[Congratulations! You are MEEK] Matthew 5.3. 03.18.2018
Beatitudes Series | CFA | Pastor Tracy Cook
5 Blessed are the meek, for they shall inherit the earth. NKJ
5 God blesses those who are humble, for they will inherit the whole earth. NLT
Meekness is NOT
Weakness; Weak-willed; Absence of strong emotions; Spirit-lessness; Indolence (inclination to laziness); Cowardice
Blessed is the person who has brought every instinct and every passion under the control of the Spirit of God. – Dr. Gary Denbow
“You’re blessed when you’re content with just who you are—no more, no less. That’s the moment you find yourselves proud owners of everything that can’t be bought. – The Message
Blessed is the man who is always angry at the right time, and never angry at the wrong time.” – William Barclay
They are more concerned about God’s work and God’s people than about what might happen to them personally. The meek, rather than the aggressors, ultimately inherit the earth.” – Don Stamps
Meekness is a characteristic by which God promises to bring blessing in the lives of Christians and through them to others, and that it is not a natural characteristic in man but is the result of the supernatural working of God’s Spirit. – James Boice
James 1.21 ESV 21 Therefore put away all filthiness and rampant wickedness and receive with meekness the implanted word, which is able to save your souls.
1 Peter 3.15 ESV 15 but in your hearts honor Christ the Lord as holy, always being prepared to make a defense to anyone who asks you for a reason for the hope that is in you; yet do it with gentleness and respect,
Galatians 5.22-23 ESV 22 But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, 23 gentleness, self-control; against such things there is no law.
1 Corinthians 10.1 ESV 1 For I do not want you to be unaware, brothers, that our fathers were all under the cloud, and all passed through the sea,
Psalm 37.3-11 ESV 11 But the meek shall inherit the land and delight themselves in abundant peace.