I didn’t agree with Meagan Good’s husband.

One of my friends on Facebook shared a video that a guy made in response to Meagan Good and Devon Franklin’s video. The guy was bold and called out something that I saw too, but I  was too cowardly to speak up on. But, after watching it, I had to write this.

Okay, so for those who don’t know, the actress Meagan Good and her husband, Devon Franklin wrote a book called, “The Wait.” It’s about abstinence and not having sex before marriage. Both profess Christianity and they have been doing interviews promoting their book. Before I even get into this, I want to say, I admire their mission and ministry to encourage couples to wait on God. I certainly believe lives will be touched and people will grow from reading their book. I plan to read it myself. As a married woman, who knows what I may learn.

A video surfaced of Meagan and Devon on a stage taking questions from audience members.

Devon was seen in the video, defending Meagan after a lady in the audience rudely addressed Meagan about being photographed in a dress that showed her breast. When Devon stood up for his wife,  saying, “She wears what she wants –IN THE NAME OF JESUS,”  the crowd and the internet went nuts.

How dare that lady come for Meagan Good?! OH NO SHE DIDN’T!

I didn’t share that video because I didn’t agree with it 100%. “She can wear what she wants IN THE NAME OF JESUS.” She can certainly wear what she wants, we all can. But, I can not walk around with my butt hanging out and say, “I’m a Christian, I’m already saved, so I can wear this if I want – in the name of Jesus!”
We all have our choice in every matter in life, including how we dress – God gave us free will. But, after we decide to live for His glory – He also gives us his word and the Holy Spirit to help lead those choices. 

We will have varying OPINIONS – but we should not coat our opinion “in the name of Jesus,” if that opinion does not line up with the word of God. That’s where I felt like Devon messed up. Saying his wife could wear whatever she wants was a fact, and his opinion. But, I feel that by adding “in the name of Jesus,” it gave the impression that God is simply “okay” with whatever we wear – no matter what.

The lady “coming for Meagan,” I totally agreed that her method wasn’t the most appropriate. She sounded kind of rude and it didn’t sound loving.

So, 100% kudos to Devon for coming to his wife’s rescue. It was charming and appreciated to see a husband defend his wife. I did like that his first response was to defend his wife’s honor. Much RESPECT for that fact. But, I also felt that the lady was pointing out the valid issue of Christian women upholding modesty.

Her delivery was just offensive, which made it easy to miss what she may have been trying to say and just cheer for Devon.

I personally felt that she was addressing modesty and maybe she was trying to call Meagan out a little too, who knows? But, I have to say, we can’t talk, “saving sex for marriage,” and not talk “lust and temptation (by the way we dress).”

Lust of the flesh is a big struggle for men and women alike and can make #TheWait even more of a struggle!

I think it’s important to discuss ways to withstand temptation and also how we can avoid some of it. We are in fact instructed to FLEE from temptation. And the temptation to fall into the traps of an over sexualized culture are so strong.

 It’s easier to dance with temptation than to FLEE (RUN) from it.

As a Christian woman living in this world I don’t want to talk about modesty in dressing, because it opens up the door of conviction and makes me have to assess the way I dress. I like a nice low cut sexy dress too (even though I don’t own much cleavage at all). But, if I’m being honest, I know that everything I may choose to wear isn’t always a modest choice… or something I would feel appropriate wearing in any setting. Ouch. I don’t want to talk about this no more.

But, I am being lead to write, so darn it, I’m writing this uncomfortable blog that is no doubt convicting for myself.

A few weeks ago, we (social media audience) were cheering on Ayesha Curry (Golden State Warriors player, Steph Curry’s wife) for saying this:

Men on social media were saying how they, “wanted an Ayesha Curry,” and us women (even non-modest dressing ones) were cheering for her message of modesty as well.

