VI. The Mighty Hand of God
and Its Goal
A. Humbled under God's Mighty Hand
5 In like manner, ayounger men, be bsubject to 1elders; and all of you 2gird yourselves with 3chumility toward one another, because God 4dresists the 5eproud but fgives 6ggrace to the 7hhumble.
6 Therefore abe 1bhumbled under the mighty chand of God that He may 2dexalt you in due time,
7 1aCasting 2all your 3banxiety on Him because 4it matters to Him concerning you.
8 Be 1asober; 2bwatch. Your 3cadversary, the 4ddevil, as a 5roaring elion, 6fwalks about, 7seeking someone to devour.
9 Him 1awithstand, being bfirm in your 2faith, knowing that the same 3csufferings are being accomplished among your 4brotherhood in the world.
B. Perfected and Grounded
by the God of All Grace
10 1aBut the God of 2all grace, He who has bcalled you 3into His ceternal glory 4din Christ Jesus, after you have suffered a elittle while, will 5Himself 6fperfect, 7gestablish, 8hstrengthen, and 9iground you.
11 aTo Him be 1the glory and the might forever and ever. Amen.