THE FLIGHT.1. We can resist evil. God only wise must know better than man, and therefore the scholar must bow, and not the Teacher. Tried weapons. It comes after the unprecedented scenes in America on Wednesday, which saw a woman shot dead and three others die after pro-Trump supporters stormed the US … This is the being, then, whom we are commanded to resist.1. The exhortation to the worldly (James 4:7–12) 1. Being the child of an Aggie, I … We must withstand Satan. 2. But constant resistance, while it strengthens the Christian, weakens the adversary.2. And, among other reasons for so doing, I will mention, first, this — our ability to do it. Crafty and subtle.5. And, as his temptations are often sudden — meant to take us at unawares — this vigilance over our own hearts must be constant and unremitting — "lest he find us off our guard."3. This promise imports temporary flight. The waters behind are white with the freshening breeze; and the purposes of God, like a mighty wind, will put an increasing pressure upon the sails, and blow them grandly along. That is not good reasoning. It is a word that needs to be engraven on every young man and young woman's heart. The Duty and Advantages of Submission to God, The duty and advantages of submission to God. As you find him on the arena of your own soul. Manton.There is a threefold submission to God: of our carnal hearts to His holiness; of our proud hearts to His mercy; and of our revolting hearts to His sovereignty; and all this that we may be pure, humble, and obedient.(T. (James 4:4) "…know ye not that the friendship of the world is enmity with God? Yet once more, we must resist the devil watchfully and prayerfully.(A. And, among other reasons for so doing, I will mention, first, this — our ability to do it. The latter has objected to NBA players mixing social justice commentary into its games, while the former disagrees with President Trump’s politics on a deeply personal level. Out of this thought comes also what might be called the hopefulness of morality. We must know the hypocrisy of the tongue. In the next place, we must resist the devil "strong in the Lord, and in the power of His might." Next. Wardlaw, D. D.1. No one is compelled to sin. (3) The precept and the contrary being thus set down, the third thing in the former part of duty is the reason of the contrary, why we should oppose ourselves unto Satan and set ourselves to resist him. Not otherwise can we render submission and have it accepted. In the waters of this assurance the dirtiest may wash and be cleansed. stop!' Mark again, whence is this armour to be obtained? )Resistance of evilW. The thought that you can succeed in keeping your hand and heart clean is a constant inspiration to persevere. "Therefore you will be damned." "He will flee from you."1. But there is no reason why, by care and effort — a careful placing of the feet, and keeping our powers well collected — we cannot make headway against it. No one is compelled to sin. "(Jeremy Taylor, D. D.)Fighting the devilR. He tells thee plainly, "If thou believest on the Lord Jesus Christ thou shall be saved." James 4:7-10 MSG. 3. (2)Be vigilant. In the first place, we must resist him boldly and at once. It brings him out into the foreground as an agent. C. Lees, D. D.)The devil to be resistedA gentleman, who has spent many years of his life in capturing wild animals, says of the wolf, that, when attacked, he will first note the earnestness with which the enemy presses the attack, and, if he shows great determination, he scampers away. What a blessed privilege to us sinners to be allowed to approach to the holy, just, and merciful Jehovah! )The Christian championA. Such are instances of resignation. We do make headway. And the argument is both clear and strong. It is said that a Protestant woman was kept in that hideous place for forty years, and during all that time her employment was in graving with a piece of iron, for any one who might come after her, that word. I wish each of you, in whatever you may purpose of evil, to feel this. But the Christian should not "fight and war" with his fellow-believers; his quarrel is to be with Satan, and with Satan's works. He bids you trust His Son Jesus; will you do so or not? 3. Call in all your allies. )Resist the devilR. "Answer to the devilNew Cycle. If the sanctified are said to be "filled with the Holy Ghost," "why," said Peter to Ananias, "hath Satan filled thy heart?" If your heart has never been broken, how can He bind it up? stop!' 'Stop! Now go your way.' (1) Now the devil is sundry ways resisted of men, first by faith in Jesus Christ, wherewith we are armed, stand fast without wavering, and thereby resist the assaults of Satan. Summary: What does it mean to submit to God? Man must submit himself to God as the Lawgiver. Cry peccavi. only from heaven.5. It is in the chambers of sickness; under the stroke of affliction; amidst the pinchings of want, the groans of pain, the pressures of infirmity; in grief, in misfortune; through gloom and horror — that it will be seen, whether we hold fast our hope, our confidence, our trust in God; whether this hope and confidence be able to produce in us resignation, acquiescence, and submission. "Christian submissionPaley.Few things are easier than to perceive, to extol the goodness of God, the bounty of Providence, the beauties of nature, when all things go well, when our health, our spirits, our circumstances, conspire to fill our hearts with gladness, and our tongues with praise. 