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First lesson to learn in a relationship with God is that of listening to God - followed by the lesson to do what God says.Genesis 12:4 Genesis 12:1-4Obedience, God Speaks, Listen To God
In God's economy, faith (taking God at His Word) is intricately and essentially linked with obedience to Him.Genesis 22:12-18, Genesis 22:5, Genesis 18:14Genesis 22:1-19Trust God, Obedience, Receptive To God's Word
God connects trusting Him with obeying Him.Genesis 26:5, Hebrews 11:8-12Genesis 26:1-5Obedience, Trust God, Faith Moves
God will manifest His mighty presence and powerful word in order to protect and provide for those fulfilling His purposes.Genesis 31:23-43Genesis 31:23-43God's Presence, Obedience, Revelation
Those with a heart for God - fearing God and desiring right - will likely fulfill their personal responsibilities assigned them - even to reporting unrighteousness by others. Genesis 37:2Genesis 37:1-8Obedience, Responsibility, Righteousness
Satan can so deceive those in idol worshipping religions - false religions - as to believe they are above or superior to those who worship and obey God.Genesis 43:32Genesis 43:1-34Idolatrous Culture, Obedience, Deceive
So often the fuller revelation or fuller experience of God comes after stepping out in faith - after beginning the journey of obedience.Genesis 46:1-7Genesis 46:1-34Faith, Obedience, Revelation
Spiritual leaders need to understand sometimes obeying God by faith followed by God working signs and wonders does not immediately result in God's expressed outcome happening right away.Exodus 7:1-6Exodus 7:1-6Obedience, God Works, God's Will
God is very concerned His people regard Him as holy and glorify Him in their actions - actions which are doing what God says by faith.Leviticus 10:1-3Leviticus 10:1-3Obedience, Glorify God, God Is Holy
Following God's Word by faith makes one holy before the LORD who is holy.Numbers 15:37-41Numbers 15:37-41Holiness, Obedience, Believe God
God speaks and acts to demonstrate His faithfulness that His people might believe Him so they will obey Him in doing His will.Numbers 33:50-51Numbers 33:50-51Obedience, Faithfulness, God Works
God provides direction toward obtaining His purposed future for His people, but they need to respond by faith and obedience to experience God's purposed future - move forward ON what God has said.Deuteronomy 1:6-8Deuteronomy 1:1-8Obedience, Trust God, God's Purposes
God rewards - now or later - all who wholly follow His Word.Deuteronomy 1:36Deuteronomy 1:32-37Obedience, God's Word, Rewards
God's people need to 'move' on God's timing (timetable).Deuteronomy 2:1-2Deuteronomy 2:1-7Obedience, God's Timing, God's Ways
One can only live - go in and possess - God's promises as he or she applies God's Word in life.Deuteronomy 4:1Deuteronomy 4:1-9Experience God, God's Word, Obedience
Those nations, peoples, or cultures which fully embrace and apply God's Word can be recognized above others as a wise and understanding nation.Deuteronomy 4:6-8Deuteronomy 4:6-9Obedience, Receptive To God's Word, Wisdom
God is EXPERIENTIALLY NEAR those who honor His Word by believing it and doing it.Deuteronomy 4:6-8Deuteronomy 4:6-9Experience God, Obedience, Apply God's Word
Those who are in relationship with the LORD and live according to His Word must diligently KEEP their relationship dynamic, fresh, and authentic.Deuteronomy 4:9Deuteronomy 4:6-9Relationship With The Lord, Intimacy With God, Obedience
Spiritual leaders must know and remind the people of God (1) what God has said and (2) to put into practice what God has said.Deuteronomy 5:1-3Deuteronomy 5:1-10Obedience, Encouragement, Spiritual Leaders
God is merciful and all the more so to those who respond in love toward Him and are keeping His Word.Deutronomy 5:10Deuteronomy 5:1-10God Is Merciful, God's Character, Obedience
Oh that those who name God's name today had a responsive, submissive heart toward God to do what He says.Deuteronomy 5:29Deuteronomy 5:22-33Listen To God, Obedience, Surrender
God speaks or reveals His Word and will so His people can know and do what He says - not varying to the left or the right.Deuteronomy 5:32Deuteronomy 5:22-33God Reveals, God Speaks, Obedience
Awe of and reverence toward God are involved in doing what God says by faith.Deuteronomy 5:29Deuteronomy 5:29Awe, Obedience, Fear The Lord
God draws a clear connection to loving Him and doing what He says.Deuteronomy 11:1-15Deuteronomy 11:1-15Love God, Obedience, God's Word
Those who have heard God speak and seen God work are in a greater position to hear God and do what God says next.Deuteronomy 11:8, Deuteronomy 11:13, Deuteronomy 11:22Deuteronomy 11:1-23Obedience, Experience God, Hear From God
