With the Attire of a Harlot


     “A virtuous woman does not dress so that she looks like she is handing out invitations for free samples.”

     It is noteworthy that the very first stroke Solomon paints of the virtue-less woman in Proverbs 7 is that she is dressed in “the attire of a harlot” (v. 10).

     Since humanity’s fall into sin and our loss of innocence, there has been two basic clothing styles—fig leaves (which God deemed unsuitable) and tunics (which God provided and covered from the shoulders to the knees).

     Like the virtue-less woman described by Solomon in Proverbs 7 and the virtuous woman described by Paul in 1 Timothy 2:9-10, the style of attire you choose is an outward expression of your heart.

     Is your dressing style fig leaves or tunics?

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Author: jchowning

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