Blessed Summer – Week 4

Blessed are the meek, for they shall inherit the earth. Matt 5:5

Surely we know this by now…meekness and weakness sound alike but are not interchangeable. Meekness speaks of control not strength. Or, to say it even more accurately, meekness describes a willingness to surrender control. Sometimes words become unreliable. They are treated carelessly and take on imprecise meaning in lazy usage. Do not be fooled with this one. Not only does meekness bring reward (Matt 5:5) and reflect the character of Jesus (Matt. 11:29), it shows God that we are happiest when we yield to Him completely. That, in turn, blesses Him.