1 Timothy 2:9-10, "In like manner also, that women adorn themselves in modest apparel, with shamefacedness and sobriety; not with broided hair, or gold, or pearls, or costly array; But (which becometh women professing godliness) with good works."
I. Dress - an index to the heart
Two Major Principles of Modesty:
The Bible teaches us modesty which means not drawing attention, being humble with downcast eyes.
Principles regarding modesty:
a. Neatness - free from dirt and soil
b. Simplicity and free from unnecessary trimmings
Matthew 6:28-29, "And why take ye thought for raiment? Consider the lilies of the field, how they grow; they toil not, neither do they spin: And yet I say unto you, That even Solomon in all his glory was not arrayed like one of these."
c. Appropriate and becoming -
Luke 4:28-30, "And all they in the synagogue, when they heard these things, were filled with wrath, And rose up, and thrust him out of the city, and led him unto the brow of the hill whereon their city was built, that they might cast him down headlong. But he passing through the midst of them went his way."
d. Taste of color and print -
e. Abstaining from display of jewelry and ornaments of any kind -
f. Material - durable, not see-through
g. Distinction between gender -
Deuteronomy 5:22, "The woman shall not wear that which pertaineth unto a man, neither shall a man put on a woman's garment: for all that do so are abomination unto the LORD thy God."
Low neckline tops:
Sleeveless tops: -
Mini skirt -
1. Climate -
Proverbs 31:21, "is not afraid of the snow for her household: for all her household are clothed with double garments."
2. Tight fitting -Result of wearing tight-fitting clothes:
a. tingling in their thigh and numbness in the back
b. Yeast infection
c. circulation in the lungs
d. heartburn or acid reflux.
e. headaches and blurred vision
Matthew 22:39, "And the second is like unto it, Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself."