Have you ever wondered what God’s favorite color is? With our Creator responsible for creating everything in the universe, is it possible that we can find God’s favorite color? Does the Bible have an answer for us? Let’s read on to find out.
The God Who Created Color
“All things were made through him, and without him was not any thing made that was made.” (John 1:3)
The Bible doesn’t say Jesus’ favorite hue, but we know He made colors. He imbued creation with them, and those colors have deep symbolic meanings throughout the Bible.
Jesus is revealed as the ultimate creator in the Bible. The Bible’s account of creation reveals that when God created the heavens and the earth, He also created light by speaking a word.
In the 1660s, thanks to scientific advances, Isaac Newton realized that bending light causes it to separate into seven hues. When Noah and his family first emerged from the ark, they were greeted with a rainbow. This is the first time this phenomenon had been recorded in the literature (Genesis 9:13). The colorful symbol serves as a record of a promise. Jesus made color in his workshop alongside light.
Color is abundant in nature. There’s such a beautiful variety of hues in nature and humanity. Jesus Christ did it! Jesus, the Creator, is a rainbow-loving guy.
He not only brought color into the world but also gave up His divine status to be born as a baby. This implies that he would cry if He needed food or a diaper change. When other kids his age inquired, he presumably had a favorite meal, toy, and color and played with toys as he developed. Perhaps he had a lucky number. We all have our tastes and preferences.
“Consider the lilies of the field, how they grow: they neither toil nor spin, yet I tell you, even Solomon in all his glory was not arrayed like one of these.” (Matthew 6:28-29)
Although the Bible doesn’t reveal Jesus’ preferred hue, we can assume that he was enamored by the rainbow. From the orange and red of sunsets to the blue of the sky, the green of reeds growing in water, the golden yellow of harvesting wheat fields, and the pure white of lilies.
Is God’s Favorite Color Blue?
Imagine yourself taking a walk through the park. Visualize the vibrant blue sky giving the beautiful trees a beautiful backdrop.
God not only exposes Himself via the Scriptures but also through His creation. Even if you’ve never picked up a Bible in your life, God may still reveal Himself to you via the world He made, according to the Bible:
“For since the creation of the world God’s invisible qualities—his eternal power and divine nature—have been clearly seen, being understood from what has been made, so that men are without excuse.” (Romans 1:20)
Could blue be God’s favorite color? After all, no other color is as abundant in His handiwork as this one. A blue sky encircles the whole planet. About 70 percent of the planet’s surface is covered by water, which appears blue, and from space, our globe seems blue and is even alluded to as the “blue planet.”
While reflecting on this, let us be reminded by the Scriptures that we can only see color when light is present: “But everything exposed by the light becomes visible, for it is light that makes everything visible.” (Ephesians 5:13)
Both the skies and the ocean are dark and foreboding at night. To see blue, you need light. Seeing colors or anything God made is almost impossible when there is no light. When the darkness is dispelled, however, we may see the wonders of God’s world for what they truly are.
The same is true for our spiritual journey; we need God’s light and Spirit to guide us. Even in the dark, the Spirit of illumination enables us to see God in all his grandeur.
Is God’s Favorite Color Green?
Jonathan Edwards (1703-1758), a renowned American philosopher and theologian, once observed the color green in the rainbow referenced in Revelation 4:3: “And he that sat was to look upon like a jasper and a sardine stone: and there was a rainbow round about the throne, in sight like unto an emerald.”
In Revelations, he noted the rainbow’s brilliance and beauty as that of an emerald. Even going as far as a precious stone whose unique shade of green can be found nowhere else.
This hue is a perfect representation of God’s mercy since it is both vivid and soothing to the eye, making it more pleasant to look at than the more stimulating hues of yellow and red. Green is the color of life; it’s the color of grassland, plants, forests, and all the development of the earth; and it’s the color most typically associated with the life, thriving, prosperity, and contentment that are often linked to the green and thriving growth of the world in the Bible.
This hue best represents the sun’s benevolent impact on Earth’s surface, but it is also an apt symbol of God’s grace, compassion, and love.
Whether or not green is God’s favorite color, we may all benefit by pausing to appreciate the beauty of the world around us. The greenery around us is proof of the great treasures of life that have been showered upon us.
As Martin Luther famously put it, a green tree is more magnificent than one made of gold and metal.
Does God Have A Favorite Color?
We can make a comprehensive list of colors because why would God, in his infinite wisdom, make so many different ones only to prefer certain of them? We can deduce that God does not have a favorite hue among these. To him, his favorite is the entire spectrum of colors in the rainbow. According to Revelation 21:19–21, God takes great pleasure in a rainbow of hues, as seen by the New Jerusalem’s foundation jewels.
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