Ed Young Television Weekly Devotional Devotionals

Straightforward devotionals to carry you through the week

Ed Young Television Devotional
Authenticity Over Hypocrisy

TOPICS: Hypocrisy, Authenticity, Truth, Faith, Design, Purpose


"… you hypocrites! You shut the door of the kingdom of heaven in people's faces. You yourselves do not enter, nor will you let those enter who are trying to.” Matthew 23:13


Throughout this week we’ve been looking at the reality of hypocrisy and seen how exhausting it can be in our own lives. But hypocrisy isn’t only detrimental and dangerous in our own lives; it can be devastating to the lives of those around us as well.

The reality is that we may be the only example of Jesus that the people in our lives see. And if what we show them is a mask-covered example of what it means to follow Jesus, we can hinder them from ever wanting anything to do with Jesus. Don’t risk that. Instead, show people the real you. Because the truth is that authenticity, not hypocrisy, may be the very thing that helps them pursue a relationship with Christ. 


Ask God to use you as a true, authentic example in the lives of those people around you. Pray for opportunities to point others to Christ, in every situation you face.


Live a life of influence. Think about two people you can invite to join you this weekend – people who have never stepped foot through the doors of Fellowship Church. And text them an invitation to this weekend’s worship experiences.

FIFTY SHADES OF THEY From New York Times Best-Selling Author Ed Young

Fifty Shades of They gives you fifty simple, yet profound insights that will help any relationship thrive, from friendships to business partnerships to marriages. Based on biblical standards and the teaching of Ed Young, this book is written for anyone who is looking to give new life to their relationships.

For more information about this and other subjects, visit the Ed Young Television website: www.edyoung.com

About Ed Young Television Weekly Devotional

Ed Young Ministries Devotional is a popular daily Bible devotion.  This Ed Young devotional offers wisdom and insight for applying Biblical truths to the ups and downs of everyday life.  Reading daily devotions provides strength and encouragement in your daily walk with Jesus Christ.

  • Editors' Picks

    3 Indispensable Heart-Qualities
    3 Indispensable Heart-Qualities
  • Those Popular What "X" Are You? Quizzes
    Those Popular What "X" Are You? Quizzes
  • 10 Simple Formulas to Change Your Life
    10 Simple Formulas to Change Your Life