This is one of four massive sculptures at the 1,000 foot tall cross. This particular one is representing the Gospel of Matthew. The Lion of Judah is a Portrait of Christ.
The others are a Man on an Eagle, representing the Gospel of John; Man on an ox, representing Mark; and a Man and an Angel representing Luke.
The four sculptures by an artist named Avalos are six stories high. Four aspects of the Savior’s mission.