Search ResultsGentleness and Power Can a leader be gentle? This article considers Jean Vanier as an example of gentleness and power meshed together. 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. Nothing is So Strong as Gentleness In this article, the founder of an after-school program tells about the power and beauty of gentleness and what it might bring to the lives of children who are struggling. How To Present a Christian Apologetic ... Christian apologetics. Christians should approach topics with humility, gentleness, chastity, sobriety, respect, kindness, and love. Hoezee concludes ... 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. 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. 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. 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. 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 Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove on a ministry of gentleness. Full Text Hymns on Gentleness Pass Me Not, O Gentle SaviorPD
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See more hymns... 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. Evangelism Sunday This article contains helpful suggestions for planning a worship service to promote the cause of evangelism. It includes liturgical resources for worship planning. 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. Success in Business In this devotional, John Gunn writes that gentleness requires much more strength than brutality does. Who So Ever Will Sunday This sermon starter and commentary on Romans 10:11-13 offers worship resources from an African American perspective for planning a "Who So Ever Will" Sunday, a time for focusing on welcome and hospitality toward all. 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. Educating for the Kingdom Richard Mouw's message presents a vision for theological education emphasizing restlessness, patience, academic quality, theological integrity, and gentleness. Peace surpassing all understanding Commenting on Philippians 4:1-9, Troy Troftgruben notes Paul's emphasis on gentleness, freedom from anxiety, prayer, thanksgiving, and peace. The peace of God defies human reason and is superior to its human counterparts.