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If I may give you a  senior point of view  in our present 20th century. 1# is that a person should not attract the wrong attention to herself.Male or Female.That is  strike and draw the flesh in it's manifest.The  fragrance of Christ should be the predominating factor here.In some mesures,in my opinion the dress code of the 20 th century manifest much of the breaches in the herarts of the Lord's fold. We need to set always the Lord before our eyes. I am discerning the World indeed creeping into the gathering for the last 30 some years i have fellowship in gatherings. Their is that focus of how beautiful and sexy or handsome aspect one may seem to promote.Rather than giving no occasion to the flesh.It is more deplorable to see married couples showing how worldly and careless they are.The  Word of God point through John to walk in Love,and how can we say we love God if we love not our bretren. Love the scripture point do not behave unseemly. Can we be free from guilt of displeasing the Lord in our conscience.Toward men,bretren.The womaan that fear the Lord saith the scripture."She shall be praised. The price-less-ness of a meek and gentle spirit.It is in specific place of the married to praise,honour,complement his partner or like .Female to female,male to male,or a couple and elderly to praise or complement another in the rightful context.There is no better complement to rejoice in that Christ manifest in your life and mine.We must face that we are to put off these mortal to cloth with the new.And the fact that men's look of the outward decays at one point and time.The fragrance we leave lingers a lasting memorials toward our fellowmen and sweetsmelling odour to God.Love in Yeshua.Orphan/Yves

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35 minutes ago, simplejeff said:

When Jesus and the Apostles and the Disciples rebuked others (whether ekklesia or outsiders as directed by YHVH) ,  do you think they were wrong ?

No

every rebuke had a purpose 

thats what I personally believe 

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11 minutes ago, IvyLynn said:

No

every rebuke had a purpose 

thats what I personally believe 

Ask YHVH for understanding of His Word (as you have read His Word much, many times),  in His Time (which may be or is usually different than our own,  yes,  we most often have to wait,  and it is good to wait upon Him, to wait for His Word whether to move, or to be still, to speak, or to act, or to be silent) .

i.e. as you "personally believe",  His Word does say there is a purpose in all of His Word,  and whenever He gives an encouragement , a chastisement,  an uplifting,  a discipline (even though uncomfortable at the time),

no matter what YHVH gives,  there is a purpose, and not an idle one, no, but a good and righteous purpose in line with His Word, in harmony with all of His Word and His Purpose of Salvation in Jesus.

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23 minutes ago, simplejeff said:

Ask YHVH for understanding of His Word (as you have read His Word much, many times),  in His Time (which may be or is usually different than our own,  yes,  we most often have to wait,  and it is good to wait upon Him, to wait for His Word whether to move, or to be still, to speak, or to act, or to be silent) .

i.e. as you "personally believe",  His Word does say there is a purpose in all of His Word,  and whenever He gives an encouragement , a chastisement,  an uplifting,  a discipline (even though uncomfortable at the time),

no matter what YHVH gives,  there is a purpose, and not an idle one, no, but a good and righteous purpose in line with His Word, in harmony with all of His Word and His Purpose of Salvation in Jesus.

Amen!!!

 

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On 2/10/2018 at 11:23 AM, IvyLynn said:

where I fall short all the time

Yeah dont we all. Its hard to have patience with particularly stubborn types

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7 hours ago, TheMatrixHasU71 said:

Yeah dont we all. Its hard to have patience with particularly stubborn types

Agreed 

but great for character building 

 

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24 minutes ago, Butero said:

Even in Bible times, you see people that would literally stop up their ears so they wouldn't have to hear the truth.  The crowd did that at the preaching of Stephen.  At Worthy, people just place people on ignore so they won't have to consider they may be wrong.  You don't need to have patience.  You just refuse to hear the opposing point of view.  The problem will come in the next life at the judgment.  Ignorance won't save you.  God will remind that person that they heard a warning from one of his servants and ignored it.  Saying they didn't believe isn't going to cut it.

There are so many sins in the church today, and people won't listen to God's Word or warnings from his messengers.  Just look at all the things Paul said will keep us from inheriting the Kingdom of God.  Look at sins like fornication.  You would be surprised how many Christians think sex outside of marriage is ok if they are in a monogamous and loving relationship, yet if they are not married, they will not inherit the Kingdom of God.  People are being destroyed for lack of knowledge as the Bible says.  

People are also being destroyed by Wolves in sheep clothing. 

Monkey see Monkey do

It is very sad 

 

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11 minutes ago, Butero said:

You are right.  We tend to look at what those around us do, and if the majority are alright with something, it is ok.  Take this topic for instance.  Go back 100 years, and I am in the majority.  Today, I am clearly in the minority.  Today, I am in the majority among evangelicals that gay marriage is sinful.  Give that 100 years, and people that hold my view will likely be in the minority.  The longer the Lord tarries, the more wicked things will get.  That is, unless God sends a huge revival that leads to a new puritan type of movement.  Short of that, things will only get worse.  

Things are gonna get worse

a whole lot worse

keep your heart and mind guarded 

 

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The other day, I wondered if I was just wearing skirts as some sort of works based righteousness type thing.

I don't believe in just following a lot of regulations in matters of conscience.

But modesty is not like that. After searching my heart and praying, I just found that wearing skirts to be modest came out of a desire to please God and live a holy life. 

I'm fortunate to work at a place now where I can wear skirts every day. 

The only teeny tiny drawback is that it's harder to look casual in a skirt without wearing my least favorite modest items: ankle length Jean skirts. 

There are ways around that, though.

Otherwise, I find that I get treated better in public, and have no issue.

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19 minutes ago, naominash said:

The other day, I wondered if I was just wearing skirts as some sort of works based righteousness type thing.

It is OK to be righteous. God expects that of all His people. The sad fact of some is that they cannot understand James. James was hotly debated way back and nearly struck off the list. The 'works based' accusers are just wasting their time and confusing people. Do not even give 'doing the right thing' a second thought. You can be sure if it is not quite right that the Lord will make it quickly apparent. That is, if you listen daily to Him. If you don't then go about naked for all the difference that will (not) make.

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