Worship Color: RED

Symbolism Of Colors Founded in Worship or Worship Service

Today’s Color is Red

Precious Stones or Gems: Red Topaz, Sardonyx (Chalcedony), Red Sapphire, Ruby, Red Jasper,  Red Spinel, Rhodolite Garnet, Rubellite (Tourmaline), Red Quartz

The color red is used on Banners, Flags, Streamer, Tabrets, Tassels, and Praise Shield, or Hoop. In a lot of sanctuaries, you can find the color red as a primary or secondary color in their color schemes. Below is an overview of the worship color, red:

Definition for the Color Red:

The quality or state of the achromatic color at the end of the spectrum next to orange and opposite violet; the chromatic color resembling the hue of blood, fire, or rubies.

There are two Greek words: Scarlet and Firey Red

You can found the color kokkinos (scarlet) in the Strong’s Greek Concordance number 2847 with the definition of crimson; a scarlet, dyed with kermes (coccum), the female coccus of the kermes oak.

Also found the color purrhos (firey red) in the Strong’s Greek Concordance number 4450 with the definition of having the color of fire, red.

Bible Scripture References:

Matthew 27:28 And they stripped him, and put on him a scarlet robe.

Acts 2:4 And they were all filled with the Holy Ghost, and began to speak with other tongues, as the Spirit gave them utterance.

Hebrews 9:19 For when Moses had spoken every precept to all the people according to the law, he took the blood of calves and of goats, with water, and scarlet wool, and hyssop, and sprinkled both the book, and all the people,

Revelation 6:4 And there went out another horse that was red: and power was given to him that sat thereon to take peace from the earth, and that they should kill one another: and there was given unto him a great sword.

Revelation 12:3 And there appeared another wonder in heaven; and behold a great red dragon, having seven heads and ten horns, and seven crowns upon his heads.

Revelation 17:3-4 So he carried me away in the spirit into the wilderness: and I saw a woman sit upon a scarlet coloured beast, full of names of blasphemy, having seven heads and ten horns. And the woman was arrayed in purple and scarlet colour, and decked with gold and precious stones and pearls, having a golden cup in her hand full of abominations and filthiness of her fornication:

Revelation 18:12 The merchandise of gold, and silver, and precious stones, and of pearls, and fine linen, and purple, and silk, and scarlet, and all thyine wood, and all manner vessels of ivory, and all manner vessels of most precious wood, and of brass, and iron, and marble,

Revelation 18:16 And saying, Alas, alas that great city, that was clothed in fine linen, and purple, and scarlet, and decked with gold, and precious stones, and pearls!

The Following Meaning for the Color Red: 

Blood of Jesus, the Person of Jesus—The Son of God, the life and essence

Covenant of Grace— agreement, contract, or promise of grace

Hate—extreme dislike, disgust or detest

Judgment—verdict, decision, or ruling

Love—feel affection for, adore, worship

Martyred Saints—a person put to death for adhering to belief

Redemption—salvation, exchange, rescue

Pentecost—the 7th Sunday after Easter observed as a church festival commemorating the descent of the Holy Spirit on the apostles.

Sin—transgression, wrongdoing

Sovereign Power—supreme ruler of power

The Cross—Jesus was crucified on

The Wrath of God—fury or anger of God

War—battle between good and evil

The next time you see the color blue in any worship or worship service, you will understand  the importance and the use for the color blue as an impression of God’s will and purposes for His people.

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Until next time, continue to be blessed and Praise the Lord!


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