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History of the American Flag

History of the American Flag

The American Republic has a fascinating history, as does its flag. America is the product of lengthy and fierce battles fought for liberty and independence, as patriots throughout our history shed their precious blood in the cause of freedom and individual liberty. The American flag is a testament to our nation’s growth and all that […]

History of the Caravaca Cross

History of the Caravaca Cross

People who are aware of the geographical layout and history of Spain will know that Caravaca is short for Caravaca de la Cruz. It is a municipality and town in the Murcia region in Southeast Spain. Roman Catholicism ranks this as the fifth Holiest City, giving it the privilege of celebrating the year of Jubilee […]

Caduceus Meaning

Caduceus Meaning

The Caduceus, along with other symbols involving the snake, has represented occupations associated with the medical industry. It is no surprise that all symbols and signs hold specific meanings and symbolism. And the Caduceus symbol is no exception, such as you see in medical jewelry, like medical ID bracelets, pendants and necklaces. Meaning of the […]

Meaning of the Orthodox Cross

Meaning of the Orthodox Cross

The Orthodox Cross (also known as the Eastern, Greek or Russian Orthodox Cross) has been a variant of the Christian cross since the 16th century. However, it bears some resemblance to a cross with a bottom crossbeam slanted the other way (upwards) in the Byzantine Empire since the 6th century. Three horizontal crossbeams make up […]

Meaning of the Dove in the Bible

Meaning of the Dove in the Bible

What is the meaning of the dove in the Bible? All of the Gospels record an instance in which the Holy Spirit descends upon Jesus in the form of a dove. Luke 3:22 says: “And the Holy Ghost descended in a bodily shape like a dove upon him, and a voice came from heaven, which […]

What is a Maltese Cross?

What is a Maltese Cross?

What is a Maltese Cross? The Maltese cross is a popular symbol worldwide, signifying the important values of courage and divine protection.  What is a Maltese Cross? You will especially find this cross design all across the island-country of Malta, an archipelago in the Mediterranean Sea. The Sovereign Military Order of Malta also wears this […]

Is Wearing a Cross Idolatry?

Is Wearing a Cross Idolatry?

Crosses are a way for people to express their faith publicly and outwardly in the form of jewelry. But is wearing a cross idolatry? The Bible is clear on this topic and the answer may surprise you. Is Wearing a Cross Idolatry? The idea that a cross may be idolatrous to wear is rooted in […]

The Meaning of the Methodist Cross

The Meaning of the Methodist Cross

The meaning of the Methodist cross is spiritually rich and full of historical and Biblical symbolism. The two main symbols of the United Methodist Church feature the traditional, plain cross coupled with the flame icon, combining the elements of the Roman cross and Jesus Christ’s atoning sacrifice with the flame or fire of the Holy […]

The Meaning of the Cross

The Meaning of the Cross

What is the true meaning of the Cross? The cross holds a lot of spiritual, actual and symbolic meaning for a lot of people worldwide, including both Christians and even non-Christians who have adopted the symbol of Christ’s suffering, death and resurrection as their own. The cross is a symbol of not only death but […]

The Meaning of the Maltese Cross

The Meaning of the Maltese Cross

What is the meaning of the Maltese Cross? The Maltese Cross is most often linked with the Knights of Malta, also known as the Knights Hospitallers, who ruled the Maltese islands from 1530 until 1798. The Maltese Cross is now widely used and linked with Malta as a country, appearing on the Maltese Euro coins […]