Now, a few weeks later we are cheering on Devon Franklin for saying “(she) Meagan wears what she wants – IN THE NAME OF JESUS.” There is a striking contrast there. Which one do we really agree with? Covering up and being modest, or wearing whatever we want? Again, ouch!
I’m all for a man defending his wife, especially if someone is, “coming for her.”

But, here is what I’m hoping happened later on that evening when Meagan and Devon got alone.  I’m hoping that maybe they got real with each other and discussed how the lady did have a valid point. Maybe they talked about how they are public figures who are being public about standing on God’s word as it relates to sex before marriage, so maybe they should stand firm on other aspects of that too.

Maybe they discussed how as believers we sometimes pick and choose what we will and what we won’t apply to our own lives. Maybe they got real about how we can all be hypocrites sometimes, especially when it comes to things we are not ready to give up, “IN THE NAME OF JESUS.”

 

1 Timothy 2 9-10 does call us to modesty.

And a lot of people take this out of context cause they think it means we can’t wear nice things, but that’s not what it means. The scripture is saying adorn yourself, NOT JUST IN FANCY   CLOTHES but in actions, in the way you live. Modesty in dress and in actions.

While we don’t have a SPECIFIC and strict dress code to follow, we are suggested to be modest. Which I have to admit, I sometimes want to let a little more show too.
I don’t know about you all – but for me, being a believer in this day and age of, “compromise and do what feels good,” is EXTREMELY hard. But, I am still aware and convicted of what God calls us to in His word. And, we shouldn’t be mad at others for calling us out on truths. Especially other believers who do so in love. 



But, we do get mad. We get mad and offended because we are comfortable in our walks as they are. We are not ready to grow. Heck, if I’m being honest, I have to say that just writing this and thinking about posting it gives me anxiety. Why? Because, it will make me have to be more accountable and aware of my own modesty. It will make me have to think like Ayesha Curry, “is this too much? Is this more suitable just for my husband?” – and maybe sometimes, I don’t want to think like that.
Maybe sometimes I don’t want righteous thoughts. But, God calls us as BELIEVERS (if you’re not a believer then maybe this doesn’t apply) to not be of this world.


Romans 12:2 says,

“Don’t copy the behavior and customs of this world, but let God transform you into a new person by changing the way you think. Then you will learn to know God’s will for you, which is good and pleasing and perfect.”

What I’m getting at here is, this generation of believers is full of compromise. We are fence straddlers sometimes. Being being bold in a world that waters down morals, beliefs, and just about everything worth believing in is HARD.
Are we even willing to do what’s hard? I know that I’m not always willing. But today, that’s my conviction.
Are there areas in your life as a Christian that you know you should address, but ignore because it’s too hard? Areas we get mad if attention Is drawn to it? Yes? Mines too. I do admire that Meagan Good asked the woman to PRAY for her. That was probably the most humble reply that she could have given. Kudos for that!

It is very important to also remember that just because we may fall short in different areas does not mean God can’t  still use us. God already knows the areas Meagan Good may struggle in as well and yours and my areas. And I believe He will still use us. A wise man once said, “God doesn’t call the qualified – He qualifies the called.” And even in our weakness, He can still use us for His glory. What a Mighty God we serve. 

We are always standing in the need of prayer…So, here is my prayer for us…

God,

Help me, my friends, family and acquaintances that believe in you. Help us to stand for truth and be aware of when we are blindly applauding things that are actually NOT right. Lord, that’s hard to do in this world we live in. Compromise is way more comfortable. Help us to step out of the box of compromise and be honest about what we believe to be true. Help us to me a light in darkness. Help us to be sight in blindness. Help us in areas that we fall short in that don’t line up with your word. Help us to all grow and change in our spiritual journeys. For His glory, #InthenameofJesus…

AMEN!

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176 thoughts on “I didn’t agree with Meagan Good’s husband.

  1. Devon is a producer….. He and Megan make a living in an industry that MANY religious sectors deem as evil and immoral. They claim to have kept a Christian commitment. That should be encouragement. If Megan and Devon can keep their faith…why can’t we?

