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  • Rebellion to tyrants is obedience to God. -- William Penn
  • Rebellion against tyrants is obedience to God. -- Benjamin Franklin
  • I shall earnestly and persistently continue to urge all women to the practical recognition of the old Revolutionary maxim. Resistance to tyranny is obedience to God. -- Susan B. Anthony
  • Rebellion to tyranny is obedience to God. -- Thomas Jefferson
  • The great test of life is obedience to God. -- Ezra Taft Benson
  • The greatest test of life is obedience to God. -- Ezra Taft Benson
  • Spiritual strength is connected to faithful obedience to God's commands. -- Max Anders
  • The most beloved manifestation of obedience to God is trust in Him -- Ibn Ata Allah
  • A revival is nothing else than a new beginning of obedience to God. -- Charles Grandison Finney
  • The whole duty of man is summed up in obedience to God's will. -- George Washington
  • Reviling a Muslim is disobedience to God, and fighting with him is infidelity. -- Elijah Muhammad
  • Obedience to God is the pathway to the life you really want to live. -- Joyce Meyer
  • Obedience to God is the most infallible evidence of sincere and supreme love to him. -- Nathanael Emmons
  • The safe place lies in obedience to God's Word, singleness of heart and holy vigilance. -- A. B. Simpson
  • When obedience to God contradicts what I think will give me pleasure, let me ask myself if I love Him. -- Elisabeth Elliot
  • When obedience ceases to be an irritant and becomes our quest, in that moment God will endow us with power. -- Ezra Taft Benson
  • Various are the pleas and arguments which men of corrupt minds frequently urge against yielding obedience to the just and holy commands of God. -- George Whitefield
  • Since the success of believers is tied to our knowledge of and obedience to God's Word, the memorizing of portions of the Bible is advisable. -- Max Anders
  • The Christian man must aim at that complete obedience to God in which life finds its highest happiness, its greatest good, its perfect consummation, its peace. -- William Barclay
  • Lord sanctify us. Oh! That Thy spirit might come and saturate every faculty, subdue every passion, and use every power of our nature for obedience to God. -- Charles Spurgeon
  • There is a moral and spiritual war for the souls of Americans. And this war must be waged by preaching the Gospel, prayer, and obedience to God's Word. -- David Jeremiah
  • Through the grace of Christ we shall live in obedience to the law of God written upon our hearts. Having the Spirit of Christ, we shall walk even as He walked. -- Ellen G. White
  • Revival is a renewed conviction of sin and repentance, followed by an intense desire to live in obedience to God. It is giving up one's will to God in deep humility. -- Charles Grandison Finney
  • I was successful materially, but I know life is much more than worldly success. I saw all these blessings God had given me. The way to give thanks is obedience to God. -- Hakeem Olajuwon
  • After the knowledge of, and obedience to, the will of God, the next aim must be to know something of His attributes of wisdom, power, and goodness as evidenced by His handiwork. -- James Prescott Joule
  • I think we've overstated that God is the God who wants us to obey. Obedience is not the end game. Obedience is only our calling so that we can step into our freedom. -- Erwin McManus
  • Some of us live a Christian life as if we're always under the stern, watchful eye of our Father and he is very impossible to please... No, God delights even in our heartfelt attempts at obedience. -- Kevin DeYoung
  • Holiness is the strength of the soul. It comes by faith and through obedience to God's laws and ordinances. God then purifies the heart by faith, and the heart becomes purged from that which is profane and unworthy. -- James E. Faust
  • Let it ever be remembered that genuine faith in Christ will ever be productive of good works; for this faith worketh by love, as the apostle says, and love to God always produces obedience to his holy laws. -- Adam Clarke
  • If you desire anything less for yourself than absolute obedience to God, a life of total devotion to the Lord, a life of absolute sin-less-ness - if you desire anything less, you are fighting against God's desire for you. -- Sinclair B. Ferguson
  • I'm the kind of person who always wants more. I was successful materially, but I know life is much more than worldly success. I saw all these blessings God had given me. The way to give thanks is obedience to God. -- Hakeem Olajuwon
  • If God creates a world of particles and waves, dancing in obedience to mathematical and physical laws, who are we to say that he cannot make use of those laws to cover the surface of a small planet with living creatures? -- Martin Gardner
  • The purpose of problems is to push you toward obedience to God's laws, which are exact and cannot be changed. We have the free will to obey them or disobey them. Obedience will bring harmony, disobedience will bring you more problems. -- Peace Pilgrim
  • 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. -- Elisabeth Elliot
  • Although the whole man partakes of this grace, it is first and most appropriately in the soul and later progresses to the body, inasmuch as the body of the man is capable of the same obedience to the will of God as the soul. -- William Ames
