We’ve forgotten how to blush

If you have no sense of shame, you will never blush Do you blush when ashamed? Are you ever ashamed? Or, should I ask, are you ever ashamed of dressing in a way that dishonors you and those around you? Moreover, are you ever ashamed of dishonoring the Lord? Proverbs 11: 22, Like a gold ring in a pig’s snout is a beautiful woman without discretion. A sense of shame used to be considered a good thing. No longer. We’ve forgotten how to blush because we are no longer ashamed of our sinful behaviors. We don’t even know that we …

Biblical modesty, swimming, and resources

Summertime modesty Modesty isn’t something that many folks consider these days. Our hearts belong to culture, our lives are devoted to pleasure, why in the world should we be concerned about modesty? Because God says we are to be modest. It’s difficult enough to pursue modesty when the months are cold but let them warm up even a bit and the inclination of many is to strip clothing off until little–sometimes exceedingly little–is left. Once the church addressed this but those times are no more. Few pastors have the wisdom or even the inclination to navigate the waters of modesty. …

Does your wedding gown reflect the glory of God?

1 Corinthians 10: 31, So, whether you eat or drink, or whatever you do, do all to the glory of God. How does a woman discern the sometimes fine line between proper dress and dressing to be the center of attention? A woman should examine her motive and goals for the way she dresses. Is her intent to show the grace and beauty of womanhood? Is it to reveal a humble heart devoted to worshipping God? Or is it to call attention to herself and flaunt her beauty? Or worse, to attempt to lure men sexually? A woman who focuses …