Category Archives: Gentleness

Gentle Marriage

[Wives:] But let your adorning be the hidden person of the heart with the imperishable beauty of a gentle (meek) and quiet spirit, which in God’s sight is very precious. – I Peter 3:4 ESV (Other Translations)  Likewise, husbands, live … Continue reading

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Gentle Words

A soft (gentle) answer turns away wrath (anger), but a harsh (grievous) word stirs up anger (wrath).  – Proverbs 15:1 ESV (Other Translations) A gentle (soothing, wholesome, healing) tongue is a tree of life, but perverseness (devious) in it breaks … Continue reading

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A Gentle Life

To speak evil of (malign, slander) no one, to avoid quarreling (brawling, be peaceable), to be gentle (considerate, kind), and to show perfect courtesy (meekness, consideration, gentleness) toward all people. – Titus 3:2 ESV (Other Translations)  The word “gentle” is … Continue reading

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The Spirit’s Fruit

But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness (meekness), self-control. – Galatians 5:22-23a ESV (KJV) If the these nine qualities are fruit of Spirit, then Spirit must possess these nine qualities, including gentleness.  … Continue reading

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The Savior’s Example, Part 2

He will not quarrel (strive, argue) or cry aloud (shout), nor will anyone hear his voice in the streets; a bruised (battered) reed he will not break, and a smoldering wick he will not quench. – Matthew 12:19-20a ESV (NKJV/CSB/others) … Continue reading

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The Savior’s Example

Take my yoke upon you, and learn from me, for I am gentle (meek) and lowly (humble) in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. – Matthew 11:29 ESV (KJV/NASB) Jesus tells us that he is not a … Continue reading

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The Shepherd’s Care

He will tend (feed) his flock like a shepherd; he will gather the lambs in his arms; he will carry them in his bosom, and gently lead those that are with young. – Isaiah 40:11 ESV (KJV)  Isaiah gives us … Continue reading

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The Shepherd’s Care

He will tend (feed) his flock like a shepherd; he will gather the lambs in his arms; he will carry them in his bosom, and gently lead those that are with young. – Isaiah 40:11 ESV (KJV) Isaiah gives us … Continue reading

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