WHY DO WE LIGHT CANDLES?
The Gold Lampstand and the Two Olive Trees
“Then the angel who talked with me returned and woke me up, like someone awakened from sleep. 2) He asked me, “What do you see?” I answered, “I see a solid gold lampstand with a bowl at the top and seven lamps on it, with seven channels to the lamps. 3) Also there are two olive trees by it, one on the right of the bowl and the other on its left.” 4) I asked the angel who talked with me, “What are these, my lord?” 5) He answered, “Do you not know what these are?” “No, my lord,” I replied. 6) So he said to me, “This is the word of the Lord to Zerubbabel: ‘Not by might nor by power, but by my Spirit,’ says the LordAlmighty.” Zechariah 4:2-6
The Throne in Heaven
5 “From the throne came flashes of lightning, rumblings and peals of thunder. In front of the throne, seven lamps were blazing. These are the seven spirits[a] of God.” Revelation 4:5