Gentle Reminders

It’s WORDS WEEK here on GUWG, where we’re examining what the Book of Proverbs says about communication.

Once again, here’s our PROVERB-O-RAMA WHEEL OF WORDS:

Today’s topic: GENTLE words.

Here’s today’s featured proverb, followed by a few other gentle reminders:

A gentle answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger. (Proverbs 15:1)

Let your gentleness be evident to all. (Philippians 4:5)

What do you prefer? Shall I come to you with a whip, or in love and with a gentle spirit? (1 Corinthians 4:21)

The unfading beauty of a gentle and quiet spirit … is of great worth in God’s sight. (1 Peter 3:4)

Never forget our key verse this week. Jesus said: “The mouth speaks what the heart is full of.” (Luke 6:45) What was Jesus’ heart full of? Here’s what he said about himself:

Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For my yoke is easy and my burden is light. (Matthew 11:29)

Want to be like Jesus?

BE GENTLE. PLEASE.

 

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