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35 Bible Verses about Obedience

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Deuteronomy 30:10

if you obey him and keep his commands and statutes that are written in this Book of the Law, and if you return to him with all your heart and soul.

Hebrews 5:8

Son though he was, he learned obedience through his sufferings

Genesis 26:5

I'm going to do this because Abraham did what I told him to do. He kept my instructions, commands, statutes, and laws."

Job 36:11

If they listen and serve him, they'll finish their lives in prosperity and their years will be pleasant.

Deuteronomy 11:27

a blessing if you obey the commands of the LORD your God that I'm giving you today,

Deuteronomy 5:33

You are to walk in every pathway that the LORD your God commanded you, so that life may go well for you, and so that you will prolong your days in the land that you will possess.'"

Romans 6:16

Don't you know that when you offer yourselves to someone as obedient slaves, you are slaves of the one you obey either of sin, which leads to death, or of obedience, which leads to righteousness?

Deuteronomy 28:1

"Indeed, if you diligently obey the LORD your God to carry out all his commands that I'm giving you today, then the LORD your God will set you high above all the nations of the earth.

Jeremiah 7:23

but I did give them this command: "Obey me and I'll be your God, and you will be my people. Walk in all the ways that I command you so it will go well for you.'

1 John 2:5

But whoever continually keeps his commandments is the kind of person in whom God's love has truly been perfected. This is how we can be sure that we are in union with God:

Leviticus 25:18

"Observe my statutes and keep my ordinances. Do them so that you may live securely in the land.

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Angels » Obedience

Jude 1:6

He has also held in eternal chains those angels who did not keep their own position but abandoned their assigned place. They are held in deepest darkness for judgment on the great day.

Psalm 103:20

Bless the LORD, you angels who belong to him, you mighty warriors who carry out his commands, who are obedient to the sound of his words.

Luke 11:2

So he told them, "Whenever you pray you are to say, "Father, may your name be kept holy. May your kingdom come.

More verses: 2 Peter 2:11

Business life » Duties of » Obedience

Christ's » Obedience » Christ's example of

John 14:31

But I'm doing what the Father has commanded me, to let the world know that I love the Father. Get up! Let us leave this place."

Hebrews 5:8

Son though he was, he learned obedience through his sufferings

Hebrews 10:9

Then he says, "See, I have come to do your will." He takes away the first in order to establish the second.

Cornelius » Characteristics of » Obedience

Acts 10:7-8

When the angel who had spoken to him had gone, Cornelius summoned two of his household servants and a devout soldier, one of those who served him regularly. He explained everything to them and sent them to Joppa.

Duty » Servants » Obedience

Employees » Duties of » Obedience

Christ, our example » Conformity to, required in » Obedience

gideon » Called the mighty man of valour, characteristics of, » Obedience

Judges 6:27

So Gideon went with ten men who were his servants and did just what the LORD had told him to do, though he did it at night because he was too afraid of his father's family and the leading men of the city to do it during the day.

Humility of Christ » Exhibited in his » Obedience

Hebrews 10:9

Then he says, "See, I have come to do your will." He takes away the first in order to establish the second.

Israel » Sinai » Message » Of God » Obedience » Reward

Exodus 19:3-8

Then Moses went up to God, and the LORD called to him from the mountain: "This is what you are to say to the house of Jacob and declare to the sons of Israel, "You saw what I did to the Egyptians, and how I carried you on eagles' wings and brought you to myself. And now if you carefully obey me and keep my covenant, you are to be my special possession out of all the nations, because the whole earth belongs to me, read more.
but you are to be a kingdom of priests and a holy nation to me.' These are the words you are to declare to the Israelis." When Moses came, he summoned the elders of the people and told them everything that the LORD had commanded him. All the people answered together: "We'll do everything that the LORD has said!"

