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1 Timothy 2:9-10New International Version (NIV) 9 I also want the women to dress modestly, with decency and propriety, adorning themselves, not with elaborate hairstyles or gold or pearls or expensive clothes,10 but with good deeds, appropriate for women who profess to worship God. Christian headcovering , Christian modesty
1 Peter 3:3-4 (KJV): "Whose adorning let it not be that outward adorning of plaiting the hair, and of wearing of gold, or of putting on of apparel; But let it be the hidden man of the heart, in that which is not corruptible, even the ornament of a meek and quiet spirit, which is in the sight of God of great price."
Those who profess to worship God are responsible in dressing modestly, not wearing clothing that shows every curve, cleavage, or worse. True Christian women are responsible for the way they dress and to make sure we dress not to make men or young men stumble due to our lack of responsibility. Your body is supposed to be saved for your husband, behind closed doors, not shared with the world.
“As women, clothing and appearance are some of the most powerful and important means we have of sending a message about our hearts and our values. So here’s the question. What do your clothes and your appearance communicate about you? What message are you sending? Unfortunately, this issue represents an area where too many Christian women have accepted the secular world’s way of thinking, with the rationalization that ‘Maybe it’s okay so long as we just don’t go to the...
In 1960 Mary Quant introduced the mini-skirt. She said she designed it to announce to the world that she was ready to go to bed with a man, day or night. You can identify a streetwalker by way she dresses. Style of clothing says a lot about a person's intentions. Harlots advertise their merchandise by their scanty clothing. Plunging necklines, skin-tight body suits, seethrough blouses, skirts slit halfway up the thigh, and mini-skirts have no place in a Christian's closet or...
We have a gospel mission: not only to preach Christ but to live in a way consistent with our profession of faith. As women, you can detract from the gospel mission by dressing immodestly, or you can enhance the gospel mission by dressing in a way that reflects the transforming power of the gospel at work in you. The humble woman, the modest woman, is concerned about the lost. And her dress reflects that concern.”