Search ResultsGentleness and Power Can a leader be gentle? This article considers Jean Vanier as an example of gentleness and power meshed together. Nothing is So Strong as Gentleness Reflecting on her experiences with the children at The Brain Kitchen, Amanda Drury tells about the power and beauty of gentleness and what it might bring to the lives of children who are struggling. Feasting on Fruit: Gentleness Promoting a meditational exercise of inhaling gentleness and exhaling gentleness, this article by Kasey Hit encourages readers to adopt "the mind of Christ" by contemplating what the Holy Spirit says about practicing gentleness in the world. The Wardrobe of Easter: Gentleness A meditation on gentleness, belonging to a series on the "Wardrobe of Easter." "Gentleness ought to be an obvious character quality of every person who bears the Savior’s name. Christian leaders are not exempt...." Why Make Such a Big Deal of Humility, Gentleness, Patience, and Forbearance? Part 2 Emphasizing that Christian unity takes place in the daily reality of living in church communities, this devotional on Ephesians 4:1-2 explores how "humility, gentleness, patience, and forbearance" are needed to protect against self-centered divisions. How To Present a Christian Apologetic ... Christian apologetics. Christians should approach topics with humility, gentleness, chastity, sobriety, respect, kindness, and love. Hoezee concludes ... Holy Friendships In this sermon on Philippians 4:1-9, Christi O. Brown reflects on how deep holy friendships are central to us living faithfully in the gospel. Community Living: Living on the Basis of Love This commentary on Galatians 6:1-16 discusses rules or standards of conduct that Christian communities formulate together. Whatever it looks like, it should be characterized by the commandment of love, dealing with one another in gentleness. Keep Plowing This resource consists mostly of sermon notes for each passage. It is possible to write sermons on mentorship/focus in ministry based on Elisha’s story or loving your neighbour/tolerance without compromise from the Galatian and Luke passages. Why Make Such a Big Deal of Humility, Gentleness, Patience, and Forbearance? Part 1 Asserting that Paul wrote pastoral theology from his real experiences in Christian communities, this devotional on Ephesians 4:1-2 describes the difficulty and importance of practicing humility and patience. Gentleness This video interview explores themes of gentleness, ministry, and compassion as Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove discusses the profound impact of touch between human beings. Tranquility, Gentleness, and Strength Describing the proficiencies and deficiencies of the spiritual life, this sermon illustration by Evelyn Underhill encourages us to develop tranquility and gentleness. This illustration suits Psalm 29:11. Full Text Hymns on Gentleness Pass Me Not, O Gentle SaviorPD
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See more hymns... Jean Vanier, gentleness and power This brief overview of the leadership and work of Jean Vanier, founder of the L’Arche communities, provides an example of a gentle leader who saw how Jesus was incarnated in all people. Nurturing Christ-Like Ambitions This reflection by John van de Laar focuses on how Jesus values the virtues of humility, gentleness, wisdom, and service while the world values wealth and power. Stewardship-Recognizing God's Gifts This worship resource based on Jeremiah 32:1-3, 1Timothy 6:6-19, and Luke 16:19-31 focuses on the uses and abuses of money. It includes preaching, hymns, and prayers. Call to Worship: Isaiah 40:1-11 A call to worship based on Isaiah 40:1-11 that speaks to us encountering a God with attributes of comfort, gentleness, and tenderness. A God that we prepare a way for and prepare to be transformed by.... Moving Toward the Land of Promise Planning and sermon notes on Moses' seeing the Promise Land (Deuteronomy 34:1–12), sharing the good news (1 Thessalonians 2:1–8), and obeying the great commandments (Matthew 22:34–46) along with hymn suggestions and an offertory prayer. Let More Sunshine in Your Life We should be gentle with others and with ourselves. Anger is an obstacle to living a gentle life. We must continually allow gentleness into our hearts, and permit it to guide our speech and actions. Educating for the Kingdom Richard Mouw's message presents a vision for theological education emphasizing restlessness, patience, academic quality, theological integrity, and gentleness. Rejoice, pray, and don't worry Commenting on Philippians 4:4-7, Michael Joseph Brown discusses Paul's exhortations to rejoice in the Lord, to pray with petition and thanks rather than worrying, and to be known for gentleness.