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Theasaurus: Obedience

35 Bible Verses about Obedience

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Deuteronomy 30:10

when thou shalt hearken unto the voice of the LORD thy God, to keep his commandments and his statutes which are written in this book of the law, when thou shalt turn unto the LORD thy God with all thine heart and with all thy soul.

Hebrews 5:8

although he was the Son of God, yet he learned obedience by the things which he suffered;

Genesis 26:5

because Abraham hearkened unto my voice and kept my charge, my commandments, my statutes, and my laws.

Job 36:11

If they hearken and serve him, they shall spend their days in goodness and their years in delight.

Deuteronomy 11:27

The blessing if ye hear the commandments of the LORD your God, which I command you this day,

Deuteronomy 5:33

Ye shall walk in all the ways which the LORD your God has commanded you that ye may live and that it may be well with you and that ye may prolong your days in the land which ye are to inherit.

Romans 6:16

Or know ye not that to whom ye present yourselves slaves to obey, his slaves ye are to whom ye obey, whether of sin unto death or of the obedience unto righteousness?

Deuteronomy 28:1

And it shall come to pass if thou shalt hearken diligently unto the voice of the LORD thy God to keep and to do all his commandments which I command thee this day, that the LORD thy God will set thee on high above all the Gentiles of the earth;

Deuteronomy 28:15

And it shall come to pass if thou wilt not hearken unto the voice of the LORD thy God, to keep, to do all his commandments and his statutes which I command thee today, that all these curses shall come upon thee and overtake thee.

Jeremiah 7:23

But this thing I commanded them, saying, Hear my voice, and I will be your God, and ye shall be my people: and walk ye in all the way that I have commanded you that it may be well unto you.

Leviticus 25:18

Execute, therefore, my statutes and keep my rights and do them; and ye shall dwell in the land in safety;

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Angels » Obedience

Jude 1:6

And the angels who did not keep their first estate but left their own habitation, he has reserved in eternal chains under darkness unto the judgment of the great day.

Luke 11:2

And he said unto them, When ye pray, say, Our Father who art in the heavens, Hallowed be thy name. Thy kingdom come. Thy will be done, as in heaven, so also in the earth.

More verses: 2 Peter 2:11

Business life » Duties of » Obedience

Christ's » Obedience » Christ's example of

John 14:31

But that the world may know that I love the Father; and as the Father gave me commandment, even so I do. Arise, let us go from here.

Hebrews 5:8

although he was the Son of God, yet he learned obedience by the things which he suffered;

Hebrews 10:9

then he said, Behold, I come to do thy will, O God. He took away the first, that he may establish the second.

Cornelius » Characteristics of » Obedience

Acts 10:7-8

And when the angel who spoke unto Cornelius was departed, he called two of his household servants and a devout soldier of those that waited on him continually; and when he had declared all these things unto them, he 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

Then Gideon took ten men of his slaves and did as the LORD had said unto him. But he feared to do it by day because of his father's family and the men of the city, so he did it by night.

Humility of Christ » Exhibited in his » Obedience

Hebrews 10:9

then he said, Behold, I come to do thy will, O God. He took away the first, that he may establish the second.

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

Exodus 19:3-8

And Moses went up unto God, and the LORD called unto him out of the mountain, saying, Thus shalt thou say to the house of Jacob and tell the sons of Israel: Ye have seen what I did unto the Egyptians and how I bore you on eagles' wings and brought you unto myself. Now therefore, if ye will give ear to hearken unto my voice and keep my covenant, then ye shall be a special treasure unto me above all peoples; for all the earth is mine. read more.
And ye shall be my kingdom of priests and a holy nation. These are the words which thou shalt speak unto the sons of Israel. Then Moses came and called for the elders of the people and laid before their faces all these words which the LORD commanded him. And all the people answered together and said, All that the LORD has spoken we will do. And Moses returned the words of the people unto the LORD.

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

Judges 6:27

Then Gideon took ten men of his slaves and did as the LORD had said unto him. But he feared to do it by day because of his father's family and the men of the city, so he did it by night.

John the baptist » Characteristics of » Obedience

Matthew 3:15

And Jesus answering said unto him, Suffer it to be so now, for thus it is expedient for us to fulfil all righteousness. Then he suffered him.

