One of eight main windows in the sanctuary at Second Baptist Keyport. The
featured icon shows a Descending Dove, a symbol for the Holy Spirit. Mark
also Matthew 3:16 and John 1:32 "And John bare record, saying, I
saw the Spirit descending from heaven like a dove, and it abode upon him.
[Jesus]" . The dove is the only shape ever given to the Holy Spirit.
It appeared at Jesus' baptism by John the Baptist (verse above.) In all other
accounts no shape is given. So, the dove is a symbol of the Holy Spirit. (Gray
This window has no specific date, but certainly was made in the same timeframe
as the other windows dated between 1940 and 1941. It was presented by the
Missionary Circle, Sister M. K. Page, President.
For more details on the meaning of Christian Symbols
and Icons see: