Grace to the Humble: James 4: 6-7

6 But He gives us more and more grace [through the power of the Holy Spirit to defy sin and live an obedient life that reflects both our faith and our gratitude for our salvation]. Therefore, it says, “God is opposed to the proud and haughty, but [continually] gives [the gift of] grace to the humble [who turn away from self-righteousness].” 7 So submit to [the authority of] God. Resist the devil [stand firm against him] and he will flee from you.

 James 4:6-7 (AMP)

God is asking us to trust Him and follow His way; to resist sin and turn away from self-righteousness and pride. God is asking us to be humble and faithful to repent of sin and receive His grace. For when we yield to worldly pursuits, we turn away from God. When we follow God’s way and stand firm in faith, rejecting temptation, pride, and envy, the devil will flee. God continually gives grace to the humble.

The humble who turn away from self-righteousness receive grace. What worldly pursuit or pride is keeping you from trusting God’s way?

Prayer: Our Heavenly Father, we thank you for Your guidance, forgiveness, patience, and grace. Teach us to be humble, to trust You, and turn away from worldly pursuits. Lead us on the path of righteousness and give us the strength to resist evil. Like the white, open blossoms of the petunia turn toward the sun, let us be open to Your word and turn toward Your light. In Jesus’ holy and loving name. Amen

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9 thoughts on “Grace to the Humble: James 4: 6-7

    1. When we let go of worldly things and humbly follow God, we grow in grace, become strong in faith, and the enemy flees. What a blessing! It is good to hear from you, Deb! Have a blessed week! 🌺🦋🌼

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  1. Amen. We have to be very intentional about following the Lord and not getting caught up in the ways of the world. Humility and repentance before the Lord is key. Thank you Jeanne. As always, beautiful prayer.

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    1. Thanks, Dawn! I agree humility, repentance, and living in faith are important in following God’s path for us. It’s always good to hear from you! Have a wonderful week! 🌼💗🌺

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