There are two things all the windows have in common – the grapevine and the cross.
Grapes are used to symbolize God’s care for His people. When the spies went out from the wandering Israelites to explore the promised land of Canaan, they brought back a huge bunch of grapes to show that it was really a land of plenty –a land of milk and honey.
In The New Testament, Jesus used the symbolism of the vine with the words, “I am the true vine”.
The cross, of course, is our most meaningful symbol.
The palm branches remind us of the day when Jesus rode into Jerusalem and the crowd shouted hosannas and waved palm branches.
The cross on the bottom is called the Cross of Victory and denotes the triumph of Christianity.
Dedicated in the memory of
I am still technically challenged with doing some things and I was unable to keep the stained glass windows below as they were running off the blog page. You can still click on slide show to see the other beautiful stained glass windows in the Eastchester Presbyterian Church, Bronx NY