    People have fallen and jacked up they whole lives because they couldn’t handle an Internet pop up… these people live it and separated themselves….

    So instead of discouraging our children away from every one of their dreams because we are scared they will “fall” then why don’t we use stories like theirs and marry it to the story out of the book of Daniel about Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego….

    They were chosen for internships in the Kings palace – a pagan. Not only did they keep their faith they were promoted…and even when persecution put them in the fire literally, GOD was with them and they came out without even the smell of smoke.

    God can call you into the world to learn their language…what a modern day example of looking like the world but not being OF it.

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  2. I think that we as Christians have to represent what we believe. And learn that we as Christian women can look attractive with revealing all of the goods. I can look just as beautiful in a floor length skirt and nice top as other look in their mini skirt. I dress for me and as a representation of my beliefs. But we have to stop trying to conform to what society says is beautiful or attractive and creat our own definition.

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  3. God bless you for sharing this article and your thoughts. It is an honest point of view and something many people are curious about. However I would like to humbly share my heart and thoughts if that’s ok. I know Meagan and DeVon personally and was standing right behind the woman at the event who asked the question. She was indeed very drunk. I have never spoken up about this until now. I’ll try not to be long but I will share some basic facts out of love everyone reading this article ought to consider.

    1.) DeVon’s comment was taken out of context and if you were there you would know. Many saw one clip of an entire panel. What DeVon meant was that the way she dresses doesn’t determine her righteousness before God. The way you dress doesn’t put you in heaven or hell, it is your confession, character, heart posture and obedience that determines this. She can and will still be used by God regardless of how she dresses is what I believe he was trying to express in effort of trying to defend his wife from a totally unexpected verbal attack. This doesn’t mean wear ANYTHING you want in ‘Jesus’ name” but I believe he was more so highlighting the fact that she is still loved by God and He will continue to still use her how He sees fit. “For the Lord does not see as man sees; for man looks at the outward appearance, but the Lord looks at the heart.” (1 Sam.16:7) It was truly a statement made out of love and protection that was miscommunicated.

    2.) Wisdom is the principal thing; therefore get wisdom: and with all thy getting get understanding. (Prov. 4:7) We must not curse what we don’t understand. We simply won’t understand everybody’s calling in life and that’s ok. In the future, if you see something you don’t like or understand let it or lead you to pray, not judge. Mature Christians understand this. “Pray in the Spirit at all times with every kind of prayer and request. Likewise, be alert with your most diligent efforts and pray for ALL the saints.” (Eph. 6:18 ISV)

    3.) The vision God gave to Meagan concerning her calling is very clear. If you have followed Meagan, she has actually shared her response to the woman in her comments. Meagan is not called to reach everyone in the world and she is ok with being misunderstood. Meagan is in Hollywood and understands God is using her to reach people that are far from God who may not believe in church and religious systems. No she may not look like a pastors wife and may not ever. However, she understands that her call is very specific and people can simply accept it or reject it.

    My prayer today is that instead of looking and crucifying others, we all can look within ourselves and ask God to show us the part of our hearts that need to be changed. Mature Christians don’t judge and bully other Christians, they pray, intercede on their behalf, get clarity and help lift up one another. A book on celibacy and waiting until marriage has NEVER made #1 on the New York Times Best Seller’s list and their’s did. That’s a huge accomplishment and worth celebrating by all the Christian community. God bless and love you all dearly.

    With love,

    Chance Cessna

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    1. Thank you so much for your input! It’s great to hear from someone who knows them personally. I was not there, you are right, so my take on it is from what was presented. I do agree that our righteousness is not determined by our dress for sure – and God will definitely use her as He see’s fit. As He will use us all. However, I still don’t think any of us are exempt from his commandments. No, we will not all master them and follow them perfectly and will all struggle in different areas – as believers we still must hold one another accountable IN LOVE. Loving one another means we do sometimes have to address things we may not want to. I agree that may have been more of what Devon meant, but that was not what I originally took away.

