“Blessed are the meek: for they shall inherit the earth – Matthew 5:5.”
What does it mean to be meek? First, let me tell you what it is not before I tell you what it is.
Meekness is not weakness. The word “meek” means yielded. It literally has the idea of strength under control. When an animal, especially a horse, is domesticated, it is trained so a rider can sit on its back or so it can pull a plow. The proper term for this process is that the animal has been ”meeked.” It has been broken. Now it yields to the rider or the yoke. Now the animal exhibits strength under control. That’s what meekness is.
Read Matthew 11:29 and 21:5. What does Jesus say about Himself, and how can you emulate Him?
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