Obedience

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To obey is to do what is commanded.  Conversely, to disobey is to not do what is commanded.

Luke 6:46  –  “And why do you call Me, ‘Lord, Lord,’ and do not and do not do what I say?”

John 3:36  –  “…he who does not obey the Son will not see life, but the wrath of God abides on him.”

Acts 5:32  –  “…the Holy Spirit, whom God has given to those who obey Him.”

Acts 6:7  –  “…a great many of the priests were becoming obedient to the faith.”

Acts 7:39, 40  –  “Our fathers were unwilling to be obedient to him, but repudiated him and in their hearts turned back to Egypt, SAYING TO AARON…”

Romans 1:5  –  “…to bring about the obedience of faith…”

Romans 6:12, 13  –  “…do not let sin reign in your mortal body so that you obey its lusts…”

Romans 6:16  –  “Do you not know that when you present yourselves to someone as slaves for obedience, you are slaves of the one whom you obey…”

Romans 6:17, 18  –  “…you became obedient from the heart to that form of teaching to which you were committed…”

Romans 16:26  –  “…leading to obedience of faith;”

Ephesians 2:2  –  “…the spirit that is now working in the sons of disobedience.”

Ephesians 5:6  –  “…the wrath of God comes upon the sons of disobedience.”

Philippians 2:8  –  “…He humbled Himself by becoming obedient…”

Philippians 2:12  –  “…just as you have always obeyed, not as in my presence only, but now much more in my absence…”

Colossians 3:6  –  “…the wrath of God will come upon the sons of disobedience,”

Titus 3:3  –  “For we also once were foolish ourselves, disobedient, deceived, enslaved to various lusts and pleasures…”

Hebrews 5:8  –  “Although He was a Son, He learned obedience from the things which He suffered;”
Hebrews 5:9  –  “…He became to all those who obey Him the source of eternal salvation;”

1 Peter 1:2  –  “…that you may obey Jesus Christ…”

1 Peter 1:14  –  “As obedient children, do not be conformed to the former lusts which were yours in your ignorance,”

1 Peter 1:22  –  “Since you have in obedience to the truth purified your souls for a sincere love of the brethren…”

1 Peter 3:1  –  “..even if any of them are disobedient to the word…”

1 Peter 3:6  –  “Thus Sarah obeyed Abraham, calling him lord…”  –  In this verse, Sarah is a type of the church and Abraham is a type of the Lord Jesus.  Thus for the true church it’s a matter of obeying the Lord – not merely calling Him Lord (i.e. lip service).

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Genesis 49:10  –  “…and to him shall be the obedience of the peoples.”

Exodus 19:5-6  –  “…if you will indeed obey My voice and keep My covenant…”

1 Samuel 15:13-14  –  “…I have carried out the command of the Lord…”
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1 Samuel 15:19  –  “Why then did you not obey the voice of the Lord…”
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1 Samuel 15:22  –  “…to obey is better than sacrifice, and to heed than the fat of rams.”

2 Kings 18:11-12 – “Then the king of Assyria carried Israel away into exile to Assyria, and put them in Halah and on the Habor, the river of Gozan, and in the cities of the Medes,
because they did not obey the voice of the LORD their God, but transgressed His covenant, even all that Moses the servant of the LORD commanded; they would neither listen nor do it.”

Psalm 103:20  –  “…who perform His word, obeying the voice of His word!”

Isaiah 1:19  –  “”If you consent and obey…”
Isaiah 1:19 KJV  –  “If ye be willing and obedient…”

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