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Praise and Worship Flags - Biblical Meanings of the Colors
Meaning of the Colors Used for Worship Flags
This article is to help give you some of the biblical meanings of different colors used for Praise and Worship flags. This will also be helpful for making flags as well as using them for worship and ministry. Many different color combination can also have different meanings. And as always with our Creative God, the Holy Spirit will reveal more as you continue in your adventure into using these worship instruments.
Biblical Meaning for the Different Colors
These are just a sample for the meanings. As you search the Living Word you will find many more.
Yellow: Faith and glory of God (Romans 4:20), anointing (Exodus 25:6)
Orange: Fire of God (Ezekiel 1:4; 27; 8:2), deliverance (Daniel 3:19-29), warrior (Psalm 97:3), passionate praise (Ephesians 3:19)
Fuchsia: Joy (Isaiah 55:1; Nehemiah 8:10), right relationship (Psalm 16:11; 32:11), communion (Song of Solomon 5:1)
Scarlet: Fine linen for the tabernacle (Exodus 26:1; 31; 36; Numbers 4:8), Cleansing (Leviticus 14:52), Royalty (Daniel 5:7; 16; 29)
Red: Blood of Jesus (Ephesians 1:7), love of Christ (Romans 8:35-36), blood of the lamb, atonement (Leviticus 14:52-53), redemption (Galatians 3:13), salvation (Joshua 2:18-21)
Wine: new birth (Matthew 9:17), multiply (John 2:9; 10), overflow (Joel 2:24), mercy (Amos 9:13, 14), filled with plenty (Proverbs 3:10), new wine (Ephesians 5:18)
Purple: Royalty (Ester 8:15; Revelation 1:6), kingship (Mark 15:17; John 19:2), majesty, mediator, wealth (Judges 8:26; Revelations 18:16), authority (Ezekiel 27:7)
Blue/Sapphire: Law/commandments (Numbers 15:38-41), heaven (Ezekiel 1:26), revealed God (Exodus 24:10), grace (Romans 6:14; Hebrew 4:16), the Priesthood (Exodus 28:31), water of the Word and authority (Ephesians 5:26), prayer, river of God (Revelation 22:1-2; 17), over-comer
(1 John 4:4; Revelation 3:21), Living water (John 7:38-39), Holy Spirit, divine revelation (Hebrews 10:15-16)
Turquoise/Jasper/Aqua: River of God (Revelation 22:1), sanctification, healing (Revelation 22:2), life-giving flow of the Holy Spirit (Ephesians 1:13), the New Jerusalem (Revelation 3:12; 21:2)
Green: Praise (1 Chronicles 16:32-34; Psalm 63:3), life, (1 John 2:25), health (Genesis 1:30), growth (Genesis 9:3), prosperity (Genesis 30:37-41), restoration (Isaiah 61:3; Psalm 23:2,3) new beginning (Isaiah 27:6; Romans 6:4), fruitfulness (Psalm 52:8; Hosea 14:8), flourishing (Jeremiah 17:8; Ezekiel 17:24; Psalm 92:12-15)
Gold: Eternal Deity, the Godhead, foundation, sanctified (2 Timothy 2:20:21), alter (Genesis 44:8; Exodus 37:2;6; 25:11;12), beauty (Ester 1:6;7), precious, holiness (Genesis 39:30), glory, purified out of the refining fire (Malachi 3:3; Zechariah 13:9), tested (1 Corinthians 3:11-14), majesty (Ester 8:15), righteousness (Psalm 119:127), divine light (1 John 1:7)
Silver: The Word of God, redemption (Deuteronomy 22:29; Matthew 27:5; 6; Ephesians 4:30) refined, purity (Malachi 3:3; Zechariah 13:9), divinity, righteousness, salvation (Zechariah 11:12; 13)
White: The Bride of Christ (Psalm 29:2; Romans 6:22; Ephesians 5:8-16; 1 Timothy 4:12; 1 John 1:7; Revelation 3:4-5; 7:9;14; 19:8;11;14; 22:17), purity (2 Chronicles 5:12; Daniel 12:10), Holy Spirit (Matthew 3:16; Luke 3:22; John 1:32), blessedness, holiness (Ecclesiastes 9:8; Isaiah 35:8; 1 Chronicles 16:29; Psalm 47:8; 96:9; Ephesians 4:24, 1 Thessalonians 3:13; 4:7), righteousness (Isaiah 1:18; 61:10), light (Ecclesiastes 2:13), joy (Ester 8:15-17), angels (John 20:12), saints (Psalm 30:4), peace (Hebrews 12:14), completion (Matthew 17:2; Colossians 2:10; 4:12), conquest (Daniel 7:90), triumph, victory (Matthew 28:3; Revelation 1:14; 20:11), surrender, harvest (John 4:35)
Brown: End of a season (Ecclesiastes 3:2; Jeremiah 8:13; Matthew 21:19; 2 Corinthians 4:11; James 1:11), Pride/filthy rags (Isaiah 24:4; 28:1; 64:6), Weary, faint (Galatians 6:9), People (Isaiah 40:7 - 8)
Black/Onyx: Darkness, evil, sin, (Zechariah 6:2; Jude 13; Revelation 6:5; 12), affliction, humiliation, calamity, death, famine, mourning, (Jeremiah 8:21) reconciling Mediator, authority (Exodus 28:9; 20; Ester 1:6; 9:29) obedience unto death (Revelation 12:11)
Combining the Different Colors
This can add new meaning and demision to your worship instrument.
