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Tuesday: Blessed are the meek

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Meek people are happy and vice versa

Have you ever seen a proud, arrogant person who was truly happy? Generally, they find fault with others in order to maintain their perceived superiority. On the other hand, a meek, gentle, lowly and humble person tends to be quite content with what life and circumstances bring. Question:Who is someone who demonstrates meekness?
Humility follows mourning Meekness is one of the fruits of the Spirit (Galatians 5:22-23).  But because it rhymes with “weakness,” we often have a misunderstanding of the word. Jesus described Himself as meek (Matt. 11:29) but He certainly wasn’t weak. If you have ever had to genuinely show humility, gentleness and meekness, it is certainly one of the hardest things a Christian is called to do. Someone described being meek as being: Mighty-Being meek is not for the weak or faint of heart Emotionally Stable-Meek p…