Jerubbaal » Called the mighty man of valour, characteristics of, » Obedience

Judges 6:27

So Gideon went with ten men who were his servants and did just what the LORD had told him to do, though he did it at night because he was too afraid of his father's family and the leading men of the city to do it during the day.

John the baptist » Characteristics of » Obedience

Matthew 3:15

But Jesus answered him, "Let it be this way for now, because this is the proper way for us to fulfill all righteousness."

Joseph » Characteristics of » Obedience

Matthew 2:14

So Joseph got up, took the child and his mother, and left at night for Egypt.

Joshua » Characteristics of » Obedience

Joshua 11:15

Joshua did just what the LORD had commanded his servant Moses and just what Moses had commanded him, leaving nothing unfinished.

Obedience » Filial » To Christ

Matthew 7:24

"Therefore, everyone who listens to these messages of mine and puts them into practice is like a wise man who built his house on a rock.

Matthew 21:6

So the disciples went and did as Jesus had directed them.

Matthew 26:19

So the disciples did as Jesus had directed them, and they prepared the Passover meal.

Obedience » Who to obey

Titus 2:9

Slaves are to submit to their masters in everything, aiming to please them and not argue with them

Proverbs 6:20-21

Keep your father's commands, my son, and never forsake your mother's rules, by binding them to your heart continuously, fastening them around your neck.

Obedience » Filial » Filial obedience encouraged

Proverbs 7:1

My son, guard what I say and treasure my commands.

More verses: Colossians 3:20

Obedience » Instances of » Jesus

John 14:31

But I'm doing what the Father has commanded me, to let the world know that I love the Father. Get up! Let us leave this place."

Obedience » Instances of » Abraham

James 2:21

Our ancestor Abraham was justified by his actions when he offered his son Isaac on the altar, wasn't he?

Genesis 17:23

Abraham took his son Ishmael and all the servants born in his house or purchased with his money every male among the men of his household and circumcised them that very day, just as God had spoken to him.

Genesis 12:1-4

The LORD told Abram, "You are to leave your land, your relatives, and your father's house and go to the land that I'm going to show you. I'll make a great nation of your descendants, I'll bless you, and I'll make your reputation great, so that you will be a blessing. I'll bless those who bless you, but I'll curse the one who curses you, and through you all the people of the earth will be blessed." read more.
So Abram left there, as the LORD had directed him, and Lot accompanied him. Abram was 75 years old when he left Haran.

Nehemiah 9:8

You found him faithful in your sight; you made a covenant with him and you gave the land of the Canaanites, the Hittites, the Amorites, the Perizzites, the Jebusites, and the Girgashites to his descendants. And you have kept your word, because you are righteous.

Genesis 22:12

"Don't lay your hand on the youth!" he said. "Don't do anything to him, because I've just demonstrated that you fear God, since you have not withheld your son, your only unique one, from me."

Obedience » Instances of » The israelites

Psalm 99:7

In a pillar of cloud he spoke to them; they obeyed his decrees and the Law that he gave them.

Exodus 32:25-29

When Moses saw that the people were out of control since Aaron had let them get out of control, something that incited ridicule from their enemies he stood in the gate of the camp and called out: "Whoever is for the LORD come over to me," and all the sons of Levi gathered around him. He told them, "This is what the LORD, the God of Israel, says, "Every man put his sword on his thigh, and go back and forth from gate to gate in the camp, and each of you kill his brother and friend and neighbor.'" read more.
The descendants of Levi did just as Moses told them, and about 3,000 people died that day. Moses said, "You have been ordained to serve the LORD today, and you have brought a blessing on yourselves today because every man opposed his son or brother."

Exodus 12:28

The Israelis did this. Moses and Aaron did just what the LORD had commanded.

Deuteronomy 33:9

the one who told his mother and father, "I don't know them,' and who would neither acknowledge his brothers nor know his own children. For they kept your word and guarded your covenant.

Judges 2:7

The people served the LORD during the entire lifetime of Joshua as well as the lifetimes of all the elders who outlived Joshua and who had observed all the great deeds that the LORD had done for Israel.

