What Color Is The Dress — Oops I Mean Flag?

What color is the dress — oops I mean flag?

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Let’s address the question. Take a close look. Different people see this flag differently.

Some of the colors (and images) in this pic are just reflections onto the flag — the white spots for instance. Those colors are not actually a part of the flag.

For some this flag is just a piece of cloth as common as an ordinary dress. However, for others this flag is a reflection of God’s glory.

This flag is The Salvation Army Flag.  In reality it has only 3 colors: red, yellow, and blue (plus the black lettering that reads “BLOOD & FIRE”).

The blue stands for an upright lifestyle of utmost integrity.

The red represents the way to begin to live such a lifestyle — the blood of Jesus that sets us free from our misery, self-destruction, discouragement, defeat, and negativity; and obtains forgiveness for us so that we can start over with a clean slate, a clean heart, and a clear conscience.

The yellow stands for the supernatural power available to human beings to consistently live a transformed lifestyle of love, joy, inner peace, and victory over wrong thinking, wrong speaking, and wrongdoing — the power and real presence of the Holy Spirit.

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Come and see this flag at The Salvation Army Berry Street, 225 Berry St., Nashville, TN 37207 every Sunday morning at 10:45 am.  (Or see a flag like it at any Salvation Army worship center, corps, or social service office in the world!)

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About Steve Simms

I like to look and think outside the box. In college I encountered Jesus Christ and I have been passionate about trying to get to know Him better ever since. My wife and I co-lead a non-traditional expression of the body of Christ in Nashville based on open participation and Spirit-led sharing. We long to see the power and passion of the first Christ-followers come to life in our time. I have written a book about our experiences called, "Beyond Church: An Invitation To Experience The Lost Word Of The Bible--Ekklesia" that is available in Kindle & paperback @ http://amzn.to/2nCr5dP
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2 Responses to What Color Is The Dress — Oops I Mean Flag?

  1. Phil Cooke says:

    Great post. Color and design matters and it can express a powerful message…

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