God Pleasing Modesty

Too many opinions about what the standard is can get us caught up in social ethos rather than God's interests.
Too many opinions about what the standard is can get us caught up in social ethos rather than God’s interests.

Sometimes I really hate reading modesty blog posts and the inevitable ensuing  fracas. No, most times I really hate reading them – and it frequently doesn’t matter which side of the issue is being argued. No matter how kind or how rude the original post, no matter if it is an urge to cover up more or loosen up more, everyone seems to take sides, get cranky, feel judged or feel judgey . . . all in all, a real win for Christian charity in all directions.

So with that said, here I go with a modesty blog post. This isn’t about specifics though, so don’t panic – this is just a general observation. Of late there seems to be a lot of discussion amongst the womenfolk pointing out that the men are responsible for their own hearts and their own lust problems. The burden (it is argued) is on the men to keep their hearts pure, not on the women to keep them from ever being tempted.

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