Attributes of Christ

Please feel free to use the reply box below to make suggestions for improving this list.  It is not intended to be a list of positive adjectives, so words that represent generally overlapping concepts have been combined as indicated in parentheses.


  • Accepting (also tolerant)
  • Compassionate (empathetic, understanding)
  • Controlled (calm, peaceful, temperate, unflappable)
  • Courageous (fearless)
  • Diligent (zealous)
  • Faithful (confident, trusting)
  • Forgiving
  • Gentle
  • Grateful (appreciative)
  • Honest (sincere, true, with integrity)
  • Honoring (respectful – as in to his Father)
  • Humble
  • Instructive (communicative, persuasive)
  • Just (fair, moral)
  • Kind (encouraging, friendly, generous, respectful to all)
  • Knowledgeable
  • Leading (acting, influencing, purposeful, example, mentor)
  • Loving (charitable)
  • Loyal
  • Meek (content; perhaps belongs with humble or submissive)
  • Merciful
  • Obedient
  • Optimistic (hopeful, joyful)
  • Patient (long-suffering)
  • Responsive (available, flexible)
  • Reverent
  • Selfless
  • Sensitive (discerning, graceful, tactful, thoughtful)
  • Serving
  • Steadfast (committed, determined, devoted, enduring, immovable)
  • Submissive
  • Trustworthy (dependable, responsible)
  • Virtuous (godly, holy, pure)
  • Wise

What did we miss or get wrong?  Use the reply box below to submit your suggestions!

2 responses

  1. This is a great list! I might add Example or Mentor. And to Patient, I would add long-suffering.

  2. Thanks, Kari! I added example and mentor to leading; and long-suffering to patient. Nice to hear from you! :-)

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