What does it mean to humble yourself?


James 4:10

NKJV - 10 Humble yourselves in the sight of the Lord, and He will lift you up.

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My picture Jack Gutknecht ABC/DTS graduate, guitar music ministry Baptist church
Great question, M Loyd!

According to Jesus, the meaning is this: 

"Whoever exalts himself will be humbled, and whoever humbles himself will be exalted."--Matthew 23:12

According to Peter, the meaning is this:

"Humble yourselves, therefore, under the mighty hand of God so that at the proper time he may exalt you," (1 Peter 5:6).

According to Warren Wiersbe, to humble yourself means to confess our sins, weep over them [James 4:9], and turn from them.

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