StoneBridge Community Church
Cultivating Gentleness
Pastor Jonathan Lusche
Locations & Times
  • StoneBridge Campus
    4832 Cochran St, Simi Valley, CA 93063, USA
    Saturday 5:30 PM, Sunday 9:00 AM, Sunday 10:30 AM
  • Growth Groups
    Simi Town Center Way, Simi Valley, CA 93065, USA
    Sunday 12:00 PM

Dealing with Difficult People

17 Tips to Keep You Sane
English - gentleness
Koinia Greek - epieikeia, prautes
1. I exhibit gentleness when I am…
1. I exhibit gentleness when I am thoughtful and considerate.
If you are blind to your feelings, your feelings will blind you.
2. I exhibit gentleness when I…
2. I exhibit gentleness when I put people at ease.
prautes definition #1
a) The right dosage of the right medicine addressed to the appropriate ailment.
b) "easy on the stomach"
3. I exhibit gentleness when I...
3. I exhibit gentleness when I empower and encourage others.
prautes definition #2
a perfect wind filling the sails of a ship
4. I exhibit gentleness more...
4. I exhibit gentleness more, the more I stay connected to Jesus.
prautes definition #3
a wild, powerful animal domesticated for service
Next Steps
- In order to exhibit gentleness, I need to be right minded and have a higher level of self-awareness.
-I want to exhibit gentleness but realize that today, for the first time, I am in need of being connected to Jesus
- I want to exhibit gentleness but realize I need to be more closely connected to Jesus.
Memory Verses/ Key Verses: Proverbs 15:1, Philippians 4:5
"A gentle answer turns away wrath..." Proverbs 15:1
"Let your gentleness be evident to all. The Lord is near." Philippians 4:5

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