The passage you are referring to is 1 Timothy 2:9–10 and says not to be where beauty is found. For someone to say wearing makeup is a sin based on this passage says that braiding hair and wearing clothes are on par. These are not sins! What does the Bible say about wearing makeup and jewelry?
Who was the first person to wear makeup in the Bible?
Cosmetics are mentioned in the Old Testament, such as in 2 Kings 9:30, where the biblical figure Jezebel painted her eyelids (approximately 840 BC). Cosmetics are also mentioned in the book of Esther, where beauty treatments are described.
What does the Bible say about beauty and appearance?
1 Peter 3:3-4 “Your beauty should not come from outward adornments, such as braided hair and the wearing of gold jewelry and fine clothes. Instead, it should be that of your inner self, the unfading beauty of a gentle and quiet spirit, which is of great worth in God's sight.”
What does the Bible say about braided hair?
Studies of the instructions about women and wives in 1 Timothy and 1 Peter have acknowledged that the exhortations not to braid hair, wear gold, pearls or expensive clothes are consistent with the general Graeco-Roman male emphasis upon female modesty and criticism of female adornment.
What Jesus said about foundation?
Jesus Christ, speaking of a person who hears and follows Him, described it this way: “He is like a man which built an house, and digged deep, and laid the foundation on a rock: and when the flood arose, the stream beat vehemently upon that house, and could not shake it: for it was founded upon a rock.
What does the Bible say about dressing in the New Testament?
Colossians 3:12: “Therefore, as God's chosen ones, holy and beloved, clothe yourselves with compassion, kindness, humility, meekness, and patience.” Both Paul and Peter understand the act of dressing oneself as more than skin-deep (1 Peter 5:5). Believers not only wear Christ but also wear Christ-like attributes.