Too Much Skin, Girl. Too Much Skin: a Plea for Modesty

While summer is an appreciated and welcomed relief from the blistering cold of winter—for those of us who have winters—it does bring a different difficulty to our lives. The summer months draw attention to our universal struggle with sex, sexuality, and temptation, with the modesty debates taking a prominent role in our conversations. The knee-jerk reaction is to blame our fallen counterparts without careful consideration of what the Bible says regarding universal depravity and every human’s temptation to turn what God intended for good into something that will tantalize our lust-filled desires. The sober-mindedness of the mature believer considers personal responsibility and communal input. These careful Christians understand sin’s complexities and their common blindspots that do not discriminate.