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What is gentleness (from fruits of the spirit)?



      

Galatians 5:22 - 23

ESV - 22 But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness. 23 Gentleness, self-control; against such things there is no law.

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Shea S. Michael Houdmann Supporter Got Questions Ministries
Galatians 5:22-23 says that the Holy Spirit works in us to be more like Christ (Ephesians 4:14-16), and part of the fruit, or results, of that work is gentleness. Gentleness, also translated "meekn...

July 01 2013 0 responses Vote Up Share Report


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Stringio Abel Ogah
Gentleness means the ability to swallow the bitter pills from those that hurt you, no matter the pains. Jesus demonstrated this gentleness character when he prayed, "Father forgive them for they know not what they are doing." Gentleness is a key manifestation of the fruit of the Holy Spirit as stated in Galatians 5:22. May God help us to be gentle. Amen.

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