Meekness > Niceness

Morning Thought: There’s a big difference between niceness and meekness. Niceness can be self-centred and people pleasing. It’s possible to be nice without God’s grace. On the other hand, meekness is submission and surrender to your Saviour, Jesus. It’s being like clay in the Potter’s hands. Of course, I want my kids to be nice, but more important is that they are meek. From meekness springs genuine love and real kindness. Jesus said, “Blessed are the meek, for they will inherit the earth” (Matt.‬ ‭5‬:‭5‬ ‭NIV‬‬; cf. Ps 37:11, inspired by Anna’s recent message).

Published by: ggerhauser

Born and raised on Long Island, New York, I migrated to Australia in 1999. That’s when I married my beautiful wife, Anna, and we planted our church and Bible School. We’re now the proud parents of four children, ranging in age from eight to twenty-one. We’re still pastoring the same beautiful church, Church on the Park, in the the heart of Brisbane, Australia (https://www.brisbanefire.com). We also continue to teach our awesome students at Holy Fire Ministry Training School (https://www.holyfireschool.com). I love to write and encourage God's people. And something that many people don't know, I'm a DJ as well (aka DJ SOL Vibes).

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