Joseph » Characteristics of » Obedience

Matthew 2:14

And awaking, he took the young child and his mother by night and departed into Egypt

Joshua » Characteristics of » Obedience

Joshua 11:15

As the LORD had commanded Moses his slave, so did Moses command Joshua, and so did Joshua; he left nothing undone of all that the LORD had commanded Moses.

Obedience » Filial » To Christ

Matthew 7:24

Therefore, whosoever hears these words of mine and does them, I will liken him unto a prudent man, who built his house upon the rock;

Matthew 21:6

And the disciples went and did as Jesus commanded them

Matthew 26:19

And the disciples did as Jesus had appointed them, and they made ready the passover.

Obedience » Who to obey

Titus 2:9

Exhort slaves to be subject to their own masters and to please them well in all things; not contradicting;

Proverbs 6:20-21

My son, keep thy father's commandment and forsake not the law of thy mother: Bind them continually upon thine heart and tie them about thy neck.

Obedience » Filial » Filial obedience encouraged

Proverbs 7:1

My son, keep my words, and lay up my commandments with thee.

More verses: Colossians 3:20

Obedience » Instances of » Jesus

John 14:31

But that the world may know that I love the Father; and as the Father gave me commandment, even so I do. Arise, let us go from here.

Obedience » Instances of » Abraham

James 2:21

Was not Abraham our father justified by works when he offered his son Isaac upon the altar?

Genesis 17:23

Then Abraham took Ishmael his son and all the servants born in his house and all that were bought with his money, every male among the men of Abraham's house, and circumcised the flesh of their foreskin in that same day as God had said unto him.

Genesis 12:1-4

But the LORD had said unto Abram, Depart out of thy country and from thy nature and from thy father's house unto a land that I will show thee; and I will make of thee a great nation, and I will bless thee and make thy name great; and thou shalt be a blessing. And I will bless those that bless thee and curse those that curse thee, and in thee shall all families of the earth be blessed. read more.
So Abram departed, as the LORD had spoken unto him, and Lot went with him, and Abram was seventy-five years old when he departed out of Haran.

Nehemiah 9:8

and didst find his heart faithful before thee and didst make a covenant with him to give the land of the Canaanite, the Hittite, the Amorite, the Perizzite, the Jebusite, and the Girgashite, to give it, to his seed and hast performed thy word; for thou art righteous.

Genesis 22:12

And he said, Lay not thine hand upon the lad, neither do thou anything unto him; for now I know that thou doest fear God, seeing thou hast not withheld thy son, thine only son from me.

Obedience » Instances of » The israelites

Psalm 99:7

He spoke unto them in the pillar of fire; they kept his testimonies and the order that he gave them.

Exodus 32:25-29

And when Moses saw that the people were naked (for Aaron had made them naked unto their shame among their enemies), Then Moses stood in the gate of the camp and said, Who is on the LORD's side? Come unto me. And all the sons of Levi gathered themselves together unto him. And he said unto them, Thus hath the LORD God of Israel said, Put every man his sword by his side and go in and out from gate to gate throughout the camp and slay each one his brother and his companion and his neighbour. read more.
And the sons of Levi did according to the word of Moses, and there fell of the people that day about three thousand men. Then Moses had said, Today you have consecrated yourselves to the LORD, for each one has consecrated in his son and in his brother, that he may bestow upon you a blessing this day.

Exodus 12:28

And the sons of Israel went away, and as the LORD had commanded Moses and Aaron, so did they.

Deuteronomy 33:9

who said unto his father and to his mother, I have not seen them; neither did he acknowledge his brethren nor know his own children; therefore, they shall keep thy word and guard thy covenant.

Judges 2:7

And the people had served the LORD all the days of Joshua and all the days of the elders that outlived Joshua who had seen all the great works of the LORD that he had done with Israel.

Obedience » Examples of » Christ's example of

John 14:31

But that the world may know that I love the Father; and as the Father gave me commandment, even so I do. Arise, let us go from here.

Hebrews 5:8

although he was the Son of God, yet he learned obedience by the things which he suffered;

Hebrews 10:9

then he said, Behold, I come to do thy will, O God. He took away the first, that he may establish the second.

Obedience » Jesus Christ being obedient

Philippians 2:5-8

Let this mind be in you, which was also in Christ Jesus, who, being in the form of God, thought it not robbery to be equal with God, but emptied himself, taking the form of a slave, made in the likeness of men, read more.
and being found in fashion as a man, he humbled himself and became obedient unto death, even the death of the cross .

