Kim's small thought I

will start this little session every now and then
coz i think something missing in my blog
i felt rather emptiness after every post or reading my own blog..
maybe kiminpink have too much sharing on the external
but none on the internal side of me
please bear with me...ill still continue with wht i do previously...

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i was on my bed fews minutes ago...
as im training myself to be "prayerful" so recently i always pray until i fall asleep when im still awake and no more item to pray for, suddenly my big question come back to me again..
and decided to wake up and goolge for an answer
i always have this question in mind and
i've been praying for an answer from God
What does bible/God says about fashion?
coz most of my christian friend dun really dress up like me
and i dun go to church with wht i normally wear..(more decent)
should i just give up this passion and look like other christian..
how others look at Christian like me?
these are the ans i googled..


1. As a Christian your behavior sets the tone for how others see you and your faith. Being modest in your appearance is just as great a witness to those around you as your words. One issue many non-Christians have with believers is that they tend to be hypocritical. If you are preaching purity and modesty to others while wearing revealing clothes you may be seen as a hypocrite. By being modest you allow people to see your inner faith rather than your outer appearance.
1 Peter 2:12 - "Be careful to live properly among your unbelieving neighbors. Then even if they accuse you of doing wrong, they will see your honorable behavior, and they will give honor to God when he judges the world." (NLT)
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2. God doesn't focus on our outward appearance. It is what's on the inside that matters most to Him. The Bible tells us that God's focus is on developing our inner beauty so that it can be reflected in everything we do and what we are.
1 Samuel 16:7 - "The Lord does not look at the things man looks at. Man looks at the outward appearance, but the Lord looks at the heart." (NIV)

James 1:23 - "Anyone who listens to the word but does not do what it says is like a man who looks at his face in a mirror." (NIV)
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3 .Unfortunately we do live in a superficial world where people do judge on appearance. We would all love to say that we are not in the majority, and that we all look beyond what's on the outside, but virtually all of us are influenced by appearances.

Yet, we need to keep appearance in perspective. The Bible tells us that it is important to present ourselves as nicely as possible, but God does not call us to go to extremes. It is important that we remain aware of why we do the things we do to look good. Ask yourself two questions:
* Does your focus on your appearance take your eyes off the Lord?
* Are you more focused on your weight, clothes, or makeup than you are on God?
If you answered, "Yes," to either of the questions then you may need to take a closer look at your priorities. The Bible tells us to look closer at our hearts and actions rather than our presentation and appearance.



that's the best answer i found..if you hv any others..tell me can?!? anyway i have a rough idea and answer in fact i heard wht God's answer which actually related to last week sermon..

everyone can have passion in anything (not sinful thing of coz) but all the passion cannot take away God's throne in our heart..mean like if i have 99% of passion in fashion or dressing up..i should have 100% passion in God..God always come first and take the throne in our heart..mean if i spend 200 on clothes i hv to offer 201 to God..if i write 10 post about my outfit i should hv 11 post about spiritual thing..oh my! this last one kinda hard coz im not really good in writing..my english sucks

correct me if you dun think so ya..

feel better after sharing..times to hit bed with..
Colossians 3:17 - "And whatever you do, whether in word or deed, do it all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him." (NIV)
p.s:im gonna serve in church soon...wooray..today learn PA system..wht next??so many area can be serve..sunday school?orang asli?media ministry? wht should i choose..

7 comments:

  1. erm..no comment..u should ask pastor =P

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  2. I think your blog post pretty much summarizes it :) I think it's fine to be fashionable, just don't let it be an obsession and dressing decently but fashionable is fine at church :)

    And I totally know how you feel when you say your church friends don't dress up like you >.<

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  3. miss ocd: hey girl..finally thr is someone understand wht i feel!thanks for the word, sweets..:D at least i noe someone like me out thr!!

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  4. Try memorize this verse.
    "Everything is permissible for me"—but not everything is beneficial. "Everything is permissible for me"—but I will not be mastered by anything.
    1 Corinthians 6:12

    As you have known, God should be first in everything. but what will do with the things that is in ur 2nd, 3rd, 4th ... etc of your life? Should you be less passionate???

    Well, one way you can do is, excel in everything you do. This is because you put God first in life that everything you pursue is to glorify God, even in the field of fashion.

    I too have this same issue as in, should we be fashionable in church. Well, ask yourself, which one is more important? God/Christ , church or fashion?

    My issue was, wearing slippers and shorts and t-shirts to church. But in the America, those are not an issue because some churches is held beside the beach. But for Malaysian culture, it is to wear proper. That's all. Just one day for proper dressing, other days be fashionable!

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  5. seowqj: hey brother..thanks so much, u gv me a diff view instead!!Thanks so much..hehhee

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