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Meekness is not Weakness (Matthew 5:5)

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Looking for something to think about this week? Well, here it is. This is a great article, especially since some people view Christians as ‘walk overs’. That we are not! As we are told: “Meekness is not weakness, it is strength under control.” Love this clarification of what we know in our heart of hearts and wishing you a week of great strength 🙂

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Blessed are the meek, For they shall inherit the earth. -Matthew 5:5 NKJV

Meekness is not weakness, it is strength under control. To those spiritual disciples of Christ a truth is revealed, a truth only applicable to those who have already become poor in spirit with the hope of the inheritance of heaven. The word meek in Greek is πραΰς (praÿs) and is defined as “mildness of disposition, gentleness of spirit, meekness”. How drastically does this contrast the natural man’s concept on how to inherit the earth, for this world would teach you to aggressively assert yourself and take it through any means possible. The world is yours, take it, they would say. That is why this truth is only applicable to the spiritual disciple of Christ, for He would teach you happiness through meekness.

I have found that the more I detach from earthly possessions and desires…

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Author: galeweithers

Barbadian mother of teenager; lover of loud laughter amidst tears; happy to follow God's lead while writing a word or two (and winning national awards) to make a difference in the lives of others.

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