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Elisabeth Elliot

Modesty: Humility in Dress

“…in like manner also, that the women adorn themselves in modest apparel, with propriety and moderation…which is proper for women professing godliness…” – I Timothy 2: 9-10

Modesty is not a popular topic these days. I personally don’t like conflict, so I’m certainly not posting these thoughts with the intention of stirring up controversy.  But ladies, biblical modesty is a very important subject; and sadly, it seems to have fallen on hard times.  Now, right off the bat, I would…

What’s a Woman to Do?

“I write to you so that you may know how you ought to conduct yourself in the house of God.” – I Timothy 3:15

My last blog post was on a very important issue that seems to have become somewhat of a hot topic. The recent controversy in the Southern Baptist Convention over women filling pulpits and being ordained as pastors and elders prompted me to write about the biblical prohibition on women teaching men and holding positions of authority…

Let Me Be a Woman

“Charm is deceitful and beauty is passing, but a woman who fears the Lord, she shall be praised.” Proverbs 31:30

Let Me Be a Woman is the title of a book written by missionary author, Elisabeth Elliot. The subtitle is Thoughts on Womanhood for Valerie, which are meditations on womanhood penned by Mrs. Elliot as a gift for her daughter. Valerie was engaged to be married, and her mother lovingly wrote of what it means to be a woman as…