A Symbol of Spiritual Falsehood

What Do Clouds Symbolize In The Bible?

Christianity and clouds have always had a special connection. The Bible is also full of references about clouds. Just to give you some interesting statistics, the word ‘cloud’ appears 107 times in the Bible. On the other hand, the word ‘clouds’ appears 49 times in the Bible. To stretch it a little further, the word … Read more

what does glass symbolize in the bible

What Does Glass Symbolize In The Bible?

In the Hebrew culture and economic set up, glass was a common material. The Bible doesn’t say much about glass as a material, but inventions from glass paintings to stained glass has been seen in various excavations. Places such as tombs, have preserved glass for over 3500 years. Fragments of glass have been discovered in … Read more

A Symbol of God’s Sustenance and Refreshment

What Do Peaches Symbolize In The Bible?

Peaches are harvested throughout the year. However, May through September are the months well known for garden-fresh harvests. Peaches are not only delicious but also attractive to look at. Think of the many times you’ve seen wall papers and stickers with photos of juicy peaches. Apart from tantalizing our human appetites, peaches have spiritual significance. … Read more

Oil As an Empowering Tool for Vocation

What Does Oil Symbolize In The Bible?

The Bible mentions oil and the use of it about 200 times. The Hebrews had a specific connection with oils in their lives whether it is in spiritual practices or cooking or as a cosmetic. Biblical stories and extra biblical literature show us that oil was used as a moisturizer for hair and skin, as … Read more

The Eagle as the Image of God

What Does An Eagle Symbolize In The Bible?

The eagle is one of the prime creatures mentioned in the Bible for different reasons and lessons. You may have come across a couple of passages and kept on wondering what the eagle represents in those specific contexts. To help you answer that and many other questions you may have, here is a look at … Read more

God’s Glorious Majesty

What Does Lightning Symbolize In The Bible?

The Bible in many instances refers to acts of nature such as wind, rain, rainbow, and thunder. Depending on the context, there could be symbolism attached to such mentions or it could be a pure mention of an element of nature. That notwithstanding, one thing we are sure of is that all elements including lightning … Read more

The Eagle as a Symbol of God’s Protection

What Does Hair Symbolize In The Bible?

What is the Biblical symbolism of hair? You may ask. The Bible has numerous references to hair and in each instance, it could mean one thing or the other. For instance, it could mean wisdom, health and beauty, vitality and so forth. Join us as we look at different Bible verses that speak of hair … Read more

Symbol of Wealth

What Does A Goat Symbolize In The Bible?

The Bible was written in regions and countries where goats were part of the livestock that people reared. Looking at instances where the goat is mentioned in the Bible from the times of Amos to Proverbs, to the New Testament, one can’t help but try and dig a little deeper into understanding the meaning behind … Read more

Symbols of Strength

What Does A Bull Symbolize In The Bible?

In Genesis, the Bible tells us of how Aaron exclaims at the golden calf. One begins to wonder how possible it is for a nation that saw God’s miracles stoop so low as to worship a calf. These are people who knew God’s commandments about idolatry and how God hates it. However, there must be … Read more

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