According to Pastor Steve Anderson, Jesus wore pants because Deuteronomy 22:5 says that it is an abomination to God for a man to wear women’s clothing. This is what the Bible says about wearing women’s clothing:
“A woman must not wear men’s clothing, nor a man wear women’s clothing, for the LORD your God detests anyone who does this” (Deuteronomy 22:5).
Now, listen to this “amazing” sermon on Deuteronomy 22:5:
Pastor Steven Anderson is wrong in his interpretation of Deuteronomy 22:5. I have already written a post on Deuteronomy 22:5. In a future post, I will address again the issue of women wearing pants. I will also respond to another erroneous interpretation of Deuteronomy 22:5 written by Dr. Kent Brandenburg.
Transvestism in Ancient Israel
NOTE: For other studies on syncretism in Israel and Judah, read my post Syncretism in the Old Testament.
Emeritus Professor of Old Testament
Northern Baptist Seminary
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