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The humble are vessels of a larger bore and size, fit to receive what grace giveth out. HE GIVETH ALL GRACE — MORE GRACE THAN WE USE. Some of those to whom this Epistle was addressed had "bitter jealousy and faction in their hearts" (James 3:14): it was seen in their worldly "wars" and "fightings." We learn from the Bible that pride is a great sin; and nothing in the world is so dangerous as sin. "God resisteth the proud, but giveth grace to the humble." Therefore He says: ‘God resists the proud, but gives grace to the humble’. The face of the Lord is against them which do evil, to cut off their remembrance from the earth.8. An assurance in prospect of the severe tests of sickness and death.III. There is nothing in the world so profitable to us — nothing that is worth so much — nothing that pays so well as the grace of God. It is said to have been so named in memory of that proud young man.(R. Text:JAMES 4:6. 8 Come near to God and he will come near to you. )But giveth grace unto the humble.Humility a means of contentmentG. 4 Ye adulterers and adulteresses, know ye not that the friendship of the world is enmity with God? I gave you clear conscience, and left it free, and you have dimmed and fettered it — fresh sympathies with all the ardour of heaven, and now you bring them back weakened and petrified. To Him be all glory, honor, and praise! The valleys laugh with fatness when the hills are barren; and the laden boughs will bend their heads, &c.(T. For the same reason the humble man is more CONTENT WITH THE STATION HE OCCUPIES in the world and in society than he would and could be without the aid of his virtue. J. Zollikofer.God gives grace to the humble. The writer had just spoken of envy, and of the crimes which grew out of it. Read verse in New International Version God resisteth the proud and wicked when He armeth one proud and wicked man against another, and causeth them to destroy one the other, as 2 Chronicles 20:22; Isaiah 49:26; Isaiah 20:2.(R. "(William Jay. Manton. Therefore he says: God resists the proud, but gives grace to the humble." There is nothing in the world so profitable to us — nothing that is worth so much — nothing that pays so well as the grace of God. God resisteth the proud when He turneth their devices upon their own necks, and maketh them fall into the same mischiefs and snares which they have prepared for others (Esther 7:9).4. Pride does not only withdraw the heart from God, but lifts it up against God. You may learn hence wily humble persons are most gracious, and gracious persons most humble. It hints at a direction for spiritual conflict. God resisteth the proud when He turneth their ambition and vainglory into ignominy and shame. "Those who have seen their Lord, will always pray, "I beseech thee, show me Thy glory." And it is because pride is so sinful that we find such words as these in the Bible about it: "The Lord hateth a proud look" (Proverbs 6:17); "The proud in heart are an abomination to the Lord" (Proverbs 16:5). The second reason why we ought not to be proud is because it is UNPROFITABLE. (3) in an appreciation of creature comforts and innocent pleasures. The humble man is far more CONTENTED WITH HIS FELLOW CREATURES than he would and could be without the aid of this virtue. )The humble are the fittest recipients of graceT. Higher orders.4. No force is ever lost. ", III. Manton.Lumps of unrelenting guiltiness are as vessels closed up, and cannot receive grace; humility fitteth a man to receive it, and maketh a man to esteem it. The consciousness of the renewed heart. Preaching to a congregation has its own place and value; but private and personal talk, honestly and wisely done, will effect more than the most eloquent preaching. Newton, D. D.I. More is desired. Bat Icarus his son was a proud young man. 6. My spiritual poverty, then, is my own fault, for the Lord giveth more grace to all who believe for it.2. Manton.God abhors other sinners, but against the proud He professes open defiance and hostility. When the wings were finished, he fitted them on vein carefully with wax. When the wings were finished, he fitted them on vein carefully with wax. The humble man is more CONTENTED IN PROSPERITY AND IN AFFLUENCE than he would and could be without the aid of this virtue.VI. (1)We learn where to obtain the Weapons of our warfare: we must look to Him who gives grace. Spurgeon. Apr 9, 2000. 