Is Using Perfume Okay For Christians – Frankincense – Trendy, Fashionable, Stylish Designs For Godly Christians

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Frankincense is obtained from the bark of the Boswellia tree which has about 20 different species. After extraction, Frankincense is used as a perfume and when it is burned, it produces the fragrance of incense. Its quality is based on color, age, purity, shape, aroma.

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Some uses of Frankincense include but are not limited to:

  • Frankincense is an antiseptic, an astringent and disinfectant that has antimicrobial effects.
  • Frankincense helps to improve memory and learning.
  • Frankincense has be known to help reduce stress, and provide a calming meditative effect.
  • Frankincense helps to strengthen skin and improve its tone and elasticity. It thus has anti-aging abilities.
  • Frankincense’s calming scent is a natural sleeping aid.

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  • Frankincense helps in digestion and producing healthy bowel movements.
  • Frankincense helps to boost immune function and it helps to prevent diseases.
  • Frankincense helps to balance hormonal changes especially during menstruation and pre-menstrual symptoms.
  • Frankincense helps in repair of wounds, cuts and blemishes.
  • Frankincense helps to decrease pain and inflammation.

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The Bible makes reference about the various ways that Frankincense is used:

As a fragrant scent and perfume:

What is this coming up from the wilderness like columns of smoke, scented with myrrh and frankincense
from every fragrant powder of the merchant? 7 It is Solomon’s royal litter surrounded by 60 warriors from the mighty of Israel.

Song of Songs 3:6-7

As gifts of adoration to the Lord, Jesus Christ:

Entering the house, they saw the child with Mary His mother, and falling to their knees, they worshiped Him. Then they opened their treasures and presented Him with gifts: gold, frankincense, and myrrh.

Matthew 2:11

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As article for romance and showing love:

Before the day breaks and the shadows flee, I will make my way to the mountain of myrrh and the hill of frankincense. 7 You are absolutely beautiful, my darling, with no imperfection in you.

Song of Songs 4:6-7

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My sister, my bride, you are a locked garden — a locked garden and a sealed spring. 13 Your branches are a paradise of pomegranates with choicest fruits, henna with nard — 14 nard and saffron, calamus and cinnamon,
with all the trees of frankincense, myrrh and aloes, with all the best spices.

Song of Songs 4:12-14

When offering grain offerings to the Lord:

“When anyone presents a grain offering as a gift to the Lord, his gift must consist of fine flour. He is to pour olive oil on it, put frankincense on it.”

Leviticus 2:1

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As an avenue for praising and worshipping God:

Caravans of camels will cover your land — young camels of Midian and Ephah — all of them will come from Sheba. They will carry gold and frankincense and proclaim the praises of the Lord.

Isaiah 60:6

As a fire offering to the Lord:

The priest will then burn some of its crushed kernels and oil with all its frankincense as a fire offering to the Lord.

Leviticus 2:16

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Aftershaves And Perfumes – Trendy, Fashionable, Stylish Designs For Godly Christian Men

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Aftershaves And Perfumes – Trendy, Fashionable, Stylish Designs For Godly Christian Men.

Continuing the series on stylish designs and gifts for Christian men, today, I present you with aftershaves and perfumes especially produced for men.

The aftershaves and perfumes are of the highest quality.

Please click on the image or heading to get yourself some heavenly fragrant perfume and aftershave that will leave you feeling refreshed, rejuvenated and stylish.

Fluid Non-alcoholic Aftershave – 50ml Trappist Valserena

This aftershave has emollient properties given by Aloe Vera, Enoxolone and prickly pear; It is suitable for difficult skins that get irritated when shaved, because of its repairing, emollient and balancing properties.

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Camaldoli Aftershave – 100 ml

Camaldoli Aftershave with menthol extract has a delicate fragrance. It has purifying,  refreshing and disinfectant actions on skin.

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Camaldoli Aftershave, Non-alcoholic Fluid With Aloe Vera – 100ml

Camaldoli Aftershave: non-alcoholic fluid contains Aloe vera which provides a soothing effect after shaving.