Obedience » Examples of » Christ's example of

John 14:31

But I'm doing what the Father has commanded me, to let the world know that I love the Father. Get up! Let us leave this place."

Hebrews 5:8

Son though he was, he learned obedience through his sufferings

Hebrews 10:9

Then he says, "See, I have come to do your will." He takes away the first in order to establish the second.

Obedience » Jesus Christ being obedient

Philippians 2:5-8

Have the same attitude among yourselves that was also in the Messiah Jesus: In God's own form existed he, and shared with God equality, deemed nothing needed grasping. Instead, poured out in emptiness, a servant's form did he possess, a mortal man becoming. In human form he chose to be, read more.
and lived in all humility, death on a cross obeying.

Hebrews 10:9-14

Then he says, "See, I have come to do your will." He takes away the first in order to establish the second. By God's will we have been sanctified once and for all through the sacrifice of the body of Jesus, the Messiah. Day after day every priest stands and repeatedly offers the same sacrifices that can never take away sins. read more.
But when this priest had offered for all time one sacrifice for sins, "he sat down at the right hand of God." Since that time, he has been waiting for his enemies to be made a footstool for his feet. For by a single offering he has perfected for all time those who are being sanctified.

Romans 5:17-19

For if, through one man, death ruled because of that man's offense, how much more will those who receive such overflowing grace and the gift of righteousness rule in life because of one man, Jesus the Messiah! Consequently, just as one offense resulted in condemnation for everyone, so one act of righteousness results in justification and life for everyone. For just as through one man's disobedience many people were made sinners, so also through one man's obedience many people will be made righteous.

Hebrews 5:5-8

In the same way, the Messiah did not take upon himself the glory of being a high priest. No, it was God who said to him, "You are my Son. Today I have become your Father." As he also says in another place, "You are a priest forever according to the order of Melchizedek." As a mortal man, he offered up prayers and appeals with loud cries and tears to the one who was able to save him from death, and he was heard because of his devotion to God. read more.
Son though he was, he learned obedience through his sufferings

Obedience » Instances of » David

1 Kings 15:5

because David had practiced what the LORD considered to be right. He never avoided anything that the LORD had commanded him during his entire lifetime, except for the case of Uriah the Hittite.

1 Samuel 18:14

David was successful in all that he did, for the LORD was with him.

Acts 13:22

Then God removed Saul and made David their king, about whom he testified, "I have found that David, the son of Jesse, is a man after my own heart, who will carry out all my wishes.'

2 Chronicles 29:2

He practiced what the LORD considered to be right, following all of the examples set by his ancestor David.

1 Samuel 25:28

Please forgive the offense of your servant. For the LORD will certainly make a strong dynasty for your majesty, for your majesty is fighting the LORD's battles. May evil not be found in you for all of your life.

Obedience » To God, the duty of » Whole-hearted required

Deuteronomy 26:16

"The LORD your God is commanding you this very day to observe these statutes and judgments. Be careful to obey them with all your heart and soul.

Deuteronomy 32:46

he told them, "Take to heart my entire testimony against you today. Command your children to observe carefully every word of this Law,

Obedience » Examples of » hezekiah

2 Kings 18:6

because he depended on the LORD, not abandoning pursuit of him, and keeping the LORD's commands that he had commanded Moses.

Ezra 7:23

Whatever is commanded by the God of Heaven is to be done with all due diligence for the Temple of the God of Heaven, or wrath will come against the king's realm and his sons.