2. He holds them with complacency, often prospers their undertakings, and causes them to find various advantages in this temper of mind so agreeable to Him. When we puff up with pride, take credit for His work, or refuse to give the thanks He deserves, He sets Himself against us. For the same reason the humble man is more CONTENT WITH THE STATION HE OCCUPIES in the world and in society than he would and could be without the aid of his virtue. If it be so in this life, humility will only cry the louder from the grave. It is not for holding, but for casting, as we have said, like seed-corn into the field of life. And suppose that clerk should feel proud of what his employer had entrusted to him, and should boast ablaut it to his friends. "(William Jay. Manton. I defile every hour, Christ washeth; I fall, grace raiseth me; i come this day, this morning, under the rebuke of justice, but grace pardoneth me; and so it is all along, till grace puts me into heaven. He knows that as a man he is a frail creature, liable to innumerable accidents, that he has no real claim to an uninterrupted succession of prosperous days and favourable events, and that it is incompatible with the present condition of mankind; and the more sensibly he feels all this, the less is he surprised when such misfortunes actually befal him, if bad and good days alternately succeed in the course of his life.(G. Those that have once tasted that the Lord is gracious, will always cry, "Evermore give us this bread to eat. An assurance in prospect of the severe tests of sickness and death.III. You may trace the story of pride from paradise to this day, Other sins are more hateful to man, because they bring disgrace and have more of baseness and turpitude in them, whereas pride seems to have a kind of bravery in it. No force is ever lost. Some are proud of beauty, whom God resisteth by sending sickness or other means to hinder and remove that from them. He knows whether we really do wish to have more of His presence in our life, and how much. "(William Jay. "(William Jay. A solace under forebodings of deeper trouble in common life.6. But even this money is not theirs. )The humble are the fittest recipients of graceT. "Those who have seen their Lord, will always pray, "I beseech thee, show me Thy glory." He got on very well, passed safely over the sea, and reached the town of Cumae in Italy, near Naples, where he built a temple to one of the gods. The precious things of the Christian resemble the farmer's seed-corn. And it is because pride is so sinful that we find such words as these in the Bible about it: "The Lord hateth a proud look" (Proverbs 6:17); "The proud in heart are an abomination to the Lord" (Proverbs 16:5). The evils of this course are manifest. There is nothing in the world so profitable to us — nothing that is worth so much — nothing that pays so well as the grace of God. He knows that as a man he is a frail creature, liable to innumerable accidents, that he has no real claim to an uninterrupted succession of prosperous days and favourable events, and that it is incompatible with the present condition of mankind; and the more sensibly he feels all this, the less is he surprised when such misfortunes actually befal him, if bad and good days alternately succeed in the course of his life.(G. "God resisteth the proud, but giveth grace to the humble." Zollikofer. That is why Scripture says: "God opposes the proud but shows favor to the humble." 6. Sometimes He resisteth the proud by hindering their purposes by some means unlocked for, as 2 Kings 19:9; Acts 4:21.3. Some are proud of their wit; those He resisted by causing them to fall either by palsy or such like into doting folly. The face of the Lord is against them which do evil, to cut off their remembrance from the earth.8. Thereof the holy prophet David may be understood. We come asking to be received as hired servants in His great house, and He makes us sons. Manton.Lumps of unrelenting guiltiness are as vessels closed up, and cannot receive grace; humility fitteth a man to receive it, and maketh a man to esteem it. H. What a good God I have to go to!(C. It is God's. Had I the germ of all this in store and yet thought of it so lightly? He got on very well, passed safely over the sea, and reached the town of Cumae in Italy, near Naples, where he built a temple to one of the gods. The humble man is likewise more CONTENTED IN MISFORTUNES OR IN ADVERSITY than he would and could be without the aid of this virtue. Larger supplies.3. Some are proud of their strength, which languishing sickness abateth. The humble are vessels of a larger bore and size, fit to receive what grace giveth out. Some are proud of riches, as he that said to his soul (Luke 12:20). I gave you pure knowledge that it might become still purer and wider, ever brightening towards perfect knowledge, and now it is all mingled with error, and the shadow of spiritual ignorance seems to have been deepening instead of passing away. God will not give us up, but will more and more augment the force of grace, so that sin must and shall ultimately yield to its sanctifying dominion.II. Turnbull.1. My spiritual poverty, then, is my own fault, for the Lord giveth more grace to all who believe for it.2. every hour! (3)We learn that lusting after evil must be met by the fulfilment of spiritual desires and obtaining more grace.4. Some are proud of their strength, which languishing sickness abateth. But he gives us more grace. God is the rightful spiritual Husband of every professing Christian; and thus, if such a one embraces the world, he or