11 February 2020
Kurraka (Magpie): Black
Martin Luther: A Black cross…so that I myself would be reminded that faith in the Crucified saves us.
Romans 10:10 New International Version (NIV)
For it is with your heart that you believe and are justified, and it is with your mouth that you profess your faith and are saved.
Kadli (Dingo): Gold
Luther: A golden ring, symbolizing that such blessedness in Heaven lasts forever and has no end.
James 1:12 New International Version (NIV)
Blessed is the one who perseveres under trial because, having stood the test, that person will receive the crown of life that the Lord has promised to those who love him.
Yaltu (Pelican): White
Luther: A white rose, to show that faith gives joy, comfort, and peace.
John 14:27 New International Version (NIV)
Peace I leave with you; my peace I give you. I do not give to you as the world gives. Do not let your hearts be troubled and do not be afraid.
Nantu (Kangaroo): Red
Luther: It leaves the heart in its natural colour.
Luke 8:15 (NIV)
But the seed on good soil stands for those with a noble and good heart, who hear the word, retain it, and by persevering produce a crop.
Kardi (Emu): Sky Blue
Luther: A sky-blue field, symbolizing that such joy in spirit and faith is a beginning of the heavenly future joy, which begins already, but is grasped in hope, not yet revealed.
Romans 15:13 New International Version (NIV)
May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in him, so that you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit.