Monday, May 31, 2010

In Heart. AND appearance.

I take to my blog very...cautiously, With an issue I was approached with lastnight ...I had problems reading the story.. But I want to express to you ladies why I wear skirts, to make you better understand.

a few years ago, I read a page on pants, called "what about women wearing pants" I was convicted, for me, it hit me like a sucker punch if you would say, I knew I was doing wrong, some ladies it takes longer to be convicted, but not for me, after that I read that piece over and over again, I had a hunger, to see ladies start being modest as I was, as some of the ladies are of today still, I wanted to know more and more about Modesty, Note: that I LOVED my jeans so very dearly, I will admit that, but when the Holy ghost convicts you there's no turning back.

at first there was me not having alot of skirts or dresses, the ones I did have wear dressy for church, I still wore them, until I got others from yard sales,
at first I knew I had to do it, it was what God wanted, so I would wear skirts and dresses, I couldn't do the same things I did before in jeans, that upset me, over the monthes and time, I realized that the more and more I learned and the closer I got to God, I realized that I needed to be different, and set an example before the lost and believers,

now, after a few years, I can do ANYTHING I set my heart to, in skirts, I believe that if I cannot do something in skirts, and it requires me to wear pants, then I probably shouldn't be doing it, I can do anything, and still be modest (in appearance of course) without showing any nakedness, or anything no one is supposed to see, without showing myself.

I can do many things outside, that most girls wouldn't dream of, its a matter of wanting to please and glorify God, and when you really want to you can.

I ask a friend, what she would say when people ask her why she wears pants, she said "well I used to say ugh my parents make me wear them, but now I understand why I should wear them, and I actually WANT to wear them"

He cares about whats in Our hearts, yes, 1Sa 16:7 " for the LORD seeth not as man seeth; for man looketh on the outward appearance, but the LORD looketh on the heart."
but we also have to worry about man, we are to be of example, and we are to be different, are we not? If he man or woman looks at you, just in appearance, they should be able to tell that your are a woman of God,

Ladies need to stop accusing, and using excuses, Ladies need to dress like ladies, and dresses and skirts, which was made for them, as breeches (pants trousers) were made for man,

I dont know about you, but when I go out places, I want people to know I am a Godly woman even without getting to know me, I want them to know just by looking at me, that I have a Love for God, yet I am still a sinner, I don't want to be holier then thou, I want to love and glorify God in everything I do, and even in my appearance.

I pray for you ladies.

Thank you for reading,
In His Honor,

Friday, May 28, 2010

A Little thought, for the day.

What you wear is your testimony, did you know that? if you want respect from your brothers in Christ, you have to respect yourself first, and dress modestly, its not only about how you dress, a young lady may be dressing very nicely, not showing any skin, but unless her heart is right with God, its not going to help, Modesty is in heart, appearance, and your relationship with God.

Back in the old days the saved, and YES EVEN the lost knew how they should dress, I'm not trying to tell you your wrong, I'm not judging you, I'm pointing out that its in the Bible,

until the days of Hollywood women knew their place, even the lost, so what has changed? modern days have come upon us, you can go into wall-mart and guess what you wont be able to find a skirt that goes below your knee's, sad isn't it? Fashion bug, has a few but they are really high priced, Cato's might I add, has some, they are really nice, but again you have to have at least 30 to 40 bucks to spend on that one piece of clothing,

Gone are the days that have a girl wanting to buy a dress for her birthday, now its jeans! Jeans, shorts, tank tops, sleeveless shirts, mini dresses, I'm surprised that girls actually wear dresses to the prom, but then again, they aren't really modest, they have to be showing skin, halters, spaghetti strap, strapless, you name it, there are even short ones that go above the knee's,

in my opinion, now ladies this is only my opinion, Ladies would look much better in dresses, much more lady-like and alot more feminine.

You would indeed without a doubt be more respected by your brothers in Christ, because after all, they may think you look good with short-shorts or tight jeans, or even a skirt that goes above your knee's but in the end, what men really want, is to have a modest woman, that LOVES God with ALL her heart.

I do not look down on you ladies nor do I frown upon ladies that wear pants, I simply want to fill your minds with things to think about,

I ask that you, think about the following.

1. respect yourself. show respect to yourself enough todress modestly,
2. Respect God, you want to glorify him in everything you do, in appearance, and in heart, and most importantly in what you do.
3. If you want to be respected by men, your going to have to change, Change for the better.
not who you are, its nothing like that, but you need to get closer to God. because your relationship with a boy, will not last if your not close to God.
4. Men do care about how you dress, in their early teenage years, they will be changing from a young boy to becoming a godly man, they will look at girls with shorts and short skirts, mini dresses, tank tops, the list goes on and on, but when they are grown and mature, they realize that they want a real lady.
One that loves God. and dresses like she does. she dresses to honor him, and strives to glorify him in activities and appearance,

Ladies please do think about this, especially as summer comes around, choose to glorify him, and heart, and appearance. Be modest.

Thank you for reading,
in his honor

Thursday, May 27, 2010

What is Modesty? Part 1

Ladies of today may think that dressing modesty is not showing anything that your mom or dad should see, or even your pastor, sadly enough, today it has gotten that bad.. bad enough that ladies wear pants to church, whats worse is that Our pastors wives are falling prey as well. a vast amount of people today are taking a stand, on Modesty, taking back femininity. what was once all ladies standards.

I want to challenge you to something, IF you are wearing pants I want you to think about it, are you happy with how you are treated and do you respect yourself? some ladies say pants are modest, the truth not my opinion, is that they are not ladies. argue all you want, but they aren't,
Deuteronomy 22:5 we have all heard it seen it or read it, The Woman shall not wear that which pertaineth unto a man, neither shall a man put on a women's garment: for all who do so are abomination unto the Lord thy God,

Abomination? harsh? not in my opinion. Let's look up the word abomination shall we? Something abominable, extreme disgust and hatred: Loathing.

Pretty strong language. you may say the new sinners excuse, yeah but that's the old testament, this is modern day,

Leviticus 18:22 Thou Shalt not lie with mankind, as with womankind" it is abomination.

Leviticus 20:13 If a man also lie with mankind, as he lieth with a woman, both of them have committed an abomination: they shall surely be put to death; their blood shall be upon them.

"Apparel" Today is any piece of clothing, did you know that in the 1611 Oxford English Dictionary the word Apparel mean "Loose, long flowing garment"

"Dress" is a women's piece of clothing, consisting of a skirt and bodice, Ladies wore them well, and knew their place, until the 19th century Culottes came into the scene, Ladies started wearing them so they could ride astride on the horse, instead of side-saddle, originally Military wear for soldiers, the word culottes in french is panties, and is also known as undergarments, in the beginning of the 19th century they were called "knee-high breeches" Breeches are trousers and or pants, in Leviticus 6:10 God created Breeches for the Priests. "and the priest shall put on his linen garment, and his linen breeches shall he put upon his flesh, and take up the ashes which the fire hath consumed with the burnt offering on the alter, and he shall put them beside the alter"

would you care to argue more? Leviticus 16:4 (notice how it says the word "he" thats a man not a women) "and he shall put on the holy linen coat, and he shall have the linen breeches upon his flesh and shall be girded with a linen girdle, and with the linen mitre shall he be attired: these are holy garments; therefore shal he wash his flesh in water, and so put them on."

It truly saddens me that ladies of today choose to wear..well men's clothing, to put it bluntly, I cannot tell you that its right for you wear Pants/Trousers/Breeches. its not right for me to, nor is it right to judge you which in no means am I judging you.

my mission is to fill your minds with things to think about Lord help me. I once was a pants wearing lady. until I viewed a piece of word done by a fellow brother in Christ. it opened my eyes, and the conviction struck me right away.

Part 2 coming very soon.

Thank you for reading
In his honor.