Gentleness Wk1

Gentleness

Let your gentleness be evident to all. The Lord is near.

PHILIPPIANS 4:5

God demonstrates gentleness in many ways. In this week’s lesson we look at Psalm 23 – how a shepherd demonstrates gentleness with His sheep. Watch the video below to learn more of God’s gentleness!

 

Memory Verse:

He tends His flock like a shepherd; He gathers the lambs in His arms and carries them close to His heart; He gently leads those that have young.

ISAIAH 40:11

Going Further

Hi Everyone! A couple of ideas for family time after watching the video. We get to demonstrate gentleness toward others out of love, just as God does toward us. Let’s purpose to be gentle toward others.

Family Time:

  1. Read/Review: Psalm 23
  2. Activity: Use the following acrostic or create your own. Make a poster and decorate it.
    • G – GRACIOUS
    • E – EMPATHETIC
    • N – NICE
    • T – TENDER
    • L – LOVING
    • E – ENDEARING
    • N – NURTURING
    • E – ENCOURAGING
    • S – SENSITIVE
    • S – SYMPATHETIC
  3. Definition of GENTLENESS: Showing personal care and concern in meeting the needs of others, especially those who are defenseless. Choosing not to use size, or position of authority, to exercise power over someone else in a mean way. Not instilling fear in those under your authority, so that they can approach you if they are in need.
  4. Pray together as a family: Is there someone in your family who has not yet accepted Jesus as Lord and Savior?

Special Message

Click on the button to crack a secret code about gentleness!

Coloring Sheet

Download and print out this coloring sheet. Think of how gentle Jesus is, even when we stumble. Good friends are gentle friends!

Crossword Puzzle

Have fun solving this puzzle!


1. The Lord is our what? Psalm 23.1
2. The Lord leads us in paths of what? Psalm 23.3
3. This is what we will not fear. Psalm 23.4
4. The Lord's rod and staff provides what for us? Psalm 23.4
5. Goodness and what will follow us all the days of our lives? Psalm 23.6

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