Symbolism Of Colors Founded in Worship or Worship Service
Today’s Color is White
Precious Stones or Gems: White Onyx, Star Quartz, White Pearl, Zircon, White Spinel, Tourmaline, White Sapphire, Tree Agate, Television Stone (Ulexite)
The color white is used on Banners, Flags, Streamer, Tabrets, Tassels, and Praise Shield, or Hoop. In a lot of sanctuaries, you can find the color white as a primary or secondary color in their color schemes. Below is an overview of the worship color, white:
Definition for the Color White:
The quality or state of the achromatic color of greatest lightness. ie. a pale color of pigment; due to the reflection of most wavelengths of visible light.
You can found the color leukos (white) in the Strong’s Greek Concordance number 3022 with the definition from luke (‘light’); white.
Bible Scripture References:
Matthew 5:36 Neither shalt thou swear by thy head, because thou canst not make one hair white or black.
Matthew 17:2 And was transfigured before them: and his face did shine as the sun, and his raiment was white as the light.
Matthew 28:3 His countenance was like lightning, and his raiment white as snow:
Mark 9:3 And his raiment became shining, exceeding white as snow; so as no fuller on earth can white them.
Mark 16:5 And entering into the sepulchre, they saw a young man sitting on the right side, clothed in a long white garment; and they were affrighted.
Luke 9:29 And as he prayed, the fashion of his countenance was altered, and his raiment was white and glistering.
John 4:35 Say not ye, There are yet four months, and then cometh harvest? behold, I say unto you, Lift up your eyes, and look on the fields; for they are white already to harvest.
John 20:12 And seeth two angels in white sitting, the one at the head, and the other at the feet, where the body of Jesus had lain.
Acts 1:10 And while they looked stedfastly toward heaven as he went up, behold, two men stood by them in white apparel;
Revelation 1:14 His head and his hairs were white like wool, as white as snow; and his eyes were as a flame of fire;
Revelation 2:17 He that hath an ear, let him hear what the Spirit saith unto the churches; To him that overcometh will I give to eat of the hidden manna, and will give him a white stone, and in the stone a new name written, which no man knoweth saving he that receiveth it.
Revelation 3:4-5 Thou hast a few names even in Sardis which have not defiled their garments; and they shall walk with me in white: for they are worthy. He that overcometh, the same shall be clothed in white raiment; and I will not blot out his name out of the book of life, but I will confess his name before my Father, and before his angels.
Revelation 3:18 I counsel thee to buy of me gold tried in the fire, that thou mayest be rich; and white raiment, that thou mayest be clothed, and that the shame of thy nakedness do not appear; and anoint thine eyes with eyesalve, that thou mayest see.
Revelation 4:4 And round about the throne were four and twenty seats: and upon the seats I saw four and twenty elders sitting, clothed in white raiment; and they had on their heads crowns of gold.
Revelation 6:2 And I saw, and behold a white horse: and he that sat on him had a bow; and a crown was given unto him: and he went forth conquering, and to conquer.
Revelation 6:11 And white robes were given unto every one of them; and it was said unto them, that they should rest yet for a little season, until their fellowservants also and their brethren, that should be killed as they were, should be fulfilled.
Revelation 7:9 After this I beheld, and, lo, a great multitude, which no man could number, of all nations, and kindreds, and people, and tongues, stood before the throne, and before the Lamb, clothed with white robes, and palms in their hands;
Revelation 7:13 And one of the elders answered, saying unto me, What are these which are arrayed in white robes? and whence came they?
Revelation 14:14 And I looked, and behold a white cloud, and upon the cloud one sat like unto the Son of man, having on his head a golden crown, and in his hand a sharp sickle.
Revelation 19:11 And I saw heaven opened, and behold a white horse; and he that sat upon him was called Faithful and True, and in righteousness he doth judge and make war.
Revelation 19:14 And the armies which were in heaven followed him upon white horses, clothed in fine linen, white and clean.
Revelation 20:11 And I saw a great white throne, and him that sat on it, from whose face the earth and the heaven fled away; and there was found no place for them.
The Following Meaning for the Color White:
All Saints—official recognized people as preeminent for holiness
Angels—more than one angel
Christmas—Christian festival celebrating the birth of Jesus Christ
Easter—Christian festival commemorating the resurrection of Jesus Christ
Epiphany—Christian festival observed on Jan. 6th, celebrating the divine manifestation of Jesus Christ through the Three Wise Men’s visit.
Glory—the presence of God
Holiness of Life—the state or quality of being holy in life
Innocence of Soul—the absence of guilt for the soul
Joy—delight, happiness, pleasure
Peace—calm, concord, quietness, silence, harmony
Purity—the virtue and innocence
Salvation—deliverance, rescue, escape
The Ascension—the rising of Jesus Christ from earth to heaven after the Resurrection
The Bride of Jesus Christ of the church or believer in Christ who is about to wed their bridegroom, Jesus
The Transfiguration—the radiant appearance of Jesus Christ on the mountaintop, before three of his disciples. Christian festival that commemorates the Transfiguration observed on August 6th.
Trinity Sunday—the Sunday eight weeks after Pentecost when Christian celebrate the doctrine of the Trinity
Victory—conquest, triumph, success, to win
The next time you see the color white in any worship or worship service, you will understand the importance and the use for the color white as an impression of God’s will and purposes for His people.
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