Colors of Easter
When we picture Easter colors we picture in our mind
greens, pastel pinks and blues.
of variegated Easter eggs and ribbons on bright colored
Spring has sprung and colors are in the air.
Including the bright colored birds and bumblebees.
There are flowers of every color and size, every shade
the time to feel lighthearted and shed a few clothes.
Easter: the time to spring clean, opening doors and
Easter: the time to fill children's thoughts with the
idea of gifts
and something sweet received for the looking.
minute can I ask you to open your mind to the true colors
I believe Red is one of the colors of Easter.
the color of the sweat that poured from
my sweet saviors brow as He asked his father,
"if possible let this cup pass from me nevertheless
not as I will but thou wilt be done."
the color of the blood that lay across what was left of
the back of Jesus
after the cat of nine tails dug in ripping
and pulling flesh away from his ribs.
Red was the color of the blood on his sweet face after he
and had his beard pulled out by the handfuls.
the color of the blood that fell from
his forehead when they beat the crown of thorns piercing
to the bone.
Red was the color of the blood that poured from his side
when they pierced him
to prove that he was dead.
a color of Easter.
Purple was the color that Jesus' back
shone bruised for our Transgressions.
was the color of Jesus' swollen face and eyes
showing us there was no pride only humility
and a feeling of being forsaken by his beloved father.
a color of Easter because it is the color of royalty.
It is the color of the garment that covered
Jesus the King of the Jews as they laughed and scorned
one of the colors of Easter.
It is the color of sin that so easily took over the eyes
of the people that chanted,
" Barabbus release Barabbus".
the color of the sixth to the ninth hour over all the
About the ninth hour Jesus cried out with a loud voice
"My God My God, why have you forsaken me. "
the color of the tomb where they laid the body of
Jesus as they rolled the stone in front of it's mouth.
White is a color of Easter.
White is the color of the robe they took
from Jesus before they scourged him.
White is the color of purity that we can receive from the
death of Jesus on that cross.
the color of the slate of one of the robbers
that asked Jesus to remember him when he comes
into his kingdom.
the color of the linens that lay empty in the tomb.
White was the color of the angels clothes that asked Mary
why she was weeping.
White is one color of Easter because it is the color of
Symbolizing the purity we can receive through the death
of Jesus on that cross and the
forgiveness of sins seeing he took them on himself so we
can be saved.
the time for shedding things.
Shedding weights of sin and shame so we can feel
It is the time to open doors and windows of our heart so
Jesus can sweep clean our slate.
It is time to look for the treasures in the word so we
can be filled
with the sweet nectar that only comes from the Spirit of
the Easter Colors Red, Purple, Black and White this
But more so remember what they symbolize.
Colors of Easter.