Those who would experience the abundant life in Christ - experiencing God and what only God can do - are those who (1) obey God, (2) love God, and (3) trust God.Deuteronomy 11:22-25Deuteronomy 11:22-32Abundant Life, Obedience, Surrender to God
Those in covenant relationship with God can choose to disobey God and live an unpleasing (to God) and unfulfilling life OR choose to obey God by faith out of a love relationship and live a pleasing (to God) and fulfilling life.Deuteronomy 11:26-32Deuteronomy 11:22-32Obedience, Covenant Relationship, Disobedient
People in covenant relationship with God must be careful (consciously, thoughtfully) to stay on course to obey God and follow God's ways - avoiding adding to or taking away from God's Word and ways.Deuteronomy 12:30-32Deuteronomy 12:26-32Obedience, Covenant Relationship, God's Word
God's people are to do what He says - not taking from it or adding to it.Deuteronomy 12:32Deuteronomy 12:32God's Word, obedience
Christ-followers are to 'hold fast' to God's Word and obedience thereto.Deuteronomy 13:4,5Deuteronomy 13:4,5perseverance, obedience
God wants His people to walk in obedience to Him always.Deuteronomy 13:12-18Deuteronomy 13:12-18walk, obedience
Those who walk in obedience to God should treat one another with financial grace.Deuteronomy 15:1-6Deuteronomy 15:1-6Finances, obedience
God will bless those who walk in obedience to Him.Deuteronomy 15:6Deuteronomy 15:6God's blessings, obedience
God goes with those who walk in obedience to Him.Deuteronomy 20:1-4Deuteronomy 20:1-4walk, God's presence, obedience
God purposes to give victory to those who walk in obedience.Deuteronomy 20:4Deuteronomy 20:4walk, victory, obedience
God will bring blessings to those who walk in obedience to Him.Deuteronomy 28:1-14Deuteronomy 28:1-14God's people, blessings, obedience
God wants His people to walk in obedience.Deuteronomy 28:1-14Deuteronomy 28:1-14God's people, obedience
God will prosper those who walk with Him in obedience.Deuteronomy 29:9Deuteronomy 29:9Prosper, obedience
When God's people return to Him, they come to obey His Word with all of heart and soul.Deuteronomy 30:10Deuteronomy 30:10Return to God, God's Word, obedience
Obeying God's Word is not too difficult, nor is it beyond reach of God's people.Deuteronomy 30:11-14Deuteronomy 30:11-14God's people, obedience, God's Word
Spiritual leaders must encourage God's people to choose to obey God - choose life.Deuteronomy 30:19,20Deuteronomy 30:19,20Encourage, obedience, spiritual leaders
The man of God who (out of intimacy) has received God's instructions or directions can fasten himself on what God said and resolutely proceed to do God's expressed will while avoiding fear and discouragement - all because he knows God is with him in his obedience by faith.Joshua 1:1-9Joshua 1:1-9Obedience, Faithfulness, Intimacy With God
The victory God has promised IN CHRIST is experienced by applying (acting upon) God's Word by faith.Joshua 11:18-19Joshua 11:18-19Obedience, Victory, Apply God\'s Word
God directs His people in what to do and then, goes before them Himself in their obedience.Judges 4:6, Judges 4:14Judges 4:6-14God's Presence, Obedience, God Directs
When disobedient and rebellious children of God return to trust and obey the LORD, they go through these stages or experiences (to some degree or another): (1) brokenness over their sinfulness, (2) wholehearted forsaking of the disobedience, (3) submission to spiritual leaders, (4) confession, (5) return to God's Word, (6) request intercession by spiritual ones, and (7) a renewed trust in God.1 Samuel 7:1-91 Samuel 7:1-9Obedience, Repentance, Disobedience
Whether or not people are pleased or displeased with your actions is insignificant compared to whether or not God is pleased or displeased with your actions.2 Samuel 11:272 Samuel 11:27Obedience, Please God, Please Men
God has always said, 'If you walk according to my Word, I will commune with you.'1 Kings 6:11-13, John 14:15-231 Kings 6communion with God, intimacy with God, obedience
A servant of God must have active confidence in God to obey in full the strange (speak to an altar) and sometimes dangerous (anger a king) words revealed to him.1 Kings 13:1-101 Kings 13hearing God, faith, obedience
God can not only level the playing field but tilt it in your favor as an obedient-by-faith servant.2 Kings 1:13-152 Kings 1disciple, obedience, faithfulness
