Devotional Series : The Power of Obedience


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#74 For They Know His Voice


God’s will is purely individual. To know it you must hear His voice. …the sheep follow him, for they know his voice. A stranger they will not follow… John 10:4-5 ESV

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#73 Being a Sheep Following the Shepherd


Obedience is being a sheep following the Shepherd. Nothing else is obedience. Needy, vulnerable, dumb—that is sheep-ness. Be a sheep and you WILL follow.

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#72 My Sheep Listen to My Voice


Obedience is following, not doing. But you don’t believe Me because you are not My sheep. My sheep listen to My voice; I know them, and they follow Me. John 10:26 NLT

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#71 The Obedient Life Within Us


The obedient Life of Jesus dwells within us. God’s will was Christ’s entire joy and only pursuit. That level of obedience is our inborn gift.

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#70 Obedience to Rules and Traditions


Obedience to rules, traditions, and creeds makes God Himself unnecessary.

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#69 Fellowship in Spirit with Obedience


The obedient can fellowship in spirit only with others who are also obedient. The disobedient will pull you off the train of God’s will, if only by distraction.

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#68 Disobedience is Death


Obedience is LIFE and disobedience is DEATH – not second best, not failure, not missing the mark…DEATH. Disobedience is the death of potential, of identity, of relationships, of Destiny, and eventually the death of all.

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#67 Blind Obedience to God


You enter God’s will by blind obedience, but then – inside His choices – you begin to see all things clearly and accurately.

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#66 A Life Built of Matchsticks


A life of self-protection and self-serving is a life built of matchsticks. It will collapse, but it will also easily burn.

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#65 The Result of Obedience


All knowledge and clear perception are available to those who DO God’s will. Discernment is the result of obedience, not intelligence or sensitivity. If anyone is willing to do His will, he will know… of the teaching, whether it is … Continue reading

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#64 Your Allegiance to God


Yes, others will suffer from your obedience, your allegiance to God and His will. But they will suffer more ­– much more – from your disobedience.

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#63 Choosing Between Self and God


Obedience is not a choice between two paths, two projects or two options. Obedience is a choice between SELF and GOD.

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#62 Suffering and the Will of God


In following the will of God, you will suffer. And those around you – those you love and those you serve – will also suffer because of your obedience.

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#61 The Highest Consideration


The will of God is in all circumstances the highest consideration – above needs, wants, expectations, and even above that which is considered “good.”

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#60 Filled with the Knowledge of His Will


Paul prayed that the Colossians would “be filled with the knowledge of His will in all spiritual wisdom and understanding.” So it is possible to know God’s will on that level of richness and clarity! Colossians 1:9 NASB For this … Continue reading

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#59 An Indwelling Gift of Obedience


Jesus’ relationship with the Father is my relationship with the Father. Jesus’ obedience is my obedience, all given as an indwelling gift.

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#58 Walking Into God’s Heart


Obedience is walking with God right into His heart. His loves become your loves. His concerns appear in your own heart.

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#57 Obedience: Our Response and Need


Obedience is not just a way to God (though it takes you to Him). It is our RESPONSE to knowing Him and our NEED to know more of Him.

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#56 Only Obedience Focuses You


Only obedience removes you from the center of your universe to focus you on Another. Obedience focuses you on God’s rightful throne, where He can cover, enable, direct and bless your being.

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#55 You Obey What You Worship


You obey what you worship and what you worship is what your heart really loves. Anything less than radical obedience to God the Father is narcissism: the love and worship of self. Ephesians 6:6 “…doing the will of God from … Continue reading

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