James 4:7-8.


7 Therefore submit to God. Resist the devil and he will flee from you. 8 Draw near to God and He will draw near to you. Cleanse your hands, you sinners; and purify your hearts, you double-minded.

Submission is the action of accepting or yielding to a superior force or to the will or authority of another person.

James the apostle conveys the idea that only when we submit to God then the devil will \”flee from you\” as we are then committed to God and will be able to withstand the temptations of the devil. And Job says, “Submit to God and be at peace with him; in this way prosperity will come to you. Job 22:21. Therefore humble yourselves under the mighty hand of God, that He may exalt you in due time,1peter 5:6. \”Likewise you younger people, submit yourselves to your elders. Yes, all of you be submissive to one another, and be clothed with humility, for \”God resists the proud,But gives grace to the humble.\” 1peter 5:5.

Our bible reading just summerized what should be our duty in order to be at peace with God and man to live a fulfilled life. \”SUBMIT TO GOD BUT RESIST THE DEVIL. That is the twofold action we must take in our spiritual warfare. On the one hand there is utter surrender; on the other hand there is stern unyielding resistance. In any army, and so also in God\’s army, a good soldier must submit to his commander but fight tenaciously against the enemy to get victory.

Now all has been heard; here is the conclusion of the matter: Fear God and keep his commandments, for this is the duty of all mankind. For God will bring every deed into judgment, including every hidden thing, whether it is good or evil. Ecclesiastes 12:13-14. NIV.

O God, our help in ages past, You are Our hope for years to come, Be Thou our guard while life shall last, And our eternal home. Our Mighty Redeemer give us the strength to resist the temptations and attacks of the devil . Give us also the humility, love, and wisdom it takes to make an unconditional surrender to you each and every day of our lives in Jesus name amen.


What does the Bible say about submission? We are all called to be in submission to God as addressed in James 4:7. James brought to light the idea that only when we submit to God will the devil \”flee from us\”

Bible Reading:- Romans 13:1-14. Thanks for Reading, Remain Blessed. Mrs Blessing Onugha ❤️

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