she resembles a woman who turns away from her lawful husband to follow other lovers. He giveth new supplies of grace.2. We stand knocking at the door of the temple, hoping to be admitted to the outer court, and He makes us priests. He went up nearer and nearer towards the sun, till the warmth of its beams melted the wax. Who would wish to be the enemy of God? James 4:6 Context. If the Lord Wills Education for Exultation: Humbly Under God. Humility prompts him to fall prostrate in the dust before the Most High and to adore Him as the All-wise and All-gracious, even there where he perceives naught but darkness around him.II. God resisteth the proud and wicked when He armeth one proud and wicked man against another, and causeth them to destroy one the other, as 2 Chronicles 20:22; Isaiah 49:26; Isaiah 20:2.(R. Humility prompts him to fall prostrate in the dust before the Most High and to adore Him as the All-wise and All-gracious, even there where he perceives naught but darkness around him.II. He went up nearer and nearer towards the sun, till the warmth of its beams melted the wax. We can choose His offer of grace or His opposition. It is said to have been so named in memory of that proud young man.(R. Not that he imputes to his good qualities, his merits, a higher value than they properly profess, or satisfies himself with any, however low, degree of wisdom and virtue; but he is more contented with himself, inasmuch as he voluntarily submits to the limitations of his nature and his present state, little as it may be in itself and in comparison with what superior beings may be able to do and to enjoy.III. LCMS Sermons - James T. Batchelor Sermon on Philippians 4:6-7. 2. You may learn hence wily humble persons are most gracious, and gracious persons most humble. The humble man is likewise more CONTENTED IN MISFORTUNES OR IN ADVERSITY than he would and could be without the aid of this virtue. God resisteth the proud in destroying their remembrance and cutting off their posterity from the earth for their pride and wickedness. Another thing that persons are proud of is their dress. So is it with us; we also must sometimes be bowed down to the earth and humbled, and then arise with renewed vigour and trust.LinksJames 4:6 NIVJames 4:6 NLTJames 4:6 ESVJames 4:6 NASBJames 4:6 KJVJames 4:6 Bible AppsJames 4:6 ParallelJames 4:6 Biblia ParalelaJames 4:6 Chinese BibleJames 4:6 French BibleJames 4:6 German BibleJames 4:6 CommentariesBible Hub, (3)A stimulus in the contemplation of higher or sterner duties, and an encouragement to enter on wider fields.5. This is the most foolish of all things to be proud of. "Many laboring men have got good estates in the Valley of Humiliation;" and if we go there "in the summer-time" of prosperity we shall learn the song of the shepherd boy -. He holds them with complacency, often prospers their undertakings, and causes them to find various advantages in this temper of mind so agreeable to Him. For the same reason the humble man is more CONTENT WITH THE STATION HE OCCUPIES in the world and in society than he would and could be without the aid of his virtue. This painful epithet, "Ye adulteresses," is the key-note of the chord which James strikes in his appeal. Oh, to grow constantly!3. Pride is a FOOLISH thing, and for this reason we ought to try to get rid of it. He holds them with complacency, often prospers their undertakings, and causes them to find various advantages in this temper of mind so agreeable to Him. John Charles Hagee (born April 12, 1940) is the founder and senior pastor of Cornerstone Church, a megachurch in San Antonio, Texas. "(William Jay. Among these advantages contentment holds a foremost place.I. "(William Jay. HE GIVETH MORE GRACE THAN WE DESIRE. 1. My spiritual growth will be to His glory, for I can only grow because He gives more grace. Those who have seen their Lord, will always pray, "I beseech thee, show me Thy glory." II. The fable says that Daedalus made wings for himself and his son, so that they might have the pleasure of flying. It plainly indicates a victory. (Samuel Rutherford. II. They uniformly assume that "the friendship of the world is enmity with God." They are either careless and insensible of their need of it; or they are too proud to receive it. 2. Mr. Fletcher, of Madeley (who had written on that unfortunate war, in a manner that had pleased the minister), to know what he wanted, he sent him word, that he wanted but one thing, which it was not in his lordship's power to give him, and that was more grace.God resisteth the proud.How God resisteth the proudR. Pride does not only withdraw the heart from God, but lifts it up against God. Manton.God abhors other sinners, but against the proud He professes open defiance and hostility. c. James 1:10-11—the fool seeks riches, not realizing he will fade away in his pursuit! What a good God I have to go to!