“Gentleness” refers to the compassionate approach that God takes towards those who are frail and weak. As believers, we are expected to exhibit this same trait when dealing with others.
The gentleness of God
In dealing with the wayward Isa 40:1-2; Lk 1:76-79 Also see: Isa 30:18-19; 54:8; 63:15 God’s gentleness is not always evident; Hos 2:13-15; Ro 2:4 God’s gentle dealings are not always appreciated.
In caring for the weak Isa 40:11 Also see: 1Ki 19:12
The kindness of Jesus Christ.
Mt 11:29 Also see: Zec 9:9; Mt 21:4-5; 12:18-21; Isa 42:1-3; 2Co 10:1; Php 2:1; Heb 5:2
Examples of Jesus Christ’s gentleness
Mk 1:40-42; 5:25-34; 10:13-16; Jn 8:3-11
Gentleness as strength esteemed by God
Pr 15:1; Jas 3:17 Also see: Pr 25:15; Mt 5:5; 1Pe 3:1-4
Gentleness as a mark of Christian character
Col 3:12 Also see: Gal 5:22-23; Eph 4:1-2; 1Ti 6:11
Believers are to reflect God’s gentleness in their dealings with people
In correcting the wayward Gal 6:1 Also see: 2Ti 2:24-25
In reasoning with unbelievers 1Pe 3:15-16
In nurturing new believers Also see: 1Th 2:7
In showing consideration to all Tit 3:1-2 Also see: Eph 4:32; Php 4:5
Say this prayer: Father in heaven, Thank you for sending your Son Jesus Christ to die on the cross for the forgiveness of my sin. Lord Jesus, please forgive me for all of my sins. Come into my heart, and be my Lord and Savior. Please, help me live for you and fill me with your Holy Spirit. In the name of Jesus, I pray. Amen.