At Rave Ministries we truly believe that this scripture speaks volumes into the depths of what exactly this campaign is meant to stand for. It is a “call to arms,” so to speak, to remember THE ONE who gave us life, THE ONE who gave us worth, and it is because of Him and through Him that we are able to see ourselves through the eyes of Christ.
Our hearts desire is that this campaign will speak to the hearts of women and men in every walk of life all over the world.That for one month kids, teens, mothers, and grandmothers will relish every opportunity possible to see the true beauty that God has breathed in them.
This beauty has no age barrier. This beauty is not limited by skin type. This beauty is not measured by ones ability to cover a “blemish” or the quality of makeup that their pocketbooks allow them to buy. It is our hope that women everywhere can see themselves as a true masterpiece intricately and purposefully woven together by the Creator of the universe.
No Makeup November
This campaign in no way is an anti-makeup campaign, because let it be known that it is not the makeup that we are battling. Instead, it is a culture that we are trying to fight. A culture that tells our young girls, mothers, and yes, even grandmothers that they are not close to being good enough. That in order to be of worth you must be physically beautiful, that unless you are a specific size you should be cast out, that the true amount of your worth is based upon one simple yet important factor, ones physical appearance.
So for the 30 days of November we will go to war. Every morning when we awake and are tempted to head straight for our makeup bags that we have hidden away in our closets we will think of our Creator. We will hear Him telling us that we are made in His image. The whispers of His Spirit will remind us of our worth and once again we will press on.
Day by day as we go through this journey we pray that our focus becomes less based on the fact that we aren’t wearing any makeup, and instead, focused intently on the lessons that we are learning from the greatest makeup artist of all times-- God.
Money and Makeup
Women in America alone each spend an average of $12,000 a year on beauty products. This statistic alone pretty much sums up the battle we are facing in our culture. The beauty industry is a worldwide machine whose value is estimated somewhere between $45-66 billion dollars. In these uncertain times taking a month off of makeup is not only a pretty good idea, but also a little easier on the wallet.
Join Rave Ministries for No Makeup November and allow God to paint your face each day with the joy that comes from being a daughter of the King! Register now-- click here!
“Charm is deceitful and beauty is vain. But a woman who fears the LORD, she shall be praised.” Proverbs 31:30
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