April 5, 2020

Easter Imagery: Light and Purity


 “Then spake Jesus again unto them, saying, I am the light of the world: he that followeth me shall not walk in darkness, but shall have the light of life.”-- John 8:12 (KJV)

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Easter Sunday is in one week. Let’s begin the celebration of rebirth and renewal now! This article will look at the important imagery of the holiday. Every part of this holy day's symbols is important.
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The Easter Lily
Resurrection
Spirituality
Elegance
Hope
Beauty
Life

Other Points of Interest:
  • The white Easter lily represents the process of resurrection: burial (planting), and life after death (the opening of the bloom).
  • The trumpet shape of the mature flower signifies Gabriel’s trumpet call to rebirth.

The Color Purple=Power
Royalty
Power
Dignity
Nobility
Wealth
Grandeur
Luxury
Wisdom
Peace

Purple Flowers
Rare occurring color in nature
Uplifting
Sacred
Calming
Delicate
Spiritual
Precious
The Higher Self

Other Points of Interest:
  • “The Purple Heart” is the medal given to honor U.S. citizens wounded during military service.
  • Purple was an expensive dye to create. Throughout history, that color has been reserved for royalty or high-ranking officials.


The Color White=Purity and Light

Positivity/Optimism
Light
Heaven
Purity
Goodness
Beginnings
Innocence
Faith
Spirituality

Other Points of Interest:
  • It’s the color most worn by brides.
  • White gemstones mean new beginnings and renewals.
  • This color aids in mental clarity.

My Conclusion

The symbolism of Easter is all about new beginnings. Jesus alone had the perfect power and purity to help us return to Heaven. That’s reason enough to praise Him. Please enjoy this lyric video by Casting Crowns called, “Great Are You Lord”:


What does Easter mean to you?

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