After some conversation, she asked me how I handled the topic of modesty with my girls. Those shorts are too short, you need a tank under that shirt or those pants are too tight. Just this weekend we were watching an awards show and one girl was showing too much cleavage and Scott piped up that her dress was inappropriate. The email got me thinking though.
9 Rules My Daughters Taught Me About Modesty
Teen Topics | Mini Bible Lessons
When in comes to women, scripture states:. 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 1 Timothy The objective of modesty is to refrain from wearing clothing that causes lustful thoughts, whether intentionally or unintentionally. When dressing modestly, Christian girls should avoid clothes that reveal, enhance or highlight certain body parts.
For Christian Teens
Fashion is a big part of any Christian teen's life. Yet, just as in every other part of our lives, discernment is important. Many fashion magazines promote low cut blouses and dresses alongside revealing skirts and shorts. While many Christian teens want to be fashionable, they also want to be modest. So, what advice does the Bible offer about modesty and how can it be applied to today's fashion?
I am raising three little ladies with my husband. One of the major challenges in teaching girls modesty and purity is clothing. Who would have thought that clothing would have come so far and, in my opinion, gone so wrong from when I was raised? My parents had it easy raising me and my sister compared to what my 7-year old is facing in the department stores these days. We are working to keep the modesty and FUN still alive for my girls when it comes to fashion, but it takes a little creativity.