How to Use a White Angel Prayer Candle

The color represents a desire to seek purity and spiritual growth from Gabriel

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Candles have been used since prehistoric times for various reasons, from practical lighting needs to decorative and romantic purposes and for religious and ceremonial activities. Candles play a powerful supportive role for religious uses and have a particular force that is unequaled in conducting and redirecting energy that has gone astray.

Lighting a candle to pray or meditate helps you express your faith and communicate with God and the angels who serve him. Different colored candles represent the various types of light ray colors that relate to the different ways angels serve us. The white candle represents the purity and harmony of holiness.

There are seven angel light ray colors because the Bible, in the book of Revelation, describes seven angels who stand before God. The archangel in charge of the white light ray is Gabriel, the angel of revelation.

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Prayer Focus

Since the white angel light ray represents the purity and harmony that come from holiness, when you light a white candle to pray, you can focus your prayers on learning more about the kind of person God wants you to become and on seeking inspiration and motivation to take the steps you need to grow into that person.

Use in Prayer

Light your white candle in a quiet place where you can pray without distractions. Then, as the candle burns, you can either speak your prayers out loud or write them on a piece of paper that you then place near the candle. Besides making requests, you can also express your gratitude to God and the angels for how they light up your life with love and inspiration.

Prayer for Lighting Candles

This sample prayer can serve as a guide for your devotion:

"Lord Jesus Christ, true light that enlightens every man and woman who comes into this world,
Bestow thy blessing upon these candles, and sanctify them with the light of thy grace.
As these tapers burn with visible fire and dispel the darkness of night,
So may our hearts with the help of thy grace be enlightened by the invisible fire of the splendor of
the Holy Ghost, and may be free from all blindness of sin.
Clarify the eyes of our minds that we may see what is pleasing to thee and conducive to our salvation.
After the dark perils of this life, let us be worthy to reach the eternal light.
Through thee, Jesus Christ, Savior of the world, who in perfect Trinity lives and reigns, God, forever and ever.

Colors of Light Rays

  • Blue represents power, protection, faith, courage, and strength.
  • Yellow represents wisdom for decisions.
  • Pink represents love and peace.
  • White represents the purity and harmony of holiness.
  • Green represents healing and prosperity.
  • Red represents wise service.
  • Purple represents mercy and transformation.