“I read the other day if you dress lovely, you attract love and if you dress sexy you will attract sex,” Are you dressing attractively or to attract? What message are you sending to others and to the young ladies around you that you influence?
My biggest hope and prayer is that I express to my grandgirls they don’t have to look like what the world believes to be beautiful. The world looks at the outward appearance but God looks at the heart.
“Create in me a pure heart, O God, and renew a steadfast spirit within me.”(Psalms 51:10, NIV)
Dressing modestly doesn’t mean frumpy. WE are to be above reproach.
“Be careful, however, that the exercise of your freedom does not become a stumbling block to the weak.” (1 Corinthians 8:9, NIV)
“Do you no know that your body is a temple of the Holy Spirit, who is in you, whom you have received from God? You are not your own; you were bought at a price. Therefore, honor God with your body.” (1 Corinthians 6:19-20, NIV)
We want to ask ourselves a few questions:
- Is what’s on the outside really what’s on the inside?
- Why is modesty important (realize the male perspective on flash or revealing clothing)?
- As believers, where do we stand?
You may be wondering why I’m discuss “What Not to Wear”, when as Christian’s we face far more pressing issues. Love Heart, this is meant to encourage you to examine this issue in the light of God’s word-prayerfully. Put aside all bias and ask yourself…have I followed this world without any conviction?
Examining myself and believing that God would have me to be “set apart”! ~Debra