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Small Words – Big Impact ... Obey

Small Words – Big Impact ... Obey

Jun 10, 2018

Passage: Ephesians 2:8-9

Preacher: Eric Pruitt

Series: Small Words – Big Impact

Category: Small Words – Big Impact

Keywords: obey

Detail:

Obey

To obey means to submit to the authority of another. 

Ephesians 2:8-9

Matthew 21:28-32 

  • Changed his mind” is one word in the Greek, “metamelomai”, which means to repent.

Three Benefits To Obeying God:

1. Obedience strengthens your witness for Christ.

  • When we practice what we preach there are countless people we can reach.
  • Matthew 26:39
  • Philippians 2:8
  • James 1:22-24
  • Disobedience weakens your witness for Christ.
  • Romans 6:11-13

2. Obedience demonstrates your trust in God.

  • Luke 5:3-5
  • Disobedience demonstrates trust in yourself.
  • Colossians 3:23
  • Acts 20:35
  • God wants our obedience even when it doesn’t seem rational.

 3. Obedience shows our love for God.

  • 1 John 2:3-5
  • John 14:15, 23-24
  • Disobedience breaks God’s heart.
  • 1 Samuel 15:22-23
  • Partial obedience is disobedience.