Tag: Obedience

Obedience is Good for Us

Michele Bachmann made headlines several years ago by stating a simple truth that Christians had agreed upon for around 2,000 years. Naturally that makes it controversial in modern America. The quote, “The Lord says be submissive. Wives, you are to...

God’s Ways Are Not Our Ways

I’d bet that, for many of us when we were growing up, one of our favorite movies was The Wizard of Oz. One of the scenes from the movie that’s always stuck with me is when Dorothy and her friends return to the wizard’s castle and bring him the...

Playing Our Part in God’s Plan

Many years ago I read a novel—I don’t remember the name—which related Satan’s greatest and most dangerous and intense plot ever to conduct spiritual warfare against God’s people. Set in the present day, the story described how a series of apparently...

Obedience: The Unappreciated Virtue

“For whoever does the will of my heavenly Father is my brother, and sister, and mother.” (Matthew 12:50)  Obedience in modern secular society brings to mind negative connotations. This is because worldly people treasure individual freedom above...

Obedience: An Act of Surrendering

Professed religious take three vows: chastity, poverty and obedience. Guess which one is the hardest to keep? Believe it or not, it is the one of obedience. When you think of what original sin was all about, you realize that it is in our wounded...