Scriptures on Obedience
Obey me and do everything I command you, and you will be my people, and I will be your God.
If you love me, you will obey what I command.
If you obey my commands, you will remain in my love, just as I have obeyed my Father’s commands and remain in his love. (John 15:10)
This is how we know we are in him: Whoever claims to live in him must walk as Jesus did. (1 John 2:5-6)
We know that we have come to know him if we obey his commands. (1 John 2:3)
Those who obey his commands live in him, and he in them. (1 John 3:24)
This is how we know that we love the children of God: by loving God and carrying out his commands. (1 John 5:2)
This is love for God: to obey his commands. (1 John 5:3)
And his commands are not burdensome, for everyone born of God overcomes the world. (1 John 5:3-4)
Anyone who listens to the word but does not do what it says is like a man who looks at his face in a mirror and, after looking at himself, goes away and immediately forgets what he looks like. But the man who looks intently into the perfect law that gives freedom, and continues to do this, not forgetting what he has heard, but doing it – he will be blessed in what he does. (James 1:23-25)
If you are willing and obedient, you will eat the best from the land. (Isaiah 1:19)
Blessed are they whose ways are blameless, who walk according to the law of the Lord. (Psalm 119:1)
I obey your statutes, for I love them greatly. (Psalm 119:167)
Wait for the Lord and keep his way. (Psalm 37:34)
**Copyright, 2002, Brian Campbell (Permission is granted to copy for personal use only.)