Essay On Obedience To God

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Shakiya Kincy
Mr. Paul England
REL 110
March 4, 2018

As Christians, we have a huge number of commands that God has given us in his word that we must obey in order to please him. For the Christian, obedience means to do God’s will, God’s way, for God’s glory. It includes both submitting to Him and then expressing that submission in actions, words and thoughts. To be obedient is to be in agreement with God. To be in agreement with God is to be in a position of power in Christ. The obedience of Christ followers has a great positive impact on Christian’s spiritual growth and development. Through different acts of service such as praying, worshipping and fellowship, just to name a few, demonstrate our love for Jesus. It is also evident to be the works of God’s will. However, if we neglect His divine leadership and insist on going our own way, the Lord will
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John 14:15 says, "If you love me, you will obey what I command. Obedience to God is very important in your Christian growth. No one in this life will ever become adequately dedicated to the point where they are always obeying the law, but we can honor and maintain obedience to God by focusing on, or meditating on, the words of Jesus. To ponder on something is like meditation which implies a definite focusing of one's thoughts on something in order to have a better of it. The author of Proverbs 14:15 make a good point: "A simple man believes anything, but a prudent man gives thought to his steps." The great commandments are reiterated in Matthew 22:36-40 which says, "'Teacher, which is the greatest commandment in the Law?' Jesus replied: '"Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with your entire mind." This is the first and greatest commandment. And the second is like it: "Love your neighbor as yourself." All the Law and the Prophets hang on these two
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