Over the years, I have heard many men and women in the holiness denominations say that women shouldn't wear pants in the church.

Were is the scripture to support the ideology that women shouldn't wear pants? If it is in scripture then I would have to ask why are men wearing pants? Did men wear pants in biblical times or did their wear something that covered their loins and then long robe like attire? I mean isn't that what you depict in your biblical plays? So why aren't the men being asked to wear similar apparel in the church to maintain a outward appearance of holiness? Why aren't they asked to not cut their hair (both facial and head)

What are the clothing designations for men in the holiness denominations.

After all, without holiness NO man/woman shall see God.....

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LOL.. hey you know me.. sweetie

I'm a scribe at head... give me the letter of the law!!!

and a lover of the Lord at heart... live by the spirit of the letter!!!
OMG I know ima get some emails about what I am about to post. But I am SO SICK OF CHURCH FOLK who are caught up in "TRADITION AND RELIGION" IT sickens me as a Man of God, that we are so worried about what a person has on instead of Saving the Lost. Let me tell you something. God Dont care waht you ware to church as long as it is decent! Naked you came into this world and Naked shall You leave! so why in the Sam Johnson are we so caught up about if a Sister wares pants. You got men in the pulpit preaching the Gospel but cross dressing behind closed doors, are we talking about that? No I dont think we are! You Got lesbians and homosexuals in the choir stand and on the usher board are we talkin about that? I don't think So! but yet we want to get so caught up on what one wares. Shame on you. regardless of what your denominational affiliation is. It Is about Saving Souls. There aint gonna be any DKNY, or Phat Pharm or Baby Phat, or Steve Harvey, Zoop, or any of that mess in Heaven!

I urge those of you and your leaders who support this opinion, to do some serious soul searching, because your priorities are all WRONG and your focus is Off! I see why God tells us to go back and examine ourselves! Its time to get back to the 2 commandments that Jesus gave us as well as Go and fulfill the Great Commission he gave us! It does not make any sense that church folk are bothered by such foolishness. Instead of doing what God called them to do. and i want to let some of you Seasoned Saints. Yall bout to be in for a wake up call! The Generation that is coming into the Church now, aint with All the long dresses and suits. The coming with Jeans and White T's on and you need to accept them and Don't try to be changing them b/c you going to run them away and their blood will be on your hands b/e you were being petty and nieve and caught up with Tradition and Religion. I love you all God Bless!

I agree with Bishop Marcus Lewis.Why are we so concern about what people are wearing,especially if it is in good taste.Honestly some women need to wear pants cause some of us dress like we are going to a club.On the other hand,we are not under law anymore.God rewrote the law,because he realize that we could not follow or live under the law.We are now under GRACE. Unmerited Favor.If some one came in your church with pants on.What are you going to do?Are you going to send them away?What if that's all they had?would they still be welcome?We need to stop making rules and do what God said.GET THE PEOPLE SAVED!This people draweth nigh unto me with their mouthand honor me with their lips;but their heart is far from me.(Matt.15:8)But in vain they do worship me,teaching for doctrines the commandments of men.(Matt15:9)That is a man thang.







































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































If a woman feels comfortable with it on-WEAR IT!
This seems to be a bigger issue in "Black Churches" why is that?

