“But he gives more grace. Therefore it says, “God opposes the proud, but gives grace to the humble.””
(James 4:6 ESV)
God gives grace that is large, great, loud, and surprising.
God is actively battling against the proud and they are His opponent.
God is actively helping and giving His grace to the humble.
1. Don’t be God’s opponent by being proud
2. Put yourself in a position to receive God’s awesome grace by humbling yourself
Gloss: large, great, loud, surprising
Gloss:oppose, resist, to range in battle against
Gloss:arrogant, proud, showing one’s self above others, overtopping, conspicuous above others, pre-eminent, with an overweening estimate of one’s means or merits, despising others or even treating them with contempt, haughty
Gloss: give, produce, make, put, entrust, pay, venture, allow
Gloss: grace, favor, gift, gratitude, good will, loving-kindness, favour, of the merciful kindness by which God, exerting his holy influence upon souls, turns them to Christ, keeps, strengthens, increases them in Christian faith, knowledge, affection, and kindles them to the exercise of the Christian virtues
Gloss: humble, lowly, downcast in position or spirit (in a good sense).