr, Kerrville, TX
I-10 exit 508. Turn north onto Hwy 16/Fredericksburg Rd, then quickly turn left (west) onto Benson Drive. Drive past the car dealership, paralleling the north side of the freeway, then turn right and drive up to the parking area for the cross.
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Giant cross.

Giant Empty Cross, Large Jesus on Horseback

Breathtaking walk through this beautiful garden. Beautiful work done by this creator. Would love to thank him for giving us such a moving place to visit!

[Penny, 01/14/2023]

The Coming King Scripture Prayer Garden.

The Coming King Scripture Prayer Garden

The 77-foot-high empty cross is part of a 24.5-acre park on top of a hill beside I-10. There are bronze statues of Mary, the "Fisher of Men," the "Divine Servant," and an 18-foot-high "The Coming King." Paths and benches are spread around a 300-foot-long cross-shaped garden. Over $2 million was spent on the garden and $3 million on Christian sculptures made by three internationally known artists. Free admission. Very peaceful and serene. Open 7 am to midnight.

[William Connor, 04/29/2020]

It Is Finished.

The Empty Cross, The Coming of the King

Several new sculptures have been added, including: It Is Finished; Hope; Path of prayer rocks; Mary, mother of Jesus; and Twelve Stones.

[Janie, 10/24/2017]
The Empty Cross, The Coming of the King

The cross itself, plus the sculptures, Bible passage walk and prayer garden, make this a moving and soul-refreshing pit stop.

[Courtney, 07/26/2016]

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