1. 3. This is the being, then, whom we are commanded to resist.1. James 4:7 Parallel Verses [⇓ See commentary ⇓] James 4:7, NIV: "Submit yourselves, then, to God.Resist the devil, and he will flee from you." This resistance must extend to all the variety of his temptations. James 4:1-10 James 4:7-10 "Ten Commandments for Repentance" Introduction We have had the great privilege of celebrating the Lord's Supper today. This is a rational and sober-minded process right through. )The Christian championA. Has long studied human nature, and practised the art of deceiving mankind.II. It was apparent in the conduct of Job, when messenger after messenger brought him the dismal tidings of the destruction of his cattle, his servants, and his children, "he fell down upon the ground and worshipped, and said — the Lord gave, and the Lord hath taken away; blessed be the name of the Lord." South.He who would fight the devil with his own weapons must not wonder if he finds him an over match.(R. Krause (28-8 MMA, 9-4 UFC), who owns and coaches at Glory MMA, made it clear that he’s not a fan of Sanchez’s coach Joshua Fabia and his teachings. Nothing brings out so sharply the personality of man as some act of sin. If repulsed a hundred times, he tries again. Wardlaw, D. D.)The devil put to flightLuther says: "Once upon a time the devil said to me, 'Martin Luther, you are a great sinner, and you will be damned!' Now Satan is the assassin, and not the open enemy; how, then, is he to be resisted?1. Jam) As you find him on the arena of your own soul. (4:7-10) James takes the words of his quotation from Proverbs 3:34 (resist/oppose, proud/humble) and uses them in an exhortation: 1. In the first place, we must resist him boldly and at once. Nor shall any man who truly seeks God seek him in vain. We are to submit to His commands. Clothe yourselves with humility, that you may enjoy this "grace." Griffin. This promise imports temporary flight. Mark again, the armour must be put on; it is not Rive us to look at, but to use. It is a word that needs to be engraven on every young man and young woman's heart. It brings him out into the foreground as an agent. They are not at peace, and never will be till they have owned the Lord's supremacy, and ceased from their rebellious thoughts. Wardlaw, D. D.)The devil put to flightLuther says: "Once upon a time the devil said to me, 'Martin Luther, you are a great sinner, and you will be damned!' I prefer to call it the general reprovings of God's Spirit in their souls. St. Bernard taught us this rule: for when the devil, observing him to preach excellently, and to do much benefit to his hearers, tempted him to vain-glory, hoping that the good man to avoid that would cease preaching, he gave this answer only, "I neither began for thee, neither for thee will I make an end. (Vers. The Blue Letter Bible - KJV, alternate versions, Greek text with concordance, commentaries. THE FLIGHT.1. A. Only "resist evil," only stand firm, only try, and whatever of good you in your better moments crave will come to you, and abide with you, as the light of the sun to-day comes to the earth, elicting its manifold fruitage, and illuminating it from pole to pole. Be not so foolish as to provoke Him so to do. Do not persevere in picking holes in it and saying that it is too severe, and requires too much of a poor fallible creature. Should its requirements be accommodated to ease your indolence? What right have you with laughter while sin is unforgiven, while God is angry with you? )Temptation sometimes subtleJeremy Taylor, D. D.If any temptation to spoil your purposes happens in a religious duty, do not presently omit the action, but rather strive to rectify your intention and to mortify the temptation. You are associated with allies before whom he must flee.3. 4. "Therefore you will be damned." Godly repentance is the true humility; and it conducts to the highest exaltation. Quit dabbling in sin. Psalm 1 – A Few of My Favorite Things – Planted by the Word. We should submit to God in His authoritative sway. His malice. (2)Be vigilant. This resistance must extend to all the variety of his temptations. In the first four months after its release, 100,000 copies of The New Testament in Contemporary English were printed by NavPress, and 70,000 books … All other resistance is utterly vain: we have no power in ourselves. What next? A Study of James - Lesson 12 - James 4:7-10: Drawing Near to God (James 4:7-10) Resist the devil and he will flee from you. But constant resistance, while it strengthens the Christian, weakens the adversary. Here we see the shadows of the life of grace; but its shadows are only the reflection of its joys. A. This promise imports temporary flight. 