Hebrews 10:9-14

then he said, Behold, I come to do thy will, O God. He took away the first, that he may establish the second. In this will, we are sanctified through the offering of the body of Jesus, the Christ, once for all. And so every priest stands daily ministering and offering many times the same sacrifices, which can never take away sins, read more.
but this man, after he had offered one sacrifice for sins for ever, is seated at the right hand of God, waiting for that which follows, that is, until his enemies are made his footstool. For by one offering he has perfected for ever those that are sanctified.

Romans 5:17-19

For if by one offense, death reigned because of one man; much more those who receive the abundance of grace and of gifts and of righteousness shall reign in life by one, Jesus the Christ. Therefore, in the same manner that by the iniquity of one guilt came upon all men unto condemnation, even so by the righteousness of one, grace came upon all men unto justification of life. For as by one man's disobedience, many were made sinners, so by the obedience of one shall many be made righteous.

Hebrews 5:5-8

So also the Christ did not glorify himself to make himself high priest; but he that said unto him, Thou art my Son; today have I begotten thee. As he said also in another place, Thou art a priest for ever after the order of Melchisedec. Who in the days of his flesh, when he had offered up prayers and supplications with strong crying and tears unto him that was able to save him from death, was heard because of his reverent fear; read more.
although he was the Son of God, yet he learned obedience by the things which he suffered;

Obedience » Instances of » David

1 Kings 15:5

Because David had done that which was right in the eyes of the LORD and had not turned aside from any thing that he had commanded him all the days of his life, except in the matter of Uriah, the Hittite.

1 Samuel 18:14

And David behaved himself prudently in all his ways, and the LORD was with him.

Acts 13:22

And when he had removed him, he raised up unto them David to be their king, to whom also he gave testimony, saying, I have found David, the son of Jesse, a man after my own heart, who shall fulfil all my will.

2 Chronicles 29:2

And he did that which was right in the sight of the LORD, according to all that David, his father, had done.

1 Samuel 25:28

I pray thee, forgive the trespass of thy handmaid, for the LORD will certainly make my lord a sure house because my lord fights the battles of the LORD, and evil has not been found in thee all thy days.

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

Deuteronomy 26:16

Today the LORD thy God has commanded thee to comply with these statutes and rights; take care, therefore, to keep and do them with all thine heart and with all thy soul.

Deuteronomy 32:46

and he said unto them, Set your hearts unto all the words which I protest against you today, to command them unto your children and keep and fulfil all the words of this law.

Obedience » Examples of » hezekiah

2 Kings 18:6

For he cleaved unto the LORD and did not depart from following him, but kept his commandments which the LORD commanded Moses.

Ezra 7:23

Whatever is commanded by the God of heaven, let it be speedily done for the house of the God of heaven: for why should there be wrath against the realm of the king and his sons?

Obedience » Who will keep the commandments of the lord

John 14:9-15

Jesus said unto him, Have I been such a long time with you, and yet thou hast not known me, Philip? He that has seen me has seen the Father; and how sayest thou then, Show us the Father? Believest thou not that I am in the Father and the Father in me? The words that I speak unto you I speak not of myself; but the Father that dwells in me, he does the works. Believe me that I am in the Father and the Father in me, or else believe me for the very works' sake. read more.
Verily, verily, I say unto you, He that believes in me, the works that I do he shall do also; and greater works than these shall he do because I go unto my Father. And whatsoever ye shall ask the Father in my name, that will I do, that the Father may be glorified in the Son. If ye ask any thing in my name, I will do it. If ye love me, keep my commandments;

Obedience » The obeying of the lord

Obedience » Instances of » hezekiah

2 Kings 18:6

For he cleaved unto the LORD and did not depart from following him, but kept his commandments which the LORD commanded Moses.

2 Chronicles 31:20-21

And thus did Hezekiah throughout all Judah and wrought that which was good and right and true before the LORD his God. And in every work that he began in the service of the house of God and in the law and in the commandments, he sought God and he did it with all his heart and was prospered.

Isaiah 38:3

And said, Remember now, O LORD, I beseech thee, how I have walked before thee in truth and with a perfect heart and have done that which is good in thy sight. And Hezekiah wept sore.

Obedience » Instances of » The rich young man

Matthew 19:20

The young man said unto him, All these things I have kept from my youth up; what do I lack?

Mark 10:19-20

Thou knowest the commandments: Do not commit adultery, Do not murder, Do not steal, Do not bear false witness, Defraud not, Honour thy father and mother. And he answered and said unto him, Master, all these I have observed from my youth.

