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352 - The Blessings of Meekness

352 - The Blessings of Meekness

One of the most difficult statements to reconcile is found in the third blessing of the Beatitudes spoken at the beginning of His Sermon on the Mount.  There He said,

Matthew 5:5 - “Blessed are the meek, (why) for they (the meek) shall inherit the earth.”

But what does this mean?  Does meekness mean weakness?  Does it mean being soft and gentle?  Somewhat effeminate?  Cowardly?  Maybe whimpy?  And, if so, why does Jesus describe Himself as ̶ [...]