Your word is a lamp to my feet
and a light for my path. Psalm 119:105

p.s. Be Gentle

The Living Room
Your word is a lamp to my feet
and a light for my path. Psalm 119:105

p.s. Be Gentle

I think people understand things di...
Your word is a lamp to my feet
and a light for my path. Psalm 119:105

p.s. Be Gentle

The more sand that has escaped from...
Your word is a lamp to my feet
and a light for my path. Psalm 119:105

p.s. Be Gentle

Let your gentleness be known to eve...
Your word is a lamp to my feet
and a light for my path. Psalm 119:105

p.s. Be Gentle

Make it as clear as you can to all ...
Your word is a lamp to my feet
and a light for my path. Psalm 119:105

p.s. Be Gentle

So what is this ‘gentleness’ that P...
Your word is a lamp to my feet
and a light for my path. Psalm 119:105

p.s. Be Gentle

Fairmindedness, the attitude of a m...
Your word is a lamp to my feet
and a light for my path. Psalm 119:105

p.s. Be Gentle

Once in a while we meet a gentle pe...
Your word is a lamp to my feet
and a light for my path. Psalm 119:105

p.s. Be Gentle

We are encouraged to get things don...
Your word is a lamp to my feet
and a light for my path. Psalm 119:105

p.s. Be Gentle

Gentle is the one who does "not bre...
Your word is a lamp to my feet
and a light for my path. Psalm 119:105

p.s. Be Gentle

A gentle person treads lightly, lis...
Your word is a lamp to my feet
and a light for my path. Psalm 119:105

p.s. Be Gentle

Let's dress ourselves with gentlene...
Your word is a lamp to my feet
and a light for my path. Psalm 119:105

p.s. Be Gentle

How?
1. This is a work of the Holy ...
Your word is a lamp to my feet
and a light for my path. Psalm 119:105

p.s. Be Gentle

But what happens when we live God’s...
Your word is a lamp to my feet
and a light for my path. Psalm 119:105

p.s. Be Gentle

We develop a willingness to stick w...
Your word is a lamp to my feet
and a light for my path. Psalm 119:105

p.s. Be Gentle

We find ourselves involved in loyal...
Your word is a lamp to my feet
and a light for my path. Psalm 119:105

p.s. Be Gentle

How?
2. Recognise your own need for...
Your word is a lamp to my feet
and a light for my path. Psalm 119:105

p.s. Be Gentle

2. Recognise your own need for
gent...
Your word is a lamp to my feet
and a light for my path. Psalm 119:105

p.s. Be Gentle

How?
3. Be gentle on yourself.
You ...
Your word is a lamp to my feet
and a light for my path. Psalm 119:105

p.s. Be Gentle

How?
4. Recognise others need for g...
Your word is a lamp to my feet
and a light for my path. Psalm 119:105

p.s. Be Gentle

Once in a while we meet a gentle pe...
Your word is a lamp to my feet
and a light for my path. Psalm 119:105

p.s. Be Gentle

We are encouraged to get things don...
Your word is a lamp to my feet
and a light for my path. Psalm 119:105

p.s. Be Gentle

Gentle is the one who does "not bre...
Your word is a lamp to my feet
and a light for my path. Psalm 119:105

p.s. Be Gentle

A gentle person treads lightly, lis...
Your word is a lamp to my feet
and a light for my path. Psalm 119:105

p.s. Be Gentle

Let's dress ourselves with gentlene...
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Paul has had a transformation over his life. He now calls us to be gentle. Phillipians 4:5