  • The spirit of the gospel is optimistic; it trusts in God and looks on the bright side of things. The opposite or pessimistic spirit drags men down and away from God, looks on the dark side, murmurs, complains, and is slow to yield obedience. -- Orson F. Whitney
  • We're not called to live by human reason. All that matters is obedience to God's Word and his leading in our lives. if God says go,we'll go. If he says stay, we'll stay. When we are in his will, we are in the safest place in the world. -- Brother Yun
  • If my ruling disposition is self-interest, I perceive that everything that happens to me is always for or against my self-interest; if, on the other hand, my ruling disposition is obedience to God, I perceive Him to be at work for my perfecting in everything that happens to me. -- Oswald Chambers
  • Here was the rub: one must be more zealous to please God than to avoid sin. One must sacrifice oneself utterly to God's purposes, even to the point of possibly making moral mistakes. One's obedience to God must be forward-oriented and zealous and free, and to be a mere moralist or pietist would make such a life impossible. -- Eric Metaxas
  • If you tell God no because He won't explain the reason He wants you to do something, you are actually hindering His blessing. But when you say yes to Him, all of heaven opens to pour out His goodness and reward your obedience. What matters more than material blessings are the things He is teaching us in our spirit. -- Charles Stanley
  • To me, a lady is not frilly, flouncy, flippant, frivolous and fluff-brained, but she is gentle, she is gracious, she is godly and she is giving. You and I have the gift of femininity... the more womanly we are, the more manly men will be and the more God is glorified. Be women, be only women, be real women in obedience to God. -- Elisabeth Elliot
  • God requires our obedience. -- Sunday Adelaja
  • Resistance to tyranny ius obedience to God -- Susan B. Anthony
  • To procrastinate obedience is to disobey God. -- Randy Alcorn
  • Obedience is your responsibility, the outcome is God's! -- Steven Furtick
  • Virtue, for us, is obedience to God in Christ. -- Roswell Dwight Hitchcock
  • God rewards every act of obedience to His Will. -- Jaachynma N.E. Agu
  • True knowledge of God is born out of obedience. -- John Calvin
  • God's promises are all on condition of humble obedience. -- Ellen G. White
  • God clarifies in the midst of obedience, not beforehand. -- Erwin McManus
  • God prefers your health, and your obedience, to your penance. -- Teresa of Avila
  • Faithfulness to God requires your obedience, even when it's difficult. -- Jim George
  • Extraordinary moves of God begin with ordinary acts of obedience. -- Steven Furtick
  • Purity doesn't happen by accident; it requires obedience to God. -- Joshua Harris
  • God prefers your health, and your obedience, to your penance. -- Teresa of Avila
  • The law of God cannot be fulfilled by external obedience. -- Martin Luther
  • Obedience to God will bring blessings to you and others. -- Jim George
  • All true knowledge of God is born out of obedience. -- John Calvin
  • Let the consequences of your obedience be left up to God. -- Oswald Chambers
  • Obedience is a foundational stepping-stone on the path of God's will. -- Elizabeth George
  • Greatness in the kingdom of God is measured in terms of obedience. -- John Stott
  • Great moves of God are usually preceded by simple acts of obedience. -- Steven Furtick
  • Obedience to God's will is the secret of spiritual knowledge and insight. -- Eric Liddell
  • Mediation gives you knowledge about God. Obedience gives you knowledge of God. -- Adrian Rogers
  • Our obedience is God's pleasure when it proves that God is our treasure. -- John Piper
  • That's the excitement in obedience, finding out later what God had in mind. -- Brother Andrew
  • God seeks comrades and claims love, The devil seeks slaves and claims obedience. -- Rabindranath Tagore
  • Obedience sets a woman apart, fills her with life, permits her to be God-blessed. -- Elaine A. Cannon
  • Instant obedience will teach you more about God than a lifetime of Bible discussions. -- Rick Warren
  • Nothing shall be lost that is done for God or in obedience to Him. -- John Owen
  • Careful obedience to God's law may serve as a strategy for rebelling against God -- Timothy Keller
  • Caring for God's endowment in a thrifty fashion is a form of biblical obedience. -- Ted Malloch
  • Obedience to the will of God is the pathway to perpetual honor and everlasting joy. -- Charles Spurgeon
  • God bless thee; and put meekness in thy breast, Love, charity, obedience, and true duty! -- William Shakespeare
  • Radical obedience always gives priority to what God has said over what He hasn't said. -- Bill Johnson
  • There is a state of perfect peace with God which can be attained under imperfect obedience. -- John Owen
  • True worship is obedience to God for no other reason than that you delight in God. -- J.D. Greear
  • Obedience is the true holocaust which we sacrifice to God on the altar of our hearts. -- Philip Neri
  • The happiest people I know are those who have an obsession to the obedience of God. -- David Jeremiah
