Taking Off The Mask: The Power Of Authenticity – Part 4
Galatians 6:7 GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)
7 Make no mistake about this: You can never make a fool out of God. Whatever you plant is what you’ll harvest.
Luke 8:17 Good News Translation (GNT)
17 “Whatever is hidden away will be brought out into the open, and whatever is covered up will be found and brought to light.
Ecclesiastes 12:14 The Message (MSG)
14 And that’s it. Eventually God will bring everything that we do out into the open and judge it according to its hidden intent, whether it’s good or evil.
Galatians 5:19-21 The Message (MSG)
19-21 It is obvious what kind of life develops out of trying to get your own way all the time: repetitive, loveless, cheap sex; a stinking accumulation of mental and emotional garbage; frenzied and joyless grabs for happiness; trinket gods; magic-show religion; paranoid loneliness; cutthroat competition; all-consuming-yet-never-satisfied wants; a brutal temper; an impotence to love or be loved; divided homes and divided lives; small-minded and lopsided pursuits; the vicious habit of depersonalizing everyone into a rival; uncontrolled and uncontrollable addictions; ugly parodies of community. I could go on.
This isn’t the first time I have warned you, you know. If you use your freedom this way, you will not inherit God’s kingdom.
Galatians 5:22 New International Version (NIV)
22 But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, forbearance, kindness, goodness, faithfulness,
Luke 6:43-45 New International Version (NIV)
A Tree and Its Fruit
43 “No good tree bears bad fruit, nor does a bad tree bear good fruit. 44 Each tree is recognized by its own fruit. People do not pick figs from thornbushes, or grapes from briers. 45 A good man brings good things out of the good stored up in his heart, and an evil man brings evil things out of the evil stored up in his heart. For the mouth speaks what the heart is full of.#
Romans 8:6 New International Version (NIV)
6 The mind governed by the flesh is death, but the mind governed by the Spirit is life and peace.