211 Quotes About Obedience

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If you know that God loves you, you should never question a directive from Him. It will always be right and best. When He gives you a directive, you are not just to observe it, discuss it, or debate it. You are to obey it.
- Henry Blackaby
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Faith never knows where it is being led, but it loves and knows the One who is leading.
- Oswald Chambers
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All of God's people are ordinary people who have been made extraordinary by the purpose he has given them.
- Oswald Chambers
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I am a spiritual being... After this body is dead, my spirit will soar. I refuse to let what will rot rule the eternal. I choose self-control. I will be drunk only by joy. I will be impassioned only by my faith. I will be influenced only by God. I will be taught only by Christ.
- Max Lucado
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Wicked men obey from fear; good men, from love.
- Augustine
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God's commands are designed to guide you to life's very best. You will not obey Him, if you do not believe Him and trust Him. You cannot believe Him if you do not love Him. You cannot love Him unless you know Him.
- Henry Blackaby
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Something is wrong when our lives make sense to unbelievers
- Francis Chan
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God is looking for willing hearts... God has no favorites. You do not have to be special, but you have to be available.
- Winkie Pratney
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The Bible recognizes no faith that does not lead to obedience, nor does it recognize any obedience that does not spring from faith. The two are at opposite sides of the same coin.
- A. W. Tozer
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Wherever you are, be all there. Live to the hilt every situation you believe to be the will of God.
- Jim Elliot
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Have you noticed how much praying for revival has been going on of late - and how little revival has resulted? I believe the problem is that we have been trying to substitute praying for obeying, and it simply will not work.
- A. W. Tozer
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Truth without obedience is hypocrisy; obedience without truth is legalism.
- Jack Wellman
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Maturity comes from obedience, not necessarily from age.
- Leonard Ravenhill
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See in the meantime that your faith brings forth obedience, and God in due time will cause it to bring forth peace.
- John Owen
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Let thy child's first lesson be obedience, and the second may be what thou wilt.
- Thomas Fuller
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I'm not perfect in my walk but I want to do the right thing.
- Kirk Cameron
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In vain I have searched the Bible, looking for examples of early believers whose lives were marked by rigidity, predictability, inhibition, dullness, and caution. Fortunately, grim, frowning, joyless saints in Scriptures are conspicuous by their absence. Instead, the examples I find are of adventurous, risk-taking, enthusiastic, and authentic believers whose joy was contagious even in times of full trial. Their vision was broad even when death drew near. Rules were few and changes were welcome. The contrast between then and now is staggering.
- Chuck Swindoll
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If a commission by an earthly king is considered an honor, how can a commission by a Heavenly King be considered a sacrifice?
- David Livingstone
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It is Christ who is to be exalted, not our feelings. We will know Him by obedience, not by emotions. Our love will be shown by obedience, not by how good we feel about God at a given moment. "And love means following the commands of God." "Do you love Me?" Jesus asked Peter. "Feed My lambs." He was not asking, "How do you feel about Me?" for love is not a feeling. He was asking for action.
- Elisabeth Elliot
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A ton of prayer will not produce what an ounce of obedience will.
- Ed Cole
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We might come closer to balancing the budget if all of us lived closer to the Commandments and the Golden Rule.
- Ronald Reagan
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Abide in Me says Jesus. Cling to Me. Stick fast to Me. Live the life of close and intimate communion with Me. Get nearer to Me. Roll every burden on Me. Cast your whole weight on Me. Never let go your hold on Me for a moment. Be, as it were, rooted and planted in Me. Do this and I will never fail you. I will ever abide in you.
- J. C. Ryle
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Are we willing to publicly confess our allegiance to God and His ability to save?
- Crystal McDowell
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Cultivate prompt, exact, unquestioning, joyous obedience to every command that it is evident from its context applies to you. Be on the lookout for new orders from your King. Blessing lies in the direction of obedience to them. God's commands are but signboards that mark the road to present success and blessedness and to eternal glory.
- R.A. Torrey
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The place God calls you to is where your deep gladness and the world's deep hunger meet.