12. The call to return to God (James 4:7–10) a. A Message Of Hope. The Journey of Finding Trust in God's Plan ... James 4:7 (NIV) Share this: Twitter; Facebook; Like this: Like Loading... Related. He exhorts us to meekness and purity, spirituality and sincerity and warns against envy and strife, boasting and deceit.. and James gives us various steps to achieving a spiritual walk.. including submission to God; drawing near to our heavenly Father; humbling ourselves before the mighty hand of God and not giving Satan a foothold in our life. The more arduous are as truly matters of obligation as the more easy duties. Nothing brings out so sharply the personality of man as some act of sin. The thought that you can succeed in keeping your hand and heart clean is a constant inspiration to persevere. THE FOE.1. 2. Submit yourselves, then, to God. So let God work his will in you. James 4:7-10 (1977-78) The following text is taken from a sermon preached by Gil Rugh, Senior Pastor at Indian Hills Community Church in Lincoln, NE. Only "resist evil," only stand firm, only try, and whatever of good you in your better moments crave will come to you, and abide with you, as the light of the sun to-day comes to the earth, elicting its manifold fruitage, and illuminating it from pole to pole. of Illustrations. The thought that you can succeed in keeping your hand and heart clean is a constant inspiration to persevere. But again: the wisdom of this injunction, "Resist the devil," is seen when you reflect that in resistance, and resistance alone, is safety. A Christian's life is a most blessed one.(R. H. H. Murray.Nothing is more plainly taught in the Scriptures than that men are exposed to Satanic influence. St. Bernard taught us this rule: for when the devil, observing him to preach excellently, and to do much benefit to his hearers, tempted him to vain-glory, hoping that the good man to avoid that would cease preaching, he gave this answer only, "I neither began for thee, neither for thee will I make an end. On some streams you can drift; but, in the rapids which plunge hellward, no man can lie on his back, and float; he must keep in quick nervous action, or sink.(W. When a man comes to God and says, "I am willing and anxious to be saved, and I trust Christ to save me," and yet he keeps his dirty, black hands exercised in filthy actions, doing what he knows is wrong, does he expect God to hear him? A. What next? It was seen in the meek and placid spirit of Eli when rebuked for his remissness of parental authority, and the ephod was to be taken from his family, he exclaimed in words of exemplary resignation, "it is the Lord, let Him do as seemeth Him good." "Answer to the devilNew Cycle. Previous article Parenting your bio kids with foster kids Next article Overwhelmed. (Vers. 138:6 . We must not "give place" to him (Ephesians 4:27) by cherishing covetousness or envy; for, if we allow him any place at all, he may speedily take possession of the entire area of the heart. Then the Lord sums up His precepts by saying, "Humble yourselves in the sight of God." The fun and games are over. We may object; we may try to find excuses for disobedience, but till we thus unreservedly submit to God, He will treat us as rebels against His authority. His time is always ready. We are to be contented with the lot in life which God has assigned to us. All other resistance is utterly vain: we have no power in ourselves.4. Thou shall find grace in the sight of the Lord if thou wilt do this. Click on scripture passage for study links, or on lectionary week for study and liturgical links within a specific liturgical context. "And He shall lift you up." Contributed by Paul Clemente on Dec 14, 2015 (message contributor) (rate this sermon) | 3,660 views. "Therefore you will be damned." Call in all your allies. Huntington.The submission that makes no merit of its cross; that does not venture to choose one lighter than the Lord lays on us; that does not seek the ability to bear it in the delirium of pleasure, or the drugs of the world, or the deadening influence of time and change; that does not compare your cross with those borne by others, or ask an explanation of it till the day break and the shadows flee away, but bears it all with a child's love for His sake who did not impose it till He had borne all the weight and sharpness of all the world's crosses together — this is the victory. (1)Be sober. To parley with him is to be conquered. He seeks to subvert the allegiance of people to himself and is an enemy to God. You are in a hopeless position; God Himself cannot meet you upon that ground, for He cannot admit that the law is unrighteous and its penalty too heavy. 1. (1)Word of God. In the next place, we must resist Satan clad in the whole armour of God (Ephesians 6:11, 13). I confess it. The third ground of submission is the great doctrine of redemption. His time is always ready. H. H. "Be afflicted" — be distressed, be wretched. Scripture refers to him as the deceiver. (2)Be vigilant. The Light that has come into the world, and shined upon so many hearts, is quickening the germinal capacities of man for virtue. In the next place, we must resist Satan clad in the whole armour of God (Ephesians 6:11, 13). I confess it. The resistance must be made in the strength of God.