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Obedience, Obedient, Obey

In a spiritual sense, obedience is doing God’s will.

  • Noah did according to all that God commanded:Gen. 6:22;
  • Abraham obeyed the Lord:Gen. 22:15–18;
  • All that the Lord hath said will we do:Ex. 24:7;
  • Hear therefore, O Israel, and observe to do it:Deut. 6:1–3;
  • Love the Lord and obey his voice:Deut. 30:20;
  • To obey is better than sacrifice:1 Sam. 15:22;
  • Fear God, and keep his commandments:Eccl. 12:13–14;
  • Not every one shall enter the kingdom of heaven, but he who does the will of the Father:Matt. 7:21; ( 3 Ne. 14:21; )
  • If any man will do his will, he shall know if the doctrine is of God:John 7:17;
  • We ought to obey God rather than men:Acts 5:29;
  • Children, obey your parents:Eph. 6:1; ( Col. 3:20; )
  • I will go and do the things which the Lord hath commanded:1 Ne. 3:7;
  • I did obey the voice of the Spirit:1 Ne. 4:6–18;
  • If the children of men keep the commandments of God he doth nourish them:1 Ne. 17:3;
  • Beware lest ye obey the evil spirit:Mosiah 2:32–33, 37; ( D&C 29:45; )
  • Men reap their reward according to the spirit they obey:Alma 3:26–27;
  • Men should do many things of their own free will:D&C 58:26–29;
  • In nothing does man offend God, save those who confess not his hand and obey not his commandments:D&C 59:21;
  • I the Lord am bound when you do what I say:D&C 82:10;
  • Every soul who obeys my voice shall see my face and know that I am:D&C 93:1;
  • People must be chastened until they learn obedience:D&C 105:6;
  • When we obtain any blessing from God, it is by obedience to that law upon which it is predicated:D&C 130:21;
  • Adam was obedient:Moses 5:5;
  • We will prove them to see if they will do all things whatsoever the Lord shall command:Abr. 3:25;