Gospel.com Topics Feed - Appearance 2012-08-08T11:49:32-05:00 GCI info@gospel.com /feeds/topics/appearance/ What They See Is What They Get - #6673 http://hutchcraft.com/a-word-with-you/your-personal-power/what-they-see-is-what-they-get-6673 2012-08-08T11:49:32-05:00 Right now, people are judging our Jesus by how it looks like we are living. So, don't just settle for what looks right, but for what looks like Jesus. Looking For Something Clean - #6400 http://hutchcraft.com/a-word-with-you/your-hindrances/looking-for-something-clean-6400 2011-08-08T11:47:17-05:00 Maybe you're short on credentials, but you hate the sin in you. You make a quick confession when you sin, and you try to run from tempting situations. Well, you know what? You're what God is looking for, because all He is looking for is something clean. True Woman: Female Beauty Matters http://truewoman.com/?id=1718 2011-06-17T10:23:59-05:00 I admit it. The topic of woman’s appearance is trivial compared to the war on the other side of the world–but given the reality of our culture, it’s a battle that hits much closer to home. True Woman: What Are You Really Teaching Your Daughter About Beauty? http://truewoman.com/?id=1700 2011-05-26T16:14:35-05:00 As a young girl, I watched my mom go on every diet imaginable. I watched her make faces at herself in the mirror. I watched her duck and cover any time a camera lens was pointed in her direction. And I thought, “If there’s something wrong with my beautiful mom, there must be something wrong with me.” True Beauty http://reviveourhearts.com/topics/downloads/index.php?id=10364 2010-08-31T14:43:03-05:00 Take this heart check test to help discern your thoughts, motives, and goals regarding beauty. Right Words, Wrong Heart - #5783 http://hutchcraft.com/a-word-with-you/your-personal-power/right-words-wrong-heart-5783 2009-09-10T10:47:26-05:00 If there's been more than one you, the Christian you and then the other guys, maybe you're tired of playing charades spiritually, you're tired of the performance, you're tired of the mask. It's time to say, "Jesus, I've been saying all the right words, but You know how hollow it all is really and now so do I. I just want to love You and want to know You for real. I want this to be all about a Christ-relationship, not the Christian religion." Appearance - a Christian perspective http://biblegateway.com/passage/?search=1%20Thessalonians%205:22&version=KJV 2009-08-06T16:38:28-05:00 Christians are commanded here to steer clear of sin and evil whenever, and in whatever form, it rears its head. Beauty in the Bible: Proverbs 31:30 http://biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Prov.31.30&version=NIV 2009-07-14T11:05:38-05:00 It's natural for humans to notice and praise physical beauty, but this passage reminds us that there's more to true, spiritual beauty than just your outward appearance. In God's eyes, a gracious and righteous character are more important and lasting than good looks or fancy clothes. Beauty will inevitably fade--but a solid character remains a blessing throughout your entire life. Article : Do Commandments On Tattoos and Hair Still Apply? http://delveintojesus.com/articles/75/Do-Commandments-On-Tattoos-and-Hair-Still-Apply.aspx 2008-04-20T09:40:11-05:00 The Bible contains some commandments that don't seem to apply anymore such as commanding men to have short hair, women to have long hair and forbidding tattoos and body piercings. Does God care about these things any more? Do 21st century Christians still need to heed these commandments?