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Is it a sin in MODERN times to alter your appearance?

as in change the natural style and color of your hair FOR WOMAN?

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Asked by Anonymous at 7:59 PM on Oct. 22, 2009 in Religion & Beliefs

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  • well the bible clearly says not to cut your hair. as for dying it, it doesn't say anything about it. so in no way can anyone say it's a sin.

    my philosophy on it is this: God made you the way he wanted you to look. He made you in His image, why would you want to change the way God wants you to look? (which is why i don't wear makeup either)

    Answer by Anonymous at 8:02 PM on Oct. 22, 2009

  • pleaes, do you mind telling me where it says that in the bible? thanks

    Answer by Anonymous at 8:04 PM on Oct. 22, 2009

  • I think its a sin to ask so many sin ?'s

    Answer by Steph319 at 8:05 PM on Oct. 22, 2009

  • Why do people think that sins change with the times. What changed? Just because it is common now doesn't change what the bible says. You can't take the parts that you like and forget the rest.

    Dying your hair is Vanity. Vanity is Pride, Pride is a sin.

    In almost every list Pride (Latin, superbia), or hubris, is considered the original and most serious of the seven deadly sins, and indeed the ultimate source from which the others arise. It is identified as a desire to be more important or attractive than others, failing to acknowledge the good work of others, and excessive love of self (especially holding self out of proper position toward God).


    Answer by Anonymous at 8:06 PM on Oct. 22, 2009

  • 1. Ezekiel 28:12
    2. John 8:44, Matthew 25:41
    3. 1 Timothy 3:6
    4. Genesis 3:4-6
    5. Revelation 12:9; 20:2
    6. Augustine is here quoting from Ecclesiasticus 10:12-13, "The beginning of pride is when one departs from God, and his heart is turned away from his Maker. For pride is the beginning of sin, and he that has it shall pour out abomination…"
    7. Philip Schaff, ed., A Select Library of the Nicene and Post-nicene Fathers of the Christian Church, Volume 5 St. Augustin: Anti-pelagian Writings, chapter 33.
    8. Isaiah 14:12-15
    9. 1 Corinthians 8:1b
    10. The other six "deadly sins" are greed, envy, wrath, lust, gluttony and sloth.

    Answer by Anonymous at 8:08 PM on Oct. 22, 2009

  • Steph319
    I think its a sin to ask so many sin ?'s

    what do you base this on? Is it in the bible? were we told not to ask about wrong doing?

    Answer by Anonymous at 8:18 PM on Oct. 22, 2009

  • wearing make-up, dying ur hair etc. are not sins nor do they equal pride. i grew up in a church that said no pants, no make-up, long sleeves, dresses way below the knees etc.. but couldn't show me in the bible where it called these things a sin... most scriptures they tried to q uote were misquoted and out of context... sadly these same people didn't seem to know about the bible verse calling gossiping a sin... hmm

    so in answer to your question.... no it is not a sin...

    Answer by Anonymous at 8:23 PM on Oct. 22, 2009

  • A BIG FAT NO!!! ....that would make me a pimp, i think. lol

    Answer by thehairnazi at 8:34 PM on Oct. 22, 2009

  • If you think it's a sin to cut, dye, or perm your hair, either you or "God" has some serious issues.

    Answer by KristiS11384 at 8:43 PM on Oct. 22, 2009

  • KristiS11384: it's not God... sadly it's people who have added on rules and taken scriptures and put things in there that aren't.

    When I see people calling things sin that cannot be found in the bible it makes me want to:

    banging head into wall


    Answer by Anonymous at 8:51 PM on Oct. 22, 2009

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