When you think about Jesus, what adjective first comes to mind? Considering who he is and what he has done (and continues to do), the question almost seems too big to answer.
How do limited human beings describe a limitless God? Where do we even begin? Mighty, wise, creative, fierce, patient, faithful, and humble are mere drops in the bucket of available-to-us Jesus descriptors.
If you’re having trouble settling on a single adjective, may I suggest “gentle”? It’s a favorite of mine, for out of his gentleness he longs to gather his people together, “as a hen gathers her chicks under her wings” (Matthew 23:37).
Where else in Scripture is Jesus portrayed as our tender Savior? Let’s find out as we look at 10 ways Jesus is a gentle man:
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