      Additionally, I will say this, the Holy Spirit leads us all in our own convictions. My conviction was to address this matter because I truly feel that it is something that Christian women in all capacities may struggle with. I know I do. My calling by God includes speaking up when I’m lead to – and in the future I will continue and make sure I do so in love and without judgement. Which is what I aimed to do in this post.

      Thanks so much for your reading and commenting! God bless you! ❤️

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    2. Agree, to a certain degree, but pop culture and the mainstream has silenced Christianity to the point where people are afraid of standing up and saying right is right and wrong is wrong without being called judgemental. This article along with the lady (who was correct in her statement whether drunk or not) is simply saying what most Christians are too punk to say. Yes, pray for baby Christians but Meagan is married to a minister who has been in the ministry for almost 20 years. I think we’re beyond just ‘praying’ for her but at this point we should lovingly address the dual message she portrays…and also Devon for condoning what he knows is completely unbiblical where a woman’s modesty is concerned. We all have sin in our lives but that should not silence us from calling a spade a spade. Btw…I am a huge fan of both Meagan and Devon and mostly support everything they do…but truth is truth.

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    3. I hear you…
      We often do more damage when we are quick to speak and slow to listen James 1:19. Ain’t nothing wrong with being bold about holiness but we suppose to make sure GOD is telling us that we are the one to say a certain thing to a person at that particular time tho. The wrong person at the wrong time could be disastrous depending on who’s on the receiving. There are times when you will see the evil a person is operating in but not be released BY God to confront them and ONLY pray about it. Some of us have to eliminate this feeling like it’s always our place to say something RIGHT when it could be someone else’s call.
      No doubt I agree that she should dress modestly and cover up as all women of God should. But Maegan was fully dressed that day and for all we know, she could have been working on this with her husband because if you go to her page…most of her recent pictures are NOTHING like what she use to wear. People don’t change over night.
      My thoughts about his response? I don’t think we should wear whatever we want in “JESUS NAME”…I just think he said it in anger because he got in defense mode and wanted to stop her from feeling vulnerable and ashamed in front of everyone. He probably couldn’t believe that someone would be so bold to do that to his wife with him sitting there. If you are married, you wouldn’t want some stranger correcting your wife in front of you in that fashion…NOT gonna happen in most marriages. But If anyone got a conviction..it may have been him for allowing her to wear it!

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  4. …unfortunately Bro. Devon got into his flesh. The woman should’ve given scripture and asked the question in a more humble way, but Bro. Devon should’ve stood on GODS’ Word and not have said that his wife should dress anyway she wants. He could’ve said dressing modestly is required to truly be a GOD-fearing woman and that his wife is struggling with that but praying and striving to be obedient and forsake her worldly habits, but he didn’t. JESUS said if we love our wives and whoever else more than we love HIM that we are not worthy of HIM. Abstaining from sex until marriage is GODS’ instruction and people should be directed to their Bible’s rather than some book. But to each its own. It hurts me moreso that Bro. Devon is a seventh day Adventist and should know better. I hope he doesn’t hold the title ‘Reverend’ because according to Psalm 111:9….GODS’ name is REVEREND. It says so in the kjv Bible, but has been changed to ‘Awesome’ in other versions….hmm…I wonder why. The devil is a deceiver and liar. Men should be referred to as pastor or bishop according to scripture. My wife and I saw this clip last night and have prayed for them. Bro. Devon is in a position to spread the TRUE GOSPEL(SCRIPTURE) and I pray he doesn’t waste the oppurtunity. Sadly the crowd applauded his error and boasting about he’s from Oakland implying he can get ‘militant’ I reckon. I’m sure everyone from Oakland isn’t violent and combative. Those who are cheering probably don’t know GODS’ WORD as well as idolize Megan Good :\ I’M NOT JUDGING….I’M JUST SAYING 🙂 #TellitLikeItIs #PromoteJESUS(TRUTH)…ExposeError

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  5. God bless you for sharing this article and your thoughts. It is an honest point of view and something many people are curious about. However I would like to humbly share my heart and thoughts if that’s ok. I know Meagan and DeVon personally and was standing right behind the woman at the event who asked the question. I have never spoken up about this until now. I’ll try not to be long but I will share some basic facts out of love everyone reading this article ought to consider.