Luke 18:21

And he said, All these things I have kept from my youth up.

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

Jeremiah 7:23

But this thing I commanded them, saying, Hear my voice, and I will be your God, and ye shall be my people: and walk ye in all the way that I have commanded you that it may be well unto you.

Obedience » Examples of » Abraham

Genesis 12:4

So Abram departed, as the LORD had spoken unto him, and Lot went with him, and Abram was seventy-five years old when he departed out of Haran.

Genesis 22:2-3

And he said, Take now thy son, thine only son Isaac, whom thou dost love, and go to the land of Moriah and offer him there for a burnt offering upon one of the mountains which I will tell thee of. And Abraham rose up early in the morning and saddled his ass and took two of his young men with him and Isaac his son, and cut the wood for the burnt offering and rose up and went unto the place of which God had told him.

Obedience » Examples of » Bezaleel

Exodus 36:1

Then wrought Bezaleel and Aholiab and every wise hearted man unto whom the LORD gave wisdom and intelligence to know how to do all the work of the service of the sanctuary, all the things that the LORD had commanded.

Numbers 9:23

At the commandment of the LORD they camped, and at the commandment of the LORD they journeyed, keeping the charge of the LORD, as the LORD had said by the hand of Moses.

Obedience » Instances of » Paul

Acts 23:1

Then Paul, earnestly beholding the council, said, Men and brethren, I have lived in all good conscience before God until this day.

Acts 26:4-5

My manner of life from my youth, which from the beginning was among my own nation at Jerusalem, is known of all the Jews, who knew me from the beginning, if they would testify, that after the most perfect sect of our religion I lived a Pharisee.

Obedience » Instances of » Noah

Genesis 7:5

And Noah did according unto all that the LORD commanded him.

Genesis 6:22

Thus did Noah; according to all that God commanded him, so did he.

Obedience » Examples of » Paul

Romans 16:19

For your obedience is come abroad unto all places. I am glad therefore on your behalf, but yet I would have you wise unto that which is good and innocent concerning evil.

Acts 26:19

Whereupon, O King Agrippa, I was not disobedient unto 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

And he sought Ahaziah, and they caught him (for he had hid himself in Samaria) and brought him to Jehu; and when they had slain him, they buried him, Because, they said, He is the son of Jehoshaphat, who sought the LORD with all his heart. So the house of Ahaziah had no strength to be able to retain the kingdom.

2 Chronicles 20:32

And he walked in the way of Asa, his father, and did not depart from it, doing that which was right in the sight of the LORD.

2 Chronicles 17:3-6

And the LORD was with Jehoshaphat because he walked in the first ways of his father David and sought not unto the Baalim but sought the LORD God of his father and walked in his commandments, and not after the doings of Israel. Therefore, the LORD confirmed the kingdom in his hand; and all Judah brought Jehoshaphat presents, and he had riches and glory in abundance. read more.
And his heart was lifted up in the ways of the LORD, and he took away the high places and groves out of Judah.

Obedience » Instances of » Cyrus

2 Chronicles 36:22-23

But in the first year of Cyrus, king of Persia, that the word of the LORD spoken by the mouth of Jeremiah might be accomplished, the LORD stirred up the spirit of Cyrus, king of Persia, that he made a proclamation throughout all his kingdom and put it also in writing, saying, Thus saith Cyrus, king of Persia, The LORD God of the heavens has given me all the kingdoms of the earth; and he has charged me to build him a house in Jerusalem, which is in Judah. Who is there among you of all his people? Let the LORD his God be with him, and let him go up.

Ezra 1:1-4

Now in the first year of Cyrus, king of Persia, that the word of the LORD by the mouth of Jeremiah might be fulfilled, the LORD stirred up the spirit of Cyrus, king of Persia, that he made a proclamation throughout all his kingdom and put it also in writing, saying, Thus saith Cyrus, king of Persia, The LORD God of the heavens has given me all the kingdoms of the earth, and he has charged me to build him a house at Jerusalem, which is in Judah. Who is there among you of all his people? Let God be with him and let him go up to Jerusalem, which is in Judah, and build the house of the LORD God of Israel (he is God), which is in Jerusalem. read more.
And whoever may remain of all the places where they remained a stranger, let the men of his place help him with silver and with gold and with goods and with beasts, with freewill gifts for the house of God that is in Jerusalem.

