This article is from the Scouting FAQ, by Bill Nelson firstname.lastname@example.org, Soaring Golden Eagle email@example.com and Alan Houser firstname.lastname@example.org with numerous contributions by others.
Four Gold Points: Four phases of a child's development: Physical,
Spiritual, Mental, Social.
Four Red Points: Four main teachings of the Church: Salvation, Baptism
in the Holy Spirit, Healing, and Rapture. (IPHC adds Sanctification as a
"main teaching" in the emblem by using the white background for
"salvation" and the four points for the remaining main teachings.)
Eight Blue Points: Eight points of the Ranger code: Alert, Clean,
Honest, Courageous, Loyal, Courteous, Obedient, Spiritual.
Note: the Royal Rangers Emblem is a trademark of the Assemblies of God.