(C. Newton, D. D.)God's abhorrence and defiance of the proudT. And then, if we but remember where our clothing came from, we shall see how foolish it is to be proud of it.II. The humble man is more CONTENTED WITH GOD, with His revelations, commands, ordinances, and dispensations, than he would and could be without the aid of this virtue. The second reason why we ought not to be proud is because it is UNPROFITABLE. Manton.Lumps of unrelenting guiltiness are as vessels closed up, and cannot receive grace; humility fitteth a man to receive it, and maketh a man to esteem it. Pride is a FOOLISH thing, and for this reason we ought to try to get rid of it. II. We read in another place that God "filleth the hungry with good things, but the rich He sends empty away."III. God resisteth the proud by removing and taking away from them the things whereof they have been proud. He knows that he everywhere finds opportunities and motives to unfold his mental powers, to be useful to his brethren, to exercise himself in obedience to God, and thus to render himself capable of higher occupations and dignities in a better world; and this ennobles and refines all that he does in his opinion, and induces him to do everything with care and conscientiousness.IV. So is it with us; we also must sometimes be bowed down to the earth and humbled, and then arise with renewed vigour and trust.LinksJames 4:6 NIVJames 4:6 NLTJames 4:6 ESVJames 4:6 NASBJames 4:6 KJVJames 4:6 Bible AppsJames 4:6 ParallelJames 4:6 Biblia ParalelaJames 4:6 Chinese BibleJames 4:6 French BibleJames 4:6 German BibleJames 4:6 CommentariesBible Hub, (2)We learn the nature of those weapons: they are not legal, nor fanciful, nor ascetical, but gracious. James 4:6 New International Version (NIV) 6 But he gives us more grace. Manton.God abhors other sinners, but against the proud He professes open defiance and hostility. 2. Who, then, are made partakers of grace in its amplest communications (Isaiah 66:2; 1 Peter 5:5)? God delighteth to fill up such; they are vessels of a right bore. Manton.Lumps of unrelenting guiltiness are as vessels closed up, and cannot receive grace; humility fitteth a man to receive it, and maketh a man to esteem it. "He giveth more grace" — more than we desire. BRING IT HOME BY SPECIAL APPROPRIATION.1. And yet, if we feel proud on account of the money we have, this is just what we are doing. 1. God resisteth the proud by confounding their counsels, enterprises, and devices, as appeareth in proud Achitophel and others; as in the invincible navy of the proud Spaniards sent against little England, so confounded and in greatest part destroyed by the mighty hand of God.5. )Continual graceSamuel Rutherford.I have grace every day! But there is more evil than this, and worse. The fable says that Daedalus made wings for himself and his son, so that they might have the pleasure of flying. Who but the partakers of grace can perform ode duty in a right manner? And then, if we but remember where our clothing came from, we shall see how foolish it is to be proud of it.II. He holds them with complacency, often prospers their undertakings, and causes them to find various advantages in this temper of mind so agreeable to Him. He got on very well, passed safely over the sea, and reached the town of Cumae in Italy, near Naples, where he built a temple to one of the gods. If you put this passage to work, you will indeed jumpstart […] Text: James 4:6-10 Sermon Series: Book of James Online Course BRING IT HOME BY SPECIAL APPROPRIATION.1. James 4:6, NASB: "But He gives a greater grace. And then, if we but remember where our clothing came from, we shall see how foolish it is to be proud of it.II. The humble man is more CONTENTED IN PROSPERITY AND IN AFFLUENCE than he would and could be without the aid of this virtue.VI. BRING IT HOME BY SPECIAL APPROPRIATION.1. Some are proud of their wit; those He resisted by causing them to fall either by palsy or such like into doting folly. He holds them with complacency, often prospers their undertakings, and causes them to find various advantages in this temper of mind so agreeable to Him. Resist the Devil! God resisteth the proud when He turneth their devices upon their own necks, and maketh them fall into the same mischiefs and snares which they have prepared for others (Esther 7:9). The third reason why we ought not to be proud is because it is DANGEROUS. There is nothing in the world so profitable to us — nothing that is worth so much — nothing that pays so well as the grace of God. Manton.God abhors other sinners, but against the proud He professes open defiance and hostility. The humble are vessels of a larger bore and size, fit to receive what grace giveth out. Do you think it would pay to have God for an enemy? )More grace wantedWhen Lord North, during the American War, sent to the Rev. There is not one of these talents of which the Master will not require an account, not one which we may hide in the ground. The gold and silver pieces which the miser hoards up will not, when produced years afterwards, be in the shining state they would have been by wear; and so when the talents committed to the