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2 What do these numbers represent? 5-6 & 12+ Does 1 Timothy 2:9, 10 clarify? Number of times modest dress has been preached from this pulpit in the last 6 years »Full or major portions of sermon: 5-6 »Specific point in sermon: 12+ »Many more mentions

3 The problem is not a lack of knowledge, But a lack of Wisdom

4 Christian women ought to exemplify propriety & moderation in their dress, 1 Tim. 2:9, 10 Respect for themselves Respect for others – brethren Respect for God

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6 NT obligates us to dress with propriety Women, 1 Tim. 2:9, 10 »Modest: orderly, well arranged, decent »Apparel: to send or let down, to lower… was primarily a garment let down

7 NT obligates us to dress with propriety Women, 1 Tim. 2:9, 10 »Propriety: a sense of shame, modesty… ‘Shamefastness is that modesty which is “fast” or rooted in character…’ »Moderation: sound judgment… ‘it is that habitual inner self-government, with its constant rein on all the passions and desires’

8 NT obligates us to dress with propriety Wives, 1 Pt. 3:1-5 »Chaste: pure from carnality, modest »Hidden person: inner woman, who you are »Incorruptible beauty, cf. 1 Cor. 15:53 »Gentle & quiet spirit »Holy women adorned

9 God is a party to this covenant & has the right to enforce it Creator, Gen. 1:26, 27 Redeemer, 1 Cor. 6:18-20 »Covenant given by Christ, Heb. 1:1, 2 »Covenant sealed by Christ, Heb. 9:11-16

10 We have authority is in the New Testament & illustrations in the Old Authority in gospel, Col. 3:17; 1 Tim. 2:9, 10 OT for our learning, Rom. 15:4; 1 Cor. 10:11 »Adam & Eve ­ naked w/o clothing, Gen. 2:25 ­ naked with little clothing, Gen. 3:7-11 ­ clothed by God; neck to knee, Gen. 3:21

11 Your clothing says something about you Uniform: police, doctor, nurse Rich or poor, Jas. 2:2 Sexually available, Prov. 7:10 Godly, 1 Tim. 2:9, 10 Respectful of husband, 1 Pt. 3:1-5

12 The world wants you to act & dress like it, Prov. 1:10; 1 Pt. 4:1-4 Worldly purpose of dress »Accentuate sensual areas »Reveal »Sexual attraction

13 The world wants you to act & dress like it, Prov. 1:10; 1 Pt. 4:1-4 Worldly terms of what clothing should be »Sexy »Hot »Flirty »Provocative

14 Christians should want to present an image of propriety & moderation, 1 Tim. 2:9, 10 Purpose »Cover »Conceal

15 Christians should want to present an image of propriety & moderation, 1 Tim. 2:9, 10 Terms to describe our clothing »Purity »Sensible »Decent »Appropriate

16 Typical clothing for some activities Is always lacking in propriety & moderation Cheerleading Gymnastics Swimming Wrestling

17 We need to pay attention to several areas & manifest modesty, cf. Mt. 5:28 Revealing the chest/cleavage Revealing the thigh Revealing the back Extra-tight, form-fitting clothes

18 What do these numbers represent? 5-6 & 12+ Does 1 Timothy 2:9, 10 clarify? Number of times modest dress has been preached from this pulpit in the last 6 years »Full or major portions of sermon: 5-6 »Specific point in sermon: 12+ »Many more mentions

19 The problem is not a lack of knowledge, But a lack of Wisdom

20 Christian women ought to exemplify propriety & moderation in their dress, 1 Tim. 2:9, 10 Respect for themselves Respect for others – brethren Respect for God


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