Friday, September 02, 2005

Christian "sluts"

I know I’m opening a HUGE can of worms with this post, but I’m ready to take the consequences if any of this is eye-opening to anyone. (Warning: vulgar language used, readers’ discretion is advised)

By the sheer title of being “Christian”, we’re assumed to be witnesses and people of Christ. We are warned that the world is watching us and that we need to be good examples of the people God intended us to be. Thus note: this entry is mainly aimed to the Christian denomination. Okay, here comes the fun part...

“Therefore let us stop passing judgment on one another. Instead, make up your mind not to put any stumbling block or obstacle in your brother’s way.” - Romans 14:13 (NIV)

Part 1: The Judge
We need to stop judging the book by its cover (although, more often than not, the cover does tell quite a bit of its content). To prevent any disputes over the technicalities in my wording, I’m just going to say what I mean. We need to stop judging people by what they wear. Just because girls wear clothing with small surface areas, doesn’t mean they sleep around.

Part 2: The “Slut”
From what I’ve been told, males are very visual; easily stimulated by what they see. Most of us female attention-whores know this piece of information. The problem occurs when we use it to our advantage and deliberately wear provocative items of clothing to satisfy our need for attention. Okay, I understand that being fashionable is important and the trend that’s set can be a determining factor as to what is worn. I also know that it can be quite hot outside and having funny tan-lines with certain clothing could be a “fashion faux pas.” BUT as Christian women, it’s our duty to first fulfill God’s request for us to NOT be stumbling blocks for our brothers. I’m not going to list the things you should or should not wear because I think if you were able to choose God and call yourself a Christian, you’re also able to choose what you wear sensibly.
“Put to death, therefore, whatever belongs to your earthly nature: sexual immorality, impurity, lust, evil desires and greed, which is idolatry.” - Colossians 3:5 (NIV)

Part 3: The Horny
Guys... you should know better, turn away. If you’re going clubbing or going somewhere where there are bound to be half naked chicks, you’re putting yourself in temptation... then it’s just a matter of how serious you take stumbling to be. What circumstances would you allow yourself to be placed in? That’s something you should figure out before you go exploring different strip joints. Only you know how much you can handle; only you can control your actions and thoughts; only you can draw the boundaries for yourself. Be mindful and intentional, it’s not always the girl’s fault.

Romans 14 into perspective:

“Let us therefore make every effort to do what leads to peace and to mutual edification. Do not destroy the work of God for the sake of food. All food is clean, but it is wrong for a man to eat anything that causes someone else to stumble. It is better not to eat meat or drink wine or to do anything else that will cause your brother to fall.” - Romans 14: 19-21

I’m somewhat taking verse 13 out of context because they are literally talking about food in this chapter, but I feel the principles from these verses can be applied to what I talked about above. Feel free to agree or disagree, but I do urge you to leave a comment about your views on this matter.


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Jubez said...

i'm just letting you know that the 4 comments i deleted were advertisements... that's why they're gone. =oP
don't worry, i won't delete your's. ^_~

Anonymous said...

You and I are on a one-time journey; don't let anyone (including yourself) tell you how to complete this moment and miss the most important, vital adventure of all.

Read on!

You alone and GOD

Is there a god? is there not a god? is there one god? or are there many gods? The world, with its many religions and billions of people, embraces all of these. Is there a right answer and can it be known with absolute certainty? The answer is yes, and you have the opportunity and the ability starting right now to know. And you must know, because where you spend eternity will depend on it!!

Yes! There is a GOD. And HE is ONE: MOST HIGH, MOST HOLY and JUST, ALMIGHTY GOD who is from everlasting to everlasting, by whom and for whom all things were created: The universe and everything in it (consider for a moment how it, the universe, is made with only a little over one hundred individual, infinitesimally small building blocks that man calls atoms; assembled in incomprehensible quantities and ways beyond man's imagination or understanding—both the animate and the inanimate).

But this most wonderful creation would be meaningless without intelligent life to be aware of it in awe and wonder and to explore, enjoy and use it.

But God also created mankind in His own image, i.e., also with ability to create and He entrusted man with a free will to do whatever he chose (even if it meant denying the very one who created him). And to perpetuate himself, procreation was also given him, but interestingly, one individual was not enough; two were required (male and female). Each with different rolls and responsibilities, but totally dependent upon the other for the purpose of perpetuating life.

And God said, "Come; walk with me; abide under my shadow and live forever." But mankind decided to go its own way, thereby limiting its lifetime and having it filled with uncertainties.

Now, the stage is set: Mankind has the ability and the environment to make the most of the lifetime given it; including the most important venture of all and that is the one to reunite with his creator, Almighty God.

Yes; you have one life to live, as you choose. It may be long one, but even one hundred years is but a speck in time when compared to eternity. Then, according to the Word of God, you will come before Him to be judged as to how you received Him or if you even had a desire to know Him.

