Devotional Series : The Power of Obedience


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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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#54 Obedience is Health and Wholeness


Obedience is health because it produces harmony, peace, and order in your soul and that brings wholeness to body, mind, heart, and spirit. And He said, “If you will give earnest heed to the voice of the Lord your God, … Continue reading

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#53 We Must Be Doers of the Word


To resist practical obedience and pursue disobedience is to go mad, in one form or another. But be doers of the Word [obey the message] and not merely listeners to it, betraying yourselves [into deception by reasoning contrary to the … Continue reading

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#52 Breathtaking Adventure


Inside our Precious Father’s loving limitation is the arrangement for all: our entire protection, our spiritual expansion, and – once He can trust you to always obey – a breathtaking adventure.

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#51 The Inborn Dreams of Your Heart


God broods over you in the unlimited imagination of His loving designs, all of which are prepared to give you your inborn dreams, once His own are satisfied.

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#50 The Other Side of Your Deadly Cross


On the other side of your deadly cross (which reduces you back to a truth-full-child) is a spiritual wonderland: heaven’s kingdom brought to earth.

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#49 The Splendid Circle of God’s Will


We see God’s will as restrictive. Such a lie was suggested to Eve in the garden and so she left God’s splendid circle for the misery of her own will. The real will of God is His delighted secret, full … Continue reading

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#48 Free of All Restraints in God’s Will


When you confine yourself to the boundaries of God’s will, He transcends the very limits He has set for you and you live in another realm, free of all restraints.