An expression of compassion, seen in God’s dealings with the frail and weak, and expected of believers in their dealings with others.
The gentleness of God
In dealing with the wayward Isa 40:1-2; Lk 1:76-79 See also Isa 30:18-19; Isa 54:8; Isa 63:15 God’s gentleness is not always evident; Hos 2:13-15; Ro 2:4 God’s gentle dealings are not always appreciated.
The gentleness of Jesus Christ
Examples of Jesus Christ’s gentleness
Gentleness as strength esteemed by God
Gentleness as a mark of Christian character
Believers are to reflect God’s gentleness in their dealings with people
In reasoning with unbelievers 1Pe 3:15-16
In nurturing new believers See also 1Th 2:7
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