God can work through one of His servants (though from a line of spiritual failures) to bring about real, God-oriented, life-impacting revival to a nation - a returning to hearing what God says and doing it.2 Kings 18:1-8 and 2 Chronicles 29:1-10ff2 Kings 18God works, obedience, revival
Blessed, happy, to be envied are those who delight in God's Word and apply it in life.Psalm 1:2Psalm 1:1-6Obedience, God's Word, Application
Blessed, happy, to be envied are those who delight in God's Word and apply it in life.Psalm 1:2Psalm 1:1-6Obedience, God's Word, Application
Christ-followers are to do what God says on the basis of trust in God.Psalm 4:5Psalm 4:5Trust God, Faith, Obedience
God's favor is seen in and around those who live righteously - obeying God by faith.Psalm 5:12Psalm 5:12Live Right, Obedience, God's Favor
Spiritual leaders know ONLY God can defeat the formidable enemies faced in obedience to Christ.Psalm 7:1-17Psalm 7:1-17Spiritual leaders, defeat, enemies, obedience
God's presence is the enabling factor for those who obey God by faith.Psalm 23:4Psalm 23:4God's Presence, Obedience, God's Power
God watches over and listens to His children walking in obedience to Him.Psalm 34:15Psalm 34:15Obey, God watches, God listens, obedience
Those IN CHRIST who are being attacked and oppressed while carrying out God's will know to count on God to deliver them according to His purposes.Psalm 35:1-28Psalm 35:1-28Deliverance, Obedience, Trust God
Many outside of Christ (even IN CHRIST with lack of intimacy) fail to understand and respect those whose heart is aligned with God and obeying Him in all things.Psalm 71:7Psalm 71:7Heart For God, Obedience, Misunderstand
Believers need a commitment to obey what God says to them.Psalm 119:99-102, Isaiah 29:13Psalm 119:99-102teaching, education, obedience
Obedience leads to additional insight and understanding.Psalm 119:99-102, Isaiah 29:13Psalm 119:99-102teaching, education, obedience
A believer has to keep himself from evil.Psalm 119:99-102, Isaiah 29:13Psalm 119:99-102teaching, education, obedience
Verbiage about God without obedience is not the least pleasing to God.Psalm 119:99-102, Isaiah 29:13Psalm 119:99-102teaching, education, obedience
Lip service without a life service is no service.Psalm 119:99-102, Isaiah 29:13Psalm 119:99-102teaching, education, obedience
From a humble heart, one would do well to remain in God's Word daily - applying it to life daily.Proverbs 3:1-3, 34Proverbs 3daily life, God's Word, obedience
Those who do God's Word as a way of life will be rewarded.Proverbs 13:13Proverbs 13God's Word, rewards, obedience
Those who are walking in obedience to God by faith will be viewed as taking bold action(s).Proverbs 28:1Proverbs 28boldness, obedience, walk with God
Those IN CHRIST may speak confidently to those in authority in pagan, idolatrous cultures what God has revealed to them to say.Daniel 2:26-30Daniel 2:26-49Faith, Obedience, Revelation
Deep-heart, challenged faithfulness to God is actually quite rare in the midst of idolatrous cultures - also rare even among those who name God's name.Daniel 3:12, Daniel 3:18Daniel 3:10-18Faithfulness, Genuine, Obedience
A faithful Christ-follower can work in a foreign and idolatrous culture and be (1) faithful to God and (2) carry out his work responsibilities with integrity.Daniel 6:22Daniel 6:14-28Obedience, Faithful, Idolatrous Culture
Even in days of terrible evil and persecution by mighty armies, those faithful to God in Christ who are doing His will can carry out great exploits.Daniel 11:32-33Daniel 11:21-35Obedience, Faithful, God's Will
In times of evil domination and oppression with persecution and killings against them, the obedient to God by faith still trust in their Sovereign LORD.Daniel 11:32-33Daniel 11:21-35God Is Sovereign, Obedience, Trust God
One's immediate (sensitive) obedience toward God can be the key to experiencing (doing) God's Word and will.Matthew 2:14Matthew 2:13-15Listen To God, Obedience, Immediate Obedience
Angels attend God's obedient children.Mark 1:13Mark 1:13angels, obedience
Those who walk in obedience to God will meet all kinds of people along the way.Mark 5:1-5Mark 5:1-5walk with God, obedience
Disciples are to do in ministry what their spiritual leader directs them to do.Mark 6:12,13Mark 6:12, 13spiritual leaders, disciples, obedience
Obedient children of God must face opposition with courage and faith.Mark 14:39-42Mark 14:39-42Opposition, courage, faith, obedience
Those who walk obediently toward God must yield to the Scriptures.Mark 14:49Mark 14:46-49Yield, Scriptures, God, obedience
Those walking in obedience to the LORD may have those with them desert them in tough times.Mark 14:50Mark 14:50Walk, Lord, desert, tough times, obedience