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Valserena Aftershave – 100ml

A sober delicate bouquet characterizes this after-shave lotion. Thanks to its mixture of canfora (camphor), menthol, eucalyptus, and chestnut extracts, this after-shave refreshes and smoothens your skin.

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Camaldoli Eau de Cologne – 100 ml

Camaldoli Eau de Cologne has a delicate and sparkling citrus fruit scent. It is a dynamic, fresh and natural fragrance. It is a quality traditional fragrance with a marked personality.

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Camaldoli Lavender – 100 ml

Aromatherapy teaches that lavender helps relaxation and concentration. Camaldoli Lavender is a gorgeous fragrance, that is fresh and delicate and pleasant.

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A few days ago, I received an email from Tikva, who is the editor of ahavaha.com website asking me to write a series on men’s fashion because one of our readers was asking why we had female fashion articles but there were none on men’s fashion.


When I first got the email, I thought writing a series on men’s fashion would be difficult since I was female and I wondered why she didn’t ask one of the male writers to pen a piece. However, on further reflection, and considering I have written a series on female fashion for the blog, I decided who not better than me to write a piece on men’s fashion too. I also opined that this would be a fantastic opportunity for training in choosing classy, stylish and trendy fashions for the men in my life and also those on the worldwide web. What a great project to see classy and fashionably dressed godly men. So, Tikva, thanks for the request.


Readers, please allow me to present to you these absolutely classy and quality shoes that you will want to have in your wardrobe if you are male.


These shoes are especially great for work, church, parties and even casual occasions. If you are a woman, one of these pairs of shoes can also be a great and thoughtful gift for the men in your life. I’m sure many of them will appreciate your great taste and care in getting them something special.



Rockport Men’s Waterproof Storm Surge Toe Boot



  • 100% Leather
  • Synthetic sole
  • Shaft measures approximately 4.75″ from arch
  • Heel measures approximately 1.25″
  • Platform measures approximately 0.75″
  • Mid-cut boot in waterproof leather with waxed flat laces and plush collar
  • Comfort system designed to provide lightweight shock absorption.
  • Hydro-shield construction with waterproof leather, seam sealing, waterproof insole board, and non-wicking laces
  • Thermoplastic slip-resistant outsole


Sperry Top-Sider Men’s Avenue Duck Boot Chukka Boot



  • 100% Leather
  • Imported
  • Synthetic sole
  • Shaft measures approximately 7″ from arch
  • Heel measures approximately 1.25″
  • Platform measures approximately 0.5
  • Waterproof duck boot featuring rubberized Wellington toe and non-marking outsole



Skechers USA Men’s Segment-Dorton Chelsea Boot



  • Leather
  • Imported
  • Synthetic sole
  • Shaft measures approximately 5″ from arch
  • Platform measures approximately 0.75 inches
  • Boot opening measures approximately 10.5″ around
  • Chelsea ankle boot featuring oiled-leather upper with concealed-goring side panels and rear pull loop
  • Gel-infused memory foam insole
  • Reinforced stitched seams



Skechers Men’s Segment Melego Leather Chukka Waterproof Boot






Clarks Men’s Stinson Hi Chukka Boot



  • 100% Leather
  • Imported
  • Synthetic sole
  • Shaft measures approximately 4″ from arch
  • Platform measures approximately 0.25
  • Classic leather chukka boot with two-eye lacing and blind eyelets featuring rolled moccasin toe and contrast crepe outsole



Steve Madden Men’s Harken Chukka Boot



  • 100% Leather
  • Imported
  • Synthetic sole
  • Shaft measures approximately 3.5″ from arch
  • Heel measures approximately 1″
  • Chukka boot featuring blind-eyelet lacing and slightly distressed finish. Textile lining



