Obedience Quotes

Betsy Cornwell

When your heart is broken, it’s easier to follow rules

Eve Ensler

I finally know the difference between pleasing and loving, obeying and respecting. It has taken me so many years to be okay with being different, and with being this alive, this intense. (xxvi)

Tamora Pierce

Every now and then I like to do as I'm told, just to confuse people.

Chris Burkmenn

It may not of happened the way you thought it would, but in the long run it will work out as it should.

Amit Kalantri

Not obedience or feelings or respect, there is only one thing which people take seriously at all time and its "money".

Elizabeth George

A joyful person is one who deals daily with their problems, faithfully and obediently counting their
A joyful person is one who deals daily with their problems, faithfully and obediently counting their trials as joy.

Jared Brock

Somewhere, somehow, at some unknown intersection between prayer and work, God indwells our humble offering - God indwells us - and turns human actions into spiritual awakenings.

Dr Paul Gitwaza

‪Obedience‬ is an antidote to heal the outcome of the rebellion. Jesus did it!

Elisabeth Elliot

Choices will continually be necessary and - let us not forget - possible. Obedience to God is always possible. It is a deadly error to fall into the notion that when feelings are extremely strong we can do nothing but act on them.

Charles R. Swindoll

Israel's first king, Saul, looked like he was born for the role. He was tall, handsome, intelligent, and sensitive to God's leading. But he eventually lost most of his attractive qualities, the most important being obedience.

Elizabeth George

Obedience is the key ingredient in living out God’s plan for you.

Craig D. Lounsbrough

It is, I think, a far lesser offense to blatantly ignore God’s directions for our lives rather than arrogantly think ourselves shrewd enough to be able to bend them to our liking without breaking them and therefore breaking ourselves.

Carl Lomer Abia

God's promises are always yes. It only takes faith and obedience to recognize them. When you do, claim them with sincerity in your heart.

D.H. Lawrence

Men are free when they are obeying some deep, inward voice of religious belief. Obeying from within. Men are free when they belong to a living, organic, believing community, active in fulfilling some unfulfilled, perhaps unrealized purpose. Not when they are escaping to some wild west. The most unfree souls go west, and shout of freedom.

Amit Kalantri

In the matters of your life don't take orders, take decisions.

Amit Kalantri

An advice is truly valuable when people not just give it their ears but also their obedience.

John Bytheway

Everyone would like to have stronger faith. By themselves, the scriptures may not strengthen your faith, but being faithful to what they teach, does. In other words, faith cannot be separated from faithfulness.

Jerry Bridges

The heroes of faith in Hebrews 11 ... obeyed by faith ... obedience is the pathway to holiness ... no one will become holy apart from a life of faith. Faith enables us to claim the promises of God, but it also enables us to obey the commands of God.

Terry Crouson

To be all we are designed to be, we must consult the great designer - consistently.

Jim George

Obedience leads to a powerful, confident life.

Jim George

God does not bless religious efforts - He blesses heart-felt obedience.

Jim George

Faithfulness to God requires your obedience, even when it’s difficult.

Jim George

An obedient child learns from the example of an obedient parent.

Auliq Ice

Having confidence in your obedience, offers yourself confidence and love.

Agatha Christie

There! Now we're friends!" declared the minx. "Say you're sorry about my sister -"
"I am desolated!"
"That's a good boy!

Terry Pratchett

Fear is a strange soil. It grows obedience like corn, which grow in straight lines to make weeding easier. But sometimes it grows the potatoes of defiance, which flourish underground.

Friedrich Schiller

So it has reached this pass? Obedience and fear take flight together?

Emma Goldman

Consciously or unconsciously, most theists see in gods and devils, heaven and hell, reward and punishment, a whip to lash the people into obedience, meekness and contentment.... The philosophy of atheism expresses the expansion and growth of the human mind. The philosophy of theism, if we can call it a philosophy, is static and fixed.

Naomi Wolf

A culture fixated on female thinness is not an obsession about female beauty, but an obsession about female obedience. Dieting is the most potent political sedative in women’s history; a quietly mad population is a tractable one.

