James 4:5-10 CEB

5 Or do you suppose that scripture is meaningless? Doesn't God long for our faithfulness ina the life he has given to us?b

References for James 4:5

    • d 4:5 - Or <i>jealously longs for</i>
    • e 4:5 - Or <i>Doesn’t the spirit that God placed in us have jealous desires?</i>
      6 But he gives us more grace. This is why it says, God stands against the proud, but favors the humble.c

      References for James 4:6

        • f 4:6 - Prov 3:34
          7 Therefore, submit to God. Resist the devil, and he will run away from you.
          8 Come near to God, and he will come near to you. Wash your hands, you sinners. Purify your hearts, you double-minded.
          9 Cry out in sorrow, mourn, and weep! Let your laughter become mourning and your joy become sadness.
          10 Humble yourselves before the Lord, and he will lift you up.