Tag 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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Passion Points

Here are some good posts for your weekend reading: Holiness Will Make You Unbelievably Happy – Jon Bloom (DG) God’s call to move “further up and further in” in holiness is an invitation to joy! Gentleness – All About Communication … Continue reading

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Gentleness

Gentleness is illustrated by the way we would handle a carton of exquisite crystal glasses; it is the recognition that the human personality is valuable but fragile and must be handled with care. – Jerry Bridges in The Fruitful Life

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