Meekness -

Meekness is restraining of one’s might and power. It is a display of humility and grace. It is a constraint on the power of words and actions. It is handing over of might/strength to God’s guidance. It is acceptance of God’s view on all matters including thought. Isaiah 55:9
What are the benefits of meekness?
i. Through meekness, erring fellow can be corrected and restored
ii. Forgiveness of others is easy. Matthew 18:23-35
iii. Competitions and sectarianism will disappear. Philippians 1 :15-18
iv. Believers will complement one another in the ministry
v. God will pay attention to the fellow and make him inherit His blessing (the earth) Matthew 5:5; Isaiah 66:2
Did God give specific directive on meekness: i. Yes
ii. God commanded believers to put on meekness. Colossians 3:12
iii. God commanded believers to follow after meekness. 1 Timothy 6:11
iv. God commanded believers to seek meekness. Zephaniah 2:3
Are there examples of the meek in the Bible? Yes. Abraham, Moses, David, Paul, etc. 1 Corinthians 9:19; Numbers 12:3, 2 Samuel 16:10,12


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