The Guide to the Scriptures

    Meek, Meekness

    Godfearing, righteous, humble, teachable, and patient under suffering. The meek are willing to follow gospel teachings.

    • Moses was very meek:Num. 12:3;
    • The meek shall inherit the earth:Ps. 37:11; ( Matt. 5:5; 3 Ne. 12:5; D&C 88:17; )
    • Seek ye the Lord, all ye meek; seek righteousness, seek meekness:Zeph. 2:3; ( 1 Tim. 6:11; )
    • Learn of me for I am meek and lowly in heart:Matt. 11:29;
    • Meekness is a fruit of the Spirit:Gal. 5:22–23;
    • The servant of the Lord must be gentle, apt to teach, patient, in meekness instructing those that oppose:2 Tim. 2:24–25;
    • A meek and quiet spirit is of great price in the sight of God:1 Pet. 3:4;
    • Put off the natural man and become meek:Mosiah 3:19; ( Alma 13:27–28; )
    • God commanded Helaman to teach the people to be meek:Alma 37:33;
    • The Lord’s grace is sufficient for the meek:Ether 12:26;
    • You have faith in Christ because of your meekness:Moro. 7:39;
    • None is acceptable before God except the meek and lowly of heart:Moro. 7:44;
    • The remission of sins bringeth meekness, and because of meekness cometh the visitation of the Holy Ghost:Moro. 8:26;
    • Walk in the meekness of my Spirit:D&C 19:23;
    • Govern your house in meekness:D&C 31:9;
    • Power and influence of the priesthood can be maintained by gentleness and meekness:D&C 121:41;