James 4:5-10 GNTA

5 Don't think that there is no truth in the scripture that says, "The spirit that God placed in us is filled with fierce desires." a

References for James 4:5

    • b 4:5 - The spirit . . . fierce desires; [or] God yearns jealously over the spirit that he placed in us.
      6 But the grace that God gives is even stronger. As the scripture says, "God resists the proud, but gives grace to the humble." 1

      References for James 4:6

        • 16 4:6 - 4.6 Pr 3.34 (LXX).
          7 So then, submit yourselves 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 hypocrites!
          9 Be sorrowful, cry, and weep; change your laughter into crying, your joy into gloom!
          10 Humble yourselves before the Lord, and he will lift you up.