"A woman shall not wear man's clothing, nor shall a man put on a woman's clothing; for whoever does these things is an abomination to the Lord your God." (Deuteronomy 22:5)The differences between men and women are more than an arbitrary and random result of nature and evolution. These differences are distinct and purposeful. "God created man in His own image, in the image of God He created him; male and female He created them." (Genesis 1:27) When God created man and woman, He created them to be different, He created them "male and female". As such, our choice of gender is not ours, it is His; He chose for us. In the end, we are who we are.
This scripture is about more than our dress. Certainly this scripture does not condemn the Scottish because they wear skirts (or kilts as they like to call them), nor does it necessarily condemn female impersonators simply because they might ware a dress. This scripture warns against men trying to act and behave like women and women like men. God created us as we are and we should not try to change that or live contrary to who God created us to be. God created the gender difference and He expects us to behave differently, each according to how they were created. This is why Paul reminds us, "Or do you not know that the unrighteous will not inherit the kingdom of God? Do not be deceived; neither fornicators, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor effeminate, nor homosexuals." (1 Corinthians 6:9-10) The judgement against the effeminate and homosexual is because they choose to live contrary to their nature; that nature to which God created them. Ours is not a choose, except to choose to obey and conform to God's will, purpose, and design for our life.
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