Tabernacle - Scarlet, Purple and Blue: These are the colors used in the tabernacle where God dwelled with the Israelites in the desert (Exodus 28:8; 36:8; 39:1)
Bride of Christ - Gold, Silver and White: We are purified when Jesus redeemed us to become holy as He is holy (Malachi 3:3; Deuteronomy 22:29; Ephesians 4:24)
Fire - Yellow, Orange and Red: As we stand in faith the glory of God is revealed no enemy can penetrate His protection or overcome His deliverance (Romans 4:20; Psalm 97:3; Joshua 2:18-21)
Faith - Yellow, Green and Blue: Faith in God's ways given to us by the Holy Spirit brings life to us now and for eternity (Romans 4:20; Hebrews 10:15-16; 1 John 2:25)
Healing water - Blue and Aqua: Life, cleansing, healing (Psalm 1:1-3; Revelation 22:1)
Covenant/Promise - Rainbow colors: Promises of God (Genesis 9:13)
Grace - Purple and pink: We are adopted into royalty when we are birthed into God's Kingdom. This is only done by His grace He provides everything we need. (2 Corinthians 8:9)
Mercy - Purple and red: Jesus is our mediator and redeemer, He clothed us in salvation and gives us a robe of righteousness (Titus 3:4-7; Isaiah 61:10)
Praise - Fuchsia, purple and aqua: We have joy in the wealth of the Holy Spirit (Jeremiah 33:9; Hebrews 2:10-12; 13:15)
Worship - Purple, blue, and wine: Longing, seeking to be in God's presence because of who He is. (Matthew 2:2; John 9:31)
Majesty - Purple and blue: Dignity, priestly, power, authority, ruler, King or high official (1 Chronicles 29:24-25; 2 Chronicles 2:14; 3:14; Jeremiah 10:9; Ester 8:15; Ezekiel 27:7)
Repentance - Black, Red and White: All can be redeemed by Jesus through repentance, because all of us fall short of God's glory (Romans 3:23 - 24)
If you are looking for flags, banners, garments or other accessories for praise and worship, please visit my website at CreationsAnewFlags.com. Here are some links to get you going...
Worship Streamers are long and graceful, available in a variety of colors and styles, and they include a 22 inch streamer wand.
- Half Circle Flags
Half-circle worship flags, also known as Angel Wings, are very easy to dance with. They flow beautifully and make a wonderful extension of your expression.
- Small Flags
Small worship flags are especially useful inside buildings or where there are short ceilings. Kids also find them to be a lot of fun. Some styles come with a wooden rod, and others may be used with a wooden or metal spinning rod. Check out the access
- Large Flags
Large worship flags are wonderful to use in a Sanctuary with high ceilings, as well as outdoors. Rods are sold separately so that you can choose the length you like.
Worship banners speak a specific message. A 9 to 12 foot or longer rod works very well with these flags.
- Dance Silks
Dance silks are not used with rods, and are easy to carry and use at any given moment. They are also used for ministry, and are wonderful for placing over someone during ministry.
Worship accessories include streamer wands, flag rods (solid and spinning), Lametta shakers and dance bracelets, my "Flag Foundation Book", and an audio CD.
Worship garments are great overlays to be used with leotards and dance pants. Sacred garments should be used only for ministry - not for any common activities. Garments are made of 100% silk that is a little bit heavier than that used for flags. Garm
Specific books for this ministry ...
- Flag Foundation Book by Suzi Herman
I pray this book will be a blessing to your ministry. As you gain an understanding of how flags are used with a purpose, bringing all glory unto our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.
- Order in the Courts by Paul Wilbur
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