Ronny Graham, reflecting on his experience in finding a new barber, observed the wide kaleidoscopic spectrum of color for women's hairdos, from pink to green to red, white, and blue, as well as long hair on men, dreadlocks, multi-varieties of beards, or shaving the head totally bald. To be well-groomed almost makes one stick out …
It was a custom of the heathen to cut their beards and hair into special shapes in honor of a pagan god. This false worship is what the Bible forbids.
Should women wear hats to church? What is the correct hair length for men and women? Paul teaches on these subjects in I Corinthians 11.
Clothing and hair length signal and reflect areas of rebellion, defiled attitudes, and spiritual health, providing a barometer of a person's character.
John Ritenbaugh, continuing the perennial "Handwriting on the Wall" theme from prior Feasts, suggests that as we mature, our ability to judge should exponentially increase even though perceiving reality is difficult. As we search for the truth, we cannot be "all over the place" but must abide in the truths of …
We must avoid the world's extremes and sensual excesses in matters of dress and fashion, adopting instead humility, chastity, decency, morality, and self control.
Hair length and clothing are outward indicators of a person's inner spiritual condition. They serve as a testimony of what we are on the inside.
Probably the biblical character best exemplifying the narcissistic personality is David's son, Absalom, clearly a spoiled son in a dysfunctional family.
Because Paul mentions long hair, some have been afraid to cut their hair at all. Yet I Corinthians 11:15 does not read 'uncut hair'; it reads 'long hair.'
What does CGG believe regarding cosmetics? dress lengths? hair lengths? men wearing earrings? tattoos?Frequently Asked Questions
As we grow in the grace and knowledge of God—becoming more humble, modest and holy—our involvement with such questionable practices should disappear.