Timberland Men’s Earthkeepers Rugged Boot



  • 100% Leather
  • Imported
  • Rubber sole
  • Shaft measures approximately 5.5″ from arch
  • Lace-up ankle boot with plush padded collar and burnished finish at heel and toe
  • Recycled PET lining.Waterproof seam-sealed construction with premium full grain leather upper is guaranteed to keep feet dry in any weather
  • Anti-fatigue comfort footbed
  • Green Rubber traction outsole



Tommy Hilfiger Men’s Gervis Chukka Boot



  • Leather
  • Imported
  • Synthetic sole
  • Shaft measures approximately 4.5″ from arch
  • Chukka lightweight
  • suede materials



Dr. Martens Men’s Cabrillo Chukka Boot



  • 100% Leather
  • Imported
  • Synthetic sole
  • Constructed on our comfortable, iconic dr. martens air-cushioned sole
  • Good abrasion and slip resistance. Rugged finish
  • Made with a goodyear welt: the upper and sole are heat-sealed and sewn together with a z-welt stitch
  • Retains classic doc’s dna, like grooved sides, yellow stitching and yellow heel loop
  • Made with suede, lightweight leather treated to have a long pile
  • Care – Clean away dirt using a damp cloth and allow to dry



Bogs Men’s Sauvie Slip On Low Height Chukka Rain Boot



  • Fabric,Manmade
  • Imported
  • Rubber sole
  • Shaft measures approximately 5.5″ from arch
  • Boot opening measures approximately 10.5″ around
  • Rebound cushioning provides lasting comfort
  • Constructed with 3mm Neo-Tech waterproof insulation
  • DuraFresh organic bio-technology activates to fight odors
  • BioGrip slip resistant outsole
  • Bogs Max-Wick moves sweat away from your foot to keep you dry



Rockport Men’s Classic Break Chukka Boot



  • 100% Leather
  • Imported
  • Rubber sole
  • Shaft measures approximately 4.5″ from arch
  • Outsole: TR provides a durable grip on a variety of surfaces
  • Upper material: leathers and suedes
  • Footbed: eva cushioning conforms to the shape of the foot for a personalized fit; eva heel cup provides support, a secure fit and cushioning.
  • Lining: soft knitted fabric that feels great against the foot. Textile lining provides breathability



Rockport Men’s Rugged Bucks Waterproof Boot



  • 100% Leather
  • Imported
  • Synthetic sole
  • Shaft measures approximately 4″ from arch
  • Heel measures approximately 1″
  • Rugged, mid-cut boot with padded collar and added bounce-back features
  • Comfort system designed to provide lightweight shock absorption.
  • Hydro-Shield waterproofing construction



Propet Men’s Blizzard Ankle Zip Boot



  • 100% Leather
  • Imported
  • Synthetic sole
  • Zip-front ankle boot featuring leather upper with padded collar and elastic insets at entry
  • Durable toe
  • Lugged outsole



Rockport Men’s Northfield WP Plain Toe Chukka Boot



  • 100% Leather
  • Imported
  • Synthetic sole
  • Shaft measures approximately 5″ from arch
  • Adiprene by adidas shock-absorbent cushioning protects the heel at impact
  • Hydro-shield construction offers waterproof leather, a seam sealed, waterproof insole, and a gusseted tongue to help keep feet dry
  • Ethylene vinyl acetate outsole provides lightweight shock absorption to help reduce foot and leg fatigue



Dr. Martens Men’s Bonny Chukka Boot



  • Leather/Nylon
  • Imported
  • Synthetic sole
  • Shaft measures approximately 4″ from arch
  • Feautres the Dr. Martens air-cushioned sole
  • Classic and durable sidewall stitch construction
  • Extra tough Nylon for durability
  • Branded heel pull tab
  • 5 -eye lacing system



UGG Men’s Classic Toggle Waterproof Winter Boot



  • 100% Leather
  • Imported
  • Synthetic sole
  • Shaft measures approximately 7″ from arch
  • Boot opening measures approximately 14″ around
  • Waterproof suede upper
  • Uggpure wool lining
  • Seam-sealed constuction
  • Outsole is treadlite by ugg to provide maximum cushioning and traction



Cole Haan Men’s Original Grand Chukka Boot



  • Leather
  • Imported
  • Rubber sole
  • Shaft measures approximately ankle-high from arch
  • Chukka boot in leather uppers.
  • EVA midsole with rubber outsole.
  • Cushioned with Grand.OS technology for the ultimate in comfort, flexibility and lightness of weight.



