Symbolism Of Colors Founded in Worship or Worship Service
Today’s Color is Gold
Precious Stones or Gems: Yellow Topaz or Yellowish-Brown Sapphire
The color gold or yellow is used on Banners, Flags, Streamer, Tabrets, Tassels, and Praise Shield, or Hoop. In a lot of sanctuaries, you can find the color gold as a primary or secondary color in their color schemes, as well as the color yellow. Below is an overview of the worship color, yellow/gold:
Definition for the Color Yellow/Gold:
Yellow is a quality or state of the achromatic of the color between green and orange in the spectrum; Gold is an alloy color of a deep lustrous yellow or yellow-brown color.
You can found the color chrusos (gold) in the Strong’s Greek Concordance number 5557 with the definition from the base of chraomai (through the idea of the utility of the metal); gold; by extension, a golden article, as an ornament or coin — gold.
Bible Scripture References:
Leviticus 13:36 Then the priest shall look on him: and, behold, if the scall be spread in the skin, the priest shall not seek for yellow hair; he is unclean.
Psalm 68:13 Though ye have lien among the pots, yet shall ye be as the wings of a dove covered with silver, and her feathers with yellow gold.
Matthew 2:11 And when they were come into the house, they saw the young child with Mary his mother, and fell down, and worshipped him: and when they had opened their treasures, they presented unto him gifts; gold, and frankincense and myrrh.
Matthew 10:9 Provide neither gold, nor silver, nor brass in your purses,
Matthew 23:16-17 Woe unto you, ye blind guides, which say, Whosoever shall swear by the temple, it is nothing; but whosoever shall swear by the gold of the temple, he is a debtor! Ye fools and blind: for whether is greater, the gold, or the temple that sanctifieth the gold?
Acts 17:29 Forasmuch then as we are the offspring of God, we ought not to think that the Godhead is like unto gold, or silver, or stone, graven by art and man’s device.
1 Corinthians 3:12 Now if any man build upon this foundation gold, silver, precious stones, wood, hay, stubble;
James 5:3 Your gold and silver is cankered; and the rust of them shall be a witness against you, and shall eat your flesh as it were fire. Ye have heaped treasure together for the last days.
Revelation 9:7 And the shapes of the locusts were like unto horses prepared unto battle; and on their heads were as it were crowns like gold, and their faces were as the faces of men.
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,
The Following Meaning for the Color Yellow:
Celebration—party, festival, or gala
Deceit—trickery, cheating, dishonesty
Degradation—the great shame brought about by loss of status, reputation, or self-esteem.
Infernal Light—hellish, damnable light
Glory Revealed—wonder & beauty exposed, discovered, open (see color gold)
Joy—delight, happiness, pleasure
Jealousy—resentment, distrust, envy
The Following Meaning for the Color Gold:
All Saints—official recognized people as preeminent for holiness.
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.
Holiness of Life—the state or quality of being holy in life
Innocence of Soul—the absence of guilt for the soul
Glory—credit, splendor, beauty, or praise
Mercy—compassion, sympathy, understanding, or kindness
Purity—the virtue and innocence
Righteousness—virtue, morality, uprightness, or honesty
The Ascension—the rising of Jesus Christ from earth to heaven after the Resurrection
The Godhead—Father God, Son Jesus, and Holy Spirit
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
Trial by fire—test or hearing by discharge
Trinity Sunday—the Sunday eight weeks after Pentecost when Christian celebrate the doctrine of the Trinity.
The next time you see the color yellow or gold in any worship or worship service, you will understand the importance and the use for the color gold as well as yellow as an impression of God’s will and purposes for His people.
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