Excerpt From Holiness Its Nature, Hindrances, Difficulties And Roots
A holy man will follow after meekness, longsuffering, gentleness, patience, kind tempers, government of his tongue. He will bear much, forbear much, overlook much and be slow to talk of standing on his rights. We see a bright example of this in the behavior of David when Shimei cursed him, and of Moses when Aaron and Miriam spoke against him (2Sa 16:10; Num 12:3).
Previously What Is Holiness–Part 3
by J.C. Ryle