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Dress, Makeup, Jewelry
“In like manner also, (I command) that women adorn themselves in modest apparel, with restraint and sobriety; not with broided hair, or gold, or pearls, or costly array...” (1 Timothy 2:9).
Christian Grooming According to the Church Fathers
The following is a fairly comprehensive collection of quotes from the early Christian Church Fathers from 300 years of Christianity:
Face Painting: The Bible Witness
As we commence the consideration of this subject of face painting, let us reiterate the need for candor. Today the practice of face-painting, or “make-up”, (it’s more flattering name), is perhaps as accepted as wearing shoes, and the candor with which one is like to meet with in reprimanding it’s practice is perhaps equal to what one might expect for reprimanding that. But shocking ideas are sometimes true. Even often true in an apostate age such as our own. Therefore holy candor is the need.
My Modesty Revolution
When I was a teen, long before I became religiously observant, more than anything in the world, I wanted to be thin. I had been obese since childhood, feeling like a spectator on the sidelines of life, and I would have given anything to look like the beautiful women I saw in magazines. One of my ultimate fantasies was losing all the weight and going out to buy myself a glamorous bathing suit.
Why I Choose to Dress Modestly
If one more person tells me that I need to be “liberated,” I’m going to have a fit.