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THE SPIRIT FRUIT GENTLENESS
When the Bible uses gentleness it signifies, “the power given by the Spirit of God that harnesses the strong
and explosive might of one’s passions to serve both men and God with effectiveness.”
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Jesus is our best example.
Ephesians 4:2 encourages us to live a life worthy of our calling from Jesus. gentleness
Colossians 3:12 encourages us to clothe ourselves with several character traits that are from our new nature. gentleness
2 Timothy 2:25 Paul instructs the younger pastor that he must GENTLY instruct those who oppose him in the hope that God will give them a change of heart.
Gentleness is the opposite of a rhino
William Barclay teaches 3 characteristics of gentleness: -submission to God’s will -teachableness -consideration of others
Gentleness includes having our mind so set on God’s purposes that we offer unrelenting resistance to evil and yet act with gentleness when evil people attack us.
Gentleness includes feeling deeply the wrong done against us, but our gentleness from the Holy Spirit does not allow us to seek to get even.
Proverbs 15:1 “A gentle answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger.”
Gentleness includes correcting others when they are hurting the cause of Christ.
Gentleness includes being polite, having tact and treating everyone with dignity and respect.
Gentleness includes helping those who have fallen to be restored.
Galatians 6:1 “If someone is caught in a sin, you who are spiritual should restore him gently.”
Would others characterize you as a gentle person or a rhino?
Jesus said to His disciples then and now, “Learn from Me.”
Are you willing to let Jesus teach you how to be gentle and have power under control and be balanced in the way you respond to people?
Studies in John’s Gospel John 14:27
2 Timothy 2:24 “And the servant of the Lord must not quarrel but be gentle to all, able to teach, patient.”
Just a Closer Walk with Jesus.
The Porcupine Dilemma The closer they get to each other, the more likely they are to get hurt. Relationship.
Designer Gifts Romans 12. Looking at Individual Giftings.
Baptism Bible Study #2.
GROWING SPIRITUALLY Lesson 11: A Gentle Approach.
What does Jesus think about anger? “Sticks and stones can break my bones, but words can never hurt me.”
KEYWORDS of Christianity SALVATION October 28, 2001.
LIVE WORTHY: Practical Advice from a Man in Chains Spirit-Filled Husband & Wives.
gets angry easily Renew our mind Be filled with patience and humility, – How can someone fall if they’re lying on the ground? – Putting others.
HOW TO GLORIFY GOD MATTHEW 5:13-16.
The Christians Obligations To The Church Matthew 16:13-19.
2 Corinthians 5:17 “Therefore if any man be in Christ, he is a new creature: old things are passed away; behold, all things are become new.”
“A disciple is quick to forgive, and quick to repent…”
“having your conduct honorable among the Gentiles…” (1 Peter 2:12) Workplace in the.
October 26, 2014 The Question of Submission and Suffering.
“BEING A MORE LOVING PERSON”. 1 John 4:7, 8, 21 Dear friends, let us love one another, for love comes from God. Everyone who loves has been born of God.
Overcoming the Sin of Anger. anger orge - signified anger as being the strongest of all passions. thumos - an outburst of wrath resulting from inward.
The Danger of Anger Ephesians 4:26,27.
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