45 Bible Verses about Obedience

Bible Verses about Obedience to God
Bible Verses about Obedience to God.

This post contains 45 Bible Quotes about obedience to God in the Bible. King James Version (KJV). Read Also: The Ten Commandments of God.

Bible Verses about Obedience to God

Deuteronomy 26:16

This day the Lord thy God hath commanded thee to do these statutes and judgments: thou shalt therefore keep and do them with all thine heart, and with all thy soul (Dt 26:16).

Joshua 1:8

This book of the law shall not depart out of thy mouth; but thou shalt meditate therein day and night, that thou mayest observe to do according to all that is written therein: for then thou shalt make thy way prosperous, and then thou shalt have good success (Jos 1:8).

1 Samuel 15:22

And Samuel said, Hath the Lord as great delight in burnt offerings and sacrifices, as in obeying the voice of the Lord? Behold, to obey is better than sacrifice, and to hearken than the fat of rams (1 Sa 15:22).

Jeremiah 7:23

But this thing commanded I them, saying, Obey my voice, and I will be your God, and ye shall be my people: and walk ye in all the ways that I have commanded you, that it may be well unto you (Jr 7:23).

Matthew 7:21

Not every one that saith unto me, Lord, Lord, shall enter into the kingdom of heaven; but he that doeth the will of my Father which is in heaven (Mt 7:21).

Luke 8:21

And he answered and said unto them, My mother and my brethren are these which hear the word of God, and do it (Lk 8:21).

Acts 5:29

Then Peter and the other apostles answered and said, We ought to obey God rather than men (Acts 5:29).

Blessings Promised by Obedience

Exodus 19:5

Now therefore, if ye will obey my voice indeed, and keep my covenant, then ye shall be a peculiar treasure unto me above all people: for all the earth is mine (Ex 19:5).

Deuteronomy 5:29

O that there were such an heart in them, that they would fear me, and keep all my commandments always, that it might be well with them, and with their children for ever! (Dt 5:29).

Deuteronomy 7:12

Wherefore it shall come to pass, if ye hearken to these judgments, and keep, and do them, that the Lord thy God shall keep unto thee the covenant and the mercy which he sware unto thy fathers (Dt 7:12).

Deuteronomy 28:1

And it shall come to pass, if thou shalt hearken diligently unto the voice of the Lord thy God, to observe and to do all his commandments which I command thee this day, that the Lord thy God will set thee on high above all nations of the earth (Dt 28:1).

1 Kings 3:14

And if thou wilt walk in my ways, to keep my statutes and my commandments, as thy father David did walk, then I will lengthen thy days (1 Kings 3:14).

Job 36:11

If they obey and serve him, they shall spend their days in prosperity, and their years in pleasures (Job 36:11).

Zechariah 3:7

Thus saith the Lord of hosts; If thou wilt walk in my ways, and if thou wilt keep my charge, then thou shalt also judge my house, and shalt also keep my courts, and I will give thee places to walk among these that stand by (Zech 3:7).

James 1:25

But whoso looketh into the perfect law of liberty, and continueth therein, he being not a forgetful hearer, but a doer of the work, this man shall be blessed in his deed (Jam 1:25).

1 John 3:22

And whatsoever we ask, we receive of him, because we keep his commandments, and do those things that are pleasing in his sight (1 Jn 3:22).

Revelation 22:14

Blessed are they that do his commandments, that they may have right to the tree of life, and may enter in through the gates into the city (Rev 22:14).

Bible Verses about Obedience of Christ to the Father

John 8:29

And he that sent me is with me: the Father hath not left me alone; for I do always those things that please him (Jn 8:29).

John 14:31

But that the world may know that I love the Father; and as the Father gave me commandment, even so I do. Arise, let us go hence (Jn 14:31).

John 15:10

If ye keep my commandments, ye shall abide in my love; even as I have kept my Father’s commandments, and abide in his love (Jn 15:10).

Romans 5:19

For as by one man’s disobedience many were made sinners, so by the obedience of one shall many be made righteous (Rom 5:19).

