Mar 6, 2022
Gentleness is not powerlessness, but strength become cruciform.
"Meekness is not weakness but harnessed & humbled strength in God’s service."
— David Cassidy
"Nothing is as strong as gentleness, nothing so gentle as strength."
— St. Francis de Sales
“Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For my yoke is easy and my burden is light.”
"We had long known the Lord without realizing that meekness and lowliness of heart should be the distinguishing feature of the disciple."
— Andrew Murray
Blessed are the meek, for they will inherit the earth.
Therefore, as God’s chosen people, holy and dearly loved, clothe yourselves with compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness and patience.
A gentle answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger.
Brothers and sisters, if someone is caught in a sin, you who live by the Spirit should restore that person gently
Create some space with Jesus to reflect on the following:
Continue to pray this prayer every morning this week:
Heavenly Father, I pray that this day I may live in your presence and please you more and more.
Lord Jesus, I pray that this day I may take up my cross and follow you.
Holy Spirit, I pray that this day you will fill me with yourself and cause your fruit to ripen in my life: love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control.