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Christ's Obedience and Ours

"Let this mind be in you, which was also in Christ Jesus: who … became obedient unto death, even the death of the cross…. Wherefore, my beloved, as ye have always obeyed…" (Philippians 2:5-12). The obedience of Christ was marked by the unvarying character of perfect uniformity with the Father's... Read more →

Editor's Notes

"What does God want from me?" This is an excellent question for everyone to ask, and answering this question honestly is the first step toward living a life in tune with His will. For many of us, our natural tendency is to assume that He would want us to do... Read more →

Just Do It

"O My Father, if it be possible, let this cup pass from Me: nevertheless, not as I will, but as Thou wilt" (Matthew 26:39). Every man who has come to the point where he can swallow a bitter cup because he can feel the breath of Christ on it, and... Read more →

Moving Forward

The Bible rings with one long demand for obedience. The key word of Deuteronomy is, "Observe and do." The burden of our Lord's farewell discourse is, "If ye love Me, keep My commandments." We must not question or reply or excuse ourselves. We must not pick and choose our way.... Read more →

Obey the Gospel

"The Lord Jesus shall be revealed from heaven with His mighty angels, in flaming fire taking vengeance on them that know not God, and that obey not the gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ" (2 Thessalonians 1:7,8). These verses refer to the yet future day when He comes as Judge... Read more →

Power of Obedience

We hear much these days about God's sovereignty and man's free agency. Christ said to the woman of Canaan, "Be it unto thee even as thou wilt" (Matt. 15:28). Here is something that looks like human sovereignty and divine agency. Free to do what we please because we please to... Read more →

Question & Answer

QUESTION: What is meant by the expression "obedience of faith" found in Romans 1:5 and Romans 16:26? ANSWER: The verses in question are as follows: "By whom [Jesus Christ] we [the apostles] have received grace and apostleship, for obedience to the faith among all nations, for His Name" (Romans 1:5)... Read more →

The Invitation

When college president Leonard Woods was in France, he was invited to dine with the king. He presented himself at the palace, and was met by the king with his accustomed courtesy, who said, "We did not know that we were to have the pleasure of your company today. You... Read more →

What is Obedience?

"For as by one man's disobedience many were made sinners, so by the obedience of One shall many be made righteous" (Romans 5:19). Redemption, which is necessary because of the disobedience of man, is possible because of the obedience of Christ. Obedience is at the center of man's problem and... Read more →

Who Obeyed? Acrostic

For each of the following statements, fill in the name of the Bible character who demonstrated obedience. The first letters of their names are filled in for you. If you need more help, click here for the Scripture references where you can look up the answers. O___________ I went to... Read more →

Who Obeyed? Acrostic References

References for "Who Obeyed?" acrostic: O 1 Kings 18:7-16B Mark 10:46-52E 1 Kings 17:1-6D 1 Samuel 17:15-50I Genesis 22:1-14E Ezekiel 3:1-12N Genesis 6:7-22C Acts 10:1-8E Esther 4:7-9, 7:1-6 Read more →

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