Excess in Dress, as Well as in Personal Culture, to be Shunned ...
... life, in fact, which are at last blest with quiet and withdrawn into the harbour
of modesty, the splendour and dignity of dress lure away ... Why, shall we not use ...
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... In Isa.3:16-23 we have a clear prophecy of the gospel age, and how God was going
to have his people dress modestly in accordance with their profession. ...
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... As you increased in substance, have you not increased in dress? ... Do you ask, "But
may we not as well buy fashionable things as unfashionable?" I answer, Not if ...
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The World, the Flesh, and the Devil
... We dress in accordance with our rank and our own tastes, and you may rely upon it
that, in spite of your horrid remarks, we shall continue to do so.'. ...
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Treatise ii. On the Dress of virgins.
... Overcome dress, since you are a virgin; overcome gold, since you overcome the flesh ...
What toil we suffer, what labour, when we endeavour to ascend the hills and ...
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Letter xxxviii. To Marcella.
... We are held to be monks if we refuse to dress in silk. We are called sour and
severe if we keep sober and refrain from excessive laughter. ...
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Dress as Connected with Idolatry.
... But we must now treat of the garb only and apparatus of office. There is a dress
proper to every one, as well for daily use as for office and dignity. ...
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So, when You Allege that the Ornaments of the Heathen Deities are ...
... that none of them have any plea of reason to support it, on the basis of which this
article of dress might be vindicated as one in whose use we can participate ...
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The Fruits of the Spirit.
... Of fashions which even when harmless, even beautiful, are but the garments, or rather
stage-properties, in which we dress up the high instincts which God's ...
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Divine and Worldly Conformity
... opposites of display. If we are meek and modest in character, our dress
and deportment will manifest these qualities. If we do not ...
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Topical Bible VersesDeuteronomy 22:5
The woman shall not wear that which pertains to a man, neither shall a man put on a woman's garment: for all that do so are abomination to the LORD your God.Topicalbible.org
1 Timothy 2:9
In like manner also, that women adorn themselves in modest apparel, with modesty and sobriety; not with braided hair, or gold, or pearls, or costly array;
1 Timothy 2:1-15
I exhort therefore, that, first of all, supplications, prayers, intercessions, and giving of thanks, be made for all men;
It is good neither to eat flesh, nor to drink wine, nor any thing whereby your brother stumbles, or is offended, or is made weak.
1 Timothy 4:12
Let no man despise your youth; but be you an example of the believers, in word, in conversation, in charity, in spirit, in faith, in purity.
1 Corinthians 10:31
Whether therefore you eat, or drink, or whatever you do, do all to the glory of God.
I beseech you therefore, brothers, by the mercies of God, that you present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable to God, which is your reasonable service.
1 Corinthians 6:19-20
What? know you not that your body is the temple of the Holy Ghost which is in you, which you have of God, and you are not your own?
Favor is deceitful, and beauty is vain: but a woman that fears the LORD, she shall be praised.
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