I see other races of people entering the House of worship with regular everyday clothes on....and having an awesome worship experience.
It is called "Sunday morning Worship right?
A time we come together to worship God.
Dresses, pants.....I wonder what Mose had own when he worshiped God & when got showed him the burning bush! I wonder what the woman got in the act of adultery had own, when Jesus forgave her. Better yet can some tell me when dresses and pants were invited?
We waste time with pity debates, when their are people like Mary Magelene that need to be save and set free. Lord forgive us.
dear Sister When we mention the term church it is so loosely opinionated Like all churches are the same..They are not unfortunately but they should be modeled out of the bible so when we look for the answers First our relationship and love for God and to know him as an obedient child in HIS WORD must be in prayer. Praise God you desire TO KNOW The Master King Jesus at a greater LEVEL than Most.( The dress.) If you ask yourself and pray if I wear this Garment Will that Please God? Or will that please Men? (The Lust of the Eye and of the flesh,the pride of life all says HEY Look at ME I am Somebody! Draws Attention to Self! Or will the garment you Choose to wear WILL IT Draw people to the Spirit of God? God wants His People to Be separate for Him? How Can someone at a grocery store look at you and say : She's Different! She's covered and wearing a skirt .She LOOKS LIKE A CHRISTIAN! I WILL ASK HER TO PRAY FOR ME!Perhaps the persons family member is dying and needs encouragement(NEEDS GOD)? But on the other hand if this person sees you and you are wearing tight jeans and your top is low cut with cleavage hanging all out HOW IN THE WORLD ARE THEY TO TELL YOU APART FROM THE CROWD IN THIS WORLD? They Won't EVEN GIVE YOU OR GOD A THOUGHT! 2 Corinthians 6:16-18 (King James Version)

16And what agreement hath the temple of God with idols? for ye are the temple of the living God; as God hath said, I will dwell in them, and walk in them; and I will be their God, and they shall be my people.

17Wherefore come out from among them, and be ye separate, saith the Lord, and touch not the unclean thing; and I will receive you.

18And will be a Father unto you, and ye shall be my sons and daughters, saith the Lord Almighty.
You Were Looking for a scripture not to wear pants right? Well I have one. BUT Remember we must LOVE SCRIPTURES ENOUGH TO WALK IN THEM WITH OUR GOD! THIS IS A LOVE RELATIONSHIP WITH JESUS! This is not about Religion this is about a relationship with God. I AM NOT TELLING YOU YOU CAN AND CAN"T WEAR PANTS It's your choice .IT"S NOT SOME HARD TASK SET OF RULES! I JUST WANTED YOU TO KNOW THAT,Before I share a scripture on Pants with you ok. I don't want any misunderstanding on this topic.I share this in the LOVE of Christ. God Gives us the free will to choose to follow His word and to walk in obedience to it.. Amen? Ok, One more thing what do you see when you go the restrooms?
For the Woman's Bathroom there is a picture of a woman hanging on the door. How do you know the difference between a Man and a Woman's bathroom? The Skirt separates the woman From a Man.
Another Thing if you study history before woman's Libb when pants were promoted on a women (Woman's Rights)
The Women Looked Wholesome and wore long skirts and shirts that were Modest. Today The devil and TODAY'S FASHIONS are the farthest thing from what God Has Called us to be!! Skirts were originally intended to be worn by women. Pants for men. But The world and it's fashions Don't Care They are in it for the flesh! (PROFIT,SEX,AND PRIDE)
But Anyway this is just food for thought. I too was questioning pants and the Lord and His Grace Revealed to me to leave the world behind and walk closer to Him. So I do encourage you to pray about this. Ok, So here it is. After this It's between You and The Lord.

Deuteronomy 22:5 (King James Version)

5The woman shall not wear that which pertaineth unto a man, neither shall a man put on a woman's garment: for all that do so are abomination unto the LORD thy God.

With Homosexually, Cross dressers,prostitutes and just regular people The Devil Wants to deceive with TODAY's Fashions to many and take away their identity of who they are in God. God created us ALL to be in HIS IMAGE! When we are born-again We are a new Creatures in Christ old things have passed away and we can start to walk in His word by the holy Ghost.
Hebrews 12:14 (King James Version)

14Follow peace with all men, and holiness, without which no man shall see the Lord:

I hope This Helps Love In Christ,Della Morton
I honor all leaders and people in ministry not a basher but lets go to God,s Word.
1 Samuel 16:7 (KJV)
But the Lord said unto Samuel, Look not on his countenance, or on the height of his stature; because I have refused him: for the Lord seeth not as man seeth; for man looketh on the outward appearance, but the Lord looketh on the heart.
We see in this passage of scripture is that Jesse was looking at how tall and big jesse sons were but God said. but GOD SAID MAN LOOKETH ON OUTWARD APPERANCE BUT GOD LOOKS AT HEART. Man is still doing it today. The real person is the heart not what they wear lol

APPEARENCE--kosmos, kos'-mos; probably from the base of Greek 2865 (komizo); orderly arrangement, i.e. decoration; by implication the world (in a wide or narrow sense, including its inhabitant, literal or figurative [moral]) :- adorning, world.

