Here are some questions on the topic of what to wear to church and forcing people to behave:
If you force someone to wear certain clothes at church because you say it glorifies God, is it them glorifying God or you?
Is God really glorified when we force people to wear certain clothes to church, or when we demand that our coworkers stop swearing?
If the behavior you demand from people is being coerced, is it really they who are honoring God? Isn’t it really just you dragging them before God and saying, “Look at me, God, I’m forcing these people to conform to your will.
• I made this one stop swearing,
• this one wear nicer clothes on Sunday,
• and this one I’m judging and shaming until he wears a tie and nicer pants to church.
This is what I have chosen to bring before you: better clothes and people acting better.”
Categories: The Church