A Biblical word study in ESV. May God grant me the endurance to see this study carried out.
1 Peter 5:6-7 — “Humble yourselves, therefore, under the mighty hand of God so that at the proper time he may exalt you, casting all your anxieties on him, because he cares for you.”
MacArthur commentary for 1 Peter 5:6-7: “The readers of Peter’s letter were not to fight the sovereign hand of God, even when it brought them through testings. One of the evidences of lack of submission and humility is impatience with God in his work of humbling believers (see notes on 2 Corinthians 12:7-10). ‘At the proper time he may exalt you.’ Cf. Luke 14:11. God will lift up the suffering, submissive believers in his wisely appointed time. See notes on Job 42.”