In the last post, I began telling you a story from the time I took a group of students on a Holy Land Tour, if you missed it, you might want to get caught up before you read the conclusion.

As I mentioned before, we all came together in the hotel courtyard in Jerusalem to discuss the matter of modesty; my students brought a text which was this one:

I also want the women to dress modestly, with decency and propriety, adorning themselves, not with elaborate hairstyles or gold or pearls or expensive clothes, but with good deeds, appropriate for women who profess to worship God. (1 Tim. 2:9-10, in context, 1 Tim 2:1-15)

In context, this is a passage that deals with the worship assembly, and doesn’t necessarily apply directly to the situation on the seashore that began the conversation. However, there could be principles that apply…

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