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Obedience

Outline

 

1. Required by the Law

2. Full, Undivided Obedience

3. Better than Perfunctory Sacrificing

4. Actuated by Love

5. A Testimony to the Grace of God

6. Fruitage of Genuine Obedience

7. Obedience of Our Lord

 

1. Required by the Law

 

Deuteronomy 27:10 So you must obey the Lord your God by keeping all these commands and decrees that I am giving you today.”

 

2. Full, Undivided Obedience

 

Matthew 6:24 “No one can serve two masters. For you will hate one and love the other; you will be devoted to one and despise the other. You cannot serve both God and money.

 

3. Better than Perfunctory Sacrificing

 

1 Samuel 15:22 But Samuel replied,“What is more pleasing to the Lord: your burnt offerings and sacrifices or your obedience to his voice? Listen! Obedience is better than sacrifice, and submission is better than offering the fat of rams.

 

4. Actuated by Love

 

 John 14:15 “If you love me, obey my commandments.

 

John 14:23 Jesus replied, “All who love me will do what I say. My Father will love them, and we will come and make our home with each of them.

 

1 John 5:3 Loving God means keeping his commandments, and his commandments are not burdensome.

 

5. A Testimony to the Grace of God

 

Matthew 5:16 In the same way, let your good deeds shine out for all to see, so that everyone will praise your heavenly Father.

 

Acts 11:23 When he arrived and saw this evidence of God’s blessing, he was filled with joy, and he encouraged the believers to stay true to the Lord.

 

1 Peter 2:15 It is God’s will that your honorable lives should silence those ignorant people who make foolish accusations against you.

 

6. Fruitage of Genuine Obedience

 

Romans 6:22 But now you are free from the power of sin and have become slaves of God. Now you do those things that lead to holiness and result in eternal life.

 

Matthew 7:21 “Not everyone who calls out to me, ‘Lord! Lord!’ will enter the Kingdom of Heaven. Only those who actually do the will of my Father in heaven will enter.

 

7. Obedience of Our Lord

 

John 8:29 And the one who sent me is with me—he has not deserted me. For I always do what pleases him.”

 

Matthew 26:39 He went on a little farther and bowed with his face to the ground, praying, “My Father! If it is possible, let this cup of suffering be taken away from me. Yet I want your will to be done, not mine.”

 

Philippians 2:8 he humbled himself in obedience to God
      and died a criminal’s death on a cross.

 

Outline is from the Dixon Analytical Bible

Scripture is from the New Living Bible courtesy of www.biblegateway.com

Arranged and modified by HKM 08/28/2011