Philippians 2:8

And being found in fashion as a man, he humbled himself, and became obedient unto death, even the death of the cross (Phil 2:8).

Hebrews 5:8

Though he were a Son, yet learned he obedience by the things which he suffered (Heb 5:8).

Hebrews 10:7

Then said I, Lo, I come (in the volume of the book it is written of me,) to do thy will, O God (Heb 10:7).

Words of Christ About Obedience

Matthew 7:24

Therefore whosoever heareth these sayings of mine, and doeth them, I will liken him unto a wise man, which built his house upon a rock (Mt 7:24).

Matthew 12:50

For whosoever shall do the will of my Father which is in heaven, the same is my brother, and sister, and mother (Mt 12:50).

Matthew 15:4

For God commanded, saying, Honour thy father and mother: and, He that curseth father or mother, let him die the death (Mt 15:4).

John 7:17

If any man will do his will, he shall know of the doctrine, whether it be of God, or whether I speak of myself (Jn 7:17).

John 14:23

Jesus answered and said unto him, If a man love me, he will keep my words: and my Father will love him, and we will come unto him, and make our abode with him (Jn 14:23).

Bible Verses about Obedience to Christ

Matthew 4:19-20

And he saith unto them, Follow me, and I will make you fishers of men. And they straightway left their nets, and followed him (Mt 4:19-20).

Matthew 9:9

And as Jesus passed forth from thence, he saw a man, named Matthew, sitting at the receipt of custom: and he saith unto him, Follow me. And he arose, and followed him (Mt 9:9).

Matthew 21:6

And the disciples went, and did as Jesus commanded them (Mt 21:6).

Matthew 26:19

And the disciples did as Jesus had appointed them; and they made ready the passover (Mt 26:19).

Luke 5:4-5

Now when he had left speaking, he said unto Simon, Launch out into the deep, and let down your nets for a draught. And Simon answering said unto him, Master, we have toiled all the night, and have taken nothing: nevertheless at thy word I will let down the net (Luke 5:4-5).

John 2:7

Jesus saith unto them, Fill the waterpots with water. And they filled them up to the brim (Jn 2:7).

John 11:29

As soon as she heard that, she arose quickly, and came unto him (Jn 11:29).

John 14:21

He that hath my commandments, and keepeth them, he it is that loveth me: and he that loveth me shall be loved of my Father, and I will love him, and will manifest myself to him (Jn 14:21).

John 21:6

And he said unto them, Cast the net on the right side of the ship, and ye shall find. They cast therefore, and now they were not able to draw it for the multitude of fishes (Jn 21:6).

Examples on Obedience to God in the Bible

Noah

Thus did Noah; according to all that God commanded him, so did he (Genesis 6:22).

Abraham

And he said, Take now thy son, thine only son Isaac, whom thou lovest, and get thee into the land of Moriah; and offer him there for a burnt offering upon one of the mountains which I will tell thee of. And Abraham rose up early in the morning, and saddled his ass, and took two of his young men with him, and Isaac his son, and clave the wood for the burnt offering, and rose up, and went unto the place of which God had told him (Genesis 22:2-3).

Bezaleel

Then wrought Bezaleel and Aholiab, and every wise hearted man, in whom the Lord put wisdom and understanding to know how to work all manner of work for the service of the sanctuary, according to all that the Lord had commanded (Exodus 36:1).

Joshua

As the Lord commanded Moses his servant, so did Moses command Joshua, and so did Joshua; he left nothing undone of all that the Lord commanded Moses (Joshua 11:15).

Hezekiah

He trusted in the Lord God of Israel; so that after him was none like him among all the kings of Judah, nor any that were before him. For he clave to the Lord, and departed not from following him, but kept his commandments, which the Lord commanded Moses (2 Kings 18:5-6).

Joseph and Mary

And when they had performed all things according to the law of the Lord, they returned into Galilee, to their own city Nazareth (Luke 2:39).

Paul

And after he had seen the vision, immediately we endeavoured to go into Macedonia, assuredly gathering that the Lord had called us for to preach the gospel unto them (Acts 16:10).

Read also: 30 Bible Verses about Mercy.

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