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Tuesday – Laundry Day – Modest, Shamefaced and Sober

All right, let’s move on in our discussion of the GARMENTS/CLOTHING of a Godly woman.  As I read through the scriptures I can see, especially in the Old Testament, how meticulous the Lord was about the items that were worn by the priests in the temple.  God was so specific about each and every item that it makes me realize the importance of dress.  We have already gone over the  way the Lord made clothing for Adam and Eve –He did not make their clothing from leaves and plant material (as Adam and Eve had tried to do), but from skins of animals – which of course, was the beginning of the blood sacrifice to cover sin. I think it is apparent that when humans try to choose their clothing … Read entire article »

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Hanging Out The Clothes

Hanging Out The Clothes Just came in from hanging out 4 loads of clothes.  Whew – it is so cold this morning that I am having to rub my hands to make sure they can type here!   Anyway, thought I would share one of the things we do to make it easier on cold mornings.  When we empty the washer we take each item and shake it out and lay it flat in the basket so that when we get out to the line we just have to pull it straight up and clip it with the pins. We lay all the washcloths down, then handtowels, then cloth napkins, then bath towels.  The dresses and aprons are folded in thirds like a fan so that as we pull them from the basket … Read entire article »

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Tuesday – Laundry – Part 2

 Some really good discussion so far on this topic, please feel free to comment on any previous points, but let’s move ahead and talk about what garments we need to have as women of God and as Godly Wives.  As I study the Word and use the word “garment” as my beginning I find that obviously, as already stated, the garment was to cover our nakedness as in the case of Adam and Eve, but it also was a sign of wealth or position or gender.  In Deuteronomy 22:5 it says “The woman shall not wear that which pertaineth unto a man, neither shall a man put on a woman’s garment: for all that do so are abomination unto the LORD thy God.” In reading 6 other versions/translations of the Holy … Read entire article »

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Tuesday – Laundry Day

All right, time for Tuesday.  This is the second day of our work week and as wives, let’s see what would be included in our Godly Wife’s Laundry day.  Already I can see many opportunities to explore here.  The obvious focus of the laundry is clothing but let’s narrow this down and begin with our spiritual garments.  Using the Strong’s Concordance we find the Hebrew words (Old Testament) for Garment  “Beged” – 0899 – used for garment (107 times), clothes 69, cloth 13, raiment 12, apparel 4, robe 4, wardrobe 2, very 2, clothing 1, lap 1, rags 1, vestures 1 1) treachery, deceit 2) garment, clothing (used indiscriminately)   “Addehreth” – H155 – used for mantle (5 times), garment 4, glory 1, goodly 1, robe 1 1) glory, cloak a) glory, splendour, magnificence (of a vine, shepherds) ) mantle, … Read entire article »

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