And yes, there is a way you can know Him, and that as intimately as you want, it is your choice. And the relationship that you can have with the ALMIGHTY is not dependent upon anyone else—or any religion—or anything other than your own desire.

It is vital that you realize that you are a unique individual (very special) and that He gave you (like everyone ever born) a way and the ability to commune with Him, one-on-one. Therefore, when you come before Him to be judged, you will not be able to blame anyone or any religion (or its beliefs or teachings) for misleading you.

You have the right and a great privilege, from Him, to come directly to Him with all of your questions and for all of their answers. And if you don't understand as well or the same as the next one, that is not important. What is important to Him is where your heart is and and that is how you will be judged.

It is imperative that you trust no one, but Him, for your eternal salvation. But because you have sinned, you are separated from Him and until your sin is removed you are in a state of darkness and uncertainty, easily led further and further away from Him by any notion or thought that comes to you or through someone else or some religious movement or philosophy that seems right to you.

Don't be fooled or deceived! The only way for you to trust Him is to know Him, and the only way to know Him is to go directly to Him to know that your sins can be removed completely. There is a way, and it is for you, and once taken you will begin to see and understand just how much He loves you and desires to give you all things. You are very important to Him and loved by Him as much as anyone ever born. But, unless you turn to Him, you will be forever separated from Him—and lost through all eternity. There is a way, and it's simple, but it is His way and not yours. How do you know which way is His? You ask Him!

He said, "Ask and you will receive; Seek and you will find; Knock and it will be opened to you." If you believe this, and act on it with the simple faith of a child a whole new life and world will open up to you. It costs you nothing to ask Him, He wants you to try Him and prove Him whether He is real or not; whether He is the living God and not some figment or perversion of man's imagination as proclaimed by most of the world's great religions.

How and why have these great religions come into being? Because man has done everything he can do without doing the one thing he must do, to have his sin removed. There is only one way and that is the way prepared and given to man by the living God (the one who knew mankind would sin and would desperately need a way to be delivered from it).

He said, "Seek and you will find." It is not only important to ask, but to search for Him with all of your being. Never ceasing. He said, "If you misplaced a valuable item would you not search, diligently, for it?" And in another place, He said, "If you search diligently for me with all of your heart you will find me. But if you are not interested in finding me you will be separated from me and lost—forever." He wants very much for you to find Him (for your sake), but He will not force you to do anything. He wants you to be free from any form of bondage or enslavement.

He said, "Knock and it will be opened to you." Be persistent in your quest for the truth, as measured by Him, and all things will be revealed to you.

This you can be certain of, that He is true and faithful to His Word, and He will never leave you or forsake if you call to Him. His door is always open if you go to Him in a humble and contrite spirit, desiring to know Him.

God is a spirit, a most holy spirit, and man if he goes to Him, must go to Him in spirit and in truth.

Certainly God knows whether you are sincere or not. He knows everything about you. He knows every sin and transgression you have ever committed, and they are all tallied against you, waiting to be revealed at your time of judgment unless they are removed (washed away completely) before you die. And they can be, by the way prepared by Him, and only that way.

Not by works, ever, as promoted and practiced by most of the world's religions or by man's sacrifices, no matter how great or good they may be.

"Think about it!" Your eternal salvation depends on it. Think how most of the world's religions have and keep man in bondage by their regimens of good works, service and forms of worship. All in the name of or for the purpose of reconciling man to God and delivering him from his sin.

There are many good things achieved through these efforts, but they can't and will not, ever, in themselves, wash away your sins. They can be another type of bondage that the living God wants man to be free from so that he may freely walk with Him and serve Him.

He loves you, He wants to wash away your sin, but you have to desire Him and go to Him and accept His way, for it to be done.

Submit, and commit yourself to Him, only, and totally, with no reservations; cry out to Him to open your eyes and show you how He, and He alone, paid the price for your sins to be washed away. Time is running out for you. Only you can perform this act, no one else can do it for you. But be assured that if you call to Him, in sincerity, He will hear you for He is the living God.

Be aware, also, that the god you serve may not be the living God, or worse, the religion or its teachings that you are involved in may have so polluted or diluted the message of salvation that you are still in your sin and have never experienced true salvation. But you must find the truth, for your eternal salvation is the price you will pay if you do not! Don't hesitate any longer. Fall to your knees, now, and ask Him to come into your heart and show you the way to salvation before it is too late. His answer may be immediate or it may be given to you over a period of time, but never stop seeking the truth from Him, for His way is the only way. "Ask; Seek; Knock:" You can trust Him.

And Almighty God, your Heavenly Father, Creator of all things will richly bless you.

Anonymous said...

Wow you are too caught up in this whole god thing, poster above me. No one is gonna read all that. Who has the time anymore?

Anonymous said...

Most Christian women are whores and sluts.

According to a study 95% of Americans have had premarital sex, which means most American Christians have no problem with premarital sex.

Most Christian women often or occasionally wear very revealing skirts and wear bikinis on beaches.

If you want to escape this whoredom I invite you to accept Islam