Matthew 5:3-4 (NIV)
Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. Blessed are those who mourn, for they will be comforted.


Matthew 5:5 (NIV)
Blessed are the meek, for they will inherit the earth.


MEEK is not WEAK.


Biblical meekness is best defined as strength under control.


Biblical meekness is best defined as strength under the control of God.


Greek word for meek = PRAUS




Meekness is STRENGTH that’s SUBMITTED to the WORD of GOD.


Meekness is leveraging your STRENGTH not for SELF but for OTHERS




Two Men in scripture described as Meek:




Numbers 12:3 (KJV)
Now the man Moses was very meek, above all the men which were upon the face of the earth.





Matthew 11:28-29 (KJV)
Come unto me, all ye that labour and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. 29 Take my yoke upon you, and learn of me; for I am meek and lowly in heart: and ye shall find rest unto your souls.



Philippians 2:3-11 (NLT)
Don’t be selfish; don’t try to impress others. Be humble, thinking of others as better than yourselves. Don’t look out only for your own interests, but take an interest in others, too. You must have the same attitude that Christ Jesus had. Though he was God, he did not think of equality with God as something to cling to.Instead, he gave up his divine privileges; he took the humble position of a slave and was born as a human being. When he appeared in human form, he humbled himself in obedience to God and died a criminal’s death on a cross. Therefore, God elevated him to the place of highest honor and gave him the name above all other names,10 that at the name of Jesus every knee should bow, in heaven and on earth and under the earth, 11 and every tongue declare that Jesus Christ is Lord, to the glory of God the Father.



Matthew 21:5 (NIV)
Say to Daughter Zion, ‘See, your king comes to you, gentle (meek) and riding on a donkey, and on a colt, the foal of a donkey.


Meekness is power and strength that is under the control of God to benefit others, for His glory.


We need more MEEK MEN!





Matthew 11:28-30 (NIV)
Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle (meek) and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For my yoke is easy and my burden is light.


Inheriting the earth = Finding rest for our souls

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