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Visual Colors: Mercy from God

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August 22, 2014

Visual Colors: Mercy from God

Several times in the Quran, God sight the ability of humans to observe the diversity of visual color within His creation as a reason why "the people who truly reverence God are those who are knowledgeable." (35:28). My presentation seek to explore this idea by the analysis the concept of colors, color theory, and how all this is associated with a submitter’s awareness and reverence with God. Colors provide more information. Acquiring and heeding information makes a person knowledge and therefore reverent.

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August 22, 2014
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  1. @aQuibSylvester

  2. I am devigner?

  3. designer + developer “devigner”

  4. Importance of Visual Communication

  5. We all are Visual Communicators

  6. Clothes we wear communicates something

  7. Style of our hair communicates something

  8. Lines Shape Texture Form Value Color

  9. Color perception is a great blessing!

  10. little information

  11. more detail information

  12. even more information

  13. Stop or Go?

  14. color brings details & enhances the message

  15. various colors God’s signs

  16. 30:22 Among His proofs are the creation of the heavens

    and the earth, and the variations in your languages and your colors. In these, there are signs for the knowledgeable
  17. 35:27-28 Do you not realize that God sends down from

    the sky water, whereby we produce fruits of various colors? Even the mountains have different colors; the peaks are white, or red, or some other color. And the ravens are black.
  18. 35:27-28 Also, the people, the animals, and the livestock come

    in various colors. This is why the people who truly reverence God are those who are knowledgeable. God is Almighty, Forgiving.
  19. …This is why the people who truly reverence God are

    those who are knowledgeable...
  20. Why should the perception of color make knowledgeable people truly

    reverence God?
  21. What does it mean to be knowledgeable?

  22. What is color?

  23. Who are the knowledgeable according to Quran?

  24. The Heedful 2:269 This is a proclamation for the people,

    to be warned herewith, and to let them know that He is only one god, and for those who possess intelligence to take heed.
  25. The Heedful 38:29 This is a scripture that we sent

    down to you, that is sacred - perhaps they reflect on its verses. Those who possess intelligence will take heed.
  26. The Heedful 14:52 He bestows wisdom upon whomever He chooses,

    and whoever attains wisdom, has attained a great bounty. Only those who possess intelligence will take heed.
  27. Knowledgeable and intelligent people acquire AND apply information.

  28. So about colors? Visible Light

  29. Light is an analogy for guidance. 5:16 With it, God

    guides those who seek His approval. He guides them to the paths of peace, leads them out of darkness into the light by His leave, and guides them in a straight path.
  30. Light provides information for awareness and guidance.

  31. Color provides descriptive details

  32. abundant information one can heed

  33. acquiring & applying heedful information makes you reverent 39:9 Is

    it not better to be one of those who meditate in the night, prostrating and staying up, being aware of the Hereafter, and seeking the mercy of their Lord? Say, "Are those who know equal to those who do not know?" Only those who possess intelligence will take heed.
  34. oh, a nice banana! Colors represents God’s ability to Inform

    us with information…
  35. yummy …we can take heed of.

  36. It merciful guidance.

  37. God provides humans 'with all the things we know.’ (26:132)

  38. Color perception is proof of this!

  39. Various colors prove God is Omniscient!

  40. 24:35 God is the light of the heavens and the

    earth. The allegory of His light is that of a concave mirror behind a lamp that is placed inside a glass container. The glass container is like a bright, pearl-like star. The fuel thereof is supplied from a blessed oil-producing tree, that is neither eastern, nor western. Its oil is almost self- radiating; needs no fire to ignite it. Light upon light. God guides to His light whoever wills (to be guided). God thus cites the parables for the people. God is fully aware of all things.
  41. Thanks and may God guide us to success. @aQuibSylvester