Why is obedience so important to God?
By obeying in all things, even the mundane, you are showing God that you are willing and able to obey whatever he asks of you. Obedience to God is not only a way to worship him, but a way to get closer to him, prepare for whatever he leads you to and grow as a person.
How do you show obedience to God?
Confessing your sins daily, repenting against yourself and knowing God loves you and has forgiven your sins daily. Read 1 John and Romans. Visiting a Bible believing, a Jesus and Gospel filled church, a truth loving church and person loving is a great way to learn more about God and meet to people to encourage you.
What is obedience according to God?
Biblical obedience to God means to hear, trust, submit and surrender to God and His word. According to Mary Fairchild in “Learn Religions,” in the story of the Ten Commandments, we see just how important the concept of obedience is to God. Deuteronomy 11:26-28 sums it up like this: “Obey and you will be blessed.
What are the benefits of obedience?
Not only will the student have a sense of accomplishment, but also a springboard to greater success in life. Furthermore, obeying your marriage vows can bring you greater happiness and success in marriage. Disobeying your vows can lead to divorce or even worse, death.
What does the Bible say about obedience KJV?
22 But if thou shalt indeed obey his voice, and do all that I speak; then I will be an enemy unto thine enemies, and an adversary unto thine adversaries.
What does God promise if we obey him?
God has made incredible promises and has linked them to our obedience, it’s the “if,” and “then,” promises of the Bible. If we obey what He says, then He promises that He’ll save us, watch over us, take care of us, and give to us our needs.
Who was obedient to God in the Bible?
Abraham is the greatest example of obedience in the Old Testament. Abram, his name before God changed it to Abraham, left Haran after his father died. God told him to go to the country that he told him to. In this land, God would make him a great nation and the Lord would bless him (Genesis 12:2-3 ESV).
What is Abraham’s greatest example of obedience to God?
But Abraham knew God never makes mistakes; he knew the voice of God and trusted God completely. He always was obedient to God. The next morning Abraham got up early and chopped wood for the altar and put it on a donkey’s back. He took his son and two servants and travelled three days to Moriah.
Where in the Bible does it say obedience is better than sacrifice?
One of the most striking examples of this principle is found in 1 Samuel, where the prophet Samuel declares to King Saul: “Hath the Lord as great delight in burnt offerings and sacrifices, as in obeying the voice of the Lord? Behold, to obey is better than sacrifice, and to hearken than the fat of rams” (1 Sam. 15:22).
How does God reward obedience?
Rewards or favor from the Lord are often the results of our obedience to him. Whether we decide to obey depends on our love relationship with God and how we honor and prize his wisdom. Jesus was an example of an obedient son who trusted his heavenly father.
What does submissive mean biblically?
It means humbly sharing your opinion with him. It means not invalidating him, especially in front of others. It means trusting his decision as a leader, while feeling empowered to give your own point of view.
What are the blessing of obedience?
President Monson teaches us about the many blessings we can receive by being obedient, including strength, knowledge, joy, and peace. Consider asking those you teach how they’ve been blessed by keeping commandments.