Obedience » Instances of » Moses and aaron:

Exodus 40:21

and he brought the ark into the tabernacle and set up the veil of the curtain and covered the ark of the testimony, as the LORD commanded Moses.

Exodus 7:6

And Moses and Aaron did as the LORD commanded them, so did they.

Exodus 40:16

Thus did Moses; according to all that the LORD commanded him, so did he.

Exodus 40:23

And he set the bread in order upon it before the LORD, as the LORD had commanded Moses.

Exodus 40:32

When they would enter into the tabernacle of the testimony and when they would come near unto the altar, they washed themselves, as the LORD had commanded Moses.

Obedience » Instances of » moses

Numbers 27:12-22

And the LORD said unto Moses, Climb up this Mount Abarim, and thou shalt see the land which I have given unto the sons of Israel. And after thou hast seen it, thou also shalt be gathered unto thy peoples, as Aaron thy brother was gathered. For ye were rebels to my word in the desert of Zin, in the strife of the congregation, to sanctify me in the waters before their eyes. These are the waters of Meribah of Kadesh in the wilderness of Zin. read more.
Then Moses spoke unto the LORD, saying, Let the LORD, the God of the spirits of all flesh, set a man over the congregation, who may go out before them, and who may go in before them, and who may lead them out and who may bring them in that the congregation of the LORD not be as sheep without a shepherd. And the LORD said unto Moses, Take Joshua, the son of Nun, a man in whom is the Spirit, and lay thine hand upon him and set him before Eleazar, the priest, and before all the congregation and give him a charge in their presence. And thou shalt put some of thy splendour upon him that all the congregation of the sons of Israel may hear him. And he shall stand before Eleazar, the priest, whom he shall consult in the judgment of the Urim before the LORD; at his word shall they go out, and at his word they shall come in, both he and all the sons of Israel with him, even all the congregation. And Moses did as the LORD commanded him, and he took Joshua and set him before Eleazar, the priest, and before all the congregation,

Hebrews 3:2-3

who was faithful to him that appointed him over all his house, as also Moses was faithful. For this man was counted worthy of more glory than Moses, inasmuch as he who has built the house has more honour than the house.

Obedience » Examples of » Joseph and mary

Luke 2:39

And when they had completed all things according to the law of the Lord, they returned into Galilee to their own city Nazareth.

Acts 16:10

And after he had seen the vision, immediately we endeavoured to go into Macedonia, assuredly gathering that the Lord had called us to preach the gospel unto them.

Obedience » Instances of » Josiah

2 Kings 22:2

And he did that which was right in the sight of the LORD and walked in all the way of David, his father, and did not turn aside to the right hand or to the left.

2 Kings 23:24-25

In the same manner Josiah burned the spiritists, the diviners, the teraphim, the idols, and all the abominations that were spied in the land of Judah and in Jerusalem, that he might confirm the words of the law which were written in the book that Hilkiah the priest had found in the house of the LORD. There was no king before him that converted like this to the LORD with all his heart and all his soul and all his might, according to all the law of Moses; neither did any like him arise after him.

Obedience » Those that obey the king

Ecclesiastes 8:2-5

I counsel thee to keep the king's commandment and the word of the covenant that thou hast made with God. Do not be hasty to rebel against him; do not persist in any evil thing, for he shall do whatsoever pleases him; because the word of the king is his power and who may say unto him, What doest thou? read more.
Whosoever keeps the commandment shall experience no evil thing, and a wise man's heart discerns both time and judgment.

Obedience » Instances of » Joshua

Joshua 11:15

As the LORD had commanded Moses his slave, so did Moses command Joshua, and so did Joshua; he left nothing undone of all that the LORD had commanded Moses.

Joshua 10:40

So Joshua smote all the country of the hills and of the Negev and of the vale and of the springs and all their kings; he left no one remaining, but utterly destroyed all that breathed, 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

Then Joseph, being aroused from sleep, did as the angel of the Lord had bidden him and took unto him his wife

Matthew 2:14

And awaking, he took the young child and his mother by night and departed into Egypt

Obedience » Examples of » Noah

Genesis 6:22

Thus did Noah; according to all that God commanded him, so did he.

