Text: James 2:1-9 I.         How many of you believe you are prejudice? How many of you believe you are the victim of prejudice?             A.        Prejudice is old, old problem that Christians have battled for centuries.                         1.         It means to have an opinion about something or someone before all the facts are weighed.                         2.         It is not wrong to make…

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Question: I read your response to someone asking about unmarried people touching and getting involved in foreplay. The response was very good, I think. Is there any real biblical evidence for women to cover their chests as the average guy does? Women seem to have less and less clothing on. It makes it difficult for…

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Question: Hi Mr. Hamilton, I agree with you on modesty but was wondering what you would say in the case of societies like some in Africa where women are bare-chested as well as the men. Is this like the case similar to an ankle in the Victorian age or are we right in saying these…

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Question: Hi, I’ve been reading your articles about modesty, and recently I got myself into some heated arguments with a few sisters about owning luxury handbags. Some felt that these are considered as things of the world, and we shouldn’t pursue it, while some felt that owning them will likely invite jealousy. However, the irony…

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Question: Dear Jeff, We use quite a bit of your material in our bulletin with links to your site. For your consideration: I found your article on Modest Apparel.  The context of Job 22:6 does not seem to support your contention that Job was disrobing the naked (as if humiliating the immodest person), but rather being accused…

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Question: The question I have may seem different, but I need some guidance. I wear leggings as a guy. They are comfortable, and I cover with a long tee when I wear them. It may be odd, but would it be considered sin l? I do not feel shameful about it. Nothing bad is showing.…

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Question: I have a question after reading an article online. It seems to indicate the proper dress code must be white because Christians wearing white clothing is a sign of purity. So it is sinful for men to wear black clothing on services on Sunday? Is a black shirt or trousers immodest and wrong? Answer:…

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Question: Is it true that Adam and his wife did not know that they were physically naked before sin? I.e. the terms ‘naked’ and ‘clothed’ did not exist unto then. Answer: “And the man and his wife were both naked and were not ashamed” (Genesis 2:25). Adam and Eve were like little children in this…

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Question: I did not realize the churches of Christ practice head covering. The church of Christ in my area doesn’t. I am a Christian, and I attend a Baptist church. I have been saved for five years.  As I have read the Bible, this is one issue that truly has me confused. I have talked to…

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Question: I was reading your sermons on modesty. What I want to know is why do you say mixed swimming is wrong, but in the article labeled “Emphasizing the Physical”, mixed bathing is not considered wrong, but people make it a rule? I’m a little confused. Answer: People love to make rules, but we don’t often think…

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