Jesus said, Blessed are the meek…

Why would I want to read a newspaper article where the word, “meek” is in the title? Do I really know what is meant by the word, “meek?” What did Jesus mean by this when He was speaking to His disciples?

There is often a misunderstanding about what Jesus meant when He used the word, “meek.” Today, people frequently think of meek as a synonym for weak. Although weak is way down on the list of synonyms, one who is meek is not someone who is somehow lacking courage. This is not included in the biblical concept of meek.

Meek is not a lack of bravery. Meek is not passive. The meek ar...

 

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