"But He giveth more grace. Wherefore He saith, God resisteth the proud, but giveth grace unto the humble." James 4:6.
What will the Lord do for him who humbles himself? "Humble yourselves therefore under the mighty hand of God, that He may exalt you in due time." 1 Peter 5:6.
In the time of man's final exaltation (1 Thess. 4:16, 17) what will befall the proud and lofty? "For the day of the Lord of hosts shall be upon every one that is proud and lofty, and upon everyone that is lifted up; and he shall be brought low. " Isa. 2:12.
Who alone will then be exalted? "And the loftiness of man shall be bowed down, and the haughtiness of men shall be made low; and the Lord alone shall be exalted in that day." Isa. 2:17.
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