Sun and Moon

Genesis, the first book of the Bible, tells us that God made the sun and moon on the fourth day of creation. They are symbols of the power of light to shine through the darkness, as good will shine over evil.

  • Sun monstrance
  • Spain, about 1630
  • Museum no. M.252-1956
God made the two great lights, the greater to govern the day and the lesser to govern the night.
Genesis 1:16
 
Sun and Moon
 

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Sun
Sun

Clothed with the Sun
Clothed with the Sun

Moon
Moon