“…I’m just suggesting…show a little respect…”

20130908_071145 (2)Sunrise at St. Simons Island - 9-8-13COME…Just as you are.  What does this mean to you?  Come, rather you’re
prepared, or not; implies that one should …just come… no matter the attire, their  hygiene, their preparation…making no difference, if they’re going to Church, a Funeral, a Wedding, a Ordination, a Graduation…or whatever…just come; because we are interested only as to…your presence.  Seemingly, men now like to wear their hair all messed up, with their dress shirts hanging out, yet with a jacket, and no socks.  Women, it seems, like wearing tight-fitting-stretchable fabrics, saving little for the imagination.  Flip-flops, sandals, or no-shoes, seem to be acceptable footwear. There
are no boundaries…just come as you are.  The Bible says in; 1 Samuel 16:7 – But the Lord said to Samuel, “Do not look on his appearance or on the height of his stature, because I have rejected him. For the Lord sees not as man sees: man looks on the
outward appearance, but the Lord looks on the heart.”  Deuteronomy 22:5 – “A woman shall not wear a man’s garment, nor shall a man put on a woman’s cloak, for whoever does these things is an abomination to the Lord your God. – 1 Timothy 2:9  – Likewise also that women should adorn themselves in respectable apparel, with modesty and self-control, not with braided hair and gold or pearls or costly attire.  Don’t get me wrong, now, I’m not slamming any particular group of people, rather, I am calling attention to the idea of “showing a little respect” when entering God’s House of Worship.  So,  My question is this:  If the Archangel Michael came down and said:  Our Lord Jesus will be here at 9:00 o’clock in the morning for a visit.  What would you wear?  Blessings…cjlb…9/16/13

PHOTO CREDIT:  Compliments of Frank Baker – Noted Photographer

 

About Charles Brooks

who is originally from Miami, Fla., moved to SC, holds two degrees from the University of SC. His business background is primarily in Real Estate Development (Motels, Hotel, Office Buildings, Restaurants, Residential) and Business Consulting. He currently is Managing Director of Brooks, Baker, Lehman & Kohlhepp - Investors in Real Estate and Mining, and has other business interests under the umbrella of Brooks Properties. FULL-TIME-MINISTRY: Fully engaged in spreading the Gospel of Our Lord Jesus Christ, with an emphasis on the Business Community.

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