    1.) DeVon’s comment was taken out of context and if you were there you would know. Many saw one clip of an entire panel. What DeVon meant was that the way she dresses doesn’t determine her righteousness before God. The way you dress doesn’t put you in heaven or hell, it is your confession, character, heart posture and obedience that determines this. She can and will still be used by God regardless of how she dresses is what I believe he was trying to express in effort of trying to defend his wife from a totally unexpected verbal attack. This doesn’t mean wear ANYTHING you want in ‘Jesus’ name” but I believe he was more so highlighting the fact that she is still loved by God and He will continue to still use her how He sees fit. “For the Lord does not see as man sees; for man looks at the outward appearance, but the Lord looks at the heart.” (1 Sam.16:7) It was truly a statement made out of love and protection that was miscommunicated.

    2.) Wisdom is the principal thing; therefore get wisdom: and with all thy getting get understanding. (Prov. 4:7) We must not curse what we don’t understand. In the future, if you see something you don’t like or understand let it or lead you to pray, not judge. Mature Christians understand this. “Pray in the Spirit at all times with every kind of prayer and request. Likewise, be alert with your most diligent efforts and pray for ALL the saints.” (Eph. 6:18 ISV)

    3.) The vision God gave to Meagan concerning her calling is very clear. If you have followed Meagan, she has actually shared her response to the woman in her comments. Meagan is not called to reach everyone in the world and she is ok with being misunderstood. Meagan is in Hollywood and understands God is using her to reach people that are far from God who may not believe in church and religious systems. No she may not look like a pastors wife and may not ever. However, she understands that her call is very specific and people can simply accept it or reject it.

    My prayer today is that instead of looking and crucifying others, we all can look within ourselves and ask God to show us the part of our hearts that need to be changed. Mature Christians don’t judge and bully other Christians, they pray, intercede on their behalf, get clarity and help lift up one another. A book on celibacy and waiting until marriage has NEVER made #1 on the New York Times Best Seller’s list and their’s did. That’s a huge accomplishment and worth celebrating by all the Christian community. God bless and love you all dearly.

    With love,

    Chance Cessna

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    1. Thank you so much for your input! It’s great to hear from someone who knows them personally. I was not there, you are right, so my take on it is from what was presented. I do agree that our righteousness is not determined by our dress for sure – and God will definitely use her as He see’s fit.

      Additionally, I will say this, the Holy Spirit leads us all in our own convictions. My conviction was to address this matter because I truly feel that it is something that Christian women in all capacities may struggle with. I know I do. My calling by God includes speaking up when I’m lead to – and in the future I will continue and make sure I do so in love and without judgement. Which is what I aimed to do in this post.

      Thanks so much for your reading and commenting! God bless you! ❤️

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  6. It was a teachable moment for all concerned. The problem I have with so called christain is that they continue doing the wrong thing and then ask for forgiveness over and over again . Where’s the growth.They have been complaints about her way of dress before and if someone was rude in the way they addressed her recently then maybe the person, being a Christian, was frustrated.

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  7. Christians are constantly picking and choosing what to adhere to in the bible. Why do you overlook the rest of the text which speaks of braided hair, pearls and gold etc. (Many of you do adorn these things, with no guilt). It seems as though, people only pick out instructions from the bible that are convenient for their lifestyle and overlook other things. I don’t understand on what basis Christians decide what instructions should be followed when they’re all clearly stated in the bible (another example, eating shrimps yet condemning gays?) will this be justified by another case of “Old testament v New Testament” which by the way is incredible flawed.