Christian, which have been disused for a long lifetime, are brought out at last, they will not come out in the clear shining state in which they were; and the Master may then say, "Was this what I gave you these talents for? Some are proud of beauty, whom God resisteth by sending sickness or other means to hinder and remove that from them. The humble man is far more CONTENTED WITH HIS FELLOW CREATURES than he would and could be without the aid of this virtue. We shall say, with wonder, "Was I so rich and did not know it? The humble man is far more CONTENTED WITH HIS FELLOW CREATURES than he would and could be without the aid of this virtue. Mr. Fletcher, of Madeley (who had written on that unfortunate war, in a manner that had pleased the minister), to know what he wanted, he sent him word, that he wanted but one thing, which it was not in his lordship's power to give him, and that was more grace.God resisteth the proud.How God resisteth the proudR. "Those who have seen their Lord, will always pray, "I beseech thee, show me Thy glory." Then they took their flight in the air from the island of Crete. James asks: “What causes fights and quarrels among you?” (verse 1). )Need of more graceWilliam Jay.Were you to rest satisfied with any present attainments to which you have reached, it would be an abuse of encouragement. God resisteth the proud and wicked when He armeth one proud and wicked man against another, and causeth them to destroy one the other, as 2 Chronicles 20:22; Isaiah 49:26; Isaiah 20:2.(R. 3. Thereof the holy prophet David may be understood. This should be —(1)A truth of daily use for ourselves. Hagee is the President and CEO of John Hagee Ministries, which telecasts his national radio and television ministr ... James 4:6 - John Hagee Daily Devotion (November-06-2020). How many persons are proud on account of their wealth. The humble man is likewise more CONTENTED IN MISFORTUNES OR IN ADVERSITY than he would and could be without the aid of this virtue. It is said to have been so named in memory of that proud young man.(R. It would be an evidence that you know nothing of the power of Divine grace in reality, for —"Whoever says, I want no more,Confesses he has none. If it be so in this life, humility will only cry the louder from the grave. I defile every hour, Christ washeth; I fall, grace raiseth me; i come this day, this morning, under the rebuke of justice, but grace pardoneth me; and so it is all along, till grace puts me into heaven. God resisteth the proud by sending fear and terror into their hearts, whereof see Job 15:20-25; Job 18:7-10; 2 Kings 7:6; Psalm 76:5; Isaiah 10:33; Isaiah 19:16.9. )The humble are the fittest recipients of graceT. Therefore it says, 'GOD IS OPPOSED TO THE PROUD, BUT GIVES GRACE TO THE HUMBLE.'" God will not give us up, but will more and more augment the force of grace, so that sin must and shall ultimately yield to its sanctifying dominion.II. Browse Sermons on James 4:6-8. It plainly indicates a victory. We are very apt to mistake both ways, sometimes to think it is stronger than it is, and sometimes to think it is weaker than it is. The humble man is likewise more CONTENTED IN MISFORTUNES OR IN ADVERSITY than he would and could be without the aid of this virtue. )HumilityIt seems hard that the very grace said to be the most difficult to acquire should often make those who have won it of least account in the world. He opposes the proud. How could I despond, and weep and tremble as I did? Some are proud of their wit; those He resisted by causing them to fall either by palsy or such like into doting folly. And yet is not this last what we are so apt to do? Then they took their flight in the air from the island of Crete. This is the most foolish of all things to be proud of. Him God resisteth by removing him and his riches. All grace is for use, not for holding. We resist our enemies; and God resists the proud because He regards them as His enemies. He is the 5th of 6 pastors in his family, all of whom were named John Hagee, dating back to the colonial era. As Psalm 107:9puts it, “For He has satisfied the thirsty sou… But the Lord hates it, because it is a sin that sets itself most against Him. If they obtain these places because they are wise and good, it is God who gives them the wisdom and the goodness they have. Some are proud of their power, as Nebuchadnezzar, Senacherib, Antiochus, Pompey, Alexander, and the like, whom God resisteth, partly by taking away life, partly by removing their power, wherein they trusted from them.6. God resisteth the proud by removing and taking away from them the things whereof they have been proud. John Piper Jan 18, 1987 112 Shares Sermon. Kings and princes, and persons in high stations, are often proud of the positions they bold. )But giveth grace unto the humble.Humility a means of contentmentG. When the wings were finished, he fitted them on vein carefully with wax. But there is hope for those of us who have sinned. 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