Modest Dress

Modest Dress – Part 1Modest Dress – Part 2 by Jeffrey W. Hamilton Text: I Timothy 2:9-10   I.         Some people seem to be resistant to the idea that God is concerned with matters in this physical life.             A.        They hold a nebulous idea that God only deals with spiritual matters — ideas such as love, joy,…

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Are yoga pants, bikinis, and short shorts immoral?

Question: Are yoga pants, bikinis, and short shorts immoral? Most women in my area wear these, even pastors’ wives, so it confuses me greatly because I feel sometimes like they’re immodest and that I should avert my eyes. Answer: They can be immoral. When clothing no longer hides a person’s nakedness, then it is wrong.…

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Come as You Are

by Dan Gatlin A popular notion of our generation is “attend the church of your choice.”  Sectarian bodies, promoting this concept, have tried to make themselves as attractive as possible to the general population in order to increase their membership.  There are some churches that focus on a particular group of people, i.e. there are…

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Is it possible to find modest swimwear?

Question: After reading many of your questions and answers on the subject of apparel, I am still confused a little bit. In one article you stated, “Nakedness is the exposure of the sexual organs. Any clothing that allows a view of these parts is considered equivalent to being naked.” I agree with this on the basis of…

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What should I do when there are immodestly dressed women around me?

Question: What should I do when I’m in an environment where seeing immodestly dresses women isn’t possible to avoid? At college, for instance. Answer:   “I have made a covenant with my eyes; why then should I look upon a young woman?” (Job 31:1). When people don’t have the sense to be ashamed about the…

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Are men and women who dress immodestly urged toward promiscuity?

Question: Are men and women who dress immodestly urged toward promiscuity? Answer: Webster’s Dictionary defines immodest as: not modest; not decorous; indecent; not shy or humble; bold; forward. Immodesty doesn’t necessarily go hand in hand with promiscuity.  It can lead to promiscuity, but it is not a given.  A person can be fully clothed and still…

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