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

Matthew 7:24

Therefore, whosoever hears these words of mine and does them, I will liken him unto a prudent man, who built his house upon the rock;

Obedience » Instances of » Elisha

1 Kings 19:19-21

So he departed from there and found Elisha, the son of Shaphat, who was plowing with twelve yoke of oxen before him, and he with the twelfth. And Elijah passed by him and cast his mantle upon him. So he left the oxen and ran after Elijah and said, Let me, I pray thee, kiss my father and my mother, and then I will follow thee. And he said unto him, Go back again, for what have I done to thee? And he returned back from him and took a yoke of oxen and slew them and boiled their flesh with the instruments of the oxen and gave unto the people and they ate. Then he arose and went after Elijah and served him.

Obedience » Instances of » Jotham

2 Chronicles 36:22-23

But in the first year of Cyrus, king of Persia, that the word of the LORD spoken by the mouth of Jeremiah might be accomplished, the LORD stirred up the spirit of Cyrus, king of Persia, that he made a proclamation throughout all his kingdom and put it also in writing, saying, Thus saith Cyrus, king of Persia, The LORD God of the heavens has given me all the kingdoms of the earth; and he has charged me to build him a house in Jerusalem, which is in Judah. Who is there among you of all his people? Let the LORD his God be with him, and let him go up.

Obedience » Examples of » Joshua

Joshua 11:15

As the LORD had commanded Moses his slave, so did Moses command Joshua, and so did Joshua; he left nothing undone of all that the LORD had commanded Moses.

Obedience » Examples of » Christ

Hebrews 5:8

although he was the Son of God, yet he learned obedience by the things which he suffered;

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

Joshua 1:8

This book of the law shall not depart out of thy mouth, but thou shalt meditate therein day and night that thou may keep and do according to all that is written therein; for then thou shalt make thy way to prosper, and then thou shalt understand everything.

Obedience » Instances of » Simon and andrew

Mark 1:16-18

Now as he walked by the sea of Galilee, he saw Simon and Andrew his brother casting a net into the sea, for they were fishers. And Jesus said unto them, Follow me, and I will make you fishers of men. And straightway they forsook their nets and followed him.

Obedience » Instances of » John and james

Mark 1:19-20

And when he had gone a little further from there, he saw James the son of Zebedee and John his brother, who also were in the ship mending their nets. And straightway he called them; and leaving their father Zebedee in the ship with the hired servants, they went after him.

Obedience » Instances of » Reubenites

Joshua 22:2-3

and said unto them, Ye have kept all that Moses the slave of the LORD commanded you and have obeyed my voice in all that I commanded you. Ye have not left your brethren these many days unto this day but have kept the charge of the commandment of the LORD your God.

Obedience » Instances of » Ninevites

Jonah 3:5-10

So the people of Nineveh believed God and proclaimed a fast and put on sackcloth, from the greatest of them even to the least of them. For word came unto the king of Nineveh, and he arose from his throne, and he threw his robe from him and covered himself with sackcloth and sat in ashes. And he caused it to be proclaimed and published through Nineveh by the decree of the king and his nobles, saying, Let neither man nor beast, herd nor flock, taste any thing; let them not feed, nor drink water: read more.
but let man and beast be covered with sackcloth and cry mightily unto God; and let each one turn from his evil way and from the violence that is in his hands. Who can tell if God will turn and repent and turn away from his fierce anger, that we not perish? And God saw their works, because they turned from their evil way, and he repented of the evil that he had said that he would do unto them, and he did not do it.

Obedience » Instances of » Uzziah

2 Chronicles 26:4-5

And he did that which was right in the sight of the LORD, according to all that his father Amaziah did. And he persisted in seeking God in the days of Zechariah, who had understanding in the visions of God; and in those days that he sought the LORD, God prospered him.

Obedience » Instances of » gideon

Judges 6:25-28

And it came to pass the same night that the LORD said unto him, Take a bullock of thy father's house and a second bullock seven years old and throw down the altar of Baal that thy father has and cut down the grove that is by it and build an altar unto the LORD thy God upon the top of this rock, according to due order, and take the second bullock and offer a burnt sacrifice upon the wood of the grove which thou shall have cut down. Then Gideon took ten men of his slaves and did as the LORD had said unto him. But he feared to do it by day because of his father's family and the men of the city, so he did it by night. read more.
And when the men of the city arose early in the morning, behold, the altar of Baal was cast down, and the grove was cut down that was by it, and the second bullock was offered upon the altar that was built.

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

And they buried him in the city of David among the kings because he had done good in Israel, both toward God and toward his house.