HEART-lebab, lay-bawb'; from Hebrew 3823 (labab); the heart (as the most interior organ); used also like Hebrew 3820 (leb) :- + bethink themselves, breast, comfortably, courage, ([faint], [tender-] heart [-ed]), midst, mind, × unawares, understanding.

1 Peter 3:3-4 (KJV)
Whose adorning let it not be that outward adorning of plaiting the hair, and of wearing of gold, or of putting on of apparel; [4] But let it be the hidden man of the heart, in that which is not corruptible, even the ornament of a meek and quiet spirit, which is in the sight of God of great price.

In this verse Peter said it sooo plainly dont let it be just about clothes. But the most important is your heart be not corrupted
Leave you with this. Clothes cant make you holy or unrightouness. dont get me wrong we must dress moderlately But if your heart is bad. you better pray
Thanks so much
Bro. Rock
Pants can be tastefully worn or untasteful worn.
just as skirts, there are some that wear skirts and you wished they had a pair of pants on


1- Is it decent for a woman of God to wear trousers or pants (breeches)?

« A woman must not wear men's clothing, nor a man wear women's clothing, for the LORD your God detests anyone who does this.”

Deuteronomy 22:5

2- Is it decent for a woman of God to use lipstick and nail varnish?

3- Is it decent for a woman of God to wear artificial nails, artificial hair and eyebrows?

4- Is it decent for a woman of God to wear curls of ears and pearls?

“I also want women to dress modestly, with decency and propriety, not with braided hair or gold or pearls or expensive clothes, but with good deeds, appropriate for women who profess to worship God”.

1 Timothy 2: 9-10

5- Is it decent for a woman of God to cut off her hair?

“Does not the very nature of things teach you that if a man has long hair, it is a disgrace to him, but that if a woman has long hair, it is her glory? For long hair is given to her as a covering. If anyone wants to be contentious about this, we have no other practice - nor do the churches of God”.

1 Corinthians 11:14-16


“Do not conform any longer to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to test and approve what God's will is-his good, pleasing and perfect will”.

Romans 12:2

“Your beauty should not come from outward adornment, such as braided hair and the wearing of gold jewelry and fine clothes. Instead, it should be that of your inner self, the unfading beauty of a gentle and quiet spirit, which is of great worth in God's sight. For this is the way the holy women of the past who put their hope in God used to make themselves beautiful. They were submissive to their own husbands »

1 Peter 3:3-5

“He who has an ear, let him hear what the Spirit says to the churches."

Revelation 3:22


Brother Germain

Well I tell u this my sister. When the Lord bless me with a wife. I pray that she do love pretty nails. love to dress nice, love to get her hair done, and loooove to wear some jeans lol . Most of all she loves God with all her heart. I dont care how spiritual she is I dont want no woman lookin like Granny . with them loooong dreeesss down to the floor and looooog sleeves. (please stop me im laughin sooo hard). Im serious too. We can be super deep if we want to. But this brother wants a neat dressing woman.
I've got this great way to apply Romans 14:14-21. I replace "meat and drink" with whatever is being debated in the body of Christ today, and come away with something like the following:

"I know, and am persuaded by the Lord Jesus, that there is nothing unclean of itself: but to him that esteemeth any thing to be unclean, to him it is unclean. But if thy [sister] be grieved with thy [pants], now walkest thou not charitably. Destroy not [her] with thy [pants], for whom Christ died. Let not then your good be evil spoken of: For the kingdom of God is not [pants]; but righteousness, and peace, and joy in the Holy Ghost. For [she] that in these things serveth Christ is acceptable to God, and approved of men. Let us therefore follow after the things which make for peace, and things wherewith one may edify another. For [pants] destroy not the work of God. All things indeed are pure; but it is evil for that [woman] who [weareth] with offence. It is good neither to [wear pants], nor any thing whereby thy [sister] stumbleth, or is offended, or is made weak."


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