Favorite Quotes on OBEDIENCE

December 28, 2013


“The church of our day has soft-pedaled the doctrine of obedience, either neglecting it altogether or mentioning it only unapologetically and without urgency” –A.W. Tozer


“It’s the quiet life of obedience that will earn a hearing” –Steve Farrar


“As prayer without faith is but a beating of the air, so trust without prayer is but a presumptuous bravado. He that promises to give, and bids us trust his promises, commands us to pray, and expects obedience to his commands.  He will give, but not without our asking” –Thomas Lye


“One of the banes of present-day evangelical Christianity is the way we sit every week under the teaching of God’s Word, or even have private devotions and perhaps participate in a Bible study group, without a serious intent to obey the truth we learn” –Jerry Bridges


“The will to obey is the engine that pulls of the train of spirituality in Christ.” –Dallas Willard


“Without a sincere and diligent effort in every area of obedience, there will be no successful mortification of any one besetting sin.” –John Owen


“Obedience is uncomplicated when someone who has given his or her life for you asks for your help.  Your first impulse is to say yes.” –Bill Hull


“The trouble with many of us today is that we are trying to believe without intending to obey” –A.W. Tozer


“True leaders must be willing to suffer for the sake of objectives great enough to demand their wholehearted obedience.” –J. Oswald Sanders


“It is simply absurd to say you believe, or even want to believe in him, if you do not do anything he tells you.” –George MacDonald


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