Obedience to God may bring real confrontations with people in opposition.Mark 14:63-65Mark 14:63-65God, confrontation, opposition, obedience
An obedient child of God may only appear in the eyes of others to be bound.Mark 15:1Mark 15:1Child of God, bound, obedience
God-honoring faith means 'take God at His Word' - whatever it is God says, you count it as SO.Luke 7:6-10Luke 7:6-10Obedience, Trust God, Faith
Christ's servants, who upon completion of an assignment or ministry (regardless of apparent magnitude, outcome, or acclaim), should not seek accolades, celebrations, or special compensation - but, simply acknowledge from the heart, "We did our duty unto Christ."Luke 17:10Luke 17:10Faithfulness, Obedience, Will Of God
Mary, the mother of Jesus, spoke some of the wisest words ever to be spoken, "Whatever Jesus says to you, do it."John 2:5John 2:1-25God's Word, Listen To God, Obedience
Those IN CHRIST, filled with the Spirit, and doing God's will manifest the glory of God and of His Son.John 2:11John 2:1-25Faith, Obedience, Spirit-filled
Sometimes Christ-followers are to move about IN THE WILL OF GOD unannounced or quietly, behind the scenes.John 7:10John 7:10Humble, Obedience, Unannounced
Obedience by faith precedes seeing the glory - power at work - of God.John 11:40John 11:40God works, glory of God, obedience
One great 'difference maker' as a follower of Christ is the applying into life the Scriptures one comes to know and understand.John 13:17John 13:2-17obedience
Some followers of Christ will die out of obedience to the LORD - fully devoted to the LORD.John 13:36John 13:36fully devoted, Christ-followers, obedience
"OUR HOME" - the LORD and our Father abide intimately - personally, experientially, continually - in the life of each one IN CHRIST who is trusting in God and doing His will out of love.John 14:23John 14:1-31Abide, Intimacy, Obedience
The Holy Spirit is placed in Christ-followers who obey the Lord out of love to (1) help them them by teaching them all things they need to know and do and (2) help them remember what He said and did.John 14:15-16, John 14:26John 14:15-20help, obedience, Holy Spirit
The one who has real intimacy with the LORD is the one who (1) has God's Word and (2) applies (obeys) it daily out of love and devotion to the LORD.John 14:21John 14:21love God, intimacy, obedience
Love for and devotion to the LORD are expressed by doing what He says (obedience).John 14:21John 14:21love God, intimacy, obedience
A love relationship between a Christ-follower and his LORD awaits those who have God's Word and obdy the Word out of love for the LORD.John 14:21John 14:21love God, intimacy, obedience
Those IN CHRIST can see what those outside of Christ cannot see.John 14:21-22John 14:21-23love God, intimacy, obedience
The Father and the Son promise to (1) pressent Themselves or make Themselves REAL to those disciples who by faith do what He says and (2) to agape love those disciples who love the LORD and obey the Word of God.John 14:21John 14:21love God, intimacy, obedience
Those walking intimately with the LORD see Him, hear Him, and know Him while the unsaved have no manifestations (no view, no word, no knowledge) of the LORD.John 14:19, 21-22John 14:21-23love God, intimacy, obedience
Those who keep the Word of the LORD - walking in obedience - out of a heart of love and devotion to the LORD will, as a matter of fact, experience an intimate relationship with Father and Son.John 14:23John 14:21-23love God, intimacy, obedience
Christ-followers should rejoice when other Christ-followers do what God says to them to do.John 14:29-31John 14:28-31rejoice, obedience
Satan tries time and again to interfere with (1) God's plans and (2) those obeying God's will.John 14:30John 14:28-31God's will, satan, obedience
Those IN CHRIST who do God's will - what all God commands of them - show the world and its ruler they love Father supremely.John 14:30-31John 14:28-31God's Word, love God, obedience
Those IN CHRIST who are staying intimately related to Christ and in whom the Word of God is staying active ARE TO ASK what they desire (as yielded, submissive servants) and what they ask will as a matter of fact be done for them.John 15:7John 15:1-7God's Word, in Christ, obedience
Those Christ-followers who remain in an intimate love relationship with the Father (1) bearing much fruit, (2) asking and receiving, (3) doing what the LORD says, and (4) glorifying the Father will experience a joy like Jesus experienced in relation to the Father.John 15:11John 15:1-11joy, intimacy, obedience
The obedient by faith experience an ongoing intimacy with the LORD.John 15:9-10John 15:9-10presence of God, obedience, intimacy with God
