Archive for July 26th, 2006

Christian Modesty

Wednesday, July 26th, 2006

1Timothy 2:9 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;

Verse 10 But (which becometh women professing godliness) with good works. (Emphasis added.)

The definition for modest in Webster’s Seventh New Collegiate Dictionary is: Observing the proprieties of dress and behavior. Synonyms given are: PURE, DECENT, and CHASTE. CHASTE primarily implies a refraining from acts or even thoughts or desires that are not virginal or not sanctioned by marriage vows; it may imply avoidance of anything that cheapens or debases; PURE differs from CHASTE in implying innocence and absence of temptation rather than control of one’s impulses and actions; MODEST and DECENT apply especially to deportment and dress as outward signs of inward chastity or purity.


An Awesome Baby Portrait by Amanda

Wednesday, July 26th, 2006


Amanda kindly took the time out of her busy schedule to photograph Laura and Darren’s little Diederick, our new grandbaby. Great work, Amanda, and Thank you!