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Grace for Living

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The Greek Word found in the N.T. = Charis= goodwill freely disseminated (by God); especially to the benefit of the recipient regardless of the benefit accrued to the disseminator.

Grace for Submission

1 Peter 5:1 ESV
So I exhort the elders among you, as a fellow elder and a witness of the sufferings of Christ, as well as a partaker in the glory that is going to be revealed:
1 Pe
1 Peter 5:2 ESV
shepherd the flock of God that is among you, exercising oversight, not under compulsion, but willingly, as God would have you; not for shameful gain, but eagerly;
Shepherd: Caring Leading,Protecting
1 Peter 5:3 ESV
not domineering over those in your charge, but being examples to the flock.

The Grace for Humility

1 Peter 5:4 ESV
And when the chief Shepherd appears, you will receive the unfading crown of glory.

The Grace for Submission / and Humility

1 Peter 5:5 ESV
Likewise, you who are younger, be subject to the elders. Clothe yourselves, all of you, with humility toward one another, for “God opposes the proud but gives grace to the humble.”
Submission:
the condition of being submissive, humble, or compliant
3: an act of submitting to the authority or control of another
● A Submit to God
We should submit to the Father of spirits (); submit yourselves to God (); let him put his mouth in the dust (); the church submits to Christ (); they did not submit to God’s righteousness ().
● B Submit to others
Be subject to one another in the fear of Christ ();
submit to such men and to every fellow-worker (); servants, be submissive to your masters (); submit to your leaders (); the younger should be submissive to their elders (); Hagar had to submit to her mistress
Genesis 16:9 NLT
The angel of the Lord said to her, “Return to your mistress, and submit to her authority.”
wives, be submissive to your husbands (; ; ); as the church is subject to Christ, so wives ought to be subject to their husbands (); they should be subject to their husbands (); holy women in the past were submissive to their husbands (); a woman should learn in submission (; )
2 Timothy 2:3 ESV
Share in suffering as a good soldier of Christ Jesus.
2 Tim 20 3
2 Timothy 2:4 ESV
No soldier gets entangled in civilian pursuits, since his aim is to please the one who enlisted him.
2 Tim
Merriam-Webster, I. (2003). Merriam-Webster’s collegiate dictionary. (Eleventh ed.). Springfield, MA: Merriam-Webster, Inc.
Day, A. C. (2009). Collins Thesaurus of the Bible. Bellingham, WA: Logos Bible Software.

The Grace for Humility

1 Peter 5:6 ESV
Humble yourselves, therefore, under the mighty hand of God so that at the proper time he may exalt you,
872 Humility. Humiliation
● Points about Humility

▼ Tell you About humility

With the humble is wisdom (); humility goes before honour (; )
the humble will inherit the land ()

▼ To Be humble!

Live with humility and gentleness ();
in humility reckon others better than yourselves ();
put on humility ();
be clothed with humility ();

▼ God takes Care the humble

The Lord is on high yet regards the lowly ();
▼ People being humbled
♦ Those who were humbled
God led you these forty years to humble you (; ); he fed you manna to humble you ();
Humble yourselves on the Day of Atonement (; ; ; ; ); whoever exalts himself will be humbled and whoever humbles himself will be exalted (; ; ); humble yourselves before the Lord and he will exalt you (); humble yourselves and he will exalt you (); humble yourself and importune your neighbour (); if my people humble themselves and pray (); whoever humbles himself like this child is the greatest (); humbling ourselves before God (); from the first day you humbled yourself before your God (); whoever would be great among you must be your servant (); whoever would be first among you must be your slave (); did I commit a sin in humbling myself? (); David would be humble in his own eyes (); Rehoboam and the princes humbled themselves (); when he humbled himself, the Lord’s anger turned away (); Ahab humbled himself (); because you humbled yourself, I have heard you (; ); since they humbled themselves, I will not destroy them (); why have we humbled ourselves and you do not notice? (); some men of Israel humbled themselves and went up to Jerusalem (); Hezekiah humbled the pride of his heart (); Manasseh humbled himself (); I humbled my soul with fasting (); is a fast just a day for a man to humble himself? (); how long will you refuse to humble yourself (); you, Belshazzar, have not humbled yourself (); Amon did not humble himself (); that the kingdom might not exalt itself ().
♦ A4c Christ humbled himself
Jesus was made for a little while lower than the angels (); he emptied himself (); I am gentle and lowly of heart (); your king is coming to you, humble and seated on a donkey ().
♦ A4d Humbling and exalting
Whoever exalts himself will be humbled and whoever humbles himself will be exalted (; ; ); he humbles and he exalts (); he brings rulers to nothing (); he has brought down rulers and exalted the humble (); humble yourselves before the Lord and he will exalt you (); humble yourselves and he will exalt you ().
▼ A5 Humble people
Moses was more humble than anyone else (); my heart is not proud (); I served the Lord with all humility (); he remembered our low estate (); he must increase but I must decrease (); they turn aside the way of the humble (); I who am meek when face to face to you but bold when away ().
Day, A. C. (2009). Collins Thesaurus of the Bible. Bellingham, WA: Logos Bible Software.

The Grace to Trust

1 Peter 5:7 ESV
casting all your anxieties on him, because he cares for you.
Trust : assured reliance on the character, ability, strength, or truth of someone or something
Casting; to place or put something on something else with great energy
Care ; concern interest

The Grace to Withstand

1 Peter 5:8 ESV
Be sober-minded; be watchful. Your adversary the devil prowls around like a roaring lion, seeking someone to devour.
How to defeat the Devil: Be Alert
1 Peter 5:9 ESV
Resist him, firm in your faith, knowing that the same kinds of suffering are being experienced by your brotherhood throughout the world.
How to defeat the Devil: Resit him
Resist: to exert oneself so as to counteract or defeat 〈he resisted temptation〉
Be Firm in the Faith= Revealed truth, Revealed Word of God
Having Truth and Obeying the Truth
2 Timothy 2:3 ESV
Share in suffering as a good soldier of Christ Jesus.
2 Timothy 2:4 ESV
No soldier gets entangled in civilian pursuits, since his aim is to please the one who enlisted him.

The Grace to Hold On

1 Peter 5:10 AMP
And after you have suffered a little while, the God of all grace [Who imparts all blessing and favor], Who has called you to His [own] eternal glory in Christ Jesus, will Himself complete and make you what you ought to be, establish and ground you securely, and strengthen, and settle you.
Restore: to prepare - to make ready or suitable or equip in advance for a particular purpose.
Confirm: To make strong or stronger
Strengthen: To be marked by firm determination or resolution.
Establish:to lay a foundation, support.
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