Your Philosophy Is Showing

World’s Philosophy

1. Beauty is external and physical.

2. The body is all-important; the spirit is secondary or non-existent.

3. Your body is your identity.

4. You are the product of evolution. Your body belongs to you.

5. Dress for people to notice you.

6. The purpose of clothing is to reveal the body and encourage sexual attraction.

7. If you’ve got it, flaunt it.

8. Highlight and draw attention to the body, skin, and private parts.

9. To be loved, a woman must be beautiful, sensual, and alluring.

10. The body has no worth—you can trash it or ignore it.

11. Use the body to tempt or tease others.

12. Give your body freely to others.

13. What you wear is just external.

God’s Idea

1. Beauty is internal and spiritual.

2. The spirit is eternal; the body is temporal.

3. Your body is a temple—it houses your soul.

4. God formed your body; it belongs to Him (and to your spouse).

5. Dress to please God and to reflect His glory.

6. The purpose of clothing is to cover and conceal the body.

7. Exemplify humility and modesty.

8. Draw attention to the spirit, countenance, and heart.

9. You are perfectly loved by God and designed to be beautiful for His glory.

10. Your body is God’s home—take care of it!

11. Use your body to protect, edify, and strengthen others.

12. God, and save your body for your spouse.

13. What you wear reflects your heart.

© Taken from The Look: Does God Really Care What I Wear? by Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth.

About the Author

Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth

Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth has touched the lives of millions of women through Revive Our Hearts and the True Woman movement, calling them to heart revival and biblical womanhood. Her love for Christ and His Word is infectious, and permeates her online outreaches, conference messages, books, and two daily nationally syndicated radio programs—Revive Our Hearts and Seeking Him.

She has authored twenty-two books, including Lies Women Believe and the Truth That Sets Them Free, Seeking Him (coauthored), Adorned: Living Out the Beauty of the Gospel Together, and You Can Trust God to Write Your Story (coauthored with her husband). Her books have sold more than five million copies and are reaching the hearts of women around the world. Nancy and her husband, Robert, live in Michigan.