Know The Answer?
What was the name of the son who left home, and went to a far country?
The prodigal son.

Luke 15:13

The Bible Answers Short Questions From Our Readers
Plain Truth Magazine
August 1952
Volume: Vol XVII, No.2
QR Code
The Bible Answers Short Questions From Our Readers
Plain Truth Staff  

Question: Is It Wrong to Wear Wedding Rings and Jewelry? Answer: Many wives and mothers have written in this question because they have heard the teaching that God forbids Christians to wear any jewelry or wedding rings. This belief was the common teaching of the last century, but it has been retained by only a few denominations. This doctrine stemmed from the principle that because the wearing of jewelry, rings and other adornments was abused by the world, jewelry and adornments were sinful of themselves and should never be worn. The Bible teaches that the material things are not sin, but it is the improper use of them that is wrong. It is the act of abuse, of misuse, that is a sin or violation of God's law. There are two texts in the New Testament relating to the use of adornments for Christians, I Timothy 2:9-10 and I Peter 3:3-5. Neither text even mentions wedding rings, and neither one condemns the proper use of jewelry, as some suppose.

Please click the above PDF icon(s) to view or download the full Magazine Article in PDF format.

Searchable HTML version coming.



Plain Truth MagazineAugust 1952Vol XVII, No.2