Modesty Wars | CBMW

24 Jul

hanger“Do you not know that your bodies are temples of the Holy Spirit, who is in you, whom you have received from God? You are not your own; you were bought at a price. Therefore honor God with your bodies” –1 Corinthians 6:19-20

mod·es·ty

/ˈmädəstē/
Noun
  1. freedom from conceit or vanity
  2. propriety in dress, speech, or conduct
Synonyms
humility – moderation – decency – demureness

“The clothes we wear are what people see. Only God can look on the heart. The outward signs are important. They reveal something of what is inside” –Elisabeth Elliot

Modesty Wars By Nikki Daniel (Excerpt)

Just when you think you’re getting along great with your Christian friends, an intense disagreement erupts. Yes, you know this war well. You’ve seen it on blogs, Twitter, and Facebook. You’ve heard gossip concerning the topic. You’ve gossiped yourself about it.  It’s (dun, dun, DUUUN!), the Modesty War.We all have different standards for modesty.  One believer feels that she’s immodest if she shows her shoulders or any part of her legs. Another believer is convinced that she is modest while showing off her figure in tight jeans and a cleavage-revealing shirt.  These sisters in Christ rub each other the wrong way and may find themselves arguing over the issue of modesty.

Many disagreements over modesty occur because we don’t take time to understand one another…

Use this link to view the full article: Modesty Wars | CBMW | The Council on Biblical Manhood and Womanhood.

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