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Jesus, Model of Meekness: Part 3

Our last episode ended with the question, “So if the Model of Meekness could shift into a mode of such strong, incendiary actions and words, what then is meekness?

Now for the answer. [click to continue…]


Jesus, Model of Meekness: Part 2

In yesterday’s blog, I said that I had two reasons to believe meekness was a central, foundational character trait for Jesus. The first was Jesus’ own pervading gentleness. [click to continue…]


Jesus, Model of Meekness

“Come to me, all those exhausted and overloaded, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke on your shoulders and learn from me, because I am meek and humble of heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For my yoke is easy and my load is light” (Matt 11:28-30).

Meekness was one of the most fundamental character traits of Jesus Christ. In fact, in some ways, I believe it was his central character trait. I say this for two reasons. [click to continue…]


Meekness, part 2

How, then, do we find such rest in a chaotic world?  We rest when we entrust our souls to God.  That means we do not belong to ourselves.  God possesses us – our bodies, families, jobs, present, and future.  Our complete inheritance is safe with him. [click to continue…]



Divine rest produces the supremely Christlike and crucial character trait of meekness. So we continue our series on that topic… [click to continue…]


Secret to Entering Rest, part 5

Paul rightly said, “Christ is all (Col 3:11).  He is all that God is, and all that human hearts need.  For the sinner, He is Savior.  For the sick, He is the Healer.  To the thirsty, He offers living water.  To the hungry, He’s living bread.  To those in darkness, He’s the Light of the world; and to those in the tomb, He’s the Resurrection and the Life. [click to continue…]