"In like manner also, that women adorn themselves in modest apparel, with shamefacedness and sobriety; not with broided hair, or gold, or pearls, or costly array;" 1 Timothy 2:9.

Paul wrote this, and I see our world today getting worse and worse with the clothes they wear in public. Women are wearing tighter, shorter clothing and showing more and more skin. Have we let multi-media and fashion step over what the Bible teaches us about how we conduct ourselves when it comes to appearence? Has Lucifer tricked us into letting clothing get out of control? And what are we doing to fix this egregious oversight? Are we not aware of how much temptation this is to men? Are men aware of how much of a temptation it is to a woman to walk around without a shirt on?

Women have to understand how much men have to try to mortify lust with our eyes on a daily basis. Women have their vices with lust as well. Our society is become so secular, that Christians are dressing inappropriately with blind understanding. Victoria Secret is not just a secret of a man designing lingerie, but Lucifer's secret to making a society that lives by his deceit.

If we dress in a manner that is a temptation to the opposite sex, we are dressing offensive to God and his children. Christians need to set the example when it comes to this rapidly declining situation. We look negatively at the way Muslim women and men dress, but do they not dress the way people dressed in the times of Jesus? Fully clothed with a wrap over their hair. A man or woman shouldn't dress so that others can see the contours of their bodies. We have to be aware of what is Godly and what is not, what is worldly and what is heavenly.

"Whereby are given unto us exceeding great and precious promises: that by these ye might be partakers of the divine nature, having escaped the corruption that is in the world through lust." 2 Peter 1:4

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Comment by Micah RaSun-Vann on May 30, 2009 at 11:59am
Yes it is. Every Sunday in our black churches we brush past the above scripture and take our seats with our $600 hats $500 shoes $900 suits, rings on five fingers, broided hair, exact duplicates of neck chains worn in "the hood" except ours have crosses on them, coordinated suits and shoes colors ranging from white to black, diamonds and pearls. And you ask the question? A subtler cut of temptation, but the same motive.

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