The Bible Says: 1 Timothy 2:9 In like manner also, the women adorn themselves in modest apparel, with shamefacedness and sobriety….
Christians Say: “Don’t judge” “God says come as you are” “Why are you talking about her dress, are you jealous?” “You’re too judgmental” “God doesn’t look at the outside, He judges the heart” “We were born naked” “You have a dirty mind, that’s why you think she’s dressed inappropriately” “God sees us all as if we’re naked” “Who are we to judge” ‘Our attire doesn’t depict our heart’ “My clothing has nothing to do with my relationship with God” “God knows my heart” “If anyone looks at me with lust in his eyes, he has a problem, not me”, “Do you expect me to look like an old woman”, ” God made me with curves so I can’t help how my clothing fits ….
Left to Right: Evangelist Shirley Ceasar, Gospel Artists Mary Mary, First Lady Meagan Good and Gospel Artist Israel Houghton’s wife
The Bible Says: Matthew 19:4-5 Have you not read that he who made them from the beginning made them male and female, and said, for this reason a man shall leave his father and mother and be joined to his wife, and the two shall become one?
Christians Say: ‘Who are we to judge?’ ‘God is love’ ‘There were homosexuals in the bible’ ‘God loves the sinner but hates the sin’ ‘We should be free to love who we want’ ‘No one is perfect’ ‘Sin is sin, one sin isn’t bigger than another’ ‘Who are you to judge’ ‘The bible doesn’t say anything about two women being together’ ‘love is love’ ‘There’s no male or female in heaven’ ‘God doesn’t see gender, He sees the heart’…
The Bible Says: Mathew 5:27-28 You have heard that it was said, Do not commit adultery, But I tell you that anyone who looks at a woman lustfully has already committed adultery with her in his heart
Christians Say: ‘The devil made me do it’ ‘I’m only human’ ‘We all fall short of the glory of God’ ‘I fell into sin’ ‘I have a lust demon’ ‘ he without sin cast the first stone’ ‘My husband/wife cheated on me first’ ‘Who are we to judge’ ‘Men will be men’ ‘ She must have done something to make him do it’ ‘ She seduced him’…
The Bible Says: Ephesians 5:25-33 Husbands, love your wives, even as Christ also loved the church, and gave himself for it; That he might sanctify and cleanse it with the washing of water by the word, That he might present it to himself a glorious church, not having spot, or wrinkle, or any such thing; but that it should be holy and without blemish. So ought men to love their wives as their own bodies. He that loveth his wife loveth himself. For no man ever yet hated his own flesh; but nourisheth and cherisheth it, even as the Lord the church: For we are members of his body, of his flesh, and of his bones…… 33 Nevertheless let every one of you in particular so love his wife even as himself; and the wife see that she reverence her husband.
Christians Say: ‘She nags too much’ ‘we don’t share the same vision’ ‘I’m tired of this marriage’ ‘he’s too demanding’ ‘ she’s not the same woman that I married’ ‘he’s changed since marriage’ ‘it’s too difficult to love her/him’ ‘she doesn’t deserve to be treated nice'”It’s her fault” “it’s his fault” “a man will be a man” “everyone sins”, “she made me do it” “he made me do it”
The Bible Says: Thou shall not steal (Exodus 20:15)
Christians Say: ‘It’s not really stealing‘ ‘no one will ever know’ ‘I’m just borrowing it, i’ll pay it back’ ‘God forgive me’ ‘God knows my heart’ ‘ No sin is any bigger than the other’ ‘No one is without sin’ ‘Don’t judge’ ‘Maybe he/she were hungry’ ‘The devil made me do it’ ‘you don’
God Says: Honor your father and your mother, as the LORD your God has commanded you, so that your days may be long and that it may go well with you in the land the LORD your God is giving you (Deuteronomy 5:16) .
Christians Say: ‘My mother/father left me when I was a baby’ ‘My father abused me’ ‘ My mother and I don’t get along’ ‘My parents don’t call me’ ‘My father doesn’t love me’ ‘My grandparents raised me, therefore I will honor them instead of my parents’ ‘My grandmother is my natural mother’ ‘My father wasn’t there when I needed him’ ‘My parents don’t respect me, why should I respect them?’
What excuses do YOU make for not obeying God? God won’t FORCE YOU to obey Him- you have to love Him more than you love yourself.