TITLE: Authenticity

MEMORY VERSE: Colossians 3:14 “And over all these virtues put on love, which binds them all together in perfect unity.”

Galatians 5:22-23 “But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control. Against such things there is no law.”

Matthew 7:20 “…just as you can identify a tree by its fruit, so you can identify people by their actions.”

2 Simple things in being an Authentic Christian:

1) Be who YOU really are.

2) ALLOW others that same privilege.

TEXT: Colossians 3:12-14 “Since God chose you to be the holy people he loves, you must clothe yourselves with tenderhearted mercy, kindness, humility, gentleness, and patience. Make allowance for each other’s faults, and forgive anyone who offends you. Remember, the Lord forgave you, so you must forgive others. Above all, clothe yourselves with love, which binds us all together in perfect harmony.”

BOTTOM LINE: Live simple!

Dig Deeper Devotional

[Colossians 3:14]

How will love help you achieve unity in your life?

[1 Corinthians 13:4-8]

How are you doing with love?

[Colossians 3:12-14]

How should you clothe yourself?

[Matthew 7:20]

What fruit are you producing?


[Galatians 5:22-23]

How would these “fruits of the spirit” benefit your life?