Obedience » Instances of » Levites

2 Chronicles 29:34

But the priests were too few so that they could not flay all the burnt offerings; therefore, their brethren, the Levites, helped them until the work was ended and until the other priests had sanctified themselves, for the Levites were more upright in heart to sanctify themselves than the priests.

Obedience » Instances of » jacob

Genesis 35:1

And God said unto Jacob, Arise, go up to Bethel and dwell there and make there an altar unto God, who appeared unto thee when thou didst flee from the face of Esau, thy brother.

Genesis 35:7

And there he built an altar and called the place Elbethel because there God had appeared unto him when he fled from the face of his brother.

Obedience » Instances of » Under the preaching of haggai

Haggai 1:12

Then Zerubbabel the son of Shealtiel, and Joshua the son of Josedech, the high priest, with all the remnant of the people, heard the voice of the LORD their God and the words of Haggai the prophet, as the LORD their God had sent him, and the people feared before the LORD.

Obedience » Instances of » Bethuel and laban

Genesis 24:50

Then Laban and Bethuel answered and said, The thing proceeds from the LORD; we cannot speak unto thee bad or good.

Obedience » Instances of » The disciples

John 17:6

I have manifested thy name unto the men which thou didst give me out of the world; thine they were, and thou didst give them me; and they have kept thy word.

Obedience » Instances of » Nathanael

John 1:47

Jesus saw Nathanael coming to him and said of him, Behold a true Israelite, in whom is no guile!

Obedience » Instances of » -ezra

Ezra 7:10

For Ezra had prepared his heart to seek the law of the LORD and to do it and to teach in Israel his statutes and judgments.

Obedience » Instances of » Asa

2 Chronicles 14:2

And Asa did that which was good and right in the eyes of the LORD his God,

Obedience » Instances of » John the baptist

Matthew 3:15

And Jesus answering said unto him, Suffer it to be so now, for thus it is expedient for us to fulfil all righteousness. Then he suffered him.

Obedience » Instances of » Cornelius

Obedience » Instances of » Daniel

Daniel 6:10

Now when Daniel knew that the writing was signed, he entered into his house; and with the windows open toward Jerusalem in his dining chamber, he knelt three times a day and prayed and gave thanks before his God as he was used to doing before.

Obedience » Instances of » Simeon

Obedience » Instances of » Caleb

Deuteronomy 1:36

except Caleb the son of Jephunneh; he shall see it, and to him will I give the land that he has trodden upon, and to his sons, because he has perfectly followed the LORD.

Obedience » Instances of » Jonah

Jonah 3:3

So Jonah arose and went unto Nineveh, according to the word of the LORD. Now Nineveh was an exceeding great city of three days' journey.

Obedience » Instances of » Mary

Luke 1:38

Then Mary said, Behold the handmaid of the Lord; be it unto me according to thy word. And the angel departed from her.

Obedience » Instances of » Levi

Obedience » Instances of » Job

Job 1:8

And the LORD said unto Satan, Hast thou considered my slave Job, that there is none like him in the earth, a perfect and an upright man, one that fears God and has departed from evil?

Obedience » Instances of » Zacharias

Luke 1:6

And they were both righteous before God, walking in all the commandments and ordinances of the Lord, blameless.

Obedience » Instances of » Matthew

Obedience » Instances of » Hanani

Nehemiah 7:2

that I commanded my brother Hanani, and Hananiah, the prince of the palace in Jerusalem (for he was as a man of truth and feared God above many);

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

Perfection » Some essential elements of » Obedience

Prayer » Conditions for successful » Obedience

1 John 3:22

and whatsoever we ask, we receive of him because we keep his commandments and do those things that are pleasing in his sight.

Servant's duty » Obedience

Topics on Obedience

Blessings Of Obedience

3;26;3-10

If ye walk in my statutes and keep my commandments and do them,

Jesus Christ, Obedience Of

40;26;39

And he went a little further and fell on his face, praying and saying, O my Father, if it be possible, let this cup pass from me; nevertheless not as I will, but as thou wilt.

Obedience To God

2;19;5

Now therefore, if ye will give ear to hearken unto my voice and keep my covenant, then ye shall be a special treasure unto me above all peoples; for all the earth is mine.

Reverence, And Obedience

32;1;16

Then the men feared the LORD exceedingly and offered a sacrifice unto the LORD and made vows.

Righteous By Obedience

5;6;25

And we shall have justice when we keep ourselves by doing all these commandments before the LORD our God, as he has commanded us.