Worldliness – Chapter 5 – God, My Heart and My Clothes

C. J. Mahaney tells the true story of Jenni who said, "When choosing what to wear I thought only of what would flatter me, what would bring more attention my way...I wanted to be accepted and admired for what I wore." Theme verse 1 Timothy 2:9 "that women should adorn themselves in respectable apparel, with modesty and self-control, not with braided hair and gold or pearls or costly attire. What is modesty/immodesty? "Modestly mean propriety. It means avoiding clothes and adornment that are extravagant or sexually enticing. Modesty is humility expressed in dress. ...Immodesty, then, is much more than wearing a short skirt or low-cut top; it's the act of drawing undue attention to yourself. It's pride, on display by what you wear." The motives [...]