While this flap about LDS feminists protesting by wearing pants at church continues, I thought I would share what you might call “philosophies of men mingled with scripture.” Or maybe it’s “philosophies of women,” since I happen to be female…
Man looketh on the outward pants but the Lord looketh on the heart. (Michaela Stephens translation of 1 Samuel 16:7)
Pants are deceitful, and skirts are vain: but a woman that feareth the Lord, she shall be praised. (Michaela Stephens translation of Proverbs 31:30)
This people draweth nigh unto me with their mouth, and honoureth me with their lips; but their heart is far from me.
But in vain they do worship me, teaching for doctrines commandments about pants and skirts. (Michaela Stephens translation of Matthew 15:8-9)
Ye judge after the pants; I judge no man. (Michaela Stephens translation of John 8:15)
For if there come unto your assembly a women with a gold ring in goodly skirts, and there come in also a woman in pants;
And ye have respect to her that weareth the skirt, and say unto her, Sit thou here in a good place; and say to the other, Stand thou there, or sit here under my footstool:
Are ye not then partial in yourselves and are become judges of evil thoughts? (Michaela Stephens translation of James 2:2-4)
Whose adorning let it not be that outward adorning of plaiting the hair, and of wearing of pants, or of putting on of skirts;
But let it be the hidden women of the heart, in that which is not corruptible, even the ornament of a meek and quiet spirit, which is in the sight of God of great price. (Michaela Stephens translation of 1 Peter 3:3-4)
That is all.
Move along folks, move along, nothing to see here..