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April 17, 2019 – Blessed Are the Meek

Scripture:

Matthew 5:5 NIV

“Blessed are the meek, for they will inherit the earth.”

Matthew 5:5 Easy-to-Read Version

“Great blessings belong to those who are humble.  They will be given the land God promised.”

  1.  Define meekness.

 

  • Gentle, humble, patient in submission.2   What are some examples of showing gentleness to others?

 

 

  • Mother caring for her child (Thessalonians 2:7)
  • Tough Love
  • Hugging your spouse when he/she messes up without saying anything

 

 

  1.  What are some ways that Jesus demonstrate gentleness?

 

  • Jesus shows mercy to the adulterous woman at the well while others wanted to stone her.
  • Jesus hung out with the outcasts of society.
  • Jesus’ response to Thomas’ doubt.
  • Jesus interactions with children.