Obedience » Who will keep the commandments of the lord

John 14:9-15

"Have I been with you all this time, Philip, and you still do not know me?" Jesus asked him. "The person who has seen me has seen the Father. So how can you say, "Show us the Father'? You believe, don't you, that I am in the Father and the Father is in me? The words that I say to you I don't speak on my own. It is the Father who dwells in me and who carries out his work. Believe me, I am in the Father and the Father is in me. Otherwise, believe me because of what I've been doing. read more.
Truly, I tell all of you emphatically, the one who believes in me will also do what I'm doing. He will do even greater things than these, because I'm going to the Father. I'll do whatever you ask in my name, so that the Father may be glorified in the Son. If you ask me for anything in my name, I will do it." "If you love me, keep my commandments.

Obedience » The obeying of the lord

Obedience » Instances of » hezekiah

2 Kings 18:6

because he depended on the LORD, not abandoning pursuit of him, and keeping the LORD's commands that he had commanded Moses.

2 Chronicles 31:20-21

Hezekiah did this throughout all of Judah, and he acted well, doing what the LORD his God considered to be right and true. Everything that Hezekiah began in the service of God's Temple was done according to the Law and to the commandments as he sought his God, worked with all of his heart, and became successful.

Isaiah 38:3

"Please, LORD," he said, "Remember how I have walked before you faithfully and with a true heart, and I have done what pleases you." And Hezekiah wept bitterly.

Obedience » Instances of » The rich young man

Matthew 19:20

The young man told him, "I have kept all of these. What do I still lack?"

Mark 10:19-20

You know the commandments: "Never murder.' "Never commit adultery.' "Never steal.' "Never give false testimony.' "Never cheat.' "Honor your father and mother.'" The man replied to him, "Teacher, I have obeyed all of these since I was a young man."

Luke 18:21

The official replied, "I have kept all of these since I was a young man."

Obedience » To God, the duty of » Better than sacrifice

Jeremiah 7:23

but I did give them this command: "Obey me and I'll be your God, and you will be my people. Walk in all the ways that I command you so it will go well for you.'

Obedience » Examples of » Abraham

Genesis 12:4

So Abram left there, as the LORD had directed him, and Lot accompanied him. Abram was 75 years old when he left Haran.

Genesis 22:2-3

God said, "Please take your son, your unique son whom you love Isaac and go to the land of Moriah. Offer him as a burnt offering there on one of the mountains that I will point out to you." So Abraham got up early in the morning, saddled his donkey, and took two of his male servants with him, along with his son Isaac. He cut the wood for the burnt offering and set out to go to the place about which God had spoken to him.

Obedience » Examples of » Bezaleel

Exodus 36:1

Bezalel and Oholiab and all the skilled craftsmen to whom the LORD gave wisdom and understanding to know how to do all the work in constructing the sanctuary are to do everything that the LORD has commanded."

Numbers 9:23

According to what the LORD said, they would remain in camp, and according to what the LORD said, they would travel. They kept the commands that the LORD had given through Moses.

Obedience » Instances of » Paul

Acts 23:1

Paul looked straight at the Council and said, "Brothers, with a clear conscience I have done my duty before God up to this very day."

Acts 26:4-5

All the Jews know how I lived from the earliest days of my youth with my own people and in Jerusalem. They have known for a long time, if they would but testify to it, that I lived as a Pharisee, adhering to the standards of our strictest religious party.

Obedience » Instances of » Noah

Genesis 7:5

Noah did everything that the LORD commanded.

Obedience » Examples of » Paul

Romans 16:19

For your obedience has become known to everyone, and I am full of joy for you. But I want you to be wise about what is good, and innocent about what is evil.

Acts 26:19

"And so, King Agrippa, I was not disobedient to the heavenly vision.

Obedience » Words of Christ concerning » Secures the blessing of divine fellowship

Obedience » To God, the duty of » Secures entrance into God's kingdom

Obedience » Instances of » Jehoshaphat

2 Chronicles 22:9

Jehu also searched for Ahaziah, had him apprehended while Ahaziah was hiding out in Samaria, and had Ahaziah brought to him. Jehu had Ahaziah executed and buried. It was said of Jehu, "He is the son of Jehoshaphat, who sought the LORD with all of his heart." As a result, there was no one left in the household of Ahaziah strong enough to reign in the kingdom.

