Blessed are the meek: for they shall inherit the earth. (Matthew 5:5 KJV)
The Majesty of Meekness
A. The average person sees meekness, in vs. Five, in two ways.
1. They deny meekness is a blessed state.
2. They deny the claim of Christ that meek inherit the earth.
B. Meekness is used in the Bible in two ways.
1. Attitude towards God
2. Attitude towards people.
C. Meekness is not a natural virtue.
1. It is unpopular
2. People of the world equate meekness with weakness, cowardice, unmanly, and spinelessness.
D. Meekness finds outward expression in two ways.
2. Patience under provocation.
Until Next Time,