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God resists proud from human perspective, but from divine perspective He resists nobody, wishing to give grace to all. However, when we do not accept His grace out of pride, for instance, I refuse to repent from my sexual habits and procrastinate my going to Church, then I block coming of grace in my heart, and one can say, "God resists him", but ...


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The meaning of the words "proud" and "humble" in James 4:6 and 2 Peter 5:5 according to BDAG: "Proud" ὑπερήφανος (huperephanos) = literally, "overshine" arrogant, haughty, proud, eg, Luke 1:51, Rom 1:30, 2 Tim 3:2, James 4:6, 1 Peter 5:5. [In all these cases, this characteristic is negative.] "Humble" ...


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“Pride” | זָדוֹן Zadon is a selfish act of vanity - falsely reflecting on accomplishments, as if [you alone] created something good. [Arrogance] is a behavior blinding humans, [unable to recognize the source of all our achievements was YHVH your God] the Source which made all things possible. [Deuteronomy 8:17-18] and you will say to yourself, "My ...


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Jesus was fully human and as such he experienced such human weaknesses as hunger, thirst, pain and death. If he did not, any discussion of trials and temptations for him would be pointless. The text, however, does not support that Jesus was tempted by his own desires as described in James 1:14-15. Temptation can have both an internal as well as an external ...


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The answer can be found in the scriptures you quoted. First we'll start with Luke 8:28; "And seeing Jesus, he cried out and fell before Him, and said in a loud voice, "What do I have to do with You, Jesus, Son of the Most High God? I beg You, do not torment me." They are afraid of the "Most High God", of which they knew Jesus is ...


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