2 Chronicles 20:32

He followed the example of his father Asa and never departed from it, practicing what the LORD considered to be right.

2 Chronicles 17:3-6

The LORD was with Jehoshaphat because he followed the example set during his ancestor David's preliminary years by not pursuing the Baals. Instead, Jehoshaphat sought the God of his ancestors and obeyed his commands, unlike Israel. Therefore the LORD secured Jehoshaphat's kingdom under his control, with all of Judah paying him tribute, and Jehoshaphat became very wealthy and greatly respected. read more.
He remained committed to following the LORD, and he removed the high places and Asherah poles from Judah.

Obedience » Instances of » Cyrus

2 Chronicles 36:22-23

During the first year of Cyrus, king of Persia, in fulfillment of the message from the LORD spoken by Jeremiah, the LORD prompted Cyrus, king of Persia, to make this proclamation throughout his entire kingdom, which was also released in written form: AN OFFICIAL STATEMENT FROM CYRUS, KING OF PERSIA All of the kingdoms of the earth have been given to me by the LORD God of Heaven, and he specifically charged me to build a temple for him in Jerusalem, which is in Judah. Therefore, who among the LORD's people trusts in his God? Whoever among this group wishes to do so may travel to Jerusalem.

Ezra 1:1-4

During the first year of Cyrus, king of Persia, in fulfillment of the message from the LORD spoken through Jeremiah, the LORD prompted Cyrus, king of Persia, to make this proclamation throughout his entire kingdom, which was also released in written form: AN OFFICIAL STATEMENT FROM CYRUS, KING OF PERSIA All of the kingdoms of the earth have been given to me by the LORD God of Heaven, and he specifically charged me to build a temple for him in Jerusalem, which is in Judah. Therefore, who among the LORD's people trusts in his God? Whoever among this group wishes to do so may travel to Jerusalem of Judah to rebuild the Temple of the LORD God of Israel, the God of Jerusalem. read more.
Furthermore, everyone who wishes to repatriate from any territory where he now resides is to receive assistance from his fellow residents in the form of silver, gold, equipment, and pack animals, in addition to voluntary offerings for the Temple of the God of Jerusalem.

Obedience » Instances of » Moses and aaron:

Exodus 40:21

He brought the ark into the tent, set up the curtain, and screened off the Ark of the Testimony, just as the LORD had commanded him.

Exodus 7:6

Moses and Aaron did what the LORD commanded them.

Exodus 40:16

Moses did everything that the LORD had commanded him, so he did.

Exodus 40:23

and properly arranged the bread on it in the LORD's presence, just as the LORD had commanded him.

Exodus 40:32

When they entered the Tent of Meeting and approached the altar, they washed, just as the LORD had commanded him.

Obedience » Instances of » moses

Numbers 27:12-22

Then the LORD told Moses, "You are to climb these Abarim mountains and look over the land that I'm going to give the Israelis. After you've seen it, you'll be taken to be with your people just as your brother Aaron was gathered to them, because in the wilderness of Zin, when the community rebelled, you rebelled against my command to treat me as holy before their eyes in regards to the Meribah Springs in Kadesh in the wilderness of Zin." read more.
Moses responded to the LORD, "May the LORD God of the spirits of all living creatures appoint a man over the community who will go in and out before them, and who will lead them out and bring them in so that the LORD'S community won't be like a flock without a shepherd." "Select Nun's son Joshua. The Spirit is in that man," the LORD answered Moses. "You are to lay your hand on him and make him stand in front of Eleazar the priest and the entire community. Then you are to set him in charge right before their eyes, turning over your authority to him so that the entire community of Israel knows to obey him. You are to make him stand in the presence of Eleazar the priest, who is to inquire on his behalf using the Urim in the presence of the LORD regarding a decision of judgment, because by his command he and all the Israelis with him will go out or come in." So Moses did what the LORD had commanded him. He took Joshua, made him stand in the presence of Eleazar the priest and the entire community,

Hebrews 3:2-3

He was faithful to the one who appointed him, just as Moses was in all God's household, because he is worthy of greater glory than Moses in the same way that the builder of a house has greater honor than the house itself.