UGG Men’s Dustin Chukka Boot



  • Suede
  • Imported
  • Rubber sole
  • Shaft measures approximately 5″ from arch
  • Platform measures approximately 1 inches inches
  • Boot opening measures approximately 10″ around
  • Soft suede upper
  • Treadlite by UGG outsole for comfort and durability
  • EVA insole with textile lining



Clarks Men’s Bushacre 2 Chukka Boot



  • 100% Leather
  • Made in USA or Imported
  • Crepe sole
  • Shaft measures approximately 4.5″ from arch
  • Heel measures approximately 1″
  • Platform measures approximately 0.25



Rockport Men’s Waterproof Storm Surge Toe Boot



  • 100% Leather
  • Imported
  • Synthetic sole
  • Shaft measures approximately 4.75″ from arch
  • Heel measures approximately 1.25″
  • Platform measures approximately 0.75″
  • Mid-cut boot in waterproof leather with waxed flat laces and plush collar
  • Comfort system designed to provide lightweight shock absorption.
  • Hydro-shield construction with waterproof leather, seam sealing, waterproof insole board, and non-wicking laces
  • Thermoplastic slip-resistant outsole



Hannah



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Is it possible for Christian Women to be fashionable and attractive while being decent? Of course it is possible despite all the secular media propaganda we keep witnessing.  


In this post, I sourced out some European and Western Inspired dress designs for the Trendy, Fashionable, Stylish, Godly Christian Woman. The dresses are appropriate for church, casual functions and even work. If you missed some of the articles in this series, you can catch up by clicking the links below.


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Angvns Women’s V-Neck Long Sleeve Elegant Cocktail Evening Formal Maxi Dress 

ANGVNS Women's V-Neck Long Sleeve Elegant Cocktail Evening Formal Maxi Dress

It’s not only elegant but this dress has a charming grace to it. 







Romwe Women’s Loose Dress Short Sleeve Pocket Flowy Party Maxi Dress

Romwe Women's Loose Dress Short Sleeve Pocket Flowy Party Maxi Dress

Flowy, with a flair to it and a cute show of linear white lines at the front this is worth having. 







Merokeety Women’s Plaid Long Sleeve Empire Waist Full Length Maxi Dress With Pockets

MEROKEETY Women's Plaid Long Sleeve Empire Waist Full Length Maxi Dress With Pockets

For women who like pockets this dress is fantastic and the plaid design of the skirt is classy.







Reborn J Floral Maxi Dress With Pockets, Long Sleeve

Reborn J Floral Maxi Dress With Pockets, Long Sleeve

Do you love flowers, color and a touch of nature? Then please look for this dress. 







Corala Women’s Long Sleeve Cowl Neck Plain Loose Maxi Dresses Casual Long Dress

Corala Molisry Women's Long Sleeve Cowl Neck Plain Loose Maxi Dresses Casual Long Dress

Such a fabulous cowl neckline to this white casual dress.And the trendiness and grace of the dress? Simply overwhelming. 







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Is it possible for Christian Women to be fashionable and attractive while being decent? Of course it is possible despite all the secular media propaganda we keep witnessing. 


In this post, I sourced out some African Inspired dress designs for the Trendy, Fashionable, Stylish Godly Christian Woman. The dresses are appropriate for church, functions and even work. If you missed some of the articles in this series, you can catch up by clicking the links below.


1. Who Do You Dress For
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The White and African Print Pairing in this Long Maxi dress is simply breathtaking! This is a dress worth having in your closet.