    Let her wear what she wants, be it “in the name of Jesus”. It is HER relationship with God and He knows her heart. You mere humans need to stop judging.

    This is why I am no longer a Christian, full of contradictions.

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    1. The part of the text that speaks of braided hair, pearls, gold etc. was not instructing not to wear these things, it was saying do not just adorn yourself with these things outwardly and think that as long as your outside looks good then that is enough, the text goes on to speak on how modesty is in action as well. I understand that your interpretation may be different though, and that is fine. – You are very much entitled to your opinion. I also agreed and pointed out that believers often pick and choose – we are flawed in this way. Just as He knows Meagan’s heart – He also knows mines and that there was no judgement intended in this post. I encourage you to continue your own personal relationship with God and not let others push you away from that. God loves us all and knew we would struggle with keeping ALL of his commandments, but that’s why grace and mercy are such blessings! His love exceeds ours! ❤️ Thanks for reading and thanks for commenting!

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  8. Thank you for this post. Loved it. So many young men crave “virtuous Curry wife look a likes” while they lust after skin only. Even as a young woman it is hard to dress and be modest when you realize the attention is not on those types anymore. (But God has one for everyone) I do agree with what the lady said, but, HOW she said it drowned out her intentions. We have to be aware that whenever God is being mentioned there to cause disaccord. The gospels redirects us on how to preach the message. If it is not done out of “love” as 1 Corinthinas 13 states “it would be all for nothing” going through fire, purging others of their wrong doings mean nothing if it isn’t for the sole purpose of drawing them closer to their Savior, Jesus Christ. Meagan asked her to pray for her. That was a humble answer deposited whatever her husband may have responded. Pray for someone who seems going astray. Pray. To chastise without love means there was no “God” in her reproach. God is love. If it isn’t done with love, it wasn’t done with God.

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  9. Let’s call a spade a spade and not sugar quote. I don’t see anything wrong with the way that woman addressed the issue. She has no intention of attacking. In my opinion she said ‘let’s cover up’. What’s rude about that? If she wasn’t a celebrity I guess people would agree with the lady who corrected her but because it’s Magean it’s all of a sudden wrong. That lady is not the first person to talk about her dressing. Her dressing is not right as a pastor’s wife. I’m saying it as it is. Your breasts are meant for your husband. God knows why he said those things. She should be examplery. I’m not being rude, but I’m tired of Christians sugar quoting things compromising Christianity. A spade should be called a spade. I’m from Africa and we say it like it is. It’s not about pleasing the crowd but God. It’s just that nowadays if you stand for the truth you will face opposition cause people want to do whatever they want and feel cool about and neglect what God actually desires.

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    1. Thanks for your input. I personally did feel that the woman’s approach sounded demeaning in her tone, but that is also left up to perception. So, thanks for your points!

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    2. Question: To sugar “coat” something means to filter the meaning in order to make it more pleasing to those who hear it. When you say sugar “quote” are you saying that a person’s statement is being “quoted” wrong in order to appeal to others who hear it? Just asking for clarification on your meaning between sugar “coat” and sugar “quote” . I’ve never heard the term sugar quote… :-/

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  10. What he said WAS right, you know why? Because i’m doing things at this point in my life..while trying to do right by God… that i may look back on and be like “what was i thinking??” We all grow in our walk with God, and just because you looking at me and telling me something is wrong that i don’t see is wrong right now, but if God tells me it is…then HE’ll convict me. That’s what he meant. She’ll wear whatever she wants to wear for where she’s at in her walk. And if you disagree, answer me this question: Was pharoah as much as in Gods will as moses? (Romans 9:17-24) Who are we to say he wasn’t? He did everything accroding to Gods purpose for his life and we are not told how his life ends, if on his deathbed he repents.
    Gods purpose for her life may be to show her breasts. Let HIS will be done and who are we to argue what that purpose is? As long as she is seeking she will grow in the direction GOD wants her and not what we think is appropriate worry about your own clothes, that’s all we should have time to worry about.. hence why the scripture says DO NOT JUDGE, just live according to YOUR word and let the SPECIFIC light God has shone in YOUR life shine for ITS intended purpose and stop worrying so much about other light and their walk.
    That ladys comment was meant to push Meagan’s conviction into hers and she may never get that conviction.
    And unless you’ve read Romans 9:17-24 i probably wont respond to any opinions stating she should cover up. IF and WHEN God tells her to do so, it will be according to HIS conviction and not our opinions.