(R. Fling wide the gates of the city of Mansoul, and admit the prince Emmanuel to rule as sole sovereign in every street in the city. If we submit ourselves to the righteousness of God in the gospel, we shall begin to reverence and admire and obey the moral law. 1; 2; Next; Next week we will celebrate the birth of our Lord Jesus Christ here on earth. Special Messages is a compilation of these teachings. )Resist the devilR. Man wants to be his own law, and his own master. We urge it from a consideration of the greatness and goodness of the Being to whom you are called to submit. II. The one I may overcome, but the other nothing can shield me from but the all-watchful providence of my God. "Yes, sometimes." THE FLIGHT.1. 2. The earth has no fatal fear, and no insupportable sorrow in it after you have come to this; you are free in a boundless liberty, strong in immortal strength, and at peace in a peace too deep for the understanding to explain, or any sufferings to disturb.(Bp. Out of this thought comes also what might be called the hopefulness of morality. This is the being, then, whom we are commanded to resist.1. C. Lees, D. D.In an old tower on the Continent they show you, graven again and again on the stones of one of the dungeons, the word "Resist." St. Bernard taught us this rule: for when the devil, observing him to preach excellently, and to do much benefit to his hearers, tempted him to vain-glory, hoping that the good man to avoid that would cease preaching, he gave this answer only, "I neither began for thee, neither for thee will I make an end. stop!' Mark again, whence is this armour to be obtained? He is not only in the grosser habits of life, and the corrupter institutions of society, but in literature, friendships, and even religions.II. A Christian's life is no easy one.2. 1. H. H. If there is any word I could use to describe James, I think that would be sin. The World Wide Study Bible includes commentary, exposition and sermons. Only "resist evil," only stand firm, only try, and whatever of good you in your better moments crave will come to you, and abide with you, as the light of the sun to-day comes to the earth, elicting its manifold fruitage, and illuminating it from pole to pole. Physically. It brings him out into the foreground as an agent. Lessons:1. It brings him out into the foreground as an agent. Greek Interlinear Bible, ScrTR, ScrTR t, Strong, Parsing, CGTS, CGES id, AV. Yell a loud no to the Devil and watch him scamper. Between this and some other course there is no election; you must fight, or die. If the sanctified are said to be "filled with the Holy Ghost," "why," said Peter to Ananias, "hath Satan filled thy heart?" The resistance must be made in the strength of God.(R. Nothing but a Wisp of Fog Those who are still wrathful, proud, contentious, and selfish, are evidently unsubdued. I wish each of you, in whatever you may purpose of evil, to feel this. (James 4:7-10 MSG) (James 4:7-10 MSG) So let God work his will in you. only from heaven. Say a quiet yes to God and he'll be there in no time. "(Jeremy Taylor, D. D.)Fighting the devilR. To live ignobly is, therefore, to live unworthy of your clearest possibilities. Instead of submission here, our constant watchword is to be resistance — uncompromising, unceasing, growing resistance. On some streams you can drift; but, in the rapids which plunge hellward, no man can lie on his back, and float; he must keep in quick nervous action, or sink.(W. To each proposition of virtue and vice you finally say "Yes" or "No." Human nature has in it the element of combativeness; and the greater any man's force of character, he is likely to be the more thorough a hater. Griffin. And, among other reasons for so doing, I will mention, first, this — our ability to do it. by Janice Rosenblum . The most effectual resistance we can make to him, therefore, is a constant and strenuous opposition to these — whichsoever of them we are conscious, from our experience, have most power within us. But constant resistance, while it strengthens the Christian, weakens the adversary.2. (3)Earnest prayer.3. In the next place, we must resist Satan clad in the whole armour of God (Ephesians 6:11, 13). The Light that has come into the world, and shined upon so many hearts, is quickening the germinal capacities of man for virtue. Purify your inner life. But there is no reason why, by care and effort — a careful placing of the feet, and keeping our powers well collected — we cannot make headway against it. As a fleet of great merchant-men, impelled by the steady trade winds — their yards like bars of gold, their ropes like lines of ruby — go sailing at morning towards the east and the rising sun; so the race, in all its powers and motives, will be grandly luminous as it moves on into the light of the millennium. "Therefore you will be damned." James 4:7-10 MSG. Believe it to be true. It is true I am a great sinner, but it is written, "Jesus Christ came to save sinners"; therefore I shall be saved! And then let it always be known that submission to God is absolutely necessary to salvation. II. A Christian's life is a most blessed one.