To remain in a love relationship with the LORD means one keeps the commands (actually doing what the LORD says) of the LORD - just as Jesus remained in a love relationship with the Father, doing what the Father told Him.John 15:9-10John 15:9-10love God, intimacy, obedience
Those IN CHRIST were (1) chosen by the LORD and (2) appointed (to a ministry in the body) by Him so that (3) as the ministry is carried out fruit would keep coming and (4) the fruit of the ministry carried out will stay (last) and (5) that whatever they might ask (in carrying out the ministry) the Father in Jesus' name, the Father might give them (in carrying out the ministry).John 15:16John 15:16fruit, Christ-followers, obedience
To be walking with God in obedience by faith - experiencing His presence daily - is an awesome and available reality for those IN CHRIST.John 16:32John 16:29-33faith, God's presence, obedience
The Christ-life is to know God by personal experience through Jesus Christ and believe (with practice) the words (Word of God) of our LORD.John 17:3-8John 17:1-26Believe, Eternal Life, Obedience
It is profoundly important that each Christ-follower FINISH the work given them by God as Christ did: (1) believe and obey God, (2) bring the Gospel NEAR others, and (3) train the next generation.John 17:4John 17:4diligence, believe, obedience
Oh, to finish the course set by God for you!John 19:28-30John 19:1-42Obedience, Finish, God's Will
Every Christ-follower must obey God for there are future disciples of Jesus IN OUR OBEDIENCE.Acts 9:17Acts 9:10-17Disciple-maker, Disciples, Obedience
Some prophesies of danger and trouble ahead are not meant to scare us or turn us away, but to prepare us (all concerned) - putting our trust in the LORD enabling us to go forward in obedience.Acts 21:11-12Acts 21:11-12prophecy, trust, obedience
Spirit-filled and led Christ-followers should not let others dissuade them from obeying the LORD's leading.Acts 21:14Acts 21:13-14discouragement, Spirit-led, obedience
Those in humble faithful service to God may be (1) made a spectacle, (2) condemned to death, (3) fools, (4) weak, (5) dishonored, (6) hungry, thirsty, (7) poorly clothed, (8) beaten, (9) homeless, (10) laboring, (11) reviled, (12) persecuted, (13) defamed, (14) filth of the world, and / or (15) offscouring.2 Corinthians 4:9-132 Corinthians 4suffer, faithfulness, obedience
Christ-followers who repent of sins and take the right steps of obedience should be encouraged (receive words of) and affirmed by those who rebuked them of the sins.2 Corinthians 7:9-112 Corinthians 7repent, rebuke, obedience
Those with spiritual authority from the LORD need from time to time to exercise that authority to urge obedience to the Spirit and the Word of God.2 Corinthians 10:1-62 Corinthians 10God's Word, authority, obedience
God's will is that Christ-followers live accurately (in the light) in Christ, use all time wisely, and do so filled with the Holy Spirit.Ephesians 5:15-18Ephesians 5God's will, Spirit-filled, obedience
Those who are obeying God in the Spirit are experiencing God working mightily in them to accomplish His work.Colossians 1:29Colossians 1God works, success, obedience
Those IN CHRIST need to know (and act on) the whole of what God says about a matter - knowing His Word thoroughly, believing the Word, and living according to the Word.1 Timothy 4:1-51 Timothy 4:1-5God's Word, truth, obedience
A Spirit-led and Spirit-filled servant of the LORD will not be ashamed of where faithful obedience IN CHRIST takes him.2 Timothy 1:122 Timothy 1:12service, faithful, obedience
Those IN CHRIST who faithfully fulfill their gifting and calling and experience suffering (incarceration, imprisonment) as part of the outcome are not ashamed of Christ nor their obedience BECAUSE they trust the LORD with a deep-heart persuasion that God is faithful to keep, affirm, and reward the faithful service rendered in His name.2 Timothy 1:122 Timothy 1:12service, faithful, obedience
Not al who start well finish well.2 Timothy 1:152 Timothy 1:15finish, Christ-followers, obedience
Those IN CHRIST who are facing an ever-increasing hostile (to the Gospel message) world and are fully surrendered in carrying out His specific will would do well to know as a matter of fact (1) the LORD will stand close beside you, (2) the LORD will strengthen (impart more ability to) you, (3) the LORD will deliver or rescue you from every evil work, and (4) the LORD will preserve you right into His heavenly kingdom.2 Timothy 4:17-182 Timothy 4:17-18Opposition, Christ-followers, Obedience