Why should a Christian wear a cross pendant?
The Sign of the Cross protects our souls, as well as our families, loved ones and environment. Wearing a cross is first and foremost a sign and profession of the Christian faith, which can be private, intended only for God and oneself, or public. Depending on our spiritual state, we are free to choose whether o wear a cross over our clothes, in everyone’s plain sight, or underneath them. On special occasions one can wear a decorative cross to match one’s festive clothes; this is a suitable way to welcome God into one’s heart and to glorify God on an important occasion, because God is Beauty and the source of all beauty, and all the most beautiful things should be dedicated and given to Him.On the other hand, it is important to make sure that the cross not only serves as an outward decoration but also retains its sacred meaning. One has to have special courage, responsibility, fervent faith and determination to live according to God's commandments to wear the cross openly on top of one’s clothes....More