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- January 8, 2015
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As you know, there are bunch of church stained glass windows in the sanctuary that can captivate your heart. It is colorful and beautiful art work. You might also think that it is no more than an ornamental one, i.e. beautiful rather than useful. However, the use of stained glass windows in this place is not merely to be a wall décor. They are meant for certain things needed in such holy place. That is why don’t ever try to think it does not have any other functions rather than being beautiful wall décor.
Church Stained Glass Windows’ Practical Value
Church stained glass windows are indeed beautiful, but its beauty cannot be formed without the existence of the pattern itself. One common thing owned by stained glass church windows is that they have certain pattern related to Christianity. One can be inspired by the scene in the Bible. For example, there are the scene of Adam and Eve when they first met in heaven and the life of Jesus since the day he was born to the day of Crucifixion.
The practical value that can be gained from church stained glass windows is that it can serve as educational purpose. It means we can learn and always remember about the history of life, especially the life of Jesus and his struggle to bring light to the darkness of the world through his teachings. Glass windows like these are perfect to be placed in the church so that each time we visit there; we will always have time to reminisce about all life, including ours.
Other practical value that is also important from the existence of church stained glass windows is that it can isolate us from the outside world. Being isolated in the church means we cannot take a look at the outside world while praying inside. For people to be able to pray deeply, they cannot get into contact with secular things. Praying is the time when we really devote ourselves to the God. That is why environment is very important here.
Furthermore, the light illuminated through church stained glass windows is unique. In broad daylight, you can see the reflection of the windows’ pattern in the floor with a more bright light. Meanwhile, although it is hard to see its reflection at night, this type of windows is still artistic placed on the wall. Stained glass windows in church sure have wonderful values.