The Biblical meanings behind color

God created everything with intent and a purpose, most beautifully.

Colors are integral in much of our life.

In reading Exodus regarding construction of His tabernacle, amongst other passages, we see God is very specific regarding design and colors. This is also evident in creation.

From the Bible, we can discern some meaning regarding color. I intend to use color to connect to God. In researching this, I came across this wonderful blog post by Jacob Oleson

Jeremiah 7:28

Ponder this: Jeremiah 7:28
“So you shall say to them, ‘This is a nation that does not obey the voice of the Lord their God nor receive correction. Truth has perished and has been cut off from their mouth.”

I prefer not to come off negative but is this not the path a large portion of our nation is on today?

The ‘Reality of Truth’ must triumph over ignorance but mostly willfully choosing self over God; those looking backwards and down. I sense this quite prevelantly more and more

This passage was originally directed to the people of Judah. Unfortunately (for the hating disobedient stiffnecked amongst us it affects everyone), it is applicable today for we remain under Heaven ruled by the same God.

So then what?

Shall we continue to backslide or be bold?
Shall we hide or speak truth?
Shall we ingore or share love?

May God empower us to ‘boldly live and speak truth while we love God and share our love’.

The 1st Commandment

“You shall have no other gods before me.”

What does this 1st of the 10 Commandments mean?

How do you live it out in your life?

It relates to its inverted meaning in what Jesus said in Matthew 22 when the rich young ruler asked Him which commandment was the greatest and Jesus said ‘love the LORD God with ALL your heart, soul, mind and strength’.

Our God is a caring, emotional person who deserves to be first and foremost. Nothing before Him. We are commanded NOT to worship anyone or anything other than He.

Our hearts were made to worship. If we don’t love and worship the God of the Bible we will by default worship something false and unfullfilling. The best way to avoid false worship is to lean into the Word with accompanying Spiritual disciplines. We spend time and talk about who and what we love.