Walk with Gentleness
The Upward Look
by Max D. Hutto,
“with all humility and gentleness, with patience, bearing with one another in love” Ephesians 4:2 ESV
Gentleness is the second character trait in Paul’s list describing what it means to walk in a manner worthy of the calling in Christ. This quality is typified by kindness and softness of spirit as opposed to a rude, harsh, abrasive, and bullying attitude. A gentle person demonstrates a quiet compassion and consideration for others. Gentleness is also meekness, which is power and strength under control, like a wild horse that has been broken and tamed to follow the commands and directions of a rider.
Lord Jesus, as I follow and obey Your commands and directions, fill my life with kindness and compassion. Let a gentle attitude be evidence of my daily walk with You.
May 20, 2022 - © Copyright 2022, Max D. Hutto.
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