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In a nutshell, abiding in Christ means allowing His Word to fill our minds, direct our wills, and transform our affections. In other words, our relationship to Christ is intimately connected to what we do with our Bibles!

    Author: Sinclair B. Ferguson

We do not understand and then obey: that is instruction. We obey by faith, and then we understand: that is illumination.

    Author: Warren Wiersbe
    Source: Live Like a King

If a commission by an earthly king is considered an honor, how can a commission by a Heavenly King be considered a sacrifice?

    Author: David Livingstone

If two angels were to receive at the same moment a commission from God, one to go down and rule earth's grandest empire, the other to go and sweep the streets of its meanest village, it would be a matter of entire indifference to each which service fell to his lot, the post of ruler or the post of scavenger; for the joy of the angels lies only in obedience to God's will.

    Author: E.M. Bounds
    Source: The Essentials of Prayer, Baker Book House, 1979, p. 19.

The end of life is not to do good, although many of us think so. It is not to win souls, although I once thought so. The end of life is to do the will of God whatever it may be.

    Author: Henry Drummond

Greatness in the kingdom of God is measured in terms of obedience.

    Author: John Stott
    Source: Authentic Christianity. Christianity Today, v. 40, n. 3.

Holy joy will be oil to the wheels of our obedience.

    Author: Matthew Henry

Cultivate prompt, exact, unquestioning, joyous obedience to every command that it is evident from its context applies to you. Be on the lookout for new orders from your King. Blessing lies in the direction of obedience to them. God's commands are but signboards that mark the road to present success and blessedness and to eternal glory.

    Author: R.A. Torrey
    Source: How to Succeed in the Christian Life, Revell, 1975, p. 60.

No man more truly loves God than he that is most fearful to offend Him.

    Author: Thomas Adams

True obedience hath no lead at its heels.

    Author: Thomas Adams
    Source: A Puritan Golden Treasury

What our Lord said about cross-bearing and obedience is not in fine type. It is in bold print on the face of the contract.

    Author: Vance Havner

Sacrifice without obedience is sacrilege.

    Author: William Gurnall
    Source: A Puritan Golden Treasury

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