Christian Coat Of Arms and along with the Bible reference for each one.
At the Knoxville Flea Market, there was a booth selling items for one dollar. That is where I got this. It’s a nick-nack, a 6″ Resin Tabletop Plaque from Dicksons.
Check out each element of this coat of arms for a Christian.
This piece is from Dickson.
Alpha & Omega
“I am the first, and I am the last; and besdie me there is no God.”
Lion & Lamb
As mentioned in Isaiah 11:6-7, a metaphor for
peace and serenity during the future reign of the Messiah. Jesus was called the Lamb of God in John 1:29 and was also known as the Lion of the Tribe of Judah in Revelation 5:5, who was qualified to open the scroll that was sealed with seven seals.
“… Take up the shield of faith, with which you can extiguish all the flaming arrows of the evil one.”
No verses given, but is part of the Ichthys.
Ichthys (Greek for fish), is an acronym – (Iēsous Christos, Theou Yios, Sōtēr) Jesus Christ, Son of God, Savior, Also a secret sign of early believers, in the midst of hostile non-believers.
A symbol of pure, virginal love. And in the Sermon of the Mount, the “lilies of the field” are praised as models of the strong faith.
A symbol of rejoicing and of victory.
A symbol of the resurrection and eternal life. The butterfly soars upward with a new body … so too are Christ’s followers borne to a new life.
Expressing the relationship between God and His people. “I am vine, ye are the branches. He that abideth in Me, and I in him, the same bringith forth much fruit…”
Through the resurrection, the cross symbolizes eternal life – the victory over death.
Symbolizing the “inner person” … the Lord seeth not as a man seeth; for man looketh on the outward appearance, but the Lord looketh on the heart.”
1 Samuel 16:7
Associated with the majesty of the Lord.
Part of the full armor of God. “Take the helmet of salvation and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God.”
Part of the armor of God; a piece of linen, attached to the helmet to lessen blows in battle shown tattered from battles.
The Holy Spirit descending, as Divine inspiration, “And Jesus when He was baptized, went up straightway out of the water: and, lo the heavens were opened unto Him, and He saw the Spirit of God descending like a dove, and lighting upon Him.”