When it comes to lingerie companies, we've gotten used to some pretty graphic ads. You know the kind I mean: ones that feature impossibly perfect, airbrushed models wearing frilly and revealing underwear.
But the other day I came across the most amazing lingerie ad I've ever seen. No, I was not reading a Victoria's Secret catalog. I was watching an online ad created by the Thailand branch of Wacoal, a Japan-based lingerie company. It was part of a three-part series called "Beauty Inside." And it magnificently depicts the true value of women.
These ads ‚ÄĒ which are both profoundly pro-women and pro-life ‚ÄĒ have become a global phenomenon. Millions of people have watched them online. Clearly they've hit a nerve ‚ÄĒ and I think I know why.
First, most lingerie ads focus on women's bodies, suggesting that a woman's appearance is the most important thing about her. But these ads challenge young women...
I agree with you ,Carl on this one. We need to dress in modest apparel and save the"eye candy " for our husbands. As a young wife I always got up early and put on makeup for my husband to see me as looking my best because I knew he would be facing temptation at his work and coffee shops etc. I am a natural blonde with not much color so makeup enhances my looks. That's not being vain, that's being smart.
Thank you very much for this article. We have forgotten that the love and intimacy that God has blessed in His institution of marriage is the gift of a baby. The world today treats that precious gift like throw-away garbage. In the article the husband and wife chooses to keep and cherish the gift God has granted them; even with great risk to the mother. Hopefully she will not only live to raise a wonderful and grateful child but will also be able to have others also. As for us sanctified and hopefully not sanctimonious saints, I pray that we haven't become so prudish as to think "godly" romance should occur only when our wives smear on coal ash for makeup and wear burlap bags as lingerie.
It should be helpful to consider the NT definition about prophesying, which comes provided in 1Co 14:3,
"he that prophesies speaks unto men to edification, and exhortation, and comfort"
"Philip the evangelist ... had four daughters, virgins, which did prophesy." Act 21
This means that they had a ministry of 'talking' to individuals about the things of God to their encouragement, strength and building up, something along the OT practice referred in 1Sa 19:20 or 1Ch 25:1. This should not affront or contradict 1Ti 2:12
In 1Cor 11 women are meant to prophesy with their head covered: "every woman that prays or prophesies with her head uncovered dishonours her head"
On the other hand, aged women have a 'teaching' role in the church by example and word:
" that the aged women ... be in behaviour as becomes holiness, ... teachers of good things; That they may *teach the young women* to be sober, to love their husbands, to love their children," Ti 2 _
"prophesying serves ... for them which believe." 1 Co 14:22
The gift of prophecy is linked to understanding and knowledge in 1Co 13:2
‚Äúthe testimony of Jesus is the spirit of prophecy.‚ÄĚ Rev 19:10
(TMC) @Gay Allen ‚Äúyou can't tell me different, there are women PROPHETS and PROPHETS TEACH ...‚ÄĚ 1. God did not make all women Prophets, only a select few. We should not use a rarity to create a common practise. 2. The word we translate as ‚Äúprophetess‚ÄĚ also means someone gifted in song or poetry, a ‚ÄúMrs. Prophet‚ÄĚ, or someone who can simply tell the future by divine inspiration. It does not always imply a teaching role. 3. You assume that they taught men- history suggests that IF any active teaching was done, it was instructing other women. 4. The Prophetesses of the Bible behaved quiet differently then the Prophets. Elijah, Elisha, Jeremiah and others traveled around the country, expounding the Word God had given them. Deborah and Huldah, on the other hand, simply answered when men came to them and asked questions. The only time Deborah went out on a mission was at a man‚Äôs request. 5. When interpreting Scripture, biographies do not trump direct commands. The patriarchs‚Äô multiple wives do not legitimize polygamy. Prophetesses not withstanding, Women are not to teach in church. Period.
12 But I suffer not a woman to teach, nor to usurp authority over the man, but to be in silence.
this is for all the women who would bake cakes for the queen of heaven, they wan't to teach others this, it is wrong, it was the beginnings of malignant feminism God made women PROPHETS, they are in the Bible, to prove that women were to TEACH
you can't tell me different, there are women PROPHETS and PROPHETS TEACH ... so explain this incongruity cause God is not confused or incongruent in the least and then it has to be men who are confused and incongruent ...
let God be true and every man be a liar
so our True God Whom is Infallible made women prophets, now explain how women were to shut up? you can't without being a liar cause God made women prophets
He made them to thwart guys who were misogynistic, yes God is aware of woman hating and has a nice warm place for haters because yes ...hate is murder ... 1 John 3:15 Anyone who hates a brother or sister is a murderer, and you know that no murderer has eternal life residing in him.
God is well aware of women who hate men too and wanted them shut up in the church, shut them down~!
That is right Herman. Your next stop should be skid row. But with President Johnson wiping out poverty, a bum like you has got no place to go.(Grandpa Munster quote from The Munster's Television Series).
pennelope wrote: sounds like an advertisement for the oncology department, if that is so... too bad they censor cures that don't destroy the woman!!! what a backward age we live in. and promoting having children is exactly what you would expect in a Christian society. what a reversal from eugenics.
The headline should read lingerie company makes ads that says a woman's beauty is from what is inside. It is not an ad for chemotherapy, that is just part of the story. They don't show lingerie anywhere in the video, they just tell the stories (there are two more videos) about women who show character in the decisions they make and then end the ad by saying they believe woman are beautiful because of what they are on the inside. Refreshing that such a company would emphasize inward character over outward looks.
"After trying so hard for many years, she finally got pregnant," the husband says.
They get bad news.
"I know it's hard," the doctor says sympathetically. "But please make a decision ASAP."
The couple, clearly stunned, drive home, hold one another, and cry.
"On that day at the hospital," the husband relates, "the doctor told us that she's got cancer. She has only two choices. First, she might be cured if she took chemotherapy. But that may cause our child a disability. Or we might lose our baby. The alternative is to keep our child. But she might have to fight the cancer alone, without any remedy."The woman cries as her husband holds her. The next morning, she gets up and walks to the living room, where the baby's crib is still sitting on its box. She runs her fingers along the crib and makes a decision: "I will do it for you, baby."
The mother begins putting the crib together and plays with a stuffed animal, anticipating her child's birth. Now she is back in the hospital, in labor. When her doctor holds up her healthy baby, she cries with joy. After cuddling and kissing her child, the mother hands him to her husband. She smiles at her little family as a nurse takes her down the hall and into the chemotherapy room.
it does show they are pushing BABIES, everyone make babies for the next world war, they need cannon fodder, i have noticed a turn from demonising parenthood to lionising it ....
ok i'll go one further, on reddit, the pro sodomite site chock full of liberals, they are putting pin up girls, they never did this before, it was all about putting up pictures of sodomy, this is happening all over now just look and see, they want you procreating, make them babies, they need them now
What do you think about Christian actors? Do you have a favorite religious movie? Many actors come from a modeling background, either from photography or advertisements, but it is a shady and drug filled business modeling is. I remember Bob Jones had a movie studio, Kevin Swanson from Generations radio on this site had a Christian film festival, I had the 2007 DVD of it and it was interesting. Also Billy Graham had movies like Joni.