Shenbolen Women African Print Maxi Bodycon Dress Dashiki Tradition Clothing Party Dresses

Shenbolen Women African Print Maxi Bodycon Dress Dashiki Tradition Clothing Party Dresses.







The mix of white and African print to create this outfit is simply ingenious.

EnlaChic Women African Print Plus Size High Waist Ankara Maxi Skirt

ENLACHIC Women African Print Plus Size High Waist Ankara Maxi Skirt S-XXL.







Long sleeved, traditional print dress you can wear to church and even work.



Women African Blue Floral Long Slee Maxi Dress With Side Pockets.







Such a brilliant mix of dark blues, browns and reds in this African Print Maxi dress will make you stand out at any function. 



Riviera Sun African Print Dashiki Maxi Caftan for Women







This maxi, long sleeved, yellow, red brilliant mash up dress is excellent for the cold! 

Women African Print Maxi Long Dresses Winter Autumn Women Retro Long Sleeve Floor Length Elegant Traditional

Women African Print Maxi Long Dresses Winter Autumn Women Retro Long Sleeve Floor Length Elegant Traditional Skater.







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I recently wrote an article titled, “Who do you dress for?” After writing the article, I shared it with one of my friends. Her first response after reading my piece was, “Hannah, where do you expect Christian Women to get fashionable clothes from? Everything being produced these days is designed to cater to secular tastes. Yes, I want to dress appropriately in a way that please’s God but I also want to look trendy, fashionable and stylish while doing it. I don’t want to be know as the ‘frumpy Christian woman’ who has a boring sense of style.”

I heartily laughed at her comments. And it was her comments that led me on search for fashionable, classy, trendy, stylish, clothes for Christian and godly women. I believe Christian Women can be fashionable, trendy, stylish and decent all at once. One doesn’t need to show their thighs, buttocks, breasts, cleavage etc to look attractive, classy, elegant, chic and smart.

This is going to be a series where I write on Asian Inspired designs, African Inspired designs, European and Western Inspired designs, Accessories, Shoes and anything else to show that the Christian women of our times, no matter their age can dress fashionably and still please God at the same time. You don’t need to give in to secular influences to look great. If you missed some of the articles in this series, you can catch up by clicking the links below.


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I desire therefore that the men pray everywhere, lifting up holy hands, without wrath and doubting; 9 in like manner also, that the women adorn themselves in modest apparel, with propriety and moderation, not with braided hair or gold or pearls or costly clothing, 10 but, which is proper for women professing godliness, with good works.

1 Timothy 2:8-10




The mix of Vintage and Kaftan designs makes this dress special. 

SIMSHION Floral Printed One-Piece Long Sleeve Vintage Maxi Long Dress For Women

SIMSHION Floral Printed Vintage Ethnic Maxi Long Dress for Women.







The Tunic Kimono yellow, blue, red design is definitely innovative. I really love the flowers along the neckline.        


Miss Lavish Kaftan Tunic Kimono Dress Ladies Summer Women Evening Maxi Party Plus Size 6-24







This Round Neck, Black Cotton, Maxi Dress is Kaftan Inspired. I really love the 3/4 Sleeves. 

Celmia Women's 3/4 Sleeve Round Neck Solid Loose Long Maxi Dress Cotton Gown With Side Pockets

Celmia 2018 Autumn Solid Loose Long Maxi Dress Cotton Caftan







If you love animal prints, then this Kaftan is wonderful for you. The gold and black design is mellow and chic.


Up2date Fashion Caftan/Kaftan, Pretty Golden & Black Animal Print, Plus Size, Style#Caf31







This casual Kaftan is simply amazing. And the strips makes this cotton dress a treasure. 

Bohistyle Women Summer Plus Size Striped Batwing Linen Cotton Loose Kaftan Casual Dress

BONESUN Women Plus Size Striped Batwing Linen Cotton Loose Kaftan Casual Dress.







Multicolored with a Cinch waist, this Kaftan is adorable. 



