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While jewelry was used in a wide variety of ways in the Bible, consistently the sdornment of jewelry for clothing or bodily adornment was disallowed. Whereas our first parents were concerned about their external appearance their looksGod was concerned about their inside their hearts. There were at least five appropriate usage of jewelry that were not condemned. From the above passage, we can discover the following three guidelines:.

The Principle of Decency.

This does not mean be cheap! We are to adorn ourselves in a manner consistent with the following:.

In other words, the Christian way to look adornmnet. But what we do should not be on the basis of 1 Cor What reason does Paul give?


If hair, what should cover the hair? Is it ostentatious expensive. Besides 1 Timothy 2, a complementary sets of principles of Christian adornment can be found in 1 Peter 3: It equally applies to men—especially in our changing times when men are beginning to dress and adorn themselves sameule as women.

Both passages teach that instead of following the latest fashions and idolizing models from Paris, New York, San Fransciso, London, etc. Thus, adorned priests and kings in the Old Testament pointed to holy work of Jesus Christ—our only holy King and Priest cf.

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Are they jewelry too? The third general principle on Christian adornment is that Christians be sensible or use common sense in their dressing.

No eBook available Amazon. There we discover that in the Old Testament. She does not depend upon her clothing to show her worth.

Jandi marked it as to-read Jun 19, Bodily adornment involves the use of jewelry gold, silver, pearls, etc. Gold or Pearls 3. Expensive dresx Ostentation Issue of Stewardship.

Remember that the required ornamentation is good deeds, humility, submissiveness. Also, the required Christian adornment—what every Christian should adorn themselves with are good deeds. One model woman is the virtuous woman of Proverbs Return to Book Page.


Christian Dress and Adornment by Samuele Bacchiocchi

Christian Dress and Ad In other words, we find two prohibitions of an unnatural disfigurement of the body: All the passage is saying is that there should be gender role differentiation in our dressing. Just as men in certain cultures wear skirts Scotland, Bermuda, etc. Adornment in the Old Testament.

After giving three general principles v. The second admonition is to have a submissive attitude toward their husbands by bacchuocchi pure and respectful behavior. Two chapters address the specific questions of the wedding ring and of the unisex fashion Thus, one cannot take out their jewelry in church and go home or school or work to wear them.

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bacchicochi Lists with This Book. Nana Anti rated it it was amazing Mar 17, The second general principle is that Christians should dress decently.

Christian adornment is not only a New Testament teaching.