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The Strength of Meekness

September 5, 2021 Pastor: Bill Thompson Series: Life in God's Kingdom

Passage: Matthew 5:1–5:16

TEXT: Matthew 5:5

SERIES: Life in God’s Kingdom

 

Introduction

 

“Blessed are the meek, for they shall inherit the earth.”

 

Point of the Passage: Life in God’s kingdom is characterized by an attitude of ______________ toward God and others which brings great blessing.

 

 

 

  1. What Meekness is Not.

 

           

 

 

  1. What Meekness Is.

 

 

 

 

III. What Meekness Looks Like in God’s Kingdom.

 

  1. The meek person thinks less of _______________ and more of others.

 

  1. The meek person is less _______________ or condemning of others.

 

  1. The meek person has had his or her _________ broken twice – once by sin, once by the love of God.

 

  Conclusion

 

 Application Questions

  

  1. How would you define meekness?
  2. Are you someone who is always defending yourself, defending your rights and fearfully trying to control your circumstances? Why do you think that is so?
  3. How do you think you can learn humility?
  4. In what ways did Jesus demonstrate meekness?

 

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