- Frederick Buechner
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The will of God for your life is simply that you submit yourself to Him each day and say, "Father, Your will for today is mine. Your pleasure for today is mine. Your work for today is mine. I trust You to be God. You lead me today and I will follow."
- Kay Arthur
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We are only asking you to give to Christ that which you give to others, to transfer the old emotions, the blessed emotions, the exercise of which makes gladness in the life here below, to transfer them to Him, and to rest safe in the Lord. Faith is trust.
- Alexander MacLaren
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You cannot obey God without your obedience spilling out in a blessing to all those around you.
- Adrian Rogers
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We are only asking you to give to Christ that which you give to others, to transfer the old emotions, the blessed emotions, the exercise of which makes gladness in the life here below, to transfer them to Him, and to rest safe in the Lord. Faith is trust.
- Alexander MacLaren
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If you look up into His face and say, "Yes, Lord, whatever it costs," at that moment He'll flood your Life with His presence and power.
- Alan Redpath
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Salvation apart from obedience is unknown in the sacred Scriptures... Apart from obedience there can be no salvation, for salvation without obedience is a self-contradictory impossibility.
- A. W. Tozer
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In the matter of fellowship God looks not at how much we apprehend of His will but rather at what our attitude towards His will is. If we honestly seek and wholeheartedly obey His desires, our fellowship remains unbroken, even though there should be many unknown sins in us. Should fellowship be determined by the holiness of God, who among all the most holy saints in the past and the present would be qualified to hold a moment's perfect communion with Him?
- Watchman Nee
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Joy, not grit, is the hallmark of holy obedience. We need to be light-hearted in what we do to avoid taking ourselves too seriously. It is a cheerful revolt against self and pride.
- Richard J. Foster
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What does it mean to glorify God? It does not mean to make Him more glorious. It means to acknowledge His glory, and to value it above all things, and to make it known.
- John Piper
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The disciples' decision to obey Jesus after the Ascension proved to be a pivot point in history. The word was never the same again.
- Chuck Colson
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A passion for God isn't necessarily the same as abiding in God; it must be coupled with obedience to be true love for God.
- Ed Cole
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Great offices will have great talents, and God gives to every man the virtue, temper, understanding, taste, that lifts him into life, and lets him fall just in the niche he was ordained to fill.
- William Cowper
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Holy joy will be oil to the wheels of our obedience.
- Matthew Henry
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If we wish to live out the life of the body of Christ we must cover our own head; that is to say, we must not have our personal opinion, egoistic will or selfish thought. We can only obey the Lord and let Him be the Head.
- Watchman Nee
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There's some task which the God of all the universe, the great Creator, your redeemer in Jesus Christ has for you to do, and which will remain undone and incomplete until by faith and obedience you step into the will of God.
- Alan Redpath
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Obedience means marching right on whether we feel like it or not. Many times we go against our feelings. Faith is one thing, feeling is another.
- Dwight L. Moody
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The believer needs to acknowledge that his flesh deserves nothing else than the curse of death. Let us pray that we may know what the flesh exactly is and how it must be crucified. What is lacking today is not a better living but a better dying!
- Watchman Nee
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Don't come down here to cry about it, go home and live it!
- A. W. Tozer
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Now our whole activity is devoted to God, and our whole life, since we are bent on progress in divine things.
- Origen
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You can only learn what obedience is by obeying.
- Dietrich Bonhoeffer
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This is none other than a satisfied life. The Christian cherishes nothing but God; henceforth he is satisfied with His will.
- Watchman Nee
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On at least four separate occasions and recorded in the four Gospels the Lord Jesus called His disciples to deny their soul life, deliver it to death, and then to follow Him.
- Watchman Nee
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Unless he obeys, a man cannot believe.
- Dietrich Bonhoeffer
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The history of all the great characters of the Bible is summed up in this one sentence: They acquainted themselves with God, and acquiesced His will in all things.
- Richard Cecil
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True spiritual life depends not on probing our feelings and thoughts from dawn to dusk but on "looking off" to the Savior!
- Watchman Nee
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