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    1. I would be the first to agree with you that, yes, everyone is at a different point on their spiritual journey with God. (And not just in reference to Meagan) – just generally speaking, I would say that sometimes we can get stuck where we are sometimes and not grow because we are not always willing to see the error in our ways, sometimes we stunt our growth as believers too. In order to grow, I AGREE, we must seek Him constantly as it states in Psalms 139: 23-24 – and if we are doing that, then I absolutely agree with you that as we grow God may convict of things that we did not see a problem with earlier on. I believe that this will come by seeking Christ continually. Becoming saved and being satisfied in the mere fact that we have accepted Christ alone, and refusing to seek him more – this stunts spiritual growth. I am in no position to say what the purpose of Meagan’s life is, that is definitely between her and God, you know? However the point of this post was not to condemn Meagan – the point was to say that her husband, while rightfully defending his wife, used poor word choice in his response (in My opinion). I respectfully accept your points of view though! Thanks for reading and thanks for sharing your input. Also, thanks for sharing Romans 9:17-24 – Valid reasoning for sure!

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  11. “If truth is not undergirded by love, it makes the possessor of that truth obnoxious and the truth repulsive.”-
    Ravi Zacharias. I don’t think Devon was responding to what the woman was saying, but how she said it. She was condescending and it seemed like her overall goal was to shame Morgan Good. She wasn’t coming from a Godly place. This could’ve been a wonderful opportunity to engage in a meaningful discussion about modesty from both a woman and a mans perspective but it became a moment where Devon had to defend his wife and mislead a group of people. See how that worked. The woman set an unGodly tone and that’s what permeated the atmosphere thereafter. Christians, we have to realize how unappealing we make Christ and serving look with our self-righteous , arrogant, and condescending behavior. We do the body of Christ a HUGE disservice when we become so concerned with judging others within the body to the point where it seems like we are obsessed with performing virtue as oppose to growing in faith and love. Shout out to Megan Good, who humbly asked for prayer and telling the woman that she loved her. She changed the entire tone of a very petty moment. That’s true Christian behavior.

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    1. Being that I don’t personally engage in marijuana, I’m not quite sure how I would approach that issue. But, please follow my blog and if I’m ever lead to write about that topic you will be able to read it! Thanks so much!

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  12. Actually she said she had particular feelings about it, and that if the woman felt she was in the wrong she should pray for her. Some people don’t think that the Bible is talking about showing skin, but that “modesty” means just what the Bible says it means – not indulging in excess of riches. Not spending a lot of money on your clothes, but dressing as befits your income level.

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  13. You know when I watched the video I was like “Umm… that lady does have a point though.” I felt bad for her because she was completely dismissed and everyone cheered for the hubby afterwards. Her message was totally drowned out because of her poor delivery. It’s hard to be a Christian because people tend to dismiss and disregard us when we try to speak the Bible, but sometimes do otherwise. No we are sinners and yes we mess up. We are called to follow the whole Bible though and it does not say we can wear whatever we want. It also says to speak the truth in love. Perhaps Meagan compromised her beliefs for the magazine shoot, but maybe she made a poor decision and now regrets it. I don’t know, but hopefully all parties walked away seeing the error in their ways and repented. I’m so glad you wrote this because it’s real talk and may be hard for some to come to terms with, but it needed to be said.

