StoneBridge Community Church
Becoming Who We Are Destined to Be: Gentleness
Interim Pastor Neal Nybo
Locations & Times
  • StoneBridge Community Church
    4832 Cochran St, Simi Valley, CA 93063, USA
    Saturday 5:30 PM, Sunday 9:00 AM, Sunday 10:30 AM
  • StoneBridge Growth Groups
    Simi Town Center Way, Simi Valley, CA 93065, USA
    Sunday 11:59 PM

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Gentleness is not weakness

Gentleness is not weakness. We can't overstate this or emphasize it enough. And, in fact, we all know it is true, we just haven’t thought about it much. Consider this video. Ask yourself why we automatically think this is an example of gentleness,

Ten Ways Jesus Is A Gentle Person

"If you’re having trouble settling on a single adjective for Jesus, may I suggest 'gentle'?" ...
1. Gentleness is strength under control.
The greater the power differential, the greater the gentleness must be.
Personal Reflection / Growth Group Questions
1. Who is a gentle person you know?
2. What about them makes the gentle?
3. What about Jesus made him gentle?
2. Eliminate sarcasm because we are never “only kidding.”
3. Training in Righteousness: 4 stages of competence
Personal Reflection / Growth Group Questions
1. When have you experienced sarcasm?
2. When are you tempted to express sarcasm?
3. Would others say this is a habit you have?
Stage 1. Unconsciously Incompetent.
Stage 2. Consciously Incompetent.

Describe something you are well aware you are not good at.
Stage 3. Consciously Competent

Is there something you can do when you really concentrate?
Stage 4. Unconsciously Competent

What do you do well without having to think about it?

Conscious Competence

Here is a video about the conscious competence model.

More Conscious Competence

Here is an article about the conscious competence model.
Personal Reflection / Growth Group Questions
1. What do you take away from this message?
2. What might you work on in terms of gentleness?
3. Where do you have power and now realize you need to control it in order to be more gentle?
4. How might knowing about the four stages of competence help you in your growth?

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