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Remember the following words were penned in the 1600's, there is nothing new under the sun.
John Bunyan Quote on Modesty
Although immodesty and nakedness seem to be at an all time high in our country, it is not new to sinful man. John Bunyan (1628-1688) preached against immodesty in his day as well! Consider his words:
“Why are they for going with their…naked shoulders, and paps hanging out like a cow’s bag? Why are they for painting their faces, for stretching out their neck, and for putting of themselves unto all the formalities which proud fancy leads them to?
"Is it because they would honor God? Because they would adorn the gospel? Because they would beautify religion, and make sinners to fall in love with their own salvation? No, no, it is rather to please their lusts…
"I believe also that Satan has drawn more into the sin of uncleanness by the spangling show of fine clothes, than he could possibly have drawn unto it without them. I wonder what it was that of old was called the attire of a harlot: certainly it could not be more bewitching and tempting than are the garments of many professors this day.”
My, wouldn’t John Bunyan be shocked by the “bewitching and tempting” garments of today’s professors?
© Monika Hardy