I admire the Apostle Paul. He was one of the most encouraging writers of the New Testament. I find encouragement in the difficult scriptures because I think they have been misinterpreted, and the real message is very good. You’ll have to read my previous series to find out what the real meaning is, as I simply don’t have the energy to go into all that again.
I agree with Paul when he tells women how to dress. No, Paul didn’t tell us to dress in Prairie dresses, or not to wear pants, and not to wear makeup. He did tell us to dress modestly.
1 Timothy 2:9 “I also want women to dress modestly, with decency and propriety ….”
Women who are on the Praise Team and stand up on the stage with everyone looking at them should read this carefully.
When you look in the mirror and turn around and suck in your stomach, and ask, “Is this too tight?”
Before the words even come out of your mouth, you should be taking them off and putting on something different.
1 Peter 3:3 “Your beauty should not come from outward adornment, such as braided hair and the wearing of gold jewelry and fine clothes.”
If you put on a blouse and see cleavage, take it off. Today’s fashions did not have Christian women in mind.
A pastor told me recently that a few years ago that they had a woman youth director who did not know how to dress appropriately. When she sat down, her dress came to her thighs. They had to let her go.
Women have a responsibility to dress modestly, with decency and propriety. Take these words with you when you stand up in front of a congregation singing a solo, or teaching, and remember them when you serve in any capacity at your church.