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Learning to be Rooted in Christ

Rooted Week 9


Learning to be Rooted in Christ

Colossians 3:8-15

Personal Holiness

Requires us to:

3) Cast aside sinful speech.

Three Motives:

  • Anger – smoldering resenting bitterness
  • Wrath – quick bitter anger flames up
  • Malice – fostering of ill will; desire to injure

Three Habits

  • Slander – destroying someone behind their back
  • Filthy language – shameful or obscene speech
  • Lying

How to put off common sins:

  • Starve it
  • Memorize scripture

If you profess to be a follower of Jesus dress like it, act like it.


  • Compassion – true genuine love for another
  • Kindness – action that reveals compassion
  • Humility – not thinking less of yourself but thinking of yourself less