Obedience » Examples of » Joseph and mary

Luke 2:39

After doing everything required by the Law of the Lord, Joseph and Mary returned to their hometown of Nazareth in Galilee.

Acts 16:10

As soon as he had seen the vision, we immediately looked for a way to go to Macedonia, because we were convinced that God had called us to tell the people there the good news.

Obedience » Instances of » Josiah

2 Kings 22:2

He practiced what the LORD considered to be right, living the way his ancestor David had lived, turning neither to the right nor to the left.

2 Kings 23:24-25

Furthermore, Josiah removed the mediums, the necromancers, the household gods, the idols, and every despicable thing that could be seen in the territory of Judah and in Jerusalem, so that he might confirm the words of the Law that had been written in the book that Hilkiah the priest had discovered in the LORD's Temple. There had been no king like him before him, who turned to the LORD with all his heart, with all his soul, and with all his strength, in obeying everything in the Law of Moses. No king arose like Josiah after him.

Obedience » Those that obey the king

Ecclesiastes 8:2-5

I advise doing what the king says, especially regarding an oath to God. Don't be in a hurry to leave him, and don't persist in evil, for he does whatever he pleases. Since a king's command is powerful, who is able to challenge him, asking, "What are you doing?" read more.
Whoever obeys his commands will not experience harm, and the wise in heart will discern both the appropriate time and response.

Obedience » Instances of » Joshua

Joshua 11:15

Joshua did just what the LORD had commanded his servant Moses and just what Moses had commanded him, leaving nothing unfinished.

Joshua 10:40

So Joshua conquered the entire land, the hill country, the Negev, the Shephelah, and the wilderness highlands, along with all of their kings. He left none of them remaining, but completely destroyed every living person, just as the LORD God of Israel had commanded.

Obedience » Words of Christ concerning » Essential to membership in God's family

Obedience » Instances of » Joseph

Matthew 1:24

which means, "God with us." When Joseph got up from his sleep, he did as the angel of the Lord had commanded him and took Mary as his wife.

Matthew 2:14

So Joseph got up, took the child and his mother, and left at night for Egypt.

Obedience » Examples of » Noah

Obedience » Words of Christ concerning » The basal rock of character

Matthew 7:24

"Therefore, everyone who listens to these messages of mine and puts them into practice is like a wise man who built his house on a rock.

Obedience » Instances of » Elisha

1 Kings 19:19-21

Elijah left there and located Shaphat's son Elisha, who was plowing, along with a total of twelve pairs of oxen. (He was plowing with the twelfth pair.) As Elijah passed by, he tossed his cloak at Elisha. He abandoned the oxen, ran off to follow Elijah, and asked him, "Please, let me kiss my mother and father good-bye, and then I'll come after you." "Go back again," Elijah replied. "What have I done to you?" So Elisha turned back, took the pair of oxen, sacrificed them, boiled their flesh using the farm implements for fuel, and gave the food to the people with him. Then he got up, followed Elijah, and became his servant.

Obedience » Instances of » Jotham

2 Chronicles 36:22-23

During the first year of Cyrus, king of Persia, in fulfillment of the message from the LORD spoken by Jeremiah, the LORD prompted Cyrus, king of Persia, to make this proclamation throughout his entire kingdom, which was also released in written form: AN OFFICIAL STATEMENT FROM CYRUS, KING OF PERSIA All of the kingdoms of the earth have been given to me by the LORD God of Heaven, and he specifically charged me to build a temple for him in Jerusalem, which is in Judah. Therefore, who among the LORD's people trusts in his God? Whoever among this group wishes to do so may travel to Jerusalem.

