Believe it or not, God’s favourite fashion label is not Versace, Prada or Dolce & Gabbana.
Reference: v.9 May your priests be clothed with your righteousness; may your faithful people sing for joy.
Explore: It sounds a bit silly, but I really find it difficult to know what to wear when I’m officiating at a wedding.
It’s not that I don’t have a nice dress in the cupboard, or that I can’t afford to buy another frock, it’s finding the correct style for the occasion.
When I’m leading a wedding I’m conscious that people will be looking at me, however, I’m far from being the star attraction! I don’t want to clash with the colour of the bridesmaids and, while I want to look formal, I’m also aware that I’m performing an official role.
I’m sure none of you have really thought (or cared) about what the minister should be wearing to a wedding, but it’s a regular concern for me!
Application: Some people care more about what they wear than others, but our clothing is a consideration for everyone. It helps to define who we are and how we want to be perceived.
God talks quite a bit about clothing. He actually mentions the most important fashion labels.
Believe it or not, God’s favourite fashion label is not Versace, Prada or Dolce & Gabbana. One of His most important wardrobe items is righteousness.
In Psalm 132 it says that it is good for the priests to be clothed in righteousness and as we are all called to be ministers of God’s word, then the same applies to us.
While we are often concerned with what we should wear, God is more concerned with whether we are living out His way in our lives.
When we are standing at our wardrobe, wondering what we should adorn, maybe we also need to be consciously thinking of putting on love, peace and righteousness each and every day.
Prayer: Lord, thank You for instructing us on the important things of life. May we not be so concerned about our fashion sense, but more conscious of the character we wear each day. Amen.
What do you plan to wear today?
This article was written by Linda Bailey
Linda started theological studies in 1999 in Australia. After working for ten years in various church ministries, she now works as the breakfast producer at 89.9 LightFM - the Christian radio station in Melbourne, Australia. She writes blogs every day about passages she is currently reading in the Bible. Follow her on Google Plus +Linda Bailey or Facebook by clicking the like button on the right of this page.