The Power of Meekness

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Moses was very meek. Learning that meek does not mean weak, but strength under control; we learn that meekness in our lives means that we are living like Christ, learning the Word, correcting correctly, and answering for our hope.

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  • Miriam and Aaron speak against Moses





  • Woman he married: Cushite





  • That woman, non-Israelite.





  • Jehovah spoken to us, too.





  • Moses thinks he’s so special.





  • “We have authority too”





  • V. 8: Jehovah: “Why not afraid to speak against?”

  • Jehovah was angry!





  • They were not merely gossiping, complaining, idle talk





  • It was sinful!

  • Miriam and Aaron speak against Moses





  • Woman he married: Cushite





  • That woman, non-Israelite.





  • Jehovah spoken to us, too.





  • Moses thinks he’s so special.





  • “We have authority too”





  • V. 8: Jehovah: “Why not afraid to speak against?”

  • Jehovah was angry!





  • They were not merely gossiping, complaining, idle talk





  • It was sinful!

  • Miriam and Aaron speak against Moses





  • Woman he married: Cushite





  • That woman, non-Israelite.





  • Jehovah spoken to us, too.





  • Moses thinks he’s so special.





  • “We have authority too”





  • V. 8: Jehovah: “Why not afraid to speak against?”

  • Jehovah was angry!





  • They were not merely gossiping, complaining, idle talk





  • It was sinful!

  • How do we tend to react to others who speak against us or our family?





  • Anger, hatred, lashing out, accusations





  • Defend wife against attacks





  • Denial, arguing





  • Hurt, wounded

  • Here is our struggle...





  • How do we react to unfair accusations; wicked people attacking us?





  • We need to be meek.







  • meek

  •    

  • 1. humbly patient or docile, as under provocation from others.





  • 2. overly submissive or compliant; spiritless; tame.





  • 3. Obsolete. gentle; kind.










  • The example of a horse:
  • The Power of Meekness

    1. 1. The Victory Belongs to Jehovah The Power of Meekness Lessons from Moses
    2. 2. Cushite woman!
    3. 3. God speaks to us too!
    4. 4. “Now the man Moses was very meek, more than all people who were on the face of the earth.” — Numbers 12.3
    5. 5. “Blessed are the meek, for they shall inherit the earth.” — Matthew 5.5
    6. 6. What does MEEK mean?
    7. 7. What does MEEK mean? English: overly submissive or compliant; spiritless; tame. — Dictionary.com
    8. 8. What does MEEK mean? Hebrew: Poor, humble, afflicted, meek — Brown, Driver, Briggs
    9. 9. What does MEEK mean? Greek: Gentleness, mildness, meekness — Thayer
    10. 10. What does MEEK mean? Greek: Strength and gentleness perfectly combined — Barclay
    11. 11. What does MEEK mean?
    12. 12. What does MEEK mean?
    13. 13. What does MEEK mean?
    14. 14. What does MEEK mean?
    15. 15. What does MEEK mean?
    16. 16. What does MEEK mean?
    17. 17. What does MEEK mean?
    18. 18. What does MEEK mean?
    19. 19. What does MEEK mean? Strength under control.
    20. 20. Psalm 37
    21. 21. The adversary Psalm 37
    22. 22. The danger Psalm 37
    23. 23. The Fret danger Psalm 37
    24. 24. The Envy danger Psalm 37
    25. 25. The Anger danger Psalm 37
    26. 26. The Wrath danger Psalm 37
    27. 27. Psalm 37
    28. 28. The Psalm 37 meek
    29. 29. Jehovah The Psalm 37 meek
    30. 30. Jehovah Trust The Psalm 37 meek
    31. 31. Jehovah Do good The Psalm 37 meek
    32. 32. Jehovah Faithful The Psalm 37 meek
    33. 33. Jehovah Delight The Psalm 37 meek
    34. 34. Jehovah Commit The Psalm 37 meek
    35. 35. Jehovah Be Still The Psalm 37 meek
    36. 36. Jehovah Wait The Psalm 37 meek
    37. 37. Jehovah Peace The Psalm 37 meek
    38. 38. Psalm 37
    39. 39. Jehovah Psalm 37
    40. 40. Jehovah Psalm 37
    41. 41. Jehovah Fade and wither Psalm 37
    42. 42. Jehovah Give desires of heart Psalm 37
    43. 43. Jehovah He will act Psalm 37
    44. 44. Jehovah Righteousness Psalm 37
    45. 45. Jehovah Justice Psalm 37
    46. 46. Jehovah Cut off Psalm 37
    47. 47. Jehovah Inherit the Cut off land Psalm 37
    48. 48. Jehovah No more Psalm 37
    49. 49. Jehovah Laughs Psalm 37
    50. 50. W ha td id M os es do ?
    51. 51. nothing
    52. 52. Jehovah
    53. 53. Jehovah Trust
    54. 54. “Why then were you not afraid to speak against My servant Moses?”
    55. 55. “Why then were you not afraid to speak against My servant Moses?”
    56. 56. O God, please heal her —please.
    57. 57. We must be meek.
    58. 58. We must be meek.
    59. 59. We must be meek.
    60. 60. We must be meek.
    61. 61. We must be meek.
    62. 62. We must be meek.
    63. 63. We must be meek.
    64. 64. “Commit your way to Jehovah; trust in Him and He will act. He will bring forth your righteousness as the light, and your justice as the noonday.” —Psalm 37.5-6
    65. 65. Compiled and Presented by: The Victory Belongs to the Lord Dave Stewart 21 December, 2008 Las Cruces, NM #14 www.churchofchristmiranda.com The Power of Meekness Lessons from Moses Synopsis: Moses was very meek. Learning that meek does not mean weak, but strength under control; we learn that meekness in our lives means that we are living like Christ, learning the Word, correcting correctly, and answering for our hope. quot;Unless otherwise indicated, all Scripture quotations are from The Holy Bible, English Standard Version, copyright © 2001 by Crossway Bibles, a division of Good News Publishers. Used by permission. All rights reserved.” “Let all that you do be done with love.”

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