Are you on your way to the beach and need to cover up? This multi-colored chiffon Kaftan is a must carry along. 



Desert winds print Kaftan, in satin, this looks classy.



Looking for stylish and chic? This long Turtleneck dress is just that. It also has pockets and you can accessorize it with a belt or scarf of another color if you want to add pop to the outfit.



White, with pockets, long, cotton linen: this dress is appropriate for any casual activities. 



This red, black print Tunic Kimono Kaftan Dress is artful.



This tie and dye round neck Kaftan is alluring.



The Mix of gold and red is adorable. The double line design along the front and hem makes this outfit really stand out.



This multicolored flowy Kaftan dress is a perfect cover up. The Rhinestone V neckline makes it exceptional.



The mix of African, Kaftan, Traditional and Modern designs to produce this dress has given rise to an awesome dress.



This green and gold Kaftan design is amazing. You can wear this in the evening or during the day. 



The Orange of this Kaftan certainly pops. The print design along the round neckline and hem is stylish.



This Moroccan Inspired Kaftan is charming. The design along the belt line is also really gorgeous.



This elegant Black and Orange Long Sleeved Kaftan is Stylish. 



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Who do you dress for?

“I dress for the image. Not for myself, not for the public, not for fashion, not for men.”

Marlene Dietrich

So as Google celebrate’s the birth of the German Singer and Actress, Marie Magdalene “Marlene” Dietrich who was born on December 27, 1901, I came across the above quote by her which led to the question.

Who do you dress for?

As a Christian Man or Woman, when you dress up, who is on your mind, heart and soul?
Are you dressing for the glory of Jesus?
Are you dressing for your spouse?
Are you dressing for your friends?
Are you dressing for the public?
Are you dressing for yourself?
Are you dressing for a crush?

Who do you dress for?

Fashions keep changing and becoming more Liberal. Our world has grown so generous with the amount of flesh people can show in public without causing shockwaves escalating. If we keep going at this rate, soon people will be able to move naked on the streets with no qualms. With all the images that keep flooding the internet, televisions, magazines, the streets, the malls, slowly by slowly we are being conditioned to accept generous shows of flesh and skin. However just because the world accepts this doesn’t mean it is the kind of standard that Christians should be following.

I recently opened my Opera browser page and I was flooded by a barrage of images. They have a column for trending news where they show all sorts of news stories. I wish they could change their settings to allow an individual choose what shows up on their feed as some of the things they show are not acceptable to everyone using their browser.

As believers we should not forget who we belong to and who we should be dressing for. This goes for both men and women as more men go shirtless.

Let your dressing glorify Jesus. Don’t dress for anyone but Jesus. Before you adorn yourself with anything, ask yourself, if I was to meet Jesus, would he cringe or would he be comfortable and happy seeing me in this outfit?

Jesus looks at both the internal and external. Don’t be deceived that he only looks inwards and ignores what is outside. When God was choosing the first King of Israel Saul, he did consider the outside.

And he had a choice and handsome son whose name was Saul. There was not a more handsome person than he among the children of Israel. From his shoulders upward he was taller than any of the people.
1 Samuel 9:2

Apostle Peter has a few words of wisdom for godly women:

Do not let your adorning be external—the braiding of hair and the putting on of gold jewelry, or the clothing you wear— 4 but let your adorning be the hidden person of the heart with the imperishable beauty of a gentle and quiet spirit, which in God’s sight is very precious.
1 Peter 3:3-4

Apostle Paul, goes further to speak wisdom to both men and women.

I desire therefore that the men pray everywhere, lifting up holy hands, without wrath and doubting; 9 in like manner also, that the women adorn themselves in modest apparel, with propriety and moderation, not with braided hair or gold or pearls or costly clothing, 10 but, which is proper for women professing godliness, with good works.
1 Timothy 2:8-10

I pray that if you are ever asked the question: “Who do you dress for?” you will answer, “I dress for Jesus and his glory.”

If you missed some of the articles in this series, you can catch up by clicking the links below.

Hannah