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  1. 1. Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light for my path. Psalm 119:105 p.s. Be Gentle The Living Room
  2. 2. Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light for my path. Psalm 119:105 p.s. Be Gentle I think people understand things different when they get older. It’s not a question of getting soft, or seeing things in the gray areas instead of black and white. I really believe I’m just understanding things different. Better. Jeff Lindsay The Living Room
  3. 3. Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light for my path. Psalm 119:105 p.s. Be Gentle The more sand that has escaped from the hourglass of our life, the clearer we should see through it. Jean-Paul Sartre The Living Room
  4. 4. Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light for my path. Psalm 119:105 p.s. Be Gentle Let your gentleness be known to everyone. The Lord is near. Philippians 4:5 The Living Room
  5. 5. Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light for my path. Psalm 119:105 p.s. Be Gentle Make it as clear as you can to all you meet that you’re on their side, working with them and not against them. Help them see that the Master is about to arrive. He could show up any minute! Philippians 4:5 (The Message) The Living Room
  6. 6. Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light for my path. Psalm 119:105 p.s. Be Gentle So what is this ‘gentleness’ that Paul is talking about? epieíkeia, "gentle" in the sense of truly fair by relaxing overly strict standards in order to keep the "spirit of the law." The Living Room
  7. 7. Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light for my path. Psalm 119:105 p.s. Be Gentle Fairmindedness, the attitude of a man who is charitable towards men's faults and merciful in his judgement of his failings because he takes their whole situation into his reckoning. L.H. Marshall The Living Room
  8. 8. Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light for my path. Psalm 119:105 p.s. Be Gentle Once in a while we meet a gentle person. Gentleness is a virtue hard to find in a society that admires toughness and roughness. The Living Room
  9. 9. Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light for my path. Psalm 119:105 p.s. Be Gentle We are encouraged to get things done and to get them done fast, even when people get hurt in the process. Success, accomplishment, and productivity count. But the cost is high. There is no place for gentleness in such a milieu The Living Room
  10. 10. Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light for my path. Psalm 119:105 p.s. Be Gentle Gentle is the one who does "not break the crushed reed, or snuff the faltering wick" (Matthew 12:20). Gentle is the one who is attentive to the strengths and weaknesses of the other and enjoys being together more than accomplishing something. The Living Room
  11. 11. Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light for my path. Psalm 119:105 p.s. Be Gentle A gentle person treads lightly, listens carefully, looks tenderly, and touches with reverence. A gentle person knows that true growth requires nurture, not force. The Living Room
  12. 12. Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light for my path. Psalm 119:105 p.s. Be Gentle Let's dress ourselves with gentleness. In our tough and often unbending world our gentleness can be a vivid reminder of the presence of God among us. Henri Nouwen The Living Room
  13. 13. Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light for my path. Psalm 119:105 p.s. Be Gentle How? 1. This is a work of the Holy Spirit in you to nurture this fruit The Living Room
  14. 14. Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light for my path. Psalm 119:105 p.s. Be Gentle But what happens when we live God’s way? He brings gifts into our lives, much the same way that fruit appears in an orchard—things like affection for others, exuberance about life, serenity. The Living Room
  15. 15. Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light for my path. Psalm 119:105 p.s. Be Gentle We develop a willingness to stick with things, a sense of compassion in the heart, and a conviction that a basic holiness permeates things and people. The Living Room
  16. 16. Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light for my path. Psalm 119:105 p.s. Be Gentle We find ourselves involved in loyal commitments, not needing to force our way in life, able to marshal and direct our energies wisely. Legalism is helpless in bringing this about; it only gets in the way. Galatians 5:22, 24 The Living Room
  17. 17. Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light for my path. Psalm 119:105 p.s. Be Gentle How? 2. Recognise your own need for gentleness from God The Living Room
  18. 18. Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light for my path. Psalm 119:105 p.s. Be Gentle 2. Recognise your own need for gentleness from God a bruised reed he will not break, and a faintly burning wick he will not quench Isaiah 42:3 The Living Room
  19. 19. Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light for my path. Psalm 119:105 p.s. Be Gentle How? 3. Be gentle on yourself. You can be gentle on others when you are gentler on yourself. Lower your expectations for yourself before you dump the resulting anger on others. David Riddell The Living Room
  20. 20. Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light for my path. Psalm 119:105 p.s. Be Gentle How? 4. Recognise others need for gentleness Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle. Ian MacLaren The Living Room
  21. 21. Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light for my path. Psalm 119:105 p.s. Be Gentle Once in a while we meet a gentle person. Gentleness is a virtue hard to find in a society that admires toughness and roughness. The Living Room
  22. 22. Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light for my path. Psalm 119:105 p.s. Be Gentle We are encouraged to get things done and to get them done fast, even when people get hurt in the process. Success, accomplishment, and productivity count. But the cost is high. There is no place for gentleness in such a milieu The Living Room
  23. 23. Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light for my path. Psalm 119:105 p.s. Be Gentle Gentle is the one who does "not break the crushed reed, or snuff the faltering wick" (Matthew 12:20). Gentle is the one who is attentive to the strengths and weaknesses of the other and enjoys being together more than accomplishing something. The Living Room
  24. 24. Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light for my path. Psalm 119:105 p.s. Be Gentle A gentle person treads lightly, listens carefully, looks tenderly, and touches with reverence. A gentle person knows that true growth requires nurture, not force. The Living Room
  25. 25. Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light for my path. Psalm 119:105 p.s. Be Gentle Let's dress ourselves with gentleness. In our tough and often unbending world our gentleness can be a vivid reminder of the presence of God among us. Henri Nouwen The Living Room
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