Sitemap The Hidden Spiritual meaning of The Chalice in Biblically themed Renaissance painting

Biblically themed Paintings throughout Western Art History are darkly mystical, infused with an ethereal passionate intensity and are rich in beautiful Christian symbolism.

In the Renaissance art period a  person depicted  holding a chalice signifies that they are set apart from evil, have turned to the Lord, and are  Gods servant.

The Chalice  is symbolic of the Consecration. "You shall consecrate yourselves therefore and be holy, for I am the Lord your God" (Leviticus 20:7).

The Chalice points to the centrality of the Lordís Last Supper. 

The Chalice symbolizes the Holy Communion and the blood shed by Jesus on the cross.






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