Obedience » Examples of » Joshua

Joshua 11:15

Joshua did just what the LORD had commanded his servant Moses and just what Moses had commanded him, leaving nothing unfinished.

Obedience » Examples of » Christ

Hebrews 5:8

Son though he was, he learned obedience through his sufferings

Obedience » To God, the duty of » The price of success

Obedience » Instances of » Simon and andrew

Mark 1:16-18

While Jesus was walking beside the Sea of Galilee, he saw Simon and his brother Andrew. They were throwing a net into the sea because they were fishermen. Jesus told them, "Follow me, and I'll make you fishers of people!" So immediately they left their nets and followed him.

Obedience » Instances of » John and james

Mark 1:19-20

Going on a little farther, he saw James, the son of Zebedee, and his brother John. They were in a boat repairing their nets. He immediately called them, and they left their father Zebedee in the boat with the hired men and followed him.

Obedience » Instances of » Reubenites

Joshua 22:2-3

and told them, "You have done everything that Moses the servant of the LORD commanded you, and you have listened to me in everything that I commanded you. You haven't abandoned your relatives these past days to the present, and you have met the obligation contained in the commands of the LORD your God.

Obedience » Instances of » Ninevites

Jonah 3:5-10

The people of Nineveh believed God. They called for a fast and put on sackcloth, from the greatest of them to the least important. When the message reached the king of Nineveh, he got up from his throne, removed his royal garments, covered himself with sackcloth, and sat down in ashes. Then he had this proclamation published throughout Nineveh: "By decree of the king and his nobles: read more.
No man or animal, herd or flock, is to taste anything, graze, or drink water. Instead, let both man and animal clothe themselves with sackcloth and cry out to God forcefully. Let every person turn from his evil ways and from his tendency to do violence. Who knows but that God may relent, have compassion, and turn from his fierce anger, so that we are not exterminated?" God took note of what they did that they turned from their evil ways. Because God relented concerning the trouble about which he had warned them, he did not carry it out.

Obedience » Instances of » Uzziah

2 Chronicles 26:4-5

He practiced what the LORD considered to be right, following the example set by his father Amaziah's accomplishments. Uzziah kept on seeking God during the lifetime of Zechariah, who taught him how to fear God, and as long as he sought the LORD, God made him prosperous.

Obedience » Instances of » gideon

Judges 6:25-28

Later that very night, the LORD told Gideon, "Take the bull that belongs to your father, along with a second bull that's seven years old. Then tear down the altar to Baal that your father owns, cut down the Asherah that's beside it, and build an altar to the LORD your God on top of this stronghold in an orderly manner. Then take the second bull and offer it as a burnt offering using the wood from the Asherah that you'll be cutting down." So Gideon went with ten men who were his servants and did just what the LORD had told him to do, though he did it at night because he was too afraid of his father's family and the leading men of the city to do it during the day. read more.
When the leading men of the city got up early the next morning, the altar to Baal had been torn down, along with the Asherah that had stood beside it, and the second bull had been offered on the altar that had been erected.

Obedience » Words of Christ concerning » The key to spiritual knowledge

Obedience » To God, the duty of » The imperative duty of life

Obedience » Instances of » Jehoiada

2 Chronicles 24:16

He was buried in the City of David among the graves of the kings, because he had accomplished many good things in Israel on behalf of God and his Temple.

Obedience » Instances of » Levites

2 Chronicles 29:34

Because there weren't enough priests, they were unable to prepare all the burnt offerings until other priests came forward after having consecrated themselves, so their descendant of Levi relatives assisted them until the services were complete. (The descendants of Levi had been more conscientious in consecrating themselves than had been the priests.)

Obedience » Instances of » jacob

Genesis 35:1

Later, God told Jacob, "Get up, move to Bethel, and live there. Build an altar to the God who appeared to you when you were fleeing from your brother Esau."

