Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


Then Peter and the other apostles answered and said, We ought to obey God rather than men.

Bible References


Acts 4:19
But Peter and John answered them, “Whether it’s right in the sight of God for us to listen to you rather than to God, you decide;
Genesis 3:17
And He said to Adam, “Because you listened to your wife’s voice and ate from the tree about which I commanded you, ‘Do not eat from it’:

The ground is cursed because of you.
You will eat from it by means of painful labor
all the days of your life.
1 Samuel 15:24
Saul answered Samuel, “I have sinned. I have transgressed the Lord’s command and your words. Because I was afraid of the people, I obeyed them.
Mark 7:7
They worship Me in vain,
teaching as doctrines the commands of men.
Revelation 14:8
A second angel followed, saying: “It has fallen, Babylon the Great has fallen, who made all nations drink the wine of her sexual immorality, which brings wrath.”

General references

Genesis 27:8
Now obey every order I give you, my son.
Numbers 23:26
But Balaam answered him, “Didn’t I tell you: Whatever the Lord says, I must do?”
2 Kings 16:16
Uriah the priest did everything King Ahaz commanded.
Luke 12:11
Whenever they bring you before synagogues and rulers and authorities, don’t worry about how you should defend yourselves or what you should say.

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