In the English language, meekness is viewed as a weak attribute. But Scripture has a different assessment of the eighth element of the Fruit of the Spirit. Translated as gentleness in more modern translations, let’s look at what Scripture has to say about this often misunderstood term.
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12:00 Definition of Gentleness (Meekness)
17:46 Gentleness/Meekness is not a weakness
23:15 How gentleness is displayed relationally
– One Another
Scripture References and Other Resources
New Morning Mercies by Paul David Tripp http://amzn.to/2ntgdmp
My Soul Magnifies the Lord by D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones
1 Corinthians 4:14-21
1 Timothy 6:11
2 Timothy 2:24-26
1 Peter 3:13-16
Kimberly Cummings is a native Texan who loves being a pastor’s wife, mom, writer, podcaster, and ACBC Certified Biblical Counselor. In all the counseling and teaching she provides, she makes it a priority to be both Christ-centered and practical. She is a bit of a coffee snob and makes time for wiggling her toes in the sand at the beach near her SoCal home.