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Christian Eye of God Symbol

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Christian Eye of God SymbolThe eye of God is an equilateral triangle with one eye almost always the rays emanating from it. It symbolizes the omnipresence and omniscience of God who watches over all things. It is also associated with the Trinity (the triangle symbol in itself). Eye of God The eyes of God, All Seeing Eye The eyes of God in the Supper at Emmaus Jacopo Pontormo, 1525. Uffizi in Florence. Image: WGA. The eyes of God, the Church of Leiden God's eyes on the facade of a church in Leiden, The Netherlands. Historically, representations of the eye seems to be avoided because of its association with the evil eye (a large and old European superstition). No example of the medieval view of God is not. A rare example of Renaissance appears above the head of Christ in the Supper of Emmaus Carthusians painted in 1525 (see right). The symbol is associated with the Masonic ritual, probably because the medieval masons' guilds foten is dedicated to St. Trinity. In the 18th and 19th century was used for the court to remind judges of their duties. The eye of God appeared on the altar of St. Aloysius Church in London, which was built by the French Catholics in 1808 was destroyed in the Second World War.

Related Bible Verses

"The eyes of the Lord are on the righteous." (Psalms 34:15)
"The eyes of the Lord are in every place." (Proverbs 15:3)