  • Faith without works is not faith at all, but a simple lack of obedience to God. -- Dietrich Bonhoeffer
  • God doesn't want our success; He wants us. He doesn't demand our achievements; He demands our obedience. -- Charles Colson
  • Steadfastness in obedience to God is not a choice to make but a lifestyle to live out. -- Joseph Dumbili
  • You cannot obey God without your obedience spilling out in a blessing to all those around you. -- Adrian Rogers
  • Our identity as the people of God is marked primarily by our faithfulness in obedience to Him. -- Max Anders
  • The beauty of obedience is that what God expects you to do, He also enables you to do. -- Jim George
  • True obedience is the refusal to compromise in any regard our relationship with God, regardless of the consequences. -- Aiden Wilson Tozer
  • Obedience is a choice. It is a choice between our own limited knowledge & power & God's unlimited wisdom & omnipotence. -- L. Tom Perry
  • When you yield yourself in complete and whole-hearted obedience to God, He can do great things through you. -- Jim George
  • God is responsible for the consequences of our obedience, WE are responsible for the consequences of our disobedience -- Charles Stanley
  • When you yield yourself in complete and wholehearted obedience to God, He can do great things through you. -- Jim George
  • God cares more about your obedience to His Spirit's leading TODAY than what you will do next year. -- Francis Chan
  • Obedience is an emblem of our faith in the wisdom and power of the highest authority, even God. -- L. Tom Perry
  • When God designs to forgive us he changes our hearts and turns us to obedience by His Spirit. -- John Calvin
  • God is worthy of my loving obedience because of who He is, not because of what he does. -- Jerry Bridges
  • Spiritual maturity is not reached by the passing of the years, but by obedience to the will of God. -- Oswald Chambers
  • For God to explain a trial would be to destroy its purpose, calling forth simple faith and implicit obedience. -- Alfred Edersheim
  • Our obedience has its origin in God's prior action, and forgetting that truth results in self-righteousness, pride, and despair. -- Elyse Fitzpatrick
  • Intimate knowledge of God is possible if we habitually search His Holy Scriptures & translate what we find into obedience. -- George Muller
  • There is an awesome God of justice who is ready to move in power if you move in obedience, -- Gary Haugen
  • All spiritual acts well-pleasing unto God, as faith, repentance, obedience, are supernatural; flesh and blood revealeth not these things. -- John Owen
  • Salvation cannot be bought with the currency of obedience; it is purchased by the blood of the Son of God. -- Dieter F. Uchtdorf
  • There is not a command God gives to His children for which He does not provide the enablement for obedience. -- A. B. Simpson
  • True faith in God through Jesus Christ, must be manifested with fearless spirit and obedience to God's law. Joshua 1:1-11 -- Felix Wantang
  • Never take your obedience as the reason God blesses you; obedience is the outcome of being rightly related to God. -- Oswald Chambers
  • True humility is absolute obedience and dependence on God. It puts Him first, others second, and ourselves third in all things. -- John Bevere
  • When we demonstrate our faith in God by our obedience, He not only promises to provide for us, He will provide. -- Benny Hinn
  • Beware of the inclination to dictate to God what consequences you would allow as a condition of your obedience to Him. -- Oswald Chambers
  • God is not naïve in the giving of His laws; He anticipates our disobedience even as He commands our obedience. -- Max Anders
  • ...this marvelous graceful thing, this joy of physics, this perfect balance between rebellion and obedience, is God's own signature on earth. -- Mark Helprin
  • See in the meantime that your faith brings forth obedience, and God in due time will cause it to bring forth peace. -- John Owen
  • We might think that God wanted simply obedience to a set of rules: whereas He really wants people of a particular sort. -- C. S. Lewis
  • The life of discipleship is not the hero-worship we would pay to a good master, but obedience to the Son of God. -- Dietrich Bonhoeffer
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  • According to God, the One who designed and instituted marriage, love is a choice. It??s a matter of obedience, not emotion. -- Kay Arthur
  • We express true love in obedience to God and service to others- not reckless or selfish behavior- and we choose these behaviors. -- Joshua Harris
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  • There is no broader way to apostasy than to reject God's sovereignty in all things concerning the revelation of himself and our obedience... -- John Owen
  • Holiness is not a series of do's and don'ts but conformity to the character of God and obedience to the will of God. -- Jerry Bridges
  • If the text is God's Word, it is appropriate that we respond with reverence, a certain fear, a holy joy, a questing obedience. -- D. A. Carson
  • He who always acts under obedience may be assured that he will not have to give an account of his actions to God. -- Philip Neri
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