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Love -brotherly love, affection, good will that is faithful, fearless and demonstrative Joy-the expression and feeling of gladness Peace-A state of harmony and contentment based on the person of Jesus Christ resulting in appropriate attitudes and actions. Patience-the enduring of another's exasperating conduct, long suffering Kindness-action that reveals compassion arising out of a sense of sympathy Faithfulness-Active: Trust, Faith, Belief; Passive: Reliability, Fidelity, Trustworthy Goodness-aligning ourselves with what God has said is right. Review
With a baby –the baby needs it Being a gentleman –putting the other person first Areas Where We Are Gentle
Gentleness is restrained strength and courteous actions for the benefit of others. I. Gentleness Defined
Gentleness is Strength Proverbs 25:15 Through patience a ruler can be persuaded, and a gentle tongue can break a bone. Gentleness is Strength under Control 1 Corinthians 8:9 Be careful, however, that the exercise of your freedom does not become a stumbling block to the weak. Gentleness Produces Courteous Actions Gentleness Focuses on Concern for Others I. Gentleness Defined
Jesus and the Woman Caught in Adultery John 8:1-11 Matthew 11:28-30 28 "Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. 29 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. 30 For my yoke is easy and my burden is light." II. Gentleness Demonstrated
Paul & The New Testament Churches 1 Corinthians 1:4 I always thank God for you because of his grace given you in Christ Jesus. 1 Corinthians 4:21 What do you prefer? Shall I come to you with a whip, or in love and with a gentle spirit? 2 Corinthians 10:1 By the meekness and gentleness of Christ, I appeal to you II. Gentleness Demonstrated
Paul & The New Testament Churches 1 Thessalonians 2:5-7 You know we never used flattery, nor did we put on a mask to cover up greed-- God is our witness. 6 We were not looking for praise from men, not from you or anyone else. As apostles of Christ we could have been a burden to you, 7 but we were gentle among you, like a mother caring for her little children. II. Gentleness Demonstrated
Billy Graham with Jim Baker II. Gentleness Demonstrated
In Relationships –Husbands and Wives –In Workplace –In Friendships –Parents and Children –At School –With People in Need –The Key: Put the needs of others before your desires III. Gentleness Developing in Our Lives
The Blessings that Come from Gentleness –God is Honored –It Produces Peace with Others Proverbs 15:1 gentle answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger. III. Gentleness Developing in Our Lives
I have seen demonstrate gentleness Community Sharing
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