Questions to be answered • Who are the meek? • What is the meaning of meekness? • What is the reward?
Quick Review • Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the Kingdom of Heaven. • Blessed are they that mourn, for they shall be comforted.
What does it mean? • Meekness = gentleness • Not being quick to react to an upsetting event • Putting everyone on the same level • Submissive, gentle, yielding, and mild-tempered • Meekness ≠ Weakness
What’s wrong? Our Father who art in heaven; hallowed be Thy name; Thy kingdom come; my will be done on earth as it is in heaven. Give us this day our bread of tomorrow, and forgive us our trespasses, as we forgive those who trespass against us. And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from the evil one. In Christ Jesus, our Lord. For Thine is the kingdom, the power and the glory, forever. Amen.
Who are the meek? • Saints • St. Moses • People • Barnaba
What is the reward? • …for they shall inherit the earth. • What does inherit mean? Do we have to work for it? • JOY • J = Jesus • O = Others • Y = Yourself
What we have learned so far… • Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the Kingdom of Heaven. • Blessed are they that mourn, for they shall be comforted. • Blessed are the meek, for they shall inherit the earth.