Jim George

The beauty of obedience is that what God expects you to do, He also enables you to do.

Thaddeus Of Vitovnica

Humility is a Divine property and the perfection of the Christian life. It is attained through obedience. He who is not obedient cannot gain humility. There are very few in the world today who have obedience. Our humility is in proportion to our obedience.

Katie J. Davis

I would like to say that I had all kinds of great ideas about what I wanted to do and how I wanted to do it. I would like to say my ministry was born out of a carefully thought-out plan. These things simply aren't true, though. I was walking through life one moment at a time, blown away by what God could do through me if I simply said yes.

Lysa TerKeurst

Ask Jesus to help you fully understand the joys of obedience. Also, ask Him how you can be a woman fully committed to obedience without slipping into a legalistic approach to life. We must always remember our goal is pursuing revelations of Him. Our focus can’t be just following rules but following Jesus Himself.

David Jeremiah

Trust is an act of the mind, while obedience is an act of the hands and feet.

C.S. Lewis

The Order of the Divine mind, embodied in the Divine Law, is beautiful. What should a man do but try to reproduce it, so far as possible, in his daily life?

John Howard Yoder

When the term Christian or even Protestant is used, it seldom refers to any particularly evangelical doctrine or way of life. More often it refers to a religion accepted by the large majority, which assures them that God is not so much a Lord who demands obedience as a handyman who is available whenever we need help.

Colin S. Smith

Lord, make me less like Jonah and more like Jesus. Save me from being the kind of person who cares more about my comfort, my reputation, and my success than I do about the people You are calling me to serve. Help me to keep all of my dreams on Your altar and be ready at all times to respond with faith and obedience to Your call.

Lalita Smith

Today's obedience earns tomorrow's rewards!" (My original quote)

A.W. Tozer

If we cooperate with Him in loving obedience, God will manifest Himself to us, and that manifestation will be the difference between a nominal Christian life and a life radiant with the light of His face.

Tony Campolo

Because I am not yet living up to what Jesus expects me to be in those red letters in the Bible, I always define myself as somebody who is saved by God's grace and is on his way to becoming a Christian. (...) Being saved is trusting in what Christ did for us, but being Christian is dependent on the way we respond to what he did for us.

John Piper

Go, send, or disobey.

Randy Alcorn

A disciple does not ask, "How much can I keep?" but, "How much more can I give?" Whenever we start to get comfortable with our level of giving, it's time to raise it again.

Randy Alcorn

To procrastinate obedience is to disobey God.

Elizabeth George

No matter what you do each day…or in life…doing things God’s way is a matter of the heart.

Johann Baptist Metz

[N]one of us drinks the chalice of our existence to the last drop. None of us is fully obedient. Each of us falls short of the human nature entrusted to us.

Amit Kalantri

You don't need anybody's permission to prove yourself, just prove yourself.

Dee Remy

Together we shared a bond not even death would violate.

Marty Rubin

We are born free, but are taught to obey orders.

Marty Rubin

We are born free, but we're taught to obey orders.

Augustine Of Hippo

This, then, is true liberty: the joy that comes in doing what is right. At the same time, it is also devoted service in obedience to righteous precept.

Noah Webster

The reasonableness of the command to obey parents is clear to children, even when quite young.

Marty Rubin

All children are born rebels and explorers until they're taught to sit still and obey.

Lailah Gifty Akita

The longing of my soul is to know and obey the Supreme-being,God.

Randy Alcorn

..tithing isn't something I do to clear my conscience so I can do whatever I want with the 90 percent-it also belongs to God! I must seek his direction and permission for whatever I do with the full amount. I may discover that God has different ideas than I do.

Eugene H. Peterson

Joy is not a requirement of Christian discipleship, it is a consequence. It is not what we have to acquire in order to experience life in Christ; it is what comes to us when we are walking in the way of faith and obedience.

Stanley Milgram

The disappearance of a sense of responsibility is the most far-reaching consequence of submission to authority.

Lois Lowry

Oh, sometimes it's just easier to please people," Maria said finally.

Tim Fargo

We need people who push boundaries rather than retreat inside them.

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