James 4:7-10 | Dr. Stephen Conley

Submission to God Leads to God-Empowered Resistance (vs. 7-8a)

  • Submission to God is the key to sustained resistance against Satan’s tactics. It is the outworking of a humble heart.
  • Key words: “Resist the devil…Draw Near to God”

Submission to God Leads to Life-Changing Repentance (vs. 8b-9)

  • Submission to God is seen in clean hands and pure hearts
  • Key words: “Wash your hands…Purify your hearts”

Submission to God Leads to God-Exalting Humility (vs. 10)

  • Submission to God is seen in a heart posture of dependence
  • Key Words in the passage: “Humble yourselves…He will exalt you”