God's Knot - Cord of Three Strands
The Cord of Three Strands is a God's Knot original! It's a beautifully hand-crafted symbol to be used in your wedding ceremony.
Cord of Three Strands - Includes:
- rayon cords in brilliant colors attached to a brass ring
- an explanation card that you can display with your braided cord.
- a thread and rubber band that can be used to secure the ends after braiding the cord.
Each cord is about 1/2 inch thick and about 25 inches long.
NOTE: Item will ship 1 business day after order is placed. This applies for all shipping options, including Next Day Air, 2nd Day Air.
WHAT IS THE CORD OF THREE STRANDS CEREMONY?
The cord of three strands symbolizes the joining of one man, one woman, and God into a marriage relationship.
The cord of three strands ceremony is a great addition to a traditional wedding ceremony. It adds a truly unique element to your ceremony that friends and family will remember. It can also serve as a substitute for the unity candle. This is useful for situations where candles may not be used, or may be difficult. The Cord of Three Strands works well as a substitute in outside weddings.
At some point in the wedding ceremony, the bride and groom braid the Cord of Three Strands together. The groom holds a small metal ring with three attached strands. The bride then braids the strands together, symbolizing the union of God, husband and wife.
The colors of the cords are significant.
Gold Strand - Represents God
The divinity of God is represented in Gold. This covenant relationship is initiated by Him, will be built under His authority, and is intended to glorify Him.
Purple Strand - Represents the Groom
As a new creation in Christ, the majesty of the Groom is represented in purple. As the husband loves his wife and submits himself to the Lord, the Lord in turn will demonstrate His great love in the marriage relationship.
White Strand - Represents the Bride
Having been cleansed by salvation in Christ, the purity of the Bride is represented in white. As the wife honors her husband and submits herself to the Lord, the Lord in turn will nurture and strengthen the marriage relationship.