Nigerian Pastor Dapo Soyemi has said that any woman who wears trousers should just forget about heaven and better prepare for Hell.
His controversial comment was made on Facebook and it has since received a lot of backlash from his followers.
Some others also agree with him anyway.
“NO WOMAN WEARING TROUSERS HAS EVER AND WILL EVER ENTER HEAVEN.
Your OBJECTION cannot change the TRUTH OF GOD.”
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Dapo Soyemi has written a whole passage on his stances. Read below:
TROUSERS WERE NEVER THE DRESS CODE OF WOMEN (1)
Some women claim that the trousers they put on are female trousers and the design is different from that of their male counterparts. This puerile argument is either in ignorance of historical facts or a deliberate attempt to justify a sinful conduct. Trousers have always been the exclusive lower garment of men.
From biblical perspective, trousers (also called “pants” in America) is often referred to as “breeches” (Exodus 28:42 kjv) or “hosen” (Daniel 3:21 kjv) and worn exclusively by men. However, some modern translations like NIV, NLT etc. rightly translate it as “trousers” or use the American translation of “pants.” Women never wore trousers, hence there was nothing like “feminine trousers.” Trousers as a dress emanated from the western world and up till today, you will hardly see the queen of England who is chief custodian of the English culture in trousers.
Below is a brief historical account of the origin of women wearing trousers as extracted from the internet.
“IN THE WESTERN WORLD, WHERE TROUSERS ORIGINATED FROM, WOMEN HAVE ALWAYS WORN DRESSES AND SKIRT-LIKE GARMENTS WHILE MEN HAVE ALWAYS WORN PANTS (TROUSERS). DURING THE LATE 1800’s, WOMEN STARTED TO WEAR PANTS (TROUSERS) FOR INDUSTRIAL WORK. DURING WORLD WAR II, WOMEN WORE THEIR HUSBAND’S PANTS WHILE THEY TOOK ON JOBS, AND IN THE 1970’s, TROUSERS BECAME ESPECIALLY FASHIONABLE FOR WOMEN. TODAY, PANTS ARE WORN FAR MORE OFTEN THAN SKIRTS BY WOMEN, AND MANY WOMEN WEAR IT ALMOST ALL THE TIME. ALTHOUGH PANTS FOR WOMEN IN WESTERN COUNTRIES DID NOT BECOME FASHION ITEMS UNTIL THE LATER 20TH CENTURY, WOMEN BEGAN WEARING MEN’S PANTS (SUITABLY ALTERED) FOR OUTDOOR WORK A HUNDRED YEARS EARLIER.”
#Key_Point: Wearing of trousers by women neither have scriptural nor historical backing. It is the crafty work of Satan to damn innocent souls to hell.
TROUSERS WERE NEVER THE DRESS CODE OF WOMEN (2)
GOD’S MORAL LAW IS HIGHER THAN TRADITION OR CULTURE
The woman shall not wear that which pertaineth unto a man, neither shall a man put on a woman’s garment: for all that do so are abomination unto the LORD thy God.
There is no amount of argument that can justify women wearing trousers, whether it is feminine-designed or not. TROUSERS ARE STRICTLY FOR MEN. No human tradition or culture is higher than God’s commandment. Some women try to justify themselves by saying they put on trousers in such a decent way that it does not outline their private part. They also claim that their motive is not to seduce men. They even attempt to condemn other women for putting on trousers indecently. That is just playing to the gallery because both of them are condemned before God. What is wrong cannot be done in a “good” way to make it right. Only repentance, change of dress code and holy living can make them escape hell fire.
COLD CLIMATE IS NOT A JUSTIFIABLE EXCUSE TO BREAK GOD’S LAW ON TROUSERS
Again, some people complain of cold climate. You cannot use the cold climate in a place like London to justify the wearing of trousers by women. God will not change His laws to satisfy sectional interests since His laws are of universal application. It is like a young lady trying to justfy prostitution because she is an orphan saddled with the responsibility of caring for her siblings.
My sheep hear my voice, and I know them, and they follow me:
There are many women in these temperate regions that are not wearing trousers (including the Queen of England) and cold has not killed them; for there are other means of shielding themselves from cold. All these women will stand to condemn you on the last day if you die in your stubborn disobedience to God’s commandment. Jesus said to the people of Israel, the people of Nineveh shall arise on judgement day and condemn you because they heard the preaching of Jonah and one greater than Jonah is here but you refuse to heed him.
#Key_Point: No excuse is good enough to justify sin. God’s commandment is of universal application all over the world and in every circumstance of life.