Bible Verses about Burning Sage

Bible Verses about Burning Sage - Scripture on Incense Rituals

The burning of sage or incense is performed by both the Western Catholic and Eastern Christian churches as a ceremony of the prayer of the faithful rising to heaven. This relationship is seen in Psalm 141:2 - "Let my prayer be directed as incense in thy sight: the lifting up of my hands, as evening sacrifice." Burning sage and incense is usually practiced as part of a purification ritual before prayer and worshiping the Lord.

In the Revelation of John, incense symbolizes the prayers of the saints in heaven - the "golden bowl full of incense" are "the prayers of the saints" which rise up to the Kingdom of God.

Discover the top Bible verses about burning sage and incense in this collection of scriptures. To find the full context of shorter scripture quotes, click on "Chapter" above each verse.

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