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  14. Most likely I think it was a jerk response where he didn’t know what to say at the moment. I agree Megan wears revealing clothes and it isn’t modest but sometimes with a comment like that you may not know what to say at the moment or be able to say something sensible to defend the person you love in order to avoid embarrassment of that person. Yes he was wrong in saying that but ever looked at it that way? Put yourself in his shoes..what would you do in that said situation? (Exclude the part where you wouldn’t find yourself in such situation because your wife/husband wouldn’t dress so immodest). I am most certain he spoke to her on many occasions about it. Another point is he probably already realized what he said was crap but couldn’t take it back.

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    1. 1. I agree that it was probably a knee jerk reaction and had that same discussion with a friend earlier today. So, we can agree there. It was more than likely an impulsive response. However, we are still responsible for what we say. Whether we meant it how we said it or not, we are responsible for the messages we deliver. And if we notice we said something in error (especially if in a leadership position) it is our duty to correct it. No harm there.

      2. I think I did put myself in the situation all throughout my post by saying, it’s awkward to address such an uncomfortable topic – because I too am guilty of not always dressing modest. However, I would have to answer the question with scripture (as I did in the post) and admit that I fall short as well and am not perfect. Perhaps, I would follow up as Meagan did and ask the person to pray for me in that area – then I would move on to the next question to change the topic.

      3. Maybe he did realize it and couldn’t take it back. That’s why I said that maybe later on he and Meagan probably discussed it. Which I am sure they did, because the entire internet (including us right now) are discussing it. So I’m sure they talked about it. I agree.

      Thank you for your input great points and questions! ❤️

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  15. I agreed with your assessment of the situation,Meagan’s husband coming to her defense was also admirable. As young christian I too saw the wrong in the dressing however there are many ways to skin a cat… jumping at her will not change the behavior. Meagan did however sense the error of her ways and ask the lady to pray for her. Maybe sometime we can ask God to direct our speech before speaking!

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  16. So true . What the lady said was true but her approach was not. I do commend Devon for having his wife back . But that statement he made ,NO. We as Christians need to be careful of how we pertray ourselves. There might be a non-Christian listening or watching that wants to grow there faith in christ and believe that it’s ok to dress in that matter. We need to be aware of the message we sent by what we say and choose not to say ; as well as how we carry ourselves.

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    1. Very true! YESSSS to all of this. I always think of what I heard before, “we may be the only bible people ever read.” And in that case, as true believers, we have to be mindful of how we live cause we can set great example with our lives. Amen! Thanks for sharing!

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  17. Wow ! What an amazing article ! I love the fashion industry but felt so much conviction working in it. I pray this article brings light and truth to Christian women. Thank God I was raised by a stylish, modest woman !

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  18. That lady was really rude in her delivery but she did have a point. He stood up for his wife. And Meagan even asked the lady to pray for her. So that’s progress itself. I completely agree with what you said about talking about awkward topics. I’ve been posting about celibacy and waiting until marriage for sex and I didn’t want to because I KNEW I would have to know be accountable. But I am so happy that I did it. Growth will come.

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  19. Love it! Convicted by it greatly because I found my self watering truth down with emotion! I realized after reading this that though what I agreed with was His be a protector of His wife and not the mid representing of Gods word- though I think even for Him was a form of reflex and I’m certain as a man of God he was convicted on the notion of pasting a Jesus sticker on top of what clearly is an issue and calling it clean…we must be changed. I did see the conviction in Megans’s face and I feel it wasn’t a new topic among the couple! Great read and boldness on your part to stand for righteousness… Pray my strength that I may go forth in the LOVE and boldness of our saviour Jesus Christ as well!!! We must always refer to God’s word and not our own emotions or understanding!! #ModestyMovement @koveredcal Calmesha Mcglown

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    1. I will definitely pray your strength. You’re right, we have to remember to rely on scripture and leave our emotions and opinions out. Something I’m still learning myself! Thanks!

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