(R. He has the universe as the witness to his conduct. James 4:7 NIV James 4:7 NLT James 4:7 ESV James 4:7 NASB James 4:7 KJV James 4:7 BibleApps.com James 4:7 Biblia Paralela James 4:7 Chinese Bible James 4:7 French Bible James 4:7 Clyx Quotations NT Letters: James 4:7 Be subject therefore to God (Ja Jas. I confess it. )Submission to GodT. THE GROUNDS ON WHICH THE DUTY OF SUBMISSION IS COMMENDED AND REQUIRED. To submit to God is to find rest. The same way with old Satan: he tempts us by first placing some trivial thing in our path; and if we offer no resistance, he suddenly attacks us with all his force, and overcomes us.LinksJames 4:7 NIVJames 4:7 NLTJames 4:7 ESVJames 4:7 NASBJames 4:7 KJVJames 4:7 Bible AppsJames 4:7 ParallelJames 4:7 Biblia ParalelaJames 4:7 Chinese BibleJames 4:7 French BibleJames 4:7 German BibleJames 4:7 CommentariesBible Hub. In the waters of this assurance the dirtiest may wash and be cleansed. Murray. said I; one thing at a time; I am a great sinner, it is true, though you have no right to tell me it. The resistance must be made in the strength of God.(R. )The Christian championA. The assurance, "Resist the devil, and he will flee from you," is a blessed and needed one. The fun and games are over. H. H. Murray.Nothing is more plainly taught in the Scriptures than that men are exposed to Satanic influence. Wardlaw, D. D.1. Upon the edge of this terrible ability to resist God plant yourself, and behold the abyss at your feet.2. Lessons: 2. In the next place, we must resist Satan clad in the whole armour of God (Ephesians 6:11, 13). The one exhortation is substantially the same as the other. The photographer's plates are rendered sensitive by a peculiar process: you shall take another sheet of glass and your friend shall stand before it as long as ever he likes, and there will be no impression produced, at least none which will be visible to the eye; but the sensitive plate will reveal every little wrinkle of the face and perpetuate every hair of the head. (1) Among these is the character of God Himself — more especially His rightful supremacy, His unerring wisdom, His unsullied justice, His irresistible power, His generous love, and His unswerving faithfulness, alike to the threatenings and the promises which He addresses to His creatures. stop!' 3. For if thou dost not, neither dreams, nor visions, nor terrors, nor anything else can save thee. If repulsed a hundred times, he tries again.3. The Bible Gateway: NRSV, RSV, NIV, NASB, CEV, The Message, KJV, etc. "Therefore you will be damned." Does he make the first advance? H. H. Mark it well, it is not a part, but the whole armour which is to be put on; not one part of that armour must be missing, or we at once expose a point of attack to our adversary. All other resistance is utterly vain: we have no power in ourselves.4. )Temptation sometimes subtleJeremy Taylor, D. D.If any temptation to spoil your purposes happens in a religious duty, do not presently omit the action, but rather strive to rectify your intention and to mortify the temptation. The same way with old Satan: he tempts us by first placing some trivial thing in our path; and if we offer no resistance, he suddenly attacks us with all his force, and overcomes us.LinksJames 4:7 NIVJames 4:7 NLTJames 4:7 ESVJames 4:7 NASBJames 4:7 KJVJames 4:7 Bible AppsJames 4:7 ParallelJames 4:7 Biblia ParalelaJames 4:7 Chinese BibleJames 4:7 French BibleJames 4:7 German BibleJames 4:7 CommentariesBible Hub, (2)Happiness in the world to come.(B. Hereby all entry for Satan is shut up; hereby all holes of our hearts are stopped so that he cannot invade us. The current we stand in is deep, swift, and hissing; and who of us, at times, is not swayed and staggered by it? )Temptation sometimes subtleJeremy Taylor, D. D.If any temptation to spoil your purposes happens in a religious duty, do not presently omit the action, but rather strive to rectify your intention and to mortify the temptation. A Christian's life is no easy one.2. Say a quiet yes to God and he'll be there in no time. Christianity does not accept the idea of passive spirituality—a response is required from all men. Scripture References: James 4:7-10 More Messages from Robb Rexilius | Download Audio. Yea, your life shall be like a globe belted and zoned with expressions of life; and never shall there be an hour when some portion of it shall not be in flower and fruitfulness.3. We do make headway. Continually going about as roaring lion. Now Satan is the assassin, and not the open enemy; how, then, is he to be resisted?1. Does any one ask for illustration? 5. Nay, go to Him in fitter form and fashion, or He will refuse your prayers. What next? The assurance, "Resist the devil, and he will flee from you," is a blessed and needed one. In this life, he flees only to rally his forces and return. C. Lees, D. D.)The devil to be resistedA gentleman, who has spent many years of his life in capturing wild animals, says of the wolf, that, when attacked, he will first note the earnestness with which the enemy presses the attack, and, if he shows great determination, he scampers away. James 4:14 answers this question: “For you are a mist that appears for a little time and then vanishes.” Demonstrate this idea by using your household’s bathroom. Scott, M. Murray. 2. And what does he find? Say a quiet yes to God and he’ll be there in no time. "Resist the devil" —1. 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