Genesis 35:7

He built an altar there to God and named the place El Beth-el, because God had revealed himself there when he was fleeing from his brother.

Obedience » Instances of » Under the preaching of haggai

Haggai 1:12

Then Shealtiel's son Zerubbabel, Jehozadak's son Joshua the high priest, and all the rest of the people obeyed the LORD their God and the words of Haggai the prophet, because the LORD their God had sent him. And the people feared the LORD.

Obedience » Instances of » Bethuel and laban

Genesis 24:50

"Since this has come from the LORD," Laban and Bethuel both replied, "we cannot speak one way or another.

Obedience » Instances of » The disciples

John 17:6

I have made your name known to these men whom you gave me from the world. They were yours, and you gave them to me, and they have kept your word.

Obedience » Instances of » Nathanael

John 1:47

Jesus saw Nathaniel coming toward him and said about him, "Look, a genuine Israeli, in whom there is no deceit!"

Obedience » Instances of » -ezra

Ezra 7:10

For Ezra had set his heart to seek the Law of the LORD, to obey it, and to teach God's statutes and judgments in Israel.

Obedience » Instances of » Asa

2 Chronicles 14:2

Asa practiced what the LORD his God considered to be right

Obedience » Instances of » John the baptist

Matthew 3:15

But Jesus answered him, "Let it be this way for now, because this is the proper way for us to fulfill all righteousness."

Obedience » Instances of » Cornelius

Obedience » Instances of » Daniel

Daniel 6:10

When Daniel learned that the written document had been signed, he went to an upstairs room in his house that had windows opened facing Jerusalem. Three times a day he would kneel down, pray, and give thanks to his God, just as he had previously done.

Obedience » Instances of » Simeon

Obedience » Instances of » Caleb

Deuteronomy 1:36

except Jephunneh's son Caleb. He will see it and I will give to him and to his descendants the land on which he has walked because he wholeheartedly followed the LORD.'

Obedience » Instances of » Jonah

Jonah 3:3

So Jonah got up and went to Nineveh to do what the LORD had ordered.

Obedience » Instances of » Mary

Obedience » Instances of » Levi

Obedience » Instances of » Job

Job 1:8

Then the LORD asked Satan, "Have you considered my servant Job? There is no one like him on earth. The man is blameless as well as upright. He fears God and keeps away from evil."

Obedience » Instances of » Zacharias

Luke 1:6

Both of them were righteous before God, having lived blamelessly according to all of the commandments and regulations of the Lord.

Obedience » Instances of » Matthew

Obedience » Instances of » Hanani

Nehemiah 7:2

I appointed my brother Hanani and fortress commander Hananiah to be over Jerusalem, since he was a faithful person who revered God more than many others did.

Obedience » Instances of » Shadrach, meshach, and abed-nego

Perfection » Some essential elements of » Obedience

1 John 2:5

But whoever continually keeps his commandments is the kind of person in whom God's love has truly been perfected. This is how we can be sure that we are in union with God:

Prayer » Conditions for successful » Obedience

Servant's duty » Obedience

Topics on Obedience

Blessings Of Obedience

3;26;3-10

"If you live by my statutes, obey my commands, and observe them,

Jesus Christ, Obedience Of

40;26;39

Going on a little farther, he fell on his face and prayed, "O my Father, if it is possible, let this cup pass from me. Yet not what I want but what you want."

Obedience To God

2;19;5

And now if you carefully obey me and keep my covenant, you are to be my special possession out of all the nations, because the whole earth belongs to me,

Obedience, To Human Authorities

45;13;1-7

Every person must be subject to the governing authorities, for no authority exists except by God's permission. The existing authorities have been established by God,

Reverence, And Obedience

32;1;16

Then the men feared the LORD greatly, offered a sacrifice to the LORD, and made vows.

Righteous By Obedience

5;6;25

It will be credited as righteousness for us, if we're careful to obey the entire Law in the presence of the LORD our God, as he commanded.'"

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