Saturday, August 22, 2009

Who We As Christians Should Obey.

I would just like to take a little time and deal with the subject of obedience and who, or what we should obey as Christians.
Definitions-Submit-To be submissive, to yield to one's opinion, to the opinion of authority of another. To surrender, to yield without murmuring.

Obey-To submit to the government, to comply commands, orders or instructions of a superior, to yield.

1. We should obey the Lord Jesus Christ according to James 4:7.
We should obey him by.
A. Reading His Word (The Bible). Isaiah 34:16.
B. Keeping His commandments. John 8:31.
C.Witnessing. (Door to door, in the parking lot, where ever you are at). Mark 16:15.
D. Street Preaching. Acts 20:20.
E. Abstaining from alcohol, or any alcoholic beverages. Proverbs 20:1.
2. We are to obey the Bible. John 8:31.
3. We are to obey our parents while we are in the house, unless it conflicts with God's Word. Ephesians 6:1.
4. The Bible says we are to obey those in rule over us (pastors, elders, bishops, or anyone your parents set over you as an authority). Hebrews 13:17.
5. We are to obey the government, and it's laws until they conflict with God's laws. (speed limits, stop signs, lights etc). 1 Peter 2:14.
6. We are to obey those older than us if they are godly, and will help us with godly matters.
1 Peter 5;5.
7. According to the Bible we are to obey one another if they are godly. Ephesians 5:21.

According to the Bible disobedience is as the sin of witchcraft. 1 Samuel 15:23.