For by grace are he saved through faith...
“Moreover the law entered, that the offence might abound. But where sin abounded, grace did much more abound:”
Grace abounds , not to tolerate sin but rather to chase it down and destroy it. Grace goes beyond our will to our need . The modern church is not modern it its willingness to compromise under the guise of miss-defined grace, but it is more bold in doin so. “ That was under the law but we are under grace. “
Interpretation: We have a leeway to sin through the excuse of a poor view of liberty.
Friendship with the world , which is enmity with God , does not include style or modesty nor does it include culture or character. Grace enables us, who were dead in sin and slaves to its will, to both think and do right .
Through the changing power of the indwelling Holy Spirit we are more than conquerors through him who loves us.
He has begun a good work in us and will perform it unto the day of redemption.
Not conforming us to this world but rather transforming us through the renewing of our minds.
Our bodies being brought under subjection as we let this mind be in us which was also in Christ Jesus .
Grace does not let a woman dress immodestly but rather convicts her otherwise as she reads the scriptures in Timothy and Peter which teach her what her loving saviour has designed for her.
Should a man ignore grace’s admonition to praise and lift up God and show the world his subjection to He who loved him, or should he bring shame on himself and through that , shame unto God ?
Know ye not if a man have long hair it is a SHAME unto him? Shall one sin that grace may abound? God forbid ...
Ladies when you dress with that which pertaineth unto a man and style after the world ,are you doing so through grace Or that grace may abound?
Pastor are you conducting your services so as not to displease man or to please God?
Just a few specifics , all under Grace...
Yes the Bible tells Christians , as Christians, what pleases God in how to dress and how not to dress , How to style their hair and what type of music to to praise him with and listen to, both in form and substance. If you think it does not snd that